A snapshot of oral care in homes

In June 2019, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published their smiling matters report which reviewed the state of oral health care in care homes across England. This called for mandatory staff training care in oral care and a greater awareness of the importance of good oral care and what this means from employers, carers, peopleContinue reading “A snapshot of oral care in homes”

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”

Quick Guides: A quick, easy way to access key information from NICE on social care topics.

These guides have been developed jointly by SCIE and NICE with the aim of providing key information about social care topics in a concise and quick-to-read format. They are for people who don’t have the time to read large guidelines and quality standards. Improving oral health for adults in care homes A quick guide forContinue reading “Quick Guides:
A quick, easy way to access key information from NICE on social care topics.”

Safeguarding adults in care homes: Draft scope consultation

You can now comment on this draft scope. The scope defines what the guideline will (and will not) cover. The consultation closes on 26 September 2018 at 5pm How to comment 1. Register your organisation Your organisation needs to be registered as a stakeholder before we can accept comments. Not eligible? Contact the stakeholder organisationContinue reading “Safeguarding adults in care homes: Draft scope consultation”