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Latest news stories and opinions about the Dental, GP and Care Industries. For your ease of use, we have established categories under which you can source the relevant articles and news items.

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07th April 2020

What makes for a well-led care home?

Ed Watkinson QCS Director of Care Quality

Demonstrating to a CQC inspector that a service is Well-led is one of the most challenging domain key questions for...

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13th March 2020

Statutory Sick Pay and Coronavirus – What does it mean?

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Following on from the Chancellor’s Budget announcements on 11th March 2020, it has been decided that the government will provide...

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13th March 2020

Care homes, Coronavirus, and Human Rights

Rachel Griffiths Mental Capacity and Human Rights Specialist

  The phony war is over.  After the weeks of ‘what should we do if this disease gets close to home?’,...

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02nd March 2020

Changes to National Minimum Wage – DBEIS

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Changes to National Minimum Wage following the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Consultation The DBEIS recently concluded its consultation...

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06th February 2020

Money Matters

Susan Donnelly Scottish Mental Health

  One of the areas of focus for 2020 inspections with the Care Inspectorate is Personal finances and how service user...

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03rd February 2020

Six Principles of GDPR

Florence Maxwell

In the last GDPR guidance note we discussed the key terms set out in GDPR. In this guidance note we’ll look...

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31st January 2020

Risk Assessment and the Mental Capacity Act (MCA)

Rachel Griffiths Mental Capacity and Human Rights Specialist

Care providers sometimes consult me when they’ve had a critical inspection – and often the decision-making around the Mental Capacity...

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31st January 2020

Getting Ready for the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS)

Rachel Griffiths Mental Capacity and Human Rights Specialist

We updated you in the summer on how things were getting on with plans to put the LPS into practice. ...

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31st January 2020

Tackling mental health stigma in the workplace

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

Mental health is a hot topic for all and is seeing heavy coverage in all aspects of the media. Many...

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31st January 2020

Positive Non-verbal Communication in Dementia Care

Katie Farrar Occupational Therapist

It’s no surprise that losing the ability to communicate effectively can be one of the most frustrating and difficult problems...

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