New Care Home Complaints Guide Launched

Source: Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI)   The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), in collaboration with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), has produced a new guide for registered managers and care...

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....