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Adult Social Care

06th July 2015

Staff shortages in the social care sector

1Fit

On average, nursing homes receive poorer grading on their performance than residential homes. It is thought that this is caused...

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06th July 2015

Mental Capacity Act: The Law of Necessity

1Fit

How does a story of shipwrecked sailors from the 19th century relate to the way in which the Mental Capacity...

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05th July 2015

Caught Short

1Fit

Out and about in the community with profoundly disabled adults can have you desperate for change in more ways than...

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03rd July 2015

Dementia Care & Meal times: Cues and Clues

1Fit

I was delighted  to read Care UK dementia specialist trainer Mark Harrison’s moving description of mealtimes for people with dementia...

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19th December 2014

After Winterbourne?

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

The CQC has released a report into the performance of Calderstones NHS trust, at an inpatient facility for people with...

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31st October 2014

It’s Cold Outside

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

There was news in our office this week that failed to surprise me. After a four month long recruitment process,...

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24th October 2014

Honesty is the best policy

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

Last week we heard the sad news that the beautiful, self-effacing and gracious Lynda Bellingham had passed away after a...

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17th October 2014

A sensible (wo)man knows you can’t please everybody

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

In my job I like to keep people happy. I like to have satisfied customers. But I am realistic enough...

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10th October 2014

It’s good to talk

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

I managed to escape the office for a couple of hours this week to chair a service users’ forum. The...

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03rd October 2014

Liars? Do not Apply Within

Rosie Robinson Domiciliary Care Specialist

Tough decisions I have found myself on many occasions struggling to make the right decision when carers have done something they...

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