Medicine Inventory Management: Care Home Stock Control

How much time is spent each month on the ordering and receiving of medicines in Care Homes? Medicine inventory management… View Article

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Skin Health and Pressure Damage in Care Homes

The largest organ in the body… Skin accounts for 15% of a person’s overall body weight. The skin’s three layers,… View Article

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New Electronic Care Management System Boosts CQC Inspection Results

An impressive review of care planning and care record processes at Drovers Call left staff pleased with their decision to… View Article

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Mental Health Day and Local Initiatives

October 10 is World Mental Health Day.  World Mental Health Day is observed annually. It began in 1992 as an… View Article

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Outstanding. How Care Homes Can Achieve the Highest CQC Rating

The Care Quality Commission is sharing examples across the industry of care homes that demonstrate Outstanding care. It is hoped… View Article

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Nutrition & Hydration in Care Homes

Malnutrition affects 1 in 3 adults admitted to hospital or care homes, and 25% of elderly people suffer from chronic… View Article

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Identifying and Managing Delirium in Older People

Delirium is a serious disturbance in mental abilities that results in confused thinking and reduced awareness of the individual’s environment…. View Article

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Continence Promotion in Care Homes

Prevalence and Cost of Incontinence Historically it is challenging to obtain accurate statistics around the prevalence of incontinence; due to… View Article

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Pain Management in Elderly Care

A study by Help the Aged in 2008 identified that “Older people are more likely to experience pain, less likely to… View Article

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Managing Falls and Falls Prevention in the Care Home

Identifying the risk factors for falling can help care staff in their assessments and assist them to prevent falls whilst… View Article

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