Care Homes

  • Medical negligence in care homes

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    A care home or nursing home provides accommodation and care for elderly and vulnerable people. Care homes often provide provision for clinical and nursing care for residents. Sometimes, due to...

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  • Care home cryptocurrency collapse

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    Earlier this year, the Carlauren Group launched a new cryptocurrency, with the promise that each coin would entitle the holder to a night’s stay in one of their care homes....

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  • Care funding – where do I start?

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    This week we have heard from C4’s Dispatches and BBC Woman’s Hour how complicated and confusing our system for funding care can be. The different branches of health and social...

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  • Often care funding is something, like Alzheimer’s, that is associated with getting older. Whilst it is true that as a nation we are living longer, resulting in more of us...

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  • The government introduced the new immigration skills charge on the 6 April 2017 to incentivise the recruitment and training of British workers. The Immigration Skills Charge will be levied on...

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  • As a nation we are living longer. As a consequence more of us require assistance in meeting our daily needs in our twilight years. There is a balancing act between...

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  • Laing & Buisson’s publication ‘Care of Older People’ (27th edition) contains facts and figures which reveal some of the opportunities (and risks) in buying or investing in care homes in...

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  • The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the regulator responsible for ensuring that organisations comply with the Data Protection Act 1998. The ICO routinely caries out data protection advisory visits within...

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  • Care Planning

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    More and more clients have concerns about how care for them or their loved ones will be provided and funded either now or in the future. Common questions include Can...

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  • A report by the Royal College of Surgeons and Age UK, “Access all Ages”, says that some patients miss out on vital treatment because they are judged purely on their...

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  • Many people have heard the term ‘Power of Attorney’ but understanding exactly what this means, whether it is relevant to your residents, and if so, how to set one up,...

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