Is your care service effective?

The second key area the CQC focuses on is whether your care service is effective. By effective we mean that people’s… View Article

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Dysphagia

Dysphagia is the medical term used to describe swallowing difficulties. Dysphagia (swallowing disorder) affects approximately 8% of the general population…. View Article

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Malnutrition

In the UK over 3 million adults are malnourished.Over 30% of adults admitted to the hospital are malnourished. This figure… View Article

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Is your care service safe?

The first question the CQC asks is whether your care service is safe. Safe means people are protected from abuse… View Article

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The CQC & the Five Key Questions

There are five questions the CQC ask of all care services. These five key areas sit at the centre of… View Article

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Type Two Diabetes: A Growing Health Risk

According to the organisation Diabetes UK, more people than ever are at risk of Type Two Diabetes. Currently, numbers stand… View Article

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Syringe Drivers Part Two: Infusion and Documentation

The siting, infusion and monitoring of syringe drivers. Siting the needle It is important to refer to your local area’s… View Article

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Is your care service well led?

One of the five key questions the CQC asks is whether your care service is well led. Well led means… View Article

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Syringe Driver Uses: Advantages and Disadvantages

What is a syringe driver? A syringe driver is a small battery operated pump designed to deliver medication sub cutaneously… View Article

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John’s Campaign. Change for those with Dementia

Back in November at the Care England Conference we met Julia Jones, co-founder of John’s campaign. At AutumnCare we feel… View Article

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