If one of your residents is suffering regular falls, it could be a sign of underlying health issues. Find out more about the dangers of falls in the elderly, and what you should check with a doctor.
If you use patient lifting equipment such as hoists, by law you need to ensure that it's all properly tested and maintained. Find out everything you need to know about LOLER regulations right here.
Pressure sores are a very common problem amongst care home residents. Find out more about the different types of pressure sore and how they can be treated with this helpful blog post.
Oral health plays an important part in enhancing an individual's dignity and overall wellbeing, but it's often not prioritised in care settings. Find out how to improve oral care in your care home.
With Nutrition and Hydration Week taking place from 13th-19th March this year, we've been giving some thought to the problems of dehydration in older people - and what you can do to help prevent it.