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    Liverpool care home should not have banned daughter from visiting her mum without warning

    Liverpool care home should not have banned daughter from visiting her mum without warning

    A woman was banned from visiting her mother in a Liverpool care home after she complained about her treatment, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has found. The woman, whose mother had been placed in a BUPA care home by Liverpool City Council, said she was banned by care staff from seeing her mum […]

    23rd May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care Provider Alliance seeks views on STP engagement with the health and social care sector

    Care Provider Alliance seeks views on STP engagement with the health and social care sector

    The Care Provider Alliance brings together the main national associations representing social care in England. The Alliance is calling on adult social care providers, from small local services to large national organisations, to share their experience of and views about engagement with Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs). STPs bring together health and care services in […]

    10th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Why Specialist Care Training is Important

    Why Specialist Care Training is Important

    It’s inevitable, but during every carer’s career, they’re going to encounter patients they’re ill-equipped to support, let alone nurse; especially if they have progressive conditions like dementia. Rob Elsmore of Oxbridge Home Learning explains how specialist training can make a difference to staff, patients, and the sector.   Recently, the care sector was hit with […]

    10th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    England could learn lessons from Japan to address social care crisis

    England could learn lessons from Japan to address social care crisis

    The Government can learn important lessons from the Japanese social care system in achieving public buy-in, an easy to navigate system and a strong focus on prevention of loneliness and ill health, experts suggest today.   These are the key findings from the Nuffield Trust report, What can England learn from the long-term care system […]

    9th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    LGA responds to report by Public Accounts Committee on the adult social care workforce

    LGA responds to report by Public Accounts Committee on the adult social care workforce

    Responding to a report by the Public Accounts Committee on the adult social care workforce in England, which states that a credible plan to sustain the underfunded care sector is needed this year, Cllr Linda Thomas, Vice Chair of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, said:   “This report lays bare the stark facts […]

    9th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Seeing the potential in people can boost your recruitment

    Seeing the potential in people can boost your recruitment

    Some people face barriers to moving into work, and not everyone has recent experience or qualifications to support them. However, people from all kinds of backgrounds can have the right values to work in our sector. Taking an open approach to your recruitment can help adult social care employers to recruit from a wider talent […]

    19th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Lord O’Shaughnessy discusses how GDPR can benefit care homes

    Lord O’Shaughnessy discusses how GDPR can benefit care homes

    Data protection laws are set to change in a few weeks as we prepare for the introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). But what do the new rules mean, and why do they matter for care homes?  The GDPR replaces the current Data Protection Act, and will set a stronger framework for […]

    6th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Local project inspires young people into social care in Lincoln and Skegness

    Local project inspires young people into social care in Lincoln and Skegness

    Skills for Care funded a local project that supported 17-24 year olds from a range of backgrounds to do a work-based social care placement. The project wanted to break down some of the barriers to employment that people can face, and support local employers to find potential talent in new places. Some people face barriers […]

    5th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Ipswich care home joins forces with University of Suffolk

    Ipswich care home joins forces with University of Suffolk

    Handford House care home in Ipswich is helping students studying careers in the healthcare industry understand more about residential and nursing care. The home, which is part of the Healthcare Homes Group, was approached by the University of Suffolk, who were keen for staff at the home to act as mentors for some of its […]

    28th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Awareness and adjustments are key to tackling health inequalities

    Awareness and adjustments are key to tackling health inequalities

    Greater awareness of the health issues experienced by disabled people and the use of reasonable adjustments are vital if individuals are to have better health outcomes. These are among the good practice steps for health and care staff outlined in a new publication released today.   The VODG discussion paper, Tackling Health Inequalities, sets out […]

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