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St Albans - Herfordshire

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St Albans - Hertfordshire
Who can administer medication in a care home Fonthill House Blog
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Administering Medication in a Care Home: An Insight

All individuals living in a care home should receive a high standard of care and support. As a large number of care home residents have health requirements, it is essential that there is a clear understanding over who is legally allowed to administer medication.

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Fonthill Care What Is the Difference Between a Care Home and a Nursing Home?
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What Is the Difference Between a Care Home and a Nursing Home?

Most of us know that when someone becomes unable to take care of themselves in their own home, it may be necessary for them to receive residential care. However, one thing many people aren’t sure about is the difference between a residential care home and a nursing home. That’s why we’ve broken down the key differences between these kinds of facilities, and how to tell which one is more suited to you or your loved one’s needs.

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Moving Into a Care Home — A Checklist

Moving into a care home can be a challenging time, whether you are moving a loved one or you are moving in yourself. You are likely to be dealing with a wide range of emotions, so being fully prepared can help you to reduce any anxiety. We hope that you find our comprehensive checklist helpful and supportive — making you feel more in control of this transition.

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How to pay for a nursing home: A guide

There are around 410,000 people in the UK living in nursing homes across the UK. The government calculates that there are approximately 5,500 different providers in the UK operating 11,300 care homes for the elderly. Around half of the people living in nursing homes in the UK pay for their care themselves, and the rest are supported fully or partially by their local authority or the NHS.

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Care home activities: Which are best for the wellbeing of residents?

St Albans – Herfordshire Fonthill House – Hertfordshire Numerous studies have found that social interaction and creative expression are an important part of physical and mental wellbeing and can improve general health. People need meaningful engagement with the world around them for personal satisfaction. Research by Age UK shows a clear link between organised activities and wellbeing. Groups of people with a shared interest and purpose are more content. The …

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Older woman in a pink shirt holding support bars and receiving care from a rehabilitation professional
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What is rehabilitation care?

What is rehabilitation care? St Albans – Herfordshire What is rehabilitation care? Fonthill House – Hertfordshire We are now able to offer COVID safe visiting at our care home, contact our team for more information Rehabilitation care is specialised care that can be provided by a care home to help a resident to regain mental, physical and /or cognitive abilities that have been lost or have declined after surgery, treatment, …

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