The government’s new rules have created a three tier system with increasing restrictions depending on the designated alert level. The “medium” alert level – which will cover most of the country – will consist of the current national measures, which came into force on 25 September. The “high” alert level will reflect many current local interventions, […]
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What are the latest changes in England? Boris Johnson said the new measures would probably stay in place for the next six months. People should work from home wherever possible Face masks compulsory for bar staff and non-seated customers, shop workers and waiters Limit on guests at weddings reduced from 30 to 15 Plans to […]
From all at White Cross Care a big thank you for the all cards and gifts received from clients and family. Thank you to all our carers for always going above and beyond and providing the best possible care. Heather Campbell, Head of Care.
At White Cross Care our care workers have a wide range of different skills and duties to help and improve people’s standards of living. Our Care Assistants work on the front line helping individuals to overcome the everyday difficulties they face. There are a wide range of duties, washing, dressing, and maintaining their hygiene, as […]
My name is Louise and I am the new Senior Carer/ Team leader for White Cross Care in the Chatham Branch. I have worked in the Health and Social care sector for 12 years, I started my career as a Care Assistant in a Nursing Home and soon realised this was the sector I wanted […]
It will be another hot weekend with temperatures reaching 30 Celsius, or higher, in central, southern and some northern parts fo England. Southest England will be hotter with temperatures reaching 34 to 37. The highest temperature reached so far this year is 37.8 Celsius, recorded at Heathrow on July 31st. It’s easy to become dehydrated […]
Obesity matters – it affects our health, our life chances and our self-esteem. It makes the work of the NHS and care services more difficult. It is a pressure on the economy. @PHE_UKs Professor John Newton blogs on why obesity must be tackled: Obesity is not inevitable: a personal view
PPE Guidance has been revised in England and published by Public Health England. The revised document provides guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during sustained COVID-19 transmission in the UK, and explains how PPE guidance applies to the homecare (domiciliary care) setting. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-how-to-work-safely-in-domiciliary-care
The Government has announced that COVID-19 testing will be available to all home care workers presenting Coronavirus symptoms. If an individual who is receiving home care services displays symptoms of Coronavirus, then care staff should take safe working measures in order to minimise risk. This will include the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as well […]