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care home

Any residential home in the UK in which health care is given. The Care Standards Act 2000 classifies all residential homes as “care homes” and distinguishes those offering nursing care as “care homes with nursing”.
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The council is planning to close four of its elderly care homes under its proposals with the remaining seven set to stay open.
Debra Whitehead, manager of Meadow Court care home, Slaithwaite, said: "We know that choosing a care home can be a stressful time for people and their families.
It was shut down in December 2016 and put up for sale a month later, with a planning application lodged to demolish and replace it with a purpose-built care home and car park.
rae Paterson, care home manager, said: "We've already had a lot of interest in our plans for Auchmacoy Lodge.
7 Events are a huge part of the care home calendar; some also mark world festivals including Chinese New Year by introducing a special themed menu at meal times.
The care home will have 73 beds and look after people with dementia.
In February of this year, he protested outside the care home after claiming its management had banned him from seeing his beloved wife, something that he enjoyed doing everyday.
Simply UK also stressed that there are currently seven care homes within the city of Stirling with a capacity of 283 individual beds.
Mariners Park is funded to provide 603 care hours per week by the local authority, but, at the time of the inspection, had been providing 886 - an excess of 283 hours per a week Mr Howarth explained excess hours were subsidised by the care home's charity, the Nautilus Welfare Fund, who last year spent PS360,000 funding the gap between the local authority contribution and the actual cost of care.
Involving more than 150 care homes, 1,500 residents and 300 care staff across Wales, the project is said to be the largest of its kind in Europe, and has brought fundamental changes to the way residents are viewed.
The provision of a local integrated care home support service is a key element of the ccgs plan to deliver care at /closer to home to the improve quality of care and reduce the need for hospital attendances and admissions.