Placing children for ‘welfare’ and ‘justice’ reasons together in secure children’s homes

Research report considering whether the practice of placing children together in secure children’s homes for justice and welfare reasons increases the risk of child sexual abuse. GOV.UK Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/placing-children-for-welfare-and-justice-reasons-together-in-secure-childrens-homes

The Retirement Village and Extra Care Housing in England: Operators’ Experience during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The RE-COV Study findings make essential reading on how the sector mobilised quickly to respond to COVID-19 related deaths in their schemes last year, especially when much of the spotlight was on the crisis in care homes at that time. Download the Executive Summary The RE-COV Study reveals: The overall lower than expected proportion ofContinue reading “The Retirement Village and Extra Care Housing in England: Operators’ Experience during the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Lived realities of lonely older people — resisting idealisations of home

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  14 April 2020 Alison Jarvis  and Andrea Mountain This article is based on research set up to explore temporal dimensions of loneliness amongst older people in a northern town. As the study progressed, spatial considerations and confinements emerged as a related and equally important feature. The article suggests thatContinue reading “Lived realities of lonely older people — resisting idealisations of home”

The challenges and opportunities in researching intimacy and sexuality in care homes accommodating older people

A feasibility study Paul Simpson PhD Christine Brown Wilson PhD RN Laura J.E. Brown PhD Tommy Dickinson PhD RN Maria Horne PhD RGN First published: 27 July 2016 What are the study’s key findings? Ageist erotophobic discourse can encourage the assumption of older care home residents as postsexual but some residents and staff can drawContinue reading “The challenges and opportunities in researching intimacy and sexuality in care homes accommodating older people”

Developing inclusive care homes for older people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT).

Policy implications Providers should provide staff training on social inclusion, focused on LGBT issues. Training methods should include co-produced sessions with the LGBT community and use storytelling to foster inclusion and mutual understanding. Social inclusion needs to be approached as a collective responsibility by all those involved in the life of the home. Care homesContinue reading “Developing inclusive care homes for older people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT).”

Crises and Turnaround Management: Lessons Learned from Recovery of New Orleans and Tulane University Following Hurricane Katrina

Abstract By their very nature both man-made and natural disasters are unpredictable, and so we recommend that all health-care institutions be prepared. In this paper, the authors describe and make a number of recommendations, regarding the importance of crisis and turnaround management using as a model the New Orleans public health system and Tulane UniversityContinue reading “Crises and Turnaround Management: Lessons Learned from Recovery of New Orleans and Tulane University Following Hurricane Katrina”

Autonomy Project survey explores human rights in care homes | University of Essex

An ongoing Essex-led survey of care professionals will shed further light on concerns raised by the Care Quality Commission that Do Not Attempt CPR (DNACPR) orders in care homes have breached the human rights of residents. The Survey of Care Home Professionals has so far surveyed more than 220 medical, social care, legal and advocacyContinue reading “Autonomy Project survey explores human rights in care homes | University of Essex”

Developing a map of international research on COVID-19 and Long-Term Care, 21st March update – Resources to support community and institutional Long-Term Care responses to COVID-19

March 22, 2021 Jessica Yu and Adelina Comas-Herrera (Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science) The LTCcovid research projects database shares information about ongoing and completed research projects on COVID-19 and long-term care, with the aim of facilitating collaboration and learning across countries. The projects are categorized by country covered,Continue reading “Developing a map of international research on COVID-19 and Long-Term Care, 21st March update – Resources to support community and institutional Long-Term Care responses to COVID-19”

The Rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in Canadian Long-Term Care Homes, 3rd March 2021 update — Resources to support community and institutional Long-Term Care responses to COVID-19

Samir Sinha (Department of Medicine, University of Toronto; National Institute on Ageing, Ryerson University) @DrSamirSinha Cameron Feil (National Institute on Ageing, Ryerson University) @Cameron_Feil Natalie Iciaszczyk  3,536 more words The Rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in Canadian Long-Term Care Homes, 3rd March 2021 update — Resources to support community and institutional Long-Term Care responses to COVID-19