Category list : Care homes/residential
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Willow ward in Charlton Lane Hospital has adopted John’s Campaign. This means carers of patients with dementia, whose presence has numerous benefits, are welcome at any time
Should all hospitals adopt open visiting hours? This article discusses some of the arguments for and against unrestricted hospital visiting, considering the evidence and the ethical aspects
New research to help determine a “fair” rate for NHS-funded nursing home care will get under way next month, it has been announced.
Philip Hammond announced plans to create a new mental health crisis service and also pledged a funding boost for social care services in his autumn budget speech this afternoon.
Nurses are helping to prop up struggling services by stepping outside their usual remits and putting their valuable skills to new use, according to a new report by England’s care regulator.
An announcement is expected at Conservative party conference later today
Northumberland care home staff are helping residents with dementia to feel calmer and more sociable through the use of the 1990s fashion accessory the bum bag.
Social care staff should be classified as skilled workers to avoid a staffing crisis after Brexit, a care providers group has warned.
A care home in West Sussex has been urgently shut down with residents told to leave immediately after a series of damning inspections by the Care Quality Commission.
Critical challenges facing the NHS will deepen unless significant investment into adult social care is made, the Royal College of Nursing has warned ahead of the government’s autumn budget.