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A 'whistleblowers' hotline has been set-up by independent charity Compassion in Care to encourage people to come forward with information on care home provider Sussex Health Care. Eight of their twenty homes are currently being investigated due to the deaths of twelve people. #compassionincare #carequality

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Is Amazon Echo the answer to cutting care costs? It is being used by Hampshire County Council to remind service-users to take medicine, drink, eat and to control their heating. #amazonecho #technology #care #socialcare

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Care home complex in Australia trialing driver-less cars to give residents more independence around the care home complex #socialcare #technology #cars

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New Century Care are launching intergenerational playgroups across all 21 of their homes after two successful pilot projects #newcenturycare #intergenerational #innovation #socialcare

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Study found men spent 2.4 years on average needing regular care and women three years. This includes everything from help with washing and dressing each day to round-the-clock care. #bbc #socialcare #elderly

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Percentage of care services in financial distress has increased from 2016. Is the problem the difference in fees paid by private care-seekers and socially funded? In some instances, councils are paying 50% less than private funders. #independent #socialcare #care

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Healthwatch, consumer champion for the health and social care sector comment on the worrying lack of apathy apparent in care homes. With a widespread lack of access to GPs and dentists for patients. #healthwatch #socialcare #dentist

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The BBC coverage of the biannual Care Quality vs Cost report published by TrustedCare.co.uk.

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Quality of care has significantly improved in Oxfordshire over the past 18 months but care-seekers have incurred the cost with the county now being the most expensive place in England to receive residential care. #carequality #costofcare #oxfordshire #oxfordmail

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Are there any drawbacks to making care plans paperless? Bradford Council and tech company Konnektis are using tablets to store care plans of those receiving home care across the county #care #socialcare #konnektis #technologyincare
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