Another care home may close this week. West Sussex County Council is makingthe decision to either close or keep running a nursing home in Shoreham. Thehome has currently been used to take elderly patients from hospital so theirbeds can be released for other patients. The average rehabilitation period inthe home being about six weeks. Councillors said that although the care homeprovided an invaluable service because of EU regulations and tighteningfinances the home may well have to close. This would be the 12th care home inand around the Brighton and Hove area to close since January 2006.
A client review took place in Cheltenham.
Sam Clarke, Care Manager attended a course on Mental Health and Ageing.
A respite care post in South Wales has changed to a long term care package.Care for an elderly couple with poor health. Salary �644.00pw inc. CareManager Sue Lamb.
It is estimated that there are approx 12,700 single Eastern European peopleworking as carers in the UK. (Guardian)
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