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  • Care Homes Urged To ‘Clean Up’ Infection Prevention Guidelines

    Care Homes Urged To ‘Clean Up’ Infection Prevention Guidelines

    Care homes are being urged to remind staff, residents and visitors of their infection prevention guidelines during this year’s International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW). IIPW takes place across the globe every October to raise awareness of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) and the effect infection control has on ...

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  • £4 Million Extra For Regional Implementation Of Care Act

    £4 Million Extra For Regional Implementation Of Care Act

    The Department of Health is allocating an additional £4m to regions to support councils in implementing the Care Act. The grant will be allocated to the regional lead accountable body in each ADASS region on the basis of a flat £200,000 to each region with the ...

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  • LGA Response To NHS England's Five Year Plan

    The LGA has released a statement in response to NHS England setting out its five-year plan in a document entitled, 'Forward View'. Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chair of the LGA's Community Wellbeing Board said: "Many of the messages in this report strongly echo our own proposals set out ...

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  • No Escaping The Financial Challenge Facing The NHS: Our Response To NHS England’s Five Year Forward View

    Responding to the publication of NHS England’s Five Year Forward View, Chris Ham, Chief Executive of The King’s Fund said: ‘Today’s announcement is a significant moment for the NHS – it should set the agenda for the next parliament in the same way that the commitment ...

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  • Guide Launched To Help Registered Managers Meet New CQC Regulations And Inspection

    Skills for Care has launched a new guide that will help Registered Managers make sure their service are ready for changes to regulation and inspection. The new Care Quality Commission regulations and inspections use five key lines of enquiry asking managers to demonstrate that they can ...

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  • A Safer Place To Be

    Urgent action is needed to improve access to health-based places of safety for people experiencing a mental health crisis, a new report we've published shows. Too many of these places of safety are turning people away because they are already full and some refuse to help ...

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