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Overcoming the challenges facing the care home sector

Innovation in the care home sector

Great work from care homes around the UK

elderly care

Developing the role of volunteers in care homes

Research in care homes found that where properly supported, volunteers can improve the wellbeing of residents, relatives and even staff

System to reduce waste and contamination risk in liquid medication administration

System to reduce waste and contamination risk in liquid medication administration

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. 

Helping care homes use person-centred programmes to reduce residents' distress

Helping care homes use person-centred programmes to reduce residents' distress

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

Elderly care

Adapting care to meet the needs of an ageing population using the Enhanced Care Worker role

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.

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