Safer food, better business supplement for residential care homes

Food Standards Agency Safer food, better business supplement for residential care homes. This supplement is not intended for use in nursing homes. Nursing homes require other food safety procedures that are not covered by SFBB, for example a full infection control policy. Please remember that the care homes supplement should be used together with theContinue reading “Safer food, better business supplement for residential care homes”

Eating while in hospital, in care homes or if you rely on someone else for your meals | Malnutrition Task Force

In a care home or your own home, it’s important that you enjoy your food, have enough to eat and drink, and get the help you need to eat and drink when you need it. What to expect When anyone is admitted into hospital or a care home, they should expect to be weighed. ThisContinue reading “Eating while in hospital, in care homes or if you rely on someone else for your meals | Malnutrition Task Force”

Is this me? | Malnutrition Task Force

Whether you are slim or bigger (even if you are seemingly overweight, you can still be malnourished), it’s not good to lose weight without meaning to. It’s easy for weight to drop off without noticing. Significant, unintended weight loss makes you more likely to get ill or have a fall and can slow down yourContinue reading “Is this me? | Malnutrition Task Force”

Safeguarding adults in care homes

Overview | Guidance | NICE This guideline covers keeping adults in care homes safe from abuse and neglect. It includes potential indicators of abuse and neglect by individuals or organisations, and covers the safeguarding process from when a concern is first identified through to section 42 safeguarding enquiries. There are recommendations on policy, training, andContinue reading “Safeguarding adults in care homes”

“How-to Guide” on Care Home Visits after 2 December 2020

John’s Campaign’s https://johnscampaign.org.uk/post/jcs-how-to-guide-on-care-home-visits-after-2-december-2020 The Guidance in force after 2 December 2020 is available here and can be used to remind care home providers of their legal obligations. The Guidance provides that: Blanket bans on visits are not permitted. Care Homes must carry out individualised risk assessments regarding visits in line with their legal obligations underContinue reading ““How-to Guide” on Care Home Visits after 2 December 2020”

Update on the Visiting Call to Action

To date there are over 130 supporters, including some notable additional organisations including the British Institute of Human Rights, BASW, a number of MPs and many more care providers and individual relatives who have reached out having heard about the coalition. The media response has been fantastic – 208 items of coverage across press, webContinue reading “Update on the Visiting Call to Action”

Safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care settings, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

residentialforum: How do I keep my young people and workforce in residential care settings safe from coronavirus (COVID-19) and how do I mitigate the risk of it spreading? Local authorities and providers can refer to: safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care settings, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)   isolationContinue reading “Safe working in education, childcare and children’s social care settings, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)”

Coronavirus (COVID-19): residential childcare

This guidance is for organisations and their staff working in residential children’s houses, residential schools and secure care facilities. It supports the management of these services, taking account of local guidance and the public health guidance. Coronavirus (COVID-19): residential childcare guidance Coronavirus (COVID-19): residential childcare