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Designated settings for people with COVID-19 leaving hospital

Designated settings for people with COVID-19 leaving hospital

  • by Quality Care Choices
  • 20/12/2021

CQC is continuing to work with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), local authorities and individual care providers to provide assurance of safe and high-quality care in designated settings, which are part of a scheme to allow people with a COVID-positive test result to be discharged safely from hospitals. These settings are admitting people who are discharged from hospital with a COVID-positive test who will be moving or going bac ...

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Choosing the best care home for you or your loved ones

Choosing the best care home for you or your loved ones

  • by Quality Care Choices
  • 14/02/2021

Choosing a care home can be hard, whether it is for yourself, or one of your loved ones and for many can be a difficult decision to decide which care home to pick, as they want it to be a place that can feel like home. For some, a care home is a place where individuals can be in the company of others and can help to relieve loneliness, and for others, it can be a place where individuals can be supported with their care needs in a safe place. Disc ...

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Important things to discuss when visiting a care home

Important things to discuss when visiting a care home

  • by Quality care Choices
  • 15/02/2021

Fees It is important to discuss how much you’re willing to spend on care, along with what is included in the fee of each individual care home, for example, some places may include toiletries, whereas others may request friends and family to bring it in. It’s also important to find out how often the fees are taken and if a deposit is required. Bedrooms Have a look at the bedrooms available, and discuss the size of the bedroom, ...

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