Preparing for the flu season

In this blog, we will be taking a look at what flu is, how to manage an outbreak and vaccination.  You can get more detail by subscribing to our policy suite. As you may know Flu, or influenza, is a highly contagious acute...

Why Consent is Not a One-Off Event

Everything we do in social care relies on someone, usually the service user, providing their consent.  Looking at various forums and having discussed this issue with many nursing and care staff over the years, it is however...

CQC Fundamental Standards: Consent

It is one of the odd things in social care that everyone knows that consent is a fundamental element of good practice and forms the cornerstone of everything we do, but people have, in general, very widely differing views and...