Roadmap to Normality?

With the good news that there is now a plan in place for ending lockdown restrictions, what changes can those with relatives in care homes expect?

New Year, New Funding for Social Care's Covid Response

Following on from the much publicised rapid testing trial in care homes to allow visits to continue, the Government has announced a further £149m starting at the end of January to further support this scheme and to allow staff to be tested.

The Vaccine: What You Need To Know about BNT162b2

With the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine being rolled out this week, we take a look at some of the key questions about how it works and the vaccination program

Care Home Visits During a Pandemic: Can Rapid Testing Help?

Starting today, the Government is trialing a new scheme to introduce rapid Covid-19 testing so that care home residents can safely receive visitors.

Covid-19: Understanding Vulnerability

It is often said that a society can be judged by how it treats its most vulnerable. When times are hard, those who have the least power to protect themselves are those we should be helping the most.

Covid-19: Why We Can’t Ignore Social Isolation

Social isolation can have significant effects on both mental health and the risk of other illnesses including coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes- and premature death.

Predicting the Need For Care

Earlier this month, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) published ‘Beyond Covid: New thinking on the future of adult social care’.

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