Good Practice Guide for HIV Care in Care Homes

Source: Care Home Management   Scottish care regulator the Care Inspectorate has published a guide to caring for people living with HIV. People aged 50 and over now makeup over a third of all those accessing HIV care in the UK, and this proportion will increase...

Risks Associated With ‘Fixed’ Furniture

Source: CQC   A recent Regulation 28 Coroner’s Report to CQC has highlighted risks associated with the use of ‘fixed’ furniture in care home rooms. ‘Fixed’ furniture means cupboards, tables, chairs and so on that are fixed to the floor so that they cannot move....

React To: Infection

Identifying, preventing and managing Influenza and Norovirus   ‘React To’ is a series of training resources developed by healthcare professionals. Although aimed at care home staff, these resources are also relevant to other carers and healthcare professionals....