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LUDLOW STREET HEALTHCARE APPOINTS NEW ETHICS AND SAFEGUARDING LEAD

HEALTHCARE GROUP APPOINTS NEW ETHICS AND SAFEGUARDING LEAD

In a move designed to strengthen its oversight of ethical and safeguarding issues, specialist healthcare provider, Ludlow Street Healthcare, has appointed a new Ethics and Safeguarding Lead for the...
IT’S ALL ABOUT CULTURE

IT’S ALL ABOUT CULTURE

Never overestimate the importance of having the right people, with the right skills and the right mindset in place when it comes to safeguarding, says Rob Finney, Chief Operating Officer at...
David and Anne celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary at Kingsgate Care Home in Scotland.

COUPLE CELEBRATES 70TH ANNIVERSARY IN SCOTTISH CARE HOME

A couple living at Kingsgate care home in East Kilbride, Scotland, have celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary in style with their fellow residents. David and Anne Taylor, who are 93 and...
Philippa Shirtcliffe has been announced as the new Head of Care Quality at QCS.

QCS ANNOUNCES NEW HEAD OF CARE QUALITY

Philippa Shirtcliffe has been announced as the new Head of Care Quality at QCS. She joined the business in October 2017 as Clinical Policy Lead and has been instrumental in the successful review of...
Businesses with staff who regularly visit customer’s homes are being urged to sign up to new training from the NSPCC aimed at helping them to recognise children at risk of abuse and neglect.

NSPCC LAUNCHES TRAINING FOR BUSINESSES TO KEEP CHILDREN SAFE FROM ABUSE

Businesses with staff who regularly visit customer’s homes are being urged to sign up to new training from the NSPCC aimed at helping them to recognise children at risk of abuse and neglect. ...
SUPPORT FOR CAMERAS IN CARE HOMES

NEW RESEARCH SHOWS HUGE SUPPORT FOR CAMERAS IN CARE HOMES

Three quarters of people would be more likely to choose a care home for a family member if independently monitored surveillance cameras were in place, according to new research. The Panelbase*...
CQC finds improvements in Cumbria’s community health services

CQC finds improvements in Cumbria’s community health services

Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission have found improvements in community health services for children, young people and families provided by Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. The...
Over half of British adults believe abuse and neglect common in care homes

Over half of British adults believe abuse and neglect common in care homes

53% of British adults believe abuse and neglect in care homes is commonplace in care homes according to a survey from charity Independent Age. Those surveyed cited personal experience as the reason...
CQC takes action to protect residents at Liverpool dementia care home

CQC takes action to protect residents at Liverpool dementia care home

The Care Quality Commission has put Aaron Lodge Care Home, Liverpool into special measures following concern about the safety of residents.  Aaron Lodge, a residential dementia care home...
More needs to be done to protect children at risk of harm, says CQC

More needs to be done to protect children at risk of harm, says CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has urged healthcare staff and leaders to do more to identify and listen to children at risk of harm. The ‘Not seen, not heard’ report acknowledges...

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