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Blowing Bubbles

Have needed to be quiet this week because I gave myself something of a fright last week with where I ended up on my ‘Justice for LB’ post.   888 more words

Shock revelation:"NHS spends lots of money on sick people"

The Health Select Committee has made the remarkable discovery that people with long-term illnesses who require hospital treatment over extended periods of time, “tend to cost the NHS more than those who pop into casualty with a sprained wrist.” 330 more words


National Care Home Open Day – let’s do it again!

The first ever National Care Home Open Day was such a huge success it’s going to happen again., The event on June 20,  2014 is about connecting people; it’s about enriching the lives of the UK’s care home residents; it’s about reminding people that those who are residential care are unique,  often intelligent and charming characters; and it’s about the special people who do the caring.. 286 more words

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Eleanor and the assessment of competence.

Eleanor was a tall, sturdy-boned but sparely-covered lady, with dark-grey bobbed hair, who had lived in the residential hostel for a number of years.  She was a gentle, easy-going, happy personality, and although she had a tendency to anxiety around the unfamiliar, was always game to try new things.   656 more words