Care home news
Following on from a recent survey of Care England’s members, this year’s conference will focus on mental wellbeing and the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and how successfully it has been implemented across the sector in frontline care.
A care home provider in the North West is hoping to attract new nurses into the care sector by offering student placements.
A Norfolk nurse has retired today after nearly half a century in the profession, having worked across a range of hospital, community and care home settings.
A report by the National Audit Office on discharging patients has today been welcomed by independant social care providers.
Nurses will be leading a new project to improve learning opportunities and training for care home workers and nursing staff.
England’s CNO launches new nursing framework Subscription
The chief nursing officer for England has unveiled a new four-year plan for nurses, midwives and care workers focussed on how the profession can drive changes to services and help reduce unwarranted variation in health and care provision.
A care home in Gloucestershire has purchased technology that simulates a vintage train journey in order to potentially improve the wellbeing of its residents with dementia.
Care homes residents ‘abandoned’ by primary careSubscription
Elderly care home residents with dementia are being left bed-bound, incontinent and sedated because they have been “all but abandoned by primary care”, claim providers.
Almost half of long-stay nursing home residents experience at least one transfer to an accident and emergency department over the course of a year, regardless of cognitive status, a study has found.
Care home residents will be able to use “pop up” reminiscence “pods” from this month, under a scheme launched by the City of York Council.