Infection Control

Infection Control

Last week we held a webinar on antimicrobial stewardship and infection control. We published a summary of what we talked about in relation to antimicrobial stewardship here. This week we're covering the key points we discussed surrounding infection control. For a PDF...
Supporting breathlessness in people at the end of life

Supporting breathlessness in people at the end of life

Becoming out of breath can be normal.  It is how the body responds to requiring more oxygen, for example, when people exert themselves physically.  Getting out of breath in response to exercise is part of keeping fit and strong and is a positive thing.  However, for...
Tips for selecting a Care Management System

Tips for selecting a Care Management System

An electronic care management system can make an enormous difference to business efficiency and the quality of your care records.  This makes it so important that you pick the right system for you, which can be a daunting task. We’ve put together a list of tips...
What is a Dignity Champion?

What is a Dignity Champion?

AutumnCare is a registered Dignity Champion. What is a Dignity Champion? A Dignity Champion is someone who believes that being treated with dignity and respect is a basic human right and should always be upheld. Believing that care services should be person-centered,...
The CQC & the Five Key Questions

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 how the CQC regulates care services. Focusing on these key areas ensures that services are focussed on the things that matter most to people receiving care....