How do we protect care homes as lockdown eases? Investigation at care homes after PPE claims When did care homes go into lockdown? He said the Welsh government was working with the UK government and HM Revenue and Customs to ensure the money reached people. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Care home staff in Wales to get £500 bonus
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Rather than tackle the disgracefully inadequate staffing requirements contained in the 1997 Aged Care Act, the government’s latest bureaucratic idea is to merge a number of agencies. The new Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has been dubbed a “one-stop shop” to prevent failures and monitor and enforce quality standards. This initiative is like shifting the deckchairs on the Titanic. … [Read more...] about The aged care crisis can be traced back to Howard’s Aged Care Act. We need a new act
The announcement came on the eve of ABC Four Corners’ special two-part investigation of the failings in aged care. This is the second time within 12 months that a Four Corners report has resulted in a royal commission. Last year, their report on the Don Dale youth detention centre prompted Malcolm Turnbull to announce a royal commission into the protection and detention of children in the Northern Territory. … [Read more...] about Has government by media replaced consideration of evidence in aged care?
'It feels like those initial decisions were taken by those respective governments for political reasons, either for a game of one-upmanship with Downing street, or detracting attention from their own worrying increases in cases of Covid-19 over the past couple of weeks, rather than making much of a difference to limit the spread of the virus. … [Read more...] about ‘It’s much safer here than at home’: Fuming Britons blast surprise quarantine on seven Greek islands as mad scramble begins to return to the UK by 4AM tomorrow and TUI and Jet2 cancel holidays
The former royal couple enjoyed walking in the parks near their previous temporary residence on Vancouver Island, Canada, and their new home is just a few minutes walk away from a canyon trail frequented by hikers lapping up the Southern California sunshine – albeit with COVID-19 face masks. … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s cut-price palace: Pair got a $9.5m mortgage to buy $14.7m Santa Barbara home known as ‘The Chateau’ with library, arcade and stripper pole from Russian tycoon Sergey Grishin who wanted $34m for it a few years ago