Tag Archives: Care Home

A Fair Deal: Local Authority Fees for Care of Vulnerable Older People (Bupa)

Summary This report shows how care home fees paid by councils have fallen by 3.9% (in real terms) over the past two years, whilst care homes have been exposed to disproportionate increases in their main costs. It provides reasoned evidence to … Continue reading

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Broad Horizons: What Else Needs to be Investigated Generally? (Wolverhampton’s Joint Dementia Strategy: Public Consultation, Summer 2011)

Summary A wide-ranging strategy has been developed, based on guidance from the Department of Health’s Living well with dementia : A National Dementia Strategy, consultation with regional and local experts, plus help and advice from residents with dementia and their … Continue reading

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Living Well with Dementia in Wolverhampton Care Homes (Wolverhampton’s Joint Dementia Strategy: Public Consultation, Summer 2011)

Summary A wide-ranging strategy has been developed, based on guidance from the Department of Health’s Living well with dementia : A National Dementia Strategy, consultation with regional and local experts, plus help and advice from residents with dementia and their … Continue reading

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Unorthodox Care Home: a Beacon of Excellence (NHS Local)

Summary Founded and managed by Anne Fretwell,  the pioneering Merevale House care home is a private residential home for people of all ages living with the various forms of dementia. Their organisational culture places emphasis on the importance of people living and working together. … Continue reading

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