Home Help News from across the Internet – May

Drugs not managed safely by Bridgnorth home care agency – report

shropshirestar.com

Medicines were not managed safely by a Bridgnorth-based care agency that looks after vulnerable residents in their own homes, inspectors found. shares. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. Sign Up. Despite attracting a “good” rating for its caring staff, the agency, JK Caring for You, got an overall …

‘Inadequate’ Stafford home care service put in special measures

expressandstar.com

Cannock-based Rapid Response Home Care supports people living in their own homes in Stafford and the surrounding areas, as well as Telford and the Staffordshire Moorlands. Visiting inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found the service was not safe, effective, caring, responsive or …

BRIEF-Addus Homecare Reports Q1 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $0.42

Reuters

May 7 (Reuters) – Addus Homecare Corp: * ADDUS HOMECARE ANNOUNCES FIRST-QUARTER 2018 FINANCIAL RESULTS …

 

Yahoo News UK

Addus HomeCare shares have increased 49 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $52, a climb …

Asia-Pacific Homecare Ventilator market Research Report Released with growth, latest trends …

OrbitNewsCap (press release)

Questale recently released a report on Asia-Pacific Homecare Ventilator Market, which gives useful insights on the product and its niche market. The report is named “Asia-Pacific Homecare Ventilator Market“. Questale is one of the top Market Research Firms globally and its reports have a proven record …

Home Helpers Partners with ClearCare to Provide Its Franchises Access to the Industry’s Leading …

PharmiWeb.com (press release)

Founded in 1997, Cincinnati-based Home Helpers is one of the nation’s leading senior-care franchises, specializing in comprehensive home care services for seniors, expectant and new mothers, those recovering from illness or injury and individuals facing lifelong challenges. Home Helpers currently …

New Report Provides 2011-2018 Overview of Global Homecare Respiratory Humidifying …

OrbitNewsCap (press release)

Questale recently released a report on Global Homecare Respiratory Humidifying Equipment Sales Market, which gives useful insights on the product and its niche market. The report is named “Global Homecare Respiratory Humidifying Equipment Sales Market“. Questale is one of the top Market …

Sir Nick Clegg-backed London startup raises $17mn

London Loves Business

Within two years of its launch, homecare startup Cera has closed Series A funding round with record $17m. Key investors include Guinness Asset Management, Yabeo and Kairos. Cera is a London-based homecare provider that uses state-of-the-art technology to improve quality and efficiency, matching …

Cera Closes $17M Series A Funding Round – FinSMEs (blog)

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Josephine hailed as hospice hero

Dublin People

Thousands of patients and their loved ones use hospice and homecare services every year and every euro raised by the Sunflower Days is spent …

Isle of Wight Care services: Bottom of the table across England

On The Wight

The Isle of Wight was ranked worst for care home services, 38th for nursing homes, 42nd for home care agencies, but fourth for supported living. The last time the Isle of Wight was at the bottom of the table was in December 2015. Care services then climbed to fifth worst in the country, before slipping …

Intermountain and Lifesprk Partner to Launch New Life Care Model for Seniors

PharmiWeb.com (press release)

The partnership between Intermountain and Lifesprk, known as Homespire, will include private-pay home care options like non-medical services that …

The Ensign Group Acquires Texas Post-Acute Care Campus

PharmiWeb.com (press release)

This acquisition brings Ensign’s growing portfolio to 183 skilled nursing operations, 22 of which also include assisted living operations, 51 assisted and independent living operations, 22 hospice agencies, 20 home health agencies and four home care businesses across fifteen states. Ensign owns the …

Court ruling could “devastate” the care sector

Punchline Gloucester

“Only this month one of the UK’s biggest providers of home care for old and vulnerable patients, Allied Healthcare, said it was approaching creditors for a rescue plan,” said one care provider from the county, who did not want to be named. “According to the Daily Telegraph it blamed, in part, an £11m bill …

Shrewsbury care agency told to make improvements

shropshirestar.com

Affinity Homecare Shrewsbury, which is based at Oxon Business Park, Bicton Heath, was inspected by Care Quality Commission inspectors in March …

Many states don’t restrict pot possession by childcare workers

Reuters

For example, she said, while both medical and recreational marijuana are legal in the state of Washington, the state bans home care providers from …

Digital Innovators: three life changing companies leading the way in the technology sector

City A.M.

London-based startup Cera is helping to make homecare more affordable, with 24-hour, on-demand access to high quality carers, helping families …

PRESS DIGEST- British Business – May 2

Reuters

A startup dubbed the ‘Uber for carers’ has raised $17 million to help fund its plan to transform the struggling home care industry by buying up failing providers and moving their patients and carers onto its digital platform. bit.ly/2Kt5S1l. Sky News. The Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 162 branches …

Artificial intelligence is helping to transform the way elderly people are cared for

Yahoo Finance UK

In the U.K., one business, Cera, is using technology to offer care services for older people who require assistance with day-to-day living and would benefit from professional home care. “We use digital to streamline the matching of patients and carers based on a number of characteristics — where they …

Prescott school nurse sees her role impacting students’ success

Pierce County Herald

She worked in labor and delivery at River Falls Area Hospital, hospice and homecare in River Falls, and in public health in Dakota County. She said all of this helped prepare her for a job at the Prescott schools. “I’ve had that mix that prepared me,” Magnan said. As a school nurse Magnan had to work by …