Care home news
Herts nursing home branches out into home careSubscription
A Hertfordshire nursing home that was recently rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission is branching out into providing community nursing services.
Nurse academics from Manchester Metropolitan University are supporting a ground-breaking programme to improve staff training in care homes.
NICE calls for better oral health in care homesSubscription
Care home staff should receive training so they can “confidently” look after the oral health needs of their residents and, as a result, help to improve dignity, comfort and infection prevention.
The Florence Nightingale Foundation is inviting nurses working in the care sector to apply for a travel scholarship to help spread good practice.
Leading representatives from the UK’s care sector have warned that the vote to leave the European Union could have serious consequences for the workforce in their sector.
For the fourth year in a row, care homes across the UK are encouraging their local communities to join them for a day of celebration.
There is little consistency across facilities of policies implemented to prevent urinary tract infections in nursing homes, research from the US has indicated.
Guidance on when care assistants can administer medicines to nursing home residents has been launched in a bid to clear up confusion in the sector.
New network aims to connect over 100 care homesSubscription
The newly established East Suffolk Care Homes Forum is aiming to improve the health and wellbeing of residents of the area’s 104 care homes.
A care home in north London is extending a work experience scheme for international students so that it runs year-round, following a successful trial period.