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DeAR-GP (Dementia Assessment Referral to GP)

Source: Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP)   The STP has asked all Care providers to use the DeAR-GP, which is a simple paper-based case-finding tool that has been designed for use by care workers to identify people who are showing signs of...

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...