Coronavirus closes Brighton nursing home

Coronavirus closes Brighton nursing home

A Brighton nursing home was shutdown yesterday due to a coronavirus threat.  The threat was identified when a healthcare worker that had visited the home was diagnosed with coronavirus. Staff and residents are being monitored with nobody showing any symptoms at this...
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...
Virtual Reality in Wound Care

Virtual Reality in Wound Care

Virtual reality has been expanding into new settings beyond traditional gaming for many years now. It seems there’s no end to its uses and applications, and we now see it growing in popularity in the healthcare sphere.   Virtual reality for pain management...
John’s Campaign. Change for those with Dementia

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 that this is a great cause and we wanted to write a blog to help raise awareness. John’s campaign was founded in 2014 after the death...
GP and Hospital Services Under Strain

GP and Hospital Services Under Strain

Exploring ways to streamline communication with GPs and hospital staff in an increasingly overwhelmed healthcare industry. As the pressure put on healthcare services nationwide continues to grow, industry bodies have been more thoroughly exploring the reasons for this...