Wednesday 16 January 2019
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care home residents given three weeks to leave

Residents of a south Devon care home have been given less than three weeks to find alternative accommodation after the owners announced it was closing.

Refreshed Management Induction Standards launched at Skills for Care national conference

Refreshed Management Induction Standards were today launched at Skills for Cares national conference in Manchester.

Evidence that activity-based therapies and care can reduce the use of antipsychotics

Activity-based therapies and care have the potential to reduce the use of antipsychotic drugs for people with dementia.

RNHA Calls for Top Level Review

The NHS needs to look closely at how it meets the health needs of older people in care homes, the Registered Nursing Home Association has said

Old people's campaign wins care home support

A leading UK care group is joining a campaign for a Minister for Older People to put the growing issues of the elderly on the map.

RNHA backs call for national review of care home workers' pay

The Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA) backed a call by Age UK, the Local Government Association and the NHS Confederation for a government-led review of care home workers pay, qualifications, recruitment and retention.