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Local Authority care cuts effect “best interests” of elderly residents, says Lib Dem MP

The past six months have seen radical cuts to care budgets throughout the UK. The ‘squeeze’ of financial restraints imposed on local authorities have been felt up and down the country throughout the majority of public sector services; but today … Continue reading

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Quality Assurance for Care Homes: What is it? Why do we need it?

Quality, they say, is the mark of getting something right each and every time – the first time around. And, it is also fair to say, most of us involved in care will agree that using a residential care home service can be a dauting ‘first time’ experience for anyone. Hence the importance of Quality Assurance within any care service… Continue reading

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Care Homes and Independent Living: Health of the Elderly and Physical Activity

In this ever changing era of technological advances and innovative health provisions, where does the traditional residential care home sector fit in? Like other supporting living facilities such as sheltered housing, home care and extra care villages, residential care homes are finding cause to modernise.
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New Study Reveals Local Authority’s Affect On Care Homes

Research published by the University of East Anglia at the end of last year revealed news that local authorities may be driving up the cost of residential care home fees for privately funded service users. Continue reading

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Remember, Remember Our 5th Of November

Not so much a night for “Gunpowder, Treason and Plot” but a great night for Camcorders and Fireworks in Eyeshot. Abbey House’s Guy Fawkes was a roaring success thanks to all our family and friends who came along and a special thanks to Pamela Mayeurs and our residents for letting us join in with the festivities.
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A Winter Warmer with Angel Healthcare

Now that British Summer time has officially ended and the UK has begun making its way towards those darker nights and, much more excitingly, those memorable lamp light evening’s spent indoors, care homes in East Sussex will no doubt all be asking the same question this winter…Read on to find out more. Continue reading

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Festive Fireworks and a Happy Halloween

It’s that time of year again. The sun is setting earlier, the weather’s got that bit chillier, but that wont stop or hamper the festive cheer we’ve got down at each of the Angel Healthcare homes…Read on to find out more. Continue reading

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CQC ‘Hotel Rating System’ To Replace Old Star Ratings

Recommended by the Registered Nursing Home Association CEO, Frank Ursel; prompted by healthcare spokesmen up and down the country; and under the general scrutiny of the care sector as a whole – But have we really seen the end of the Quality Star Rating system? Read on to find out more… Continue reading

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NHS White Paper – What It Is, and What It Means To You

Its title, Equality and excellence: Liberating the NHS, leaves little for the general consuming public to question – but how has July’s White Paper affected residential care for its users? Find out more… Continue reading

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Wii keeps Angel Healthcare residents active

Residents of Angel Healthcare care homes have been keeping physically and mentally active thanks to a new games console. Read on to find out more… Continue reading

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