Medical articles

NHS programme helps care home staff spot signs of residents’ ill-health

NHS programme helps care home staff spot signs of residents’ ill-health

An NHS programme is being rolled out in care homes across North West London to help care staff spot signs of residents being unwell.

Liquid product launched to ease pill swallowing

A liquid product designed to make pill swallowing easier for people with dysphagia has been launched.

Orchard Care Homes signs up for anti-choking device

Harrogate based Orchard Care Homes has become the latest provider to roll-out an anti-choking device.

Airway clearance device saves resident’s life

An airway clearance device has helped save the life of a resident at New Care’s Ashland Manor Care Home in Sale, Manchester.

Oakdale Care Group signs up for anti-choking device

Dechoker UK has won a contract to supply its anti-choking device to Oakdale Care Group.

Dechoker UK signs up Curve Learning as new training partner

Dechoker UK has signed up Yorkshire-based Curve Learning as a new training partner.

Person Centred Software delivers seamless medication administration services

Person Centred Software (PCS) has added an advanced medication administration capability to its Mobile Care Monitoring (MCM) service.

NHS England to tackle care home overmedication

NHS England today announced plans to recruit and deploy 240 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to reduce overmedication and cut unnecessary hospital stays.

Hospital discharge system leaves care home at ‘crisis point’

A new system for placing hospital patients in care homes has caused “complete and utter mayhem”, according to a local manager.

SUPPLIER FOCUS: Care home benefits from ‘silent’ nurse call system

Bushell House in Goosnargh, Lancashire has installed Aid Call’s silent nurse call system.