Disability care

Supporters Say Work to Improve State’s Foster Care System Has Just Begun | Legislative session

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How to Carefully Report a Disability

Whenever I write an article that affects a group of people with certain conditions or disabilities, I always reach out to several people living with the condition and include their voices in the story. This ensures that there is room for differences of opinion or experience – disability must be …

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Family-Inspired Respite Care

By Alesha Capone Marina Ivelja understands the difficulties that families in the western suburbs can face when seeking respite care for their loved ones. Ms Ivelja is 16 years older than her older brother, who suffers from autism, intellectual disability, complex partial seizures and severe self-harming behavior. Growing up, she …

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MAID and palliative care in Canada

I first met Gerry at his home. Gerry suffered from an incurable progressive lung disease. For a year, he had been increasingly short of breath and desperately hoping for a lung transplant. When he was told he was ineligible, his illness was already at an advanced stage. Without hope of …

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Plymouth care home has special measures in place

“Staff used disrespectful and outdated language when talking about the people who lived there,” said Debbie Ivanova, CQC’s deputy chief inspector for people with learning disabilities and people with autism. “We also found evidence of a closed culture, which is when institutionalized practices are used that increase people’s dependency on …

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PC to review aged care employee models

The federal government asked the Productivity Commission to examine the effects that policies and procedures favoring the direct employment of workers would have on the sector, particularly on the quality of care and the viability of providers. The PC plans to publish a concept paper in March to guide submissions …

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Borders social services staff praised for Covid efforts

The board praised social work and border care staff for their “commitment and dedication” during the pandemic. At a Scottish Borders Council (SBC) meeting today (22 February), members heard that SBC staff, Borders College social care students and staff from organizations working under the Scottish Borders Community Planning Partnership had …

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Gardaí investigate alleged rape at health center

Gardaí is investigating an allegation that a young woman with an intellectual disability was raped by a member of staff at a residential facility during the lockdown. The criminal investigation has been ongoing since last year after the young woman was removed from the facility by her family who were …

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Documenting disability in the EHR can improve quality of care

A recent article in Health Affairs called the electronic health record an “undervalued aid” to improving care and pushed for the standardization of disability documentation structures. “In medical school, we spend a lot of time learning how to take a patient’s medical history. We practice asking specifically worded questions in …

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10 Wiltshire care homes rated exceptional by the CQC

10 care homes in Wiltshire and Swindon have been rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC. According to the latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection reports, of more than 100 nursing homes in the county, 10 stood out as exceptional. CQCs are responsible for monitoring, inspecting and regulating health and social care …

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$138,608 to Improve Accessibility at Uralla’s McMaugh Gardens Aged Care | The daily leader of the North

community, An accessibility upgrade to Uralla’s McMaugh Gardens aged care facility will improve the safety of residents and staff, Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall today announcing a $138,608 grant from the State Government Stronger Countries Communities Fund for Uralla Shire Council. Last year, the state government provided the council with …

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5 Best Disabled Care Homes in Nashville, TN

Below is a list of the major disability care homes in Nashville. To help you find the best disabled care homes near you in Nashville, we’ve put together our own list based on this list of rating points. The best nursing homes for the disabled in Nashville: The top rated …

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Wanted: young Australians in need of care

In an effort to encourage young Australians to embark on careers in aged care and other health and social care roles, the Human Services Skills Organization has launched an online learning platform designed to increase training and employment rates in the care sector. More than 250,000 workers will need to …

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Carlisle Police launch Handle With Care Registry

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) — The Carlisle Police Department just launched its Handle with Care registry so that in the event of an emergency, they have all the information they need to respond. In an emergency the police don’t always have a full picture of what they are responding to and …

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Staff shortage leaves disabled Missourians without care

More than 500 Missourians with disabilities are waiting for services due to a shortage of caregivers. Without adequate staff, many in-home and group home service providers stopped taking clients from the state’s waiting list. The list has doubled since July and continues to grow. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a …

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Local Veterans Face Health Care Challenges

As Jim Curtis roams the ground of Tahoma National Cemetery, visiting the grave of an old Marine Corps friend, a helicopter hovers overhead. Curtis, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), said the noise is similar to the sounds of helicopters that frequently fly over his North Bend home – …

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The Biologics Wound Care Products Market is Estimated to Surpass US$2.3 Billion with a CACR of 6.9% Over the Forecast Period by 2028 | Smith & Nephew Plc., Organogenesis, Inc.

Biologics for wound care are advanced bio-engineered products used for non-recoverable lower limit wounds. The demand for biologic wound care products is expected to completely increase as early diabetic ulcer intercession can prevent serious complexities such as illness, hospitalization and removal. The market for biologic wound care products is expected …

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North Carolina Demonstrates and Lends a Toothbrush Pillow to Residents with Independent Living Disabilities

AMERICAN BUSINESSMAN AND INVENTOR ANTHEM PLEASANT SUPPLIES TOOTHBRUSH CUSHION TO NORTH CAROLINA STATE ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM RALEIGH, North Carolina, USA, January 24, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — In North Carolina, Tar Heel State, acquiring the right equipment, technology, and tools to increase, maintain, or improve the functional abilities of people with disabilities …

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Join the Care Army – Central Queensland today

MP Brittany Lauga at the North Rockhampton Nursing Centre. Brittany joined the Care Army on April 1, 2020. NOTICE with MP for Keppel Brittany Lauga Now, more than ever, our community in central Queensland relies on the military. In this case, it’s the Care Army where volunteers are once again …

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Group calls for new model of care for migraine

Current recommendations for migraine care do not reflect recent advances in the scientific understanding of migraine disease. The National Headache Foundation (NHF) has released new migraine care recommendations that challenge health insurance payers for unequal treatment of migraine patients. “Current models of care have not kept pace with the many …

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Mental Health Care Monitoring – The Lancet Psychiatry

Societies can be judged on how well they care for those most at risk, especially those who are least able to express themselves, such as people with mental disorders. Vulnerable groups have been particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The death rate from COVID-19 among adults with learning disabilities in …

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Deaths from social care crisis ‘only a matter of time’, after research shows ‘national emergency’ – Disability News Service

Disability activists have warned that it is only a matter of time before the government’s failure to tackle the ‘unprecedented’ social care crisis will lead to the death of service users. They spoke after news figures from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) showed widespread care rationing …

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Champion House of Care makes the difference

The organization gives young adults encouragement and the opportunity to help themselves by serving others. CHARLOTTE, NC — In a business park off of Reagan Drive in the Hidden Valley corridor is a nondescript building. Behind these walls is the Champion House of Care. Champion House of Care supports adolescents …

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$130.5M Bridgeland Care Center Expands in Calgary

A lone tower crane hovers above the muddy construction site along Center Avenue NE in Calgary’s Bridgeland community. Below, a massive concrete superstructure begins to take shape. The mechanical and electrical trades are finishing the rough work and the teams have already started the interior and exterior structural work. A …

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Premera Blue Cross and Kinwell Medical Group Partner to Expand Access to Primary Care in Washington State

Kinwell Medical Group’s new clinics exclusively serve Premera members; part of the health plan’s long-term strategy to address the primary care crisis Mountlake Terrace, Wash., Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Premera Blue Cross and Kinwell Medical Group today announced a collaboration to improve access to primary care in Washington. …

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Support patients with advance care planning

Dr. Simon Hodes and Doctor Ben Eliad discuss issues related to end-of-life care, including do-not-resuscitate decisions During the pandemic, instructions were sent to healthcare organizations to ensure advance care planning was in place for patients at risk, including do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) forms for those who wanted it. …

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Disability group fear Norfolk social care upheaval

Published: 12:33 14 January 2022 Disabled people and their parents fear a partnership that will see a consultancy firm paid £6.3million to change the way adult social care is delivered will result in cuts to services. Norfolk County Council has agreed to bring in Newton Europe as a strategic partner …

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MP makes poignant plea for better dementia care

Liz Saville Roberts speaking in the House of Commons. Credit: Jessica Taylor / British Parliament Print and digital download photos available DWYFOR Meirionnydd MP Liz Saville Roberts made a poignant call to end the “isolation and separation” of people with dementia in nursing homes and hospitals. During the Prime Minister’s …

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The Impact of Specialized Low Back Pain Treatment on Health Care Costs and Productivity in a National Cohort

This article was originally published here EClinicalMedicine. December 24, 2021; 43: 101247. doi: 10.1016 / j.eclinm.2021.101247. eCollection 2022 Jan. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Low back pain (LBP) is the most common diagnosis responsible for sick leave, long-term disability benefits, and early retirement. Studies have suggested that the relatively low proportion of patients …

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Where Family Care for Aging is behind

First published on January 10, 2022 Updated 6 hours ago 360info 360Info is an open access global news agency comprised of journalists working with academics to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and deliver practical solutions Show more Health Sciences In the latest installment of 360info’s three-part series on aging populations, …

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