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Care Home Briefing 34 POVA – The first 100 Referrals

On 26th July 2004 the Department of Health introduced the Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) list. King’s College London recently released a study of the first 100 referrals to that list, the results of which have raised some interesting findings. The Department of Health Regulations…

Care Home Briefing 29 – Untoward and serious incidents

Untoward incidents in care homes and hospitals range from the relatively common (but nonetheless important to review) falling incidents through to serious incidents that involve a potential prosecution or the death of a resident. Healthcare providers’ risk management and clinical governance procedures will…