More people are choosing to be cared for in their own home. CQC registered more home care organisations in 2011/2012 compared to the previous year and already in this year 2012/013 there is an increase of 6% in the first six months registering.
Last year 67 private care home providers declared insolvency and since 2008 approx. 250 operators have ceased trading.
Visiting London and would like a different day out, then visit Vinopolis. Vinopolis is a wine experience where you can taste wine, lean how to evaluate it, meander around ‘the world’ and if you want afterwards enjoy a meal in the Cantina.
There are Blue Badge bays nearby, there are pavements so you do not need to go on the cobbled street, the venue is entirely wheelchair accessible and assistance is available. There are lifts to all floors and six disabled friendly toilets.
For further details go to: www.vinopolis.co.uk. Tours with wine tasting are £19.50 and it is suggested that you allow at least 2 hours a visit.
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The NHS in England is the biggest part of the system by far, catering to a population of 53m and employing more than 1.35m people. The NHS in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland employs 153,427; 84,817 and 78,000 people respectively.
The NHS deals with over 1 million patients every 36 hours.
One potential live-in carer has been interviewed in Hampshire.
Four organisations have signed up this week to receive our Able Community Care Information Leaflets. (Eight published to date).
The latest edition of The Gazette will soon be published online but for a hard copy ring 01603 764567.
A Customer Satisfaction Form has been returned to us this week giving three comments with reference to the satisfaction our live-in care service gives our client and his family. They are:
Stephan is wheelchair dependent and the live-in carer in place has assistance from an outside agency four times daily to assist with transfers.
Stephan’s current regular rota of two carers is made up of a carer who was introduced into Stephan’s home in 2009 and the second carer in 2012.
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Angela Gifford, Director
Able Community Care Ltd.