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Archive: February 2018

Dementia research must study care as well as cure

We read with interest this article found on The Guardian website which discussed how Dementia research should study the ongoing care of the illness alongside seeking to find a cure. The crux of the article was that, due to the huge number of people currently living in the UK with dementia, there is a clear and pressing need to find a cure…

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Nutrition and Hydration Week from the 12th -18th March 2018

Nutrition and Hydration Week sets out a challenge to us as care providers to ensure we’re optimising opportunities to promote nutrition and hydration for all our residents. From reviewing our policies, to signing up to the 10-step commitment to good nutrition, checking our MUST scores, food and fluid charts, gathering resident feedback, tasting sessions and good awareness raising, the week can be…

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Yockleton Grange recognised for it’s compassionate approach to care

Springcare residential home, Yockleton Grange has been praised by Government inspectors for its ‘compassionate approach’ to its clienst and their end-of-life care. The care home near Shrewsbury, Shropshire provides accommodation and personal care for up to 30 old people, some of whom have learning disabilities. The last time the Care Quality Commission inspectors found the service was good. On their visit in…

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