Care Behind Closed Doors

The news this week has been focusing on the Care Quality Commission’s plan for increased checks within the home care industry. Following negative reports in the media for the past few months, the watch dog is set to report on 250 companies who provide care for the elderly and help for those in their own […]

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1 in 4 Nursing Home Residents Carry MRSA!

The results of a UK study were highlighted on the web ‘Science Daily’ (June 6, 2009)— MRSA is a major problem in nursing homes with one in four residents carrying the bacteria, a study by Queen’s University Belfast and Antrim Area Hospital has found. Its authors say that the findings, which have been published in […]

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Massive increase in need for care for elderly predicted

Information is coming from many reliable sources  regarding the rise in demand for provision of care for the elderly.  With life expectancy ever increasing and other attributes, including the current recession, Building Construction Partnership,  have a firm plan in place to ensure maximum support for the health care provider regarding future design, development and build of residential and […]

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Estimated rise in people aged over 60 by 40%!

In support of the article entitled “Massive increase in need for care for elderly predicted” a recent press release on the BBC News website published the following statements…. “According to recent estimates, the number of people over 60 could rise by 40% in the next 30 years, although there is much dispute about the figures. In […]

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Access to New Care Quality Commission website

Changes to the website The Healthcare Commission, Commission for Social Care Inspection and the Mental Health Act Commission ceased to exist on 31 March 2009. The Care Quality Commission is the new health and social care regulator for England. The  new web address is www.cqc.org.uk “Please see interesting articles related to the changes and how they […]

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Priorities for the New Care Quality Commission

“Operating as of April 1st, the  Care Quality Commission (CQC) took over the role of the former Commission for Social Care Inspection”, stated Brian Bullock, Managing Director of Building Construction Partnership. “We believe it is important to keep our clients informed of how this effects them and offer 2 relevant articles for your consideration”. By […]

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Landmark Strategy to Transform Dementia Care

Government announces landmark strategy to transform dementia care An article was published on Tuesday 3rd February 2009 in General News related to the publication of the first ever National Dementia Strategy for England today. The Alzheimer’s Society has published an article on their web site welcoming the objectives for improvement.  The Secretary of State for […]

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