Care Home News Digest – December 2017

Care homes are particularly busy around the Christmas and New Year Period. Online Care Courses reports on the most relevant care home news over the festive period with links to the sites listing their articles found in the public domain.

This months news bites cover an interview with an activities co-ordinator in Weymouth, Reindeer visits in Warwickshire and two new care homes planned for 2018 in East Dorset and South Essex. Continue reading “Care Home News Digest – December 2017”

News – Worst Care homes in England not linked to income level

The worst care homes in England for good standards of care are not linked to postcode areas in areas of low income. A new investigation by consumer champion Which? has found that the wealthiest borough in London leads the table in number of beds requiring improvement.

Worst Care Homes

Of 351 total beds in Westminster only 31% were classed as outstanding or good. A massive 69% were listed as requiring improvement or inadequate.
Next came Manchester with 58% of their 2374 beds assessed lacking adequate standards of care. Continue reading “News – Worst Care homes in England not linked to income level”