Join our webinar on Outstanding CQC Ratings

Join our webinar on Outstanding CQC Ratings

Have you registered for our webinar Achieving an Outstanding CQC Rating? Join us for practical tips on demonstrating continuous improvement in the care home.  We will be exploring ways that care homes can enhance quality of life as well as quality of care for...
Working in a Care Home. What makes it so rewarding?

Working in a Care Home. What makes it so rewarding?

It is well documented that the UK is on the brink of a Social Care crisis.  There is a lack of healthcare workers and nurses wanting to work in residential settings. Many people seem to favor the acute hospital environment. Sharon Allen, chief executive of Skills for...
Continence Promotion in Care Homes

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 the stigma associated with the condition, people have tended to suffer in silence due to feelings of embarrassment or shame....
Pain Management in Elderly Care

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 complain about it and less likely to comply with medication”. (Schofield and Reid, 2006). Although hard to quantify, research suggests that up...