Fear, Uncertainty, and Relational Care in the Face of COVID-19, Survey of residential services in Ireland during the restrictions

John Murphy – article in the Scottish Journal of Residential Care Abstract Resulting from the outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown, EPIC (Empowering People in Care) decided to contact all young people’s residential centres in Ireland. Often the young people that live in residential homes are the forgotten children in care, so it wasContinue reading “Fear, Uncertainty, and Relational Care in the Face of COVID-19, Survey of residential services in Ireland during the restrictions”

We must recognise the health effects associated with shift working

We must support those who work at night ( in #carehomes ) The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young for “discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.” Their work illuminates the genetic and molecular workings of our body clocks, which allow ourContinue reading “We must recognise the health effects associated with shift working”