Why is the CQC Important.


The CQC (Quality Care Commission) is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. It ensures health and social care services are safe, of a high-quality, effective, compassionate, and meet legal standards. This regulation...

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Elderly Care as Winter Approaches.


Elderly Care this winter is ever more crucial as this winter has been predicted to be a long and bitterly cold one. Age UK state that last year’s winter claimed the lives of thousands of older people. During this time there was an increase in...

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Stroke symptoms in older people.


Symptoms of stroke in older people need to be recognised as quickly as possible. The Stroke Association, in the United Kingdom confirm a stroke happens every forty seconds, and is one of the top five leading causes of death in the country. Being...

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Dementia and Loneliness Wellbeing


Dementia and Loneliness are the conditions affecting the emotional wellbeing of our older people the most. Mental health issues and depression are commonly found amongst older people too. Improving Wellbeing Helping the wellbeing of dementia and...

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Rivergarden Homecare


Homecare Services are often making the headlines, for mostly the wrong reasons. With large funding gaps in community services for older people and a misalignment between government and the health and care sectors. Despite this, here at...

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