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Which type of care is right for me?

A summary article of different types of in-home care including hourly care, live-in care, night-time care, respite care, post-operative care and palliative care

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Social Care Reform: Where Are We Now?

Social care reform has been a difficult topic to discuss for any government. We look at where we are now, and what is coming next with the current government proposals.

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Roadmap to Normality?

What can those with relatives in care homes expect from the new Government roadmap to lead us out of lockdown?

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The CQC: How It Works

The CQC is the Ofsted of the care world, but few know how it works. In this post, we introduce what the CQC does and what to look out for when looking for health and social care services in England!

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

New funding has been announced by the Government to help social care's response to Covid-19, targeting care homes and local authorities who need support.

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

A new scheme is being trialed to introduce rapid Covid-19 testing so that care home residents can safely receive visitors. Can testing help keep residents, and staff, safe?

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The Challenge of Dementia

By 2025, one million people in the U.K. will have dementia. In our upcoming series, we discuss some innovative solutions for tackling this growing health and societal challenge.

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The CQC: An Important (but Anonymous) Organisation

The CQC regulates all health and adult social care services in England. Despite its incredibly important role, chances are you have never heard of it! In this post, we will introduce this important, but anonymous, organisation.

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Covid-19: Understanding Vulnerability

People are vulnerable in different ways, and what happens to one individual usually has direct consequences for others. In this blog, we reflect on the vulnerabilities that Covid-19 has exposed in our society.

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