Monthly Archives: July 2011

NHP to sell tranche of learning disability care homes

NHP to sell tranche of learning disability care homes
 
Sun, 31 Jul 2011
NHP, the care home landlord, is to put 33 learning disability units on the market following its decision to take over 297 Southern Cross homes on 1st October.Southern Cross was the UK’s largest care home operator, with over 30,000 residents and 752 homes. Landlords rejected demands from Southern Cross to drop rents and took control of the homes themselves.

One stop shop for home care and provides everything that the self funder

Local man launches website to help the elderly and disabled of Essex

  Published: 31st July 2011 17:18

Local man launches website to help the elderly and disabled of Essex

 

John and Don Ford

 

A new company has launched to help the elderly and disabled of Essex to remain living independently in their own homes. Chelmsford man John Ford was inspired to start my home care Services following the difficulty he experienced in setting up a home care package for his 90 year old Father.

 

“After my Mum died, I wanted to make sure Dad would cope in his Loughton home with friends and family nearby. Dad certainly didn’t want to move from the house that he’d lived in for 50 years”.

NHS chiefs ‘abuse system by delaying treatment’

29 July 2011 Last updated at 10:46

Patients lives are being used to save money

 Insisting patients wait a certain length of time before treatment has been used as a way to save money

NHS managers are abusing the system by making patients wait longer for treatment, the health secretary says.

Andrew Lansley was speaking out after a competition watchdog criticised the way non-emergency operations, such as knee and hip replacements, were being run.

The Co-operation and Competition Panel said some primary care trusts had introduced minimum waiting times to save money and level-down performance.

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