The Role of Care Staff in Promoting Well-being

Staff that deliver care in a residential setting are typically thought to be primarily responsible for a resident’s physical health… View Article

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AutumnCares eMAR Goes From Strength to Strength

AutumnCare’s new and improved eMAR, Medicate Two, was launched Australia Wide in October 2016. Medicate Two is the second of… View Article

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Dementia Care and Person Centred Care Records

In the past I had a resident who had been a milk farmer in his earlier years, where he would… View Article

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Fundamental Standards as outlined by the CQC

What are the standards? The Care Quality Commission (CQC) Fundamental Standards came into force in 2014 and replaced the previous… View Article

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Deprivation of Liberty in Care Settings

Deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLs), and legislation are in place to protect residents from situations where they are deprived of… View Article

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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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