Care staff ordered to work in one home only

Amnesty International raised fears on Wednesday that these errors are being repeated, with leaked documents from councils to care homes asking them how many beds they can provide for Covid-positive patients.  While the documents ask care homes to set out their infection control measures, the charity wared that any pressure on homes to accept patients […]

‘Why I sprung my dad from his care home’

“This is the most fun I’ve had in a long time.” These were my dear dad’s words on his first night back in his own house after spending the year in a private care home. He looked so comfortable in familiar surroundings, in his favourite high-backed armchair. At the...

We stayed home to protect the NHS last time

“Stay Home. Protect the NHS. Save Lives.” The slogan was emblazoned on the Prime Minister’s lectern for the first time, three days before the country entered total lockdown.  In Government circles, the mantra was seen as one of the most successful in modern...