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The older population is increasing every year, with more people expected to need the use of nursing homes at some point in their life. Many of these patients require residential care for short periods, often as the result of a … Continue reading

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This year’s OT Show took place recently in a blur of vibrant activity and excitement, with all who attended enthusiastic and positive about the experience. The innovative format – 2 days of extensive CPD education for Occupational Therapists, alongside a … Continue reading

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A leading NHS official has called for patients with complex care needs to have their conditions managed more effectively. Without making significant changes, the NHS will become overwhelmed by the increasing number of patients with long-term illnesses. This statement by … Continue reading

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All care workers in England will have to complete a new training course and obtain a certificate to show they are competent for the role. From next March, everyone starting in the role will be required to have gained the … Continue reading

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The Occupational Therapy Show 2014 takes place at the NEC next week, bringing people from across the land together for the UK’s largest dedicated CPD education and trade event dedicated to OTs. Hosting a stand at the event for the … Continue reading

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Elderly people who suffer a spinal cord injury generally have a different set of requirements to someone who is younger. Often they will have a range of complex conditions and their care will need adapting to take these into account. … Continue reading

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Not all users who are confined to their beds for large portions of the day necessarily need to be cared for within a hospital or nursing home. Sometimes the best place for them to be is in their own home. … Continue reading

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The National Institute of Care and Health Excellence (NICE) has recently released their latest guidelines on how care-home residents should be treated with regards to the medications they take. Rather than treating them differently than those who live independently, patients … Continue reading

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