Category list : Mixed-sex accommodation/single-sex accommodation
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Concern at rising number of mixed sex ward breaches Subscription
A rise in number of target breaches for mixed sex accommodation represents a “reminder” that resources are overstretched and the quality of care is potentially at risk, it has been warned.
The number of patients in mixed-sex wards last month was more than double that at the same point last year, prompting opposition parties to criticise ministers for dropping a pledge to eliminate them.
Care home staff need training and support in helping identify and tackle sexual assaults in nursing homes, according to researchers, who warn that the problem is almost certainly under-reported.
The Care Quality Commission has recommended that Medway NHS Foundation Trust should exit the “special measures” regime after nearly four years, following significant improvements.
A mental health trust in Sussex has improved its performance across three key areas, according to regulators, but must get better at supporting staff, risk assessment and governance.
My Wednesday started with a radio interview on an issue I thought the NHS had seen the back of, namely breaches of the rules on mixed-sex wards.
Pick a genderSubscription
When the announcement came that the three acute mental health wards in the unit I worked were to become single-sex, there was uproar.
Should all mental health wards be single-sex?Subscription
What do you think?
The effect of single-sex wards in mental healthSubscription
This case study sought staff views on the success of implementing single-sex accommodation in a mental health unit by creating two separate single-sex wards
Scotland reports progress on single roomsSubscription
The Scottish government has announced that 26 hospitals in the country now have 100% single rooms.