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01 Nov 2019

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For October 2019

As always, we have researched the various field safety alerts that have been filed over the past month and have put together a roundup of the most relevant MHRA updates and recalls. These focus on recalls and updates on products and equipment that are relevant to UK care homes and other care facilities. Please...

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23 Oct 2019

Oral Care Tips For Residents With Dementia

Maintaining good oral health is essential to your overall well-being. Daily care can help stop problems like painful cavities and infections before they arise, and helps avoid pain when eating, drinking and communicating. People living with dementia have a high rate of tooth decay and gum disease. This...

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17 Oct 2019

Maintaining Nutrition & Hydration in Care Homes

Both how much and what you eat and drink not only affects your weight but it impacts on your mood, concentration levels and how you feel. In essence, ‘good’ food and hydration are essential for general wellbeing. So, as a healthcare worker, ensuring that your patients receive adequate amounts of...

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08 Oct 2019

Top Care Quality Inspection Checklist

Ideally, you should opt to prepare for your next Care Quality Commission inspection from the moment your last one ends. Ensuring that your care home's quality remains high, should be an ongoing process. It's important to never take your eye off the goal.  When it comes to preparing for a CQC...

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24 Sep 2019

Healthy Heart Tips All Seniors Should Follow

When it comes to heart health, it’s crucial to be clued up, especially as you get older. The fact is that when it comes to your heart health, it’s essential that you lead a healthy life - one of the best things that you can do to ensure that your heart remains healthy is to follow a healthy lifestyle...

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18 Sep 2019

Digital Caregiving: How This Type Of Care Can Aid Aged Care

How Can Digital Caregiving As A Type Of Care Aid Aged Care With advancements in technology, the world as we know it has changed significantly. There isn’t one area of life in 2019 that hasn’t been touched by technology - not only do we have access to virtual learning, online banking, and remote...

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09 Sep 2019

Managing Carer Guilt After Placing A Loved One In A Care Facility

You may have known for a while that your loved one required additional care, and that the care you were providing them with was no longer enough to meet their needs. Despite knowing that it was time for your loved one to transition into a care home, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you feel any better...

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03 Sep 2019

CLH Blog - MHRA Field Safety Updates For August 2019

As always, we have researched the various field safety alerts that have been filed over the past month and have put together a roundup of the most relevant MHRA updates and recalls. These focus on recalls and updates on products and equipment that are relevant to UK care homes and other care facilities. Please...

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28 Aug 2019

The Environment & The Impact Of Care Products

As climate change and natural resource management move up the scientific and political agendas, the concept of sustainability has become a key issue. This article discusses how nurses and NHS organisations can engage with the concepts of sustainability and citizenship, to reduce the negative impact of healthcare...

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21 Aug 2019

Different Types of Incontinence: Providing Quality Care

Evidence gathered between 2012 and 2017 by the Care Quality Commission has concluded that continence care is the least satisfactory aspect of care in UK nursing homes. Based on these findings, there is a worrying risk that continence care will be further deprioritised within social care settings. There is...

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12 Aug 2019

Activity Ideas For Keeping Seniors Occupied

Whether you’re a loved one of someone living in a care home or you work as a career, if you’ve noticed that boredom seems to be becoming a problem, it’s important to act quickly. The fact is that boredom can have a significant impact on happiness and mental health, which is why, if you’ve...

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06 Aug 2019

Infection Control: Are Your Fabrics Spreading Infection?

In care environments - whether that’s a care home, hospice, or hospital - infection control is a crucial aspect of daily care, and a practical approach is taken to help ensure that harm does not come to patients and residents as a result of preventable infections. Of course, there are certain areas of...

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