Visiting health professionals – how do we know they are the real deal?


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

ANNA VAN DER GAAG, president of the Health Professions Council explains why chare home managers should check therapists’ credentials – and how.

As a care home manager, ensuring that your residents receive the best quality care will be your number one priority and you will spend a lot of time working with your team ensuring they have the training and support they need to provide that care. But what about people who come into your homes to visit your residents? Perhaps they might be having treatment on their feet or assistance in staying mobile after a stroke.

Ensuring residents can stay as healthy as possible and maintain a good quality of life will be very important, so the services of a podiatrist





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