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Adult Social Care

10th August 2015

Medication for people with learning disabilities in care

1Fit

The NHS in England has released a circular, expressing concern about the over-medication of people with learning disability. In the wake...

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07th August 2015

Supervision: Getting into groups

1Fit

I recently wrote a blog post about the functions of supervision in the context of one-to-one sessions between worker and...

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02nd August 2015

Is a ban on processed meats in hospitals really necessary?

1Fit

Animal Aid’s ‘No Safe Limit’ campaign has called for the removal of processed red meat products from hospital menus. Does this...

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30th July 2015

Health and Social Care – How it should be done

1Fit

Today the new draft model for commissioners of health and social care services is published. Providers with an eye on...

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28th July 2015

Dealing with dementia

1Fit

The NHS tells us that dementia is caused by a higher than normal loss of brain cells, normally due to...

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25th July 2015

Last days of school

1Fit

By the age of 18, most young people are nearing the end of their tolerance for formal education. For those...

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20th July 2015

From DoLS to providing Protective Care

1Fit

The journey to get to where we are on the operation of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (or DoLS) is...

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14th July 2015

Advanced decisions: planning ahead

1Fit

There’s a chapter in the new Mental Health Act Code of Practice on ‘wishes expressed in advance’, which I think...

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12th July 2015

You can ‘C’ why we like fruit and vegetables!

1Fit

Readers of this blog will have had frequent reminders about the importance of the inclusion of plenty of a variety...

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11th July 2015

Service provider feedback and IT

1Fit

A major provider of care and nursing homes has begun to provide each location with iPads for the service users....

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