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CQC imposes financial viability test on care providers

CQC imposes financial viability test on care providers

From 12 February 2018 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is imposing a new financial viability test on care providers. Urgent action is required to obtain a statement of financial viability.

The CQC has rushed out new guidance that directly impacts on care providers, including care homes. The regulator wants to impose what it sees as a more consistent and proportionate way of assessing the financial viability of providers.

AP Architecture - Pinders finalist - Best New Care Home category

AP Architecture - Pinders finalist - Best New Care Home category

AP Architecture are again nominated in the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards Finalists for Chetwynd House - in the Best new Care Home category.
 
Chetwynd House Care Home, is a purpose built Care Home, providing 75 en-suite bedrooms, along with a Cinema, and various Lounge Dining Rooms, all with Kitchenettes. 

Building Constuction Partnership Ltd - Pinders finalist - Best Regeneration Project

Building Constuction Partnership Ltd - Pinders finalist - Best Regeneration Project

BCPs recently completed refurbishment and extension project at Broadmead Rest home in North Wessex has been selected as a finalist for this years Pinders Healthcare Design Awards in the Best Regeneration Project.
Whats the real impact of adopting an electronic care planning solution?

Whats the real impact of adopting an electronic care planning solution?

Like any care home, Richmondwood used to have hundreds of paper records to complete, update and store. Care plans, risks assessments, daily notes, weight charts, fluid charts, nutrition charts; the list seemed endless.

Since using Nourish, care plans are reviewed more frequently, because all the information from the carers automatically feeds into the plans and reports can be generated instantly; changes in health or mood are therefore more easily tracked. The quality of the information recorded has improved significantly and as a result, so has the quality of care provided.
Here's how to reduce your Nursing Home staffing cost bill by 30%

Here's how to reduce your Nursing Home staffing cost bill by 30%

It is estimated that 65% of care homes in the UK are using temporary staff to cover vacant shifts.

Nursing home managers spend between £5bn- £7bn per year using staffing agencies to recruit temporary nurses.   But the process can be less than satisfactory for both parties and, more importantly, can affect standards of care.

Knight Frank - Overview - UK Healthcare Property 2018

Knight Frank - Overview - UK Healthcare Property 2018

Knight Frank is pleased to launch this biannual publication, which provides a snapshot on the latest investment trends and performance indicators, to help keep healthcare investors, operators and other industry professionals informed.