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Evaluation article: Unusual types of dementia: Corticobasal degeneration Evaluation article: The cutting red tape review Evaluation article: Music and reminiscence therapy Evaluation article: Managing body fluid spillages Evaluation article: Managing medication Evaluation article: Learning from mistakes and incidents Evaluation article: Independent advocacy Evaluation article: The state of health Evaluation article: Rating reviews - Radical reform leads to new problems Evaluation article: Causes of refusal to eat and drink Evaluation content: The Mental Health Act 1983: Code of Practice Evaluation article: Food allergies - The Food Information Regulations 2014 Evaluation article: Using surveillance - CQC’s information for social care providers Evaluation article: Consent and mental capacity Evaluation article: Dignity in care Evaluation article: Telecare

Evaluation article: Unusual types of dementia: Corticobasal degeneration

Dr Dan Nightingale continues our series on unusual types of dementia and provides a case study of corticobasal degeneration.

Evaluation article: The cutting red tape review

Martin Hodgson looks at a CQC initiative to reduce the administrative burden on providers.

Evaluation article: Music and reminiscence therapy

Dr Dan Nightingale looks at the practical use of music and reminiscence therapy (MaRTiS©), incorporating storytelling, in a care home environment.

Evaluation article: Managing body fluid spillages

Martin Hodgson takes a timely look at how to manage body fluid spillages.

Evaluation article: Managing medication

Tim Dallinger looks at how medication errors lead to unsafe service provision.

Evaluation article: Learning from mistakes and incidents

One of the reasons why providers fail CQC inspections is that they do not learn from mistakes and incidents. This article looks at how to improve after mistakes.

Evaluation article: Independent advocacy

In the first of a two-part article on advocacy, Belinda Schwehr, Care and Health Law, sheds light on the complex area of entitlement to advocacy.

Evaluation article: The state of health

Martin Hodgson looks at the CQC annual report on the state of health.

Evaluation article: Rating reviews - Radical reform leads to new problems

Neil Grant, from Ridouts LLP, provides an update on CQC's rating review process.

Evaluation article: Causes of refusal to eat and drink

Tim Dallinger looks at the reasons why some people may refuse to eat or drink, and discusses techniques to help manage the situation.

Evaluation content: The Mental Health Act 1983: Code of Practice

Maria Nicholas looks at the Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice and how this affects social care.

Evaluation article: Food allergies - The Food Information Regulations 2014

A guide to the new Food Information Regulations and what providers must do to comply with them.

Evaluation article: Using surveillance - CQC’s information for social care providers

Joanna Dirmikis discusses CQC’s recent publication on surveillance and explores some of the problems raised by it.

Evaluation article: Consent and mental capacity

How can you assess whether a service user has the mental capacity to make their own decisions? Martin Hodgson sheds some light on this complex area.

Evaluation article: Dignity in care

With plans by the Care Quality Commission to introduce fundamental standards of care, this article takes a timely look at dignity in care.

Evaluation article: Telecare

Martin Hodgson looks at the advantages of telecare systems.

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