Visiting Rights in Care Homes

Source: CQC   The CQC has updated its information about visiting people to highlight consumer rights.   The update is to highlight that residents also have consumer rights, which help to ensure that they are treated fairly and protected if things go wrong....

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...

International Infection Prevention Control Month

Ensuring good hand washing prevents the spread of disease and protects lives   The proper washing of hands is one of the most important things that can be done to help prevent and control the spread of many illnesses. Good hand hygiene will reduce the risk of...