Innovation in the care home sector
Research in care homes found that where properly supported, volunteers can improve the wellbeing of residents, relatives and even staff
For some time, I’ve questionned the accuracy of measuring liquid medication and how much is wasted in the process. I recognised that both administering and auditing liquid medication has unique problems and the current system of decanting to measure amounts given against stock has several drawbacks.
Is there still a perception that care homes continue to be ‘left behind’ in the NHS, particularly in relation to dementia care? asks Caroline Baker
At the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) one of our main areas of interest is how the adult social care sector will adapt to meet the needs of an ageing population.
Students in Jersey have raised awareness of hydration and nutrition, particularly in the care home sector, by organising a giant tea party.
Jewish Care recently introduced a Key Performance Indicators (KPI) system to compare and evaluate key aspects of care.
HC-One has started a care assistant development programme to help senior carers develop their skills and expertise.
By assisting all its lead activity coordinators to achieve their National Activities Providers Association level 2 certification, Barchester Healthcare is helping residents to engage socially.