A change in building regulations from October will mean that alarms are fitted when new or replacement boilers are fitted, fires and stoves installed in homes, hotels, care homes and guest houses. For any newly built properties building firms will have to install them.
Figures show that 50 people per year die from carbon monoxide poisoning in the UK and in addition around 4000 people become accident and emergency admissions.
The two largest representative bodies for care providers, the English Community Care Association (ECCA) and the National Care Association (NCA), are to merge. The merged organisation, which will be known as Care England, will launch on 1 January 2014, and would have a combined membership of about 7,500 services on current numbers.
People concerned they might have HIV will soon be able to find out whether or not they are infected in the comfort of their own homes, officials are to announce.
Under the HIV Testing Kits and Services Regulations 1992, it is currently illegal to sell kits which offer on-the-spot HIV results in the UK.
But officials plan to change the law so people can perform a saliva test at home to quickly give a result.
A record number of people in the UK are living with HIV, according to the Health Protection Agency.
The number of people with the virus in November 2012 was nearly 100,000.
(Source: Sky News)
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3 Live-in carers were placed on our Register.
A presentation was made to a branch of Rotary in Norfolk.
Please accept our apologies for any one who was unable to contact us last Friday. A total IT and phone shutdown was the reason. This situation was remedied over the weekend and Monday morning.
I have accepted an invitation to speak in December at the conference "Applying Consumer Directed Care" in Melbourne, Australia.
Sadly Thelma’s husband died in 2011 but we still continue to care for Thelma who is now aged 95.
The first carer introduced to their home in 2005 is still one of two live-in carers on Thelma’s rota. The second live-in carer was introduced in January 2012.
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