What a busy few months it has been?!?

It’s been a busy few months since our last newsletter – we have had World Mental Health Day. Eggs have become safer to eat which is eggcellent news. ‘Restart A Heart Day’ was a good day with many children learning CPR. Sugar Awareness Week made us think about how much we are eating. The latest this month was the Anti Bullying Week, and I think it’s good to remind ourselves that bullying doesn’t…

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Such a shame that there is still poor care out there

A care home company has today been fined almost half a million pounds after an elderly resident fell from her first floor window and died. Guildford Crown Court heard that the 87-year-old was staying at the Coppice Lea Nursing home in Surrey, owned and managed by Caring Homes Healthcare Group Limited. In the early hours of 3 October 2013, the woman fell about four metres through her window. She was…

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CQC New Arrangements

Last year CQC increased their number of inspectors to enable them to carry out inspections on a yearly basis, instead of the 3 years we have been used to in the past.  They carried out themed inspections and as a result we now have approximately 45 homes across Dorset with embargoes on them, due to “safeguarding” issues, which must be addressed before allowing new residents in.  Training of the carers…