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CQC Framework, changes and how to prepare for an inspection

The thought of a CQC inspector knocking on the door at short notice can send shivers down the spine of the highly rated and most compliant of care home owners. Typically, a 48-hour notice period is all the warning a care home will receive before the inspector sets foot over the threshold. Preparing for a…
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Teepa Snow – an education in Dementia

Teepa Snow is one of the leading educators on dementia care across the US and Canada. Her lectures are quite simply brilliant in how she covers the different types of dementia, and how this impacts on the individual and their behaviour. She has very successfully integrated her years of research and work experiences into a…
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Advances being made in the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

The most common form or type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease and thankfully the ability to manage the disease is becoming increasingly more sophisticated. One of the key advances is the recognition of the differences between the two common forms of dementia, Alzheimer’s and Vascular Dementia. This is therapeutically important as the choice of treatment…
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Dementia: A growing issue for the UK’s Care sector

Dementia is a syndrome that can be caused by a number of progressive disorders. It can affect memory, thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Other types include vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and frontotemporal dementia. Dementia mainly affects older people, although there…
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