Care Home Open Week 2022 – Canford Healthcare Visit
In celebration of Care Home Open Week, two members of the Care England team were lucky enough to pay a visit to Maples Care Home in Bexleyheath, part of Canford Healthcare. The service provides residential, nursing, respite and palliative care for older people and those living with dementia. The visit showed first-hand the incredible work done by those on the front line of care and provided many lessons to be taken forward in our ongoing policy work. Please click here to read more.
Care Home Open Week 2022 – Unified Care Visit
In celebration of Care Home Open Week 2022, two members of the Care England policy team visited two of Unified Care’s residential and supported living settings. Based in Wood Green, North London, Unified Care’s facilities provide support and a warm family atmosphere for adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Mental ill-Health. Please click here to read more.
Care Home Open Week 2022 – Middlesex Manor Care Home – BUPA
To celebrate Care Home Open Week 2022, members of the Care England policy team visited Bupa’s Middlesex Manor Care Home in Wembley on June 27. During the visit, we met with staff and residents and developed a great appreciation for the high-quality services carers provide. Please click here to read more.
Care England Visit to Nightingale House
On 29 April 2022, Care England’s policy team visited Nightingale Hammerson’s Nightingale House in Clapham, South London. They are the first care home provider in England, allowing staff and visitors to not wear a facemask throughout their premises following the covid pandemic. Please click here to read more.
Professor Martin Green: Talking Digital – podcast
Professor Martin Green spoke with Liam Plamer from Nurses.co.uk about his role as Chief Executive of Care England and also how technology could transform the landscape of care in the future. Please click here to listen the podcast.
Restricting workforce movement between care homes and other care settings
8 April 2021
On 1 March 2021, guidance was published by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) which restricts workforce movement between care homes and other care settings. The guidance follows on from the consultation launched on 13 November 2020 on proposals to use regulation to restrict staff movement. Click here to read more.
The White Paper and Adult Social Care: Care England’s Initial Response
25 March 2021
This week, Care England submitted its response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s inquiry into the Health and Care White Paper. Similarly, we, too, wrote to Matt Hancock regarding its development. At this point, our submission and letter were primarily comprised of questions rather than answers. For, the White Paper’s future impact on the adult social care sector will be dependent on the detail which informs its practical implementation. In addition, we highlighted that the major deficit of the White Paper is that it fails to consider the financial sustainability of adult social care. Click here to read more.