Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Home care staff to be regularly tested for COVID

Care workers looking after people in their own homes will be offered weekly coronavirus tests from Monday the Government announced today. Those working for CQC...

Government Guidance on Covid safe visits for care home residents and families

NEW GUIDANCE TO SUPPORT SAFE CARE HOME VISITS DURING LOCKDOWN Visits should be tailored to residents and facilities and should prioritise residents and staff’s...

Balhousie Care finds virtual way to ‘open doors’ to public for tours

Since March, care homes across the country have been unable to welcome members of the public to tour their homes as they take every...

Short and total lockdown needed to halt the rise of numbers dying from COVID in care and nursing homes

The country needs an urgent, short and total lockdown to halt a steady rise in the number of people dying from the virus in...

CQC: COVID-19 magnifies inequalities- Focus must be on a health and care system for everyone

The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC’s) annual assessment of the state of health and social care in England looks at the quality of care over...

Need for clarity as care home lockdowns bite again

A care campaigner today called on the Government to allow a single, nominated, and tested visitor to be allowed to visit a family member...

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