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SCRUB UP WELL Charles Wilson, UK Sales Manager at Carrington Textiles,
talks us through the vital requirements of a healthcare worker’s uniform.
WHAT’S NEW? Discover the latest news, developments, innovations and legislations from the forefront of the industry.
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PLAN BEFORE YOU PURCHASE Law firm Keebles LLP provides offers legal advice
for care home operators looking to purchase land for the construction of a new care home.
IS SOCIETY AGEIST AT ITS CORE? Vanessa Pritchard-Wilkes, Head of Strategic
Engagement at Housing 21, discusses.
IT’S MY LIFE This issue’s story comes from the incredible Gisela Feldman
and Sonja Sternberg who fled from Nazi Germany on SS Saint Lois in 1939. Find out why they have now been awarded British Empire Medals.
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10 QUESTIONS Kev Popat, who owns and runs Right at Home Solent
alongside his wife Amy, states that both he and his wife “fell in love with the care industry” due to having a close relationship with their grandparents growing up. Discover how they have channelled this passion into their business.
MINIMISING THE RISKS Deborah Nicholson, of Markel Law, points out the key
safeguarding procedures that care providers must have in place in order to properly protect service users, staff and the organisation itself.
THE SYMPTOM OF ALL SYMPTOMS Discover what Paul Samuel, CEO of Tag Care, deems to
be the ‘symptom of all symptoms’, as he advises on how new technology can help protect vulnerable people.
WHAT CAN YOU DO? An admiral nurse from Dementia UK outlines a variety
of ways in which you can support a person with dementia to eat and drink.
MAKING A MEAL OF IT Helen Fuller, Managing Director at Care 4 Quality,
discusses the worrying issue that many care providers are failing to provide safe and well-led care when it comes to nutrition and hydration.
TIME TO UPDATE YOUR TRAINING? Alan Dalzell, of Exemplar Health Care, highlights why
mental health training is a vital component in providing the possible standard of care.
CARING – A MENTAL MINEFIELD Sara Challice cared for her disabled husband for over 10
years and now draws on her own experiences to help those in similar situations to look aſter themselves.
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