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NURSE CALL MONTH: From assessing needs to scaleability – How to ensure you choose the right partners
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Ensuring the safety and well-being of residents in any car home environment is paramount. Nurse call systems play a crucial role in achieving this goal, allowing residents to summon assistance promptly in case of need. Selecting the right system requires careful consideration, as it directly impacts resident care and staff efficiency. Here are some key…

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Your place at the Care Forum awaits – But hurry to avoid disappointment!
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You are invited to join us and the wider industry at the Care Forum in June, which will provide you with two days worth of industry networking, learning and connection building. Taking place on the 3rd & 4th June 2024 at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre London Heathrow, this unique event will give you…

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CQC working with National Voices and Point of Care Foundation on Regulators’ Pioneer Fund project
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The CQC says it will use a Regulators’ Pioneer Fund of £635,394 to develop a framework to support integrated care systems (ICSs) in reducing health inequalities, helping them to measure how well they listen to the experience and needs of people and communities. Over the next 12 months, the CQC will work with National Voices…

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HEALTH & SAFETY MONTH: Examining best practice for Risk Assessments in the care home environment
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Risk assessment and management is a critical component of ensuring safety and quality care within UK care homes. These processes are fundamental not just for compliance with regulatory standards, but also for fostering a secure and nurturing environment for residents, and staff. Here’s an overview of the key elements of risk assessment and management best…

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HEALTH & SAFETY MONTH: The rules and regulations that care home needs to follow
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For care home managers in the UK, navigating the complex landscape of health and safety laws, rules, and regulations is a fundamental aspect of ensuring the safety and wellbeing of patients, staff, and visitors. Compliance with these legal requirements not only safeguards those within the care home environment but also ensures that care home managers…

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If you’re a Nurse Call Systems specialist we want to hear from you!
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Each month on Care Briefing we’re shining the spotlight on a different part of the care sector – and in March we’ll be focusing on Nurse Call Systems. It’s all part of our ‘Recommended’ editorial feature, designed to help care industry professionals find the best products and services available today. So, if you’re a supplier of Nurse…

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HEALTH & SAFETY MONTH: Examining the six pillars of keeping people safe on site
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Health and safety within the UK’s residential care homes is paramount, given the vulnerability of the residents and the unique challenges these environments present. Ensuring the wellbeing of residents, staff, and visitors requires a comprehensive approach, underpinned by several key pillars. These foundational elements are crucial for creating a safe, secure, and supportive living and…

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“An extension of the community”: MMCG’s Commissioning Manager sets out vision for Biddenham’s newest care home
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Maria Mallaband Care Group’s Home Commissioning Manager Michael Zinaka (pictured) has set out his aim that Bentley Grange, Biddenham’s new £13.5 million care home, should be an integral part of the community it serves when it opens next month. The state-of-the-art home will provide a luxurious living environment with 60 en-suite bedrooms across 3 floors,…

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Care England initiative seeks to address adult social care staffing issues
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Care England, the representative body of independent providers of adult social care in England, has launched an end-to-end solution to help care providers and Local Authorities solve the adult social care workforce recruitment and retention conundrum. Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive of Care England, said: “The adult social care workforce remains in a deep-rooted…

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Meet, learn and find the solutions you need at this summer’s Care Forum
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The Care Forum will provide you with a rare full working day & a half of industry networking, learning and connection building, in an intimate format – Confirm your attendance today! 3rd & 4th June 2024 Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre, London Heathrow This unique event has been created to help you source new solution…

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