A domiciliary care company have come scrutiny this week as news that employees are being fined a £50 ‘administration charge’ if they call in to work as being sick, with one former employee claiming they “left their job due to the stress of the policy”.
Residents at Brinsworth House in Twickenham were in for a festive Christmas treat this week as the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle paid them a visit. See the full video below to find out how the visit went and what the Duchess of Sussex got up to on her visit.
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Domus Recruitment were proud to sponsor this year’s Care Leadership Award at The 20th National Care Awards last Friday (Friday 30th November). Friday was a wonderful evening of celebrations and thanks, we as a team were extremely proud to be within a room with such talented individuals. Congratulations once again to all nominees and winners, and a special congratulations to Yvonne Manson who won this year’s Care Leadership Award. Here’s to another year of great success within the sector!
Jean, 87, resident of Springfield House Care Home was inspired by this year’s John Lewis’ Christmas ad featuring Sir Elton John and decided to put her own spin on things.
This touching video echoes the sentiment of this year’s John Lewis ad, which features Sir Elton showing how a gift as a young boy shaped his life.
An Enfield care home provider has been ordered to pay £300,000 to the CQC after allowing a man in their care the freedom to prey on vulnerable people, despite having a history of sexual assault.
Almost one in five people throughout the UK live with a disability or impairment – now over 700 different retailers including retail giants such as ASDA, Marks and Spencer’s and Sainsbury’s have come together to push a new incentive to make shopping easier and more accessible for people living with a disability.
The UK’s biggest care home provider, Four Seasons Health Care is reportedly for sale in a bid to pay off debt owed to US hedge fund controllers H/2 Capital Partners.
Homecrest Dementia Care home in Wallasey has been placed into special measures after a disabled resident was found slumped under a table.
In 2017, the CQC conducted a review of reports into patient safety incidents following concerns raised on an inspection of a mental health trust. In this report the CQC found a vast number of incidents occurred including sexual assault, alleged rape and sexual harassment.
According to an analysis by the BBC, one out of five care homes in England are deemed ‘inadequate’ or ‘requires improvement’ by home regulators.