Eating as we age guide | Care UK

If you’d like to know more about how to help your loved one to stay healthy in older age, this free guide has professional tips and advice for nutrition and hydration, plus delicious and quick recipes for you to try. Inside this guide Understand how appetites and tastes change with age Hints and tips fromContinue reading “Eating as we age guide | Care UK”

Enhanced Health in Care Homes: A guide for care homes

Care Provider Alliance – Contents Introduction Foreword Background Aligning care homes to Primary Care Networks (PCNs) About Primary Care Networks (PCNs) The Enhanced Health in Care Homes (EHCH) service The PCN clinical lead role The Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) MDTs and dementia care The weekly home round What to expect How to prepare for the MDTContinue reading “Enhanced Health in Care Homes: A guide for care homes”

Reimagining residential children’s homes – Commissioning children’s homes: Potential improvements and reforms (2020)

Published: 24/04/2020 | Author: Evans K Introduction This series of publications explores key issues identified by strategic planners, policy-makers and practitioners. It provides insights into current debates, research findings, practice developments and user experiences to inform the development of the residential children’s care sector. The series will be of particular interest to strategic leaders, commissionersContinue reading “Reimagining residential children’s homes – Commissioning children’s homes: Potential improvements and reforms (2020)”

Care Homes: When, Why and How to choose a Care Home

Who needs this care homes guide? Over 100,000 people who make this choice every year in the UK.   When is the right time to read it?   What you will find in the Care Homes Book   Introduction PART I: Considering Care 1. The Basics 2. How to avoid a care home PART II:Continue reading “Care Homes: When, Why and How to choose a Care Home”

Care Home Infection Control Top Tips

Published: 2020-08-06, NWADASS The purpose of this guide is to highlight some of the ways in which residential and nursing homes have responded to the current Covid-19 pandemic in order to ensure that residents are safe, needs continue to be met and wellbeing is promoted, in what is very challenging and difficult circumstances. Download ShareContinue reading “Care Home Infection Control Top Tips”

Recognising and preventing delirium

Delirium  is  a  sudden  change  in  a  person’s  mental  state.  It  is  a  serious condition  that  is sometimes mistaken for dementia or, more rarely, depression. Unlike dementia, delirium develops quickly and is usually temporary. Having delirium can mean:•     longer hospital stays•     increased risk of dementia•     increased mortality.Treatment will dependContinue reading “Recognising and preventing delirium”

Scottish regulator publishes guide to self-evaluation

This supports the new quality framework for care home inspections and aims to help care homes to identify what’s working well and what could work better with reference to the new care home quality indicators. The Care Inspectorate says that care homes can decide for themselves how often and what to self-evaluate. This may includeContinue reading “Scottish regulator publishes guide to self-evaluation”

The cost of care homes is becoming more expensive. We’ve produced a calculator to help you work out the costs which can easily be over £100k. Plus we’ve answered the 12 important financial questions you should consider when moving in to a care home. https://t.co/azJx5sWUkN

ukcareguide: The cost of care homes is becoming more expensive. We’ve produced a calculator to help you work out the costs which can easily be over £100k. Plus we’ve answered the 12 important financial questions you should consider when moving in to a care home. https://t.co/azJx5sWUkN — UK Care Guide (@UKCareGuide) June 1, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsContinue reading “The cost of care homes is becoming more expensive. We’ve produced a calculator to help you work out the costs which can easily be over £100k. Plus we’ve answered the 12 important financial questions you should consider when moving in to a care home. https://t.co/azJx5sWUkN”