The Whole of Me.. Meeting the needs of older lesbians, gay men and bisexuals living in care homes and extra care housing

This publication is primarily aimed at professionals working in care homes and extra care housing. It explains how to recognise and respond to everyones’s needs, and sets out clearly the type of support that lesbians, gay men and bisexual people may need.

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Improving Lives, Improving Life: A Summary

Summary of research findings of a study launched & sponsored by ECCA and P&G Professional who commissioned Laing & Buisson to conduct interviews with representatives of long term care providers in England, analyse the data & produce the report. This summa

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Calculating operating costs for care homes

Summary of research by William Laing (Laing & Buisson) who devised a means of calculating the reasonable operating costs of efficient care homes for older people. The reesarch is intended to offer a guide to all parties involved in negotiating baseline fe

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Improving Lives, Improving Life. The findings of a study on the key strategic issues facing the long term care for older people sector

As title. The report is based on a study launched by ECCA, & sponsored by P&G Proessional, who commissioned Laing & Buisson to conduct interviews of representatives of long term care providers, analyse the results & produce the report. The main findings s

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Protection of Vulnerable Adults Scheme in England & Wales for Care Homes & Domiciliary Care Agencies: A Practical Guide – including changes to the requirement for Criminal Records Bureau Disclosures in certain circumstan

The Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Scheme became operational in July 2004 with respect to services regulated under the Care Standards Act. The scheme provides for a list of people who are considered unsuitable to work with vulnerable adults. This

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Protection of Vulnerable Adults Scheme in England & Wales for care homes & domiciliary agencies: Frequently Asked Questions

Department of Health responses to frequently asked questions about the POVA scheme, to protect vulnerable adults in care homes or in receipt of domiciliary care

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Care Homes for Older People – National Minimum Standards

This sets out the national Minimum Stards for care homes for older people, which form the basis on which the National Care Standards Commission will determine whether care homes are meeting the needs of their residents

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