Call for single registration

Posted on November 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Alzheimer’s Society chief executive Neil Hunt has said consideration should be given to registering all care homes to provide dementia care.

Speaking at the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards in April, Mr Hunt said that, with one third of the UK’s 700,000 people diagnoed with dementia living in care homes, there was an increasing need for more provision of specialist dementia care by staff who were appropriately trained.


Latest blog posts

A weary sense of deja vu

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

So we are to be favoured with a Green Paper sometime next summer.

Theresa May’s insistence on the importance of an...

It’s a hard, hard world

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

A recent survey has found that 63% of the general public believe the NHS provides social care and 42% think...

Sign-up and pay, or perhaps pay more

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

There are powerful arguments why carers working at night in small specialist care facilities should be paid their full hourly...