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Autonomy Project survey explores human rights in care homes- Do the survey here

The Care Quality Commission raised concerns about the use of #DNACPR orders in #care and our researchers want to know the true scale of the problem. They need #lawyers, #doctors, and #carers working with care homes to complete a survey: https://okt.to/EpLqVe

Gunnislake residential service creates its own pub and cinema during lockdown

Top of the list of pastimes they missed was going to the cinema, so the Woodlands team created a special cinema experience for the evening. This included hiring a big outdoor screen and constructing gazebos to sit under in case of bad weather.

Social care leader slams council for “hypocrisy” over pay rates

Ellie Pflanz, 23, and Phillippa Stephenson, 34, both live in Bournemouth. They both changed careers to become carers with Good Oaks Home Care during the Covid-19 pandemic. As the one-year anniversary of the first national lockdown approaches on March 23rd, they talk about how the last year has changed their lives.

Home care heroes reflect on the one year anniversary of Covid Lockdown One

Ellie Pflanz, 23, and Phillippa Stephenson, 34, both live in Bournemouth. They both changed careers to become carers with Good Oaks Home Care during the Covid-19 pandemic. As the one-year anniversary of the first national lockdown approaches on March 23rd, they talk about how the last year has changed their lives.

Care Providers Urge “extreme caution” Over Care Home Visits

The decision by Flintshire County Council to base care home fees on paying half the staff the minimum wage is a “kick in the teeth” for the frontline Covid heroes, it’s been claimed.

The importance of communicating with residents during lockdown

Dr Natalie-Jane Macdonald has been awarded an MBE for services to Healthcare in the 2021 list of New Year’s Honours.

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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