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Care home is branded ‘inadequate’

STAFF at a residential care home in Herne Bay did not know what abuse was or who they should report concerns to, inspectors found. The Laleham Residential Home on Central Parade has been rated “inadequate” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after an unannounced inspection on January 6 and 9 this year. In its report, CQC found people living at …

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Laleham Residential Home in Herne Bay rated ‘inadequate’ by CQC

STAFF at a residential care home in Herne Bay did not know what abuse was or who they should report concerns to, inspectors found.The Laleham Residential Home on Central Parade has been rated “inadequate” by the Care Quality Commission after an unannounced inspection was carried out on January 6 and 9 this year. In its latest report, CQC stated that …

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Seafront provider found wanting

A seafront care home has been ordered to improve after being rated as inadequate by health inspectors. The Laleham care home in Central Parade Herne Bay looks after 60 residents and was visited in January by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Inspectors rated the home as inadequate for safety, effectiveness of care, care quality and management. They also said the …

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The top 7 priorities facing our next MP from 2015

THE campaigning for the General Election only started this week, but some people in Canterbury are already looking ahead. TIM BATES looks at the biggest issues that will face Canterbury and Whitstable’s new MP… 1. Housing While Canterbury’s Local Plan has been put together by the city council, rather than an MP, its unpopular plan to build thousands of new …

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Nurses are up in arms over ‘disgraceful’ salary

HOSPITAL CHIEF IN FIRING LINE The Royal College of Nursing has reacted with fury and disbelief to the eye-watering £294,000 salary being handed to new hospitals chief exec Chris Bown. It says the figure – which Mr Bown will earn for a four-day week — is unjust when nurses are receiving a pay rise ofjust 1% while also working extra …

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in brief

Care home still under fire A healthcare watchdog has once again slammed a Beltinge care home for failing to make improvements. In November, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited Elliott House in Reculver Road and said the home failed to meet standards across the board. Following a reinspection in January, the CQC report published at the end of May said …

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Ed’s fascinated by boilers

Off the Record Behind the scenes at County Hall with political editor Paul Francis, Regional Press Awards UK’s weekly newspaper journalist of the year • It is one of the challenges for politicians on the campaign trail. No, not being egged or punched in the face, but taking an interest in a myriad subjects they have no real knowledge about. …

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Watchdog’s criticism of private ambulances

THE firm responsible for taking patients to Kent hospitals has been slammed for a series of failings. During a surprise visit in November, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found that NSL Kent employed people without making necessary legal Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) — formerly CRB — checks. Some patients were also left waiting hours for transport which, in some …

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