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  • Dementia: Appearance Matters

    Dementia: Appearance Matters

    There seems to be plenty of practical advice out there on dressing someone with dementia. Providing clothes that are easy to get on and off for toileting, velcro slippers, laying clothes out in the right order for dressing. Most of this advice is ...

  • Electric Safety in the Workplace

    Electric Safety in the Workplace

    Every day, in every business, there is one bill the employer will pay and that is the electricity bill. Electricity is used constantly, whether it is boiling a kettle, using a computer or equipment. It is intrinsic to our lives and is vital for our ...

    Sally Beck

  • Not Had Your Inspection Yet? Be Prepared!

    Not Had Your Inspection Yet? Be Prepared!

    The CQC Notification We had our CQC inspection this week and if it hadn’t have been for the fact that we were notified of the visit the day before we were to move to a new clinical computer system (SystmOne) we might not have felt quite so ...

    Alison Lowerson

  • Preparing to be inspired

    Preparing to be inspired

    In this Learning Disability Week in Scotland, it is good to welcome the ‘My Life, My Choice ‘ organisation as a partner with QCS in improving quality of care services. The week in Scotland was co-ordinated by the Scottish Commission for ...

  • The cost of failure

    The cost of failure

    You may not have heard of the hundred families’ organisation. They are involved in campaigning, training and offering support to families bereaved where the victim has been killed by someone in the care of mental health services. They have ...

    David Beckingham

  • What makes a good dentist for somebody with a learning disability?

    What makes a good dentist for somebody with a learning disability?

    When I moved house I registered with a new dentist. I asked if they treated people with learning disabilities. The receptionist told me that they did so I made an appointment. Before the dentist started looking at my teeth, I asked her if she knew ...

    Paul Scarrott

  • Monitoring an employee’s emails and the right to privacy

    Monitoring an employee’s emails and the right to privacy

    In January this year (see “Monitoring employees’ use of the internet – the reality” from 31st January 2016 for the details) we reported on the European Court of Human Rights decision in Barbulescu v Romania surrounding the ...

    Oliver McCann

  • Consistency in terminal care?

    Consistency in terminal care?

    A research study has been published by the Primary palliative care research group in Scotland, jointly carried out between Lothian NHS, the University of Edinburgh, and the Marie Curie charity. It found the need for more consistency in care and ...

    Tony Clarke