Mental and emotional well-being is essential to overall health, a positive mental health allows people to effectively cope with the stresses of life and make meaningful contributions to their communities. It’s what gives us our ‘oomph’ and drive to partake in social activities and fulfil work commitments. However, 11.9% of people aged 60 or over…
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Could a combination of old and young make a difference to both lives?

Interaction between older and younger generations is undoubtedly therapeutic and beneficial to both, and Intergenerational care that brings the old and young together has been evidenced and experimented by many across the care industry here and overseas.  A television programme filmed in Wales took young children to spend time with elderly users of a day…
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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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