Wyatt added that mandated ratios in childcare have increased costs for families. This may be true. However, the government values the safety of children in childcare enough to mandate ratios. The government also values the safety of patients in hospitals to mandate ratios. Clearly the government does not value the safety of older people in aged care homes enough to mandate ratios. … [Read more...] about The aged care crisis can be traced back to Howard’s Aged Care Act. We need a new act
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Rigorous evaluations of any health or community service require the standards to be both explicit and measurable. Yet only last week, federal parliament passed the new aged care standards that are both vague and impossible to measure. How will a provider demonstrate that “Each consumer is treated with dignity and respect”? … [Read more...] about Has government by media replaced consideration of evidence in aged care?
Thanking the government for previously deciding to re-allow visits to care home, Lisa Lenton, chair of Care Providers Alliance, said: 'The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has taken its toll in many ways. The effect of not being able to see friends and family has been very difficult and very upsetting for many - both for the people who access care and support, and for their loved ones who have been isolated. … [Read more...] about Outbreaks of chest infections including Covid-19 in England’s care homes are at lowest levels for six MONTHS after dropping more than 95% since coronavirus peak
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At the start of the week, testing officials at the DHSC were forced to apologise to care operators for delays. They said by email: “We are aware that recently some care homes have experienced coronavirus test results taking longer than 72 hours, and that in the last week, there has been an increase in the number of unclear/void results … we apologise unreservedly to all care homes who have been affected for the upset these issues have caused you, your residents and your staff.” … [Read more...] about Care home staff fear for residents as Covid-19 cases rise across UK