Country Court Care’s Lostock Lodge in Northwich, Cheshire has been placed in special measures after being rated ‘inadequate’ by the CQC.
Dramatic variations in the number of people around the country receiving full continuing care funding have been revealed.
The care regulator in Northern Ireland has recognised improvements made at two Runwood Homes’ services which have been the subject of enforcement action.
Muscliff Care Home in Bournemouth has installed the Tovertafel (‘Magic Table’ in Dutch) in its care home following an overwhelming reaction from residents. This award-winning innovation comes from the Netherlands, which is renowned for its cutting-edge approach to dementia care.
Penni Brown, chief executive of not for profit Hica Group, has raised more than £3,000 for the SHINE fund, which benefits users of the care provider’s services.
Wiring a plug, doing multiplications without a calculator and changing a tyre are amongst the things the over 55s are better at than 18-34 year olds, according to Bupa research.
Local authorities have been reminded of their responsibility not to charge people for the first six weeks of intermediate care following an investigation into North Somerset Council.
As part of its ‘Building a Caring World’ philosophy, QCS has launched a free ‘Care Practice Essentials’ toolkit, specifically tailored for developing nations in the Commonwealth.
Runwood Homes has failed in its bid to halt the closure of a home described by regulators as posing a “serious risk to life”.