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Adult Social Care

15th September 2015

Doped! Over-prescribing of anti-psychotic drugs to people with learning disabilities

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The news that people with learning disabilities are being prescribed anti-psychotic medication inappropriately reminds me of the ‘chemical cosh’ situations...

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10th September 2015

Micro-enterprises: Small fry?

1Fit

I was speaking to a commissioner recently about the difficulty she had negotiating with some providers over fees, because nobody...

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01st September 2015

End of Life Care – More care, less pathway

1Fit

As more of us live longer, the awareness of the greater complexity of need in the last days, months and...

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27th August 2015

Mental health care & support plans in Wales: Outcome-focussed plans are here

1Fit

At the risk of teaching Grandma to suck eggs, let’s consider some of the current requirements for care and support...

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27th August 2015

Mental health care & support plans in Wales: Outcome-focussed plans are here

1Fit

At the risk of teaching Grandma to suck eggs, let’s consider some of the current requirements for care and support...

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21st August 2015

A change is the benefit of a rest

1Fit

In the middle of the holiday season, the real benefits of a short break can be remarkable Always when I speak...

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19th August 2015

NCA: The care industry is sick and needs urgent attention

1Fit

National Care Association leader Nadra Ahmed, OBE issues a stark warning to Cameron’s government, now 100 days in power. Mrs Ahmed,...

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19th August 2015

Do your staff feel comfortable enough to “blow the whistle”?

1Fit

The allegations surrounding the Kids Company charity, which closed recently, acts as a timely reminder about the importance of having...

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16th August 2015

Challenges ahead – changing roles in social care

1Fit

There are substantial challenges for the care sector at present. One factor is the current shrinking economy of care, whereby...

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13th August 2015

Care Regulation in Wales – Friend or Foe?

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The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act (SSAW) 2014, will come into force in Wales from April 2016. This is...

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