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Lord Mayor Awards Nightingales Golden Care for Outstanding Service

05/07/2021

It’s been a challenging year for all of those involved in the delivery of Health and Social Care. The coronavirus pandemic has required huge changes to the existing way of working.  Here at Nightingales Golden Care we have been celebrating the receipt of certificates of recognition, presented from the Lord Mayor on behalf of the … Read more

Birdie.Care App

30/05/2021

We’ve been using the Birdie.Care App to give our clients real time information about the support we provide. It’s a digitalised version of the traditional paper notes that can be accessed via a mobile app and home care software. The COVID-19 pandemic has required everybody to change the ways in which they are working, here … Read more

Going Digital – Nightingales Golden Care, has partnered with Birdie Care.

26/02/2021

Here at Nightingales Golden Care we are making the transition over to the world of digital clients care planning. We’ve given this lots of consideration and have chosen the ‘Birdie’ App and care management software after hearing great feedback from other agencies who have found it easy to use. Although we expect it will take … Read more

Should I get the new coronavirus vaccine?

29/01/2021

Nightingales Golden Care Manager Ben Chudley explains why he hopes as many staff and clients as possible will take up the offer of the free coronavirus vaccine, as soon as it become available to them. As we write this, Ben is currently sat in his home office with his 5day old baby on his lap. … Read more

Clinical decision making in home care – Restore 2.

26/01/2021

Lead Nurse Sally Ridley explains how staff at Nightingales are using the clinical tool ‘Restore 2’ to identify service users in need of medical assessment. The COVID-19 Pandemic has changed the way that service users can access their health care providers. Many vulnerable clients are shielding or reducing their visits and social interactions. Health professionals … Read more

Weekly Testing Blog

21/01/2021

NHS Test and Trace has made weekly COVID-19 testing available for all homecare workers in England and its now been It’s been a few months since staff at Nightingales Golden Care began their routine asymptomatic testing. Testing on a Thursday morning each week, staff members return their self administered swabs via Royal Mail priority postboxes … Read more

Planning for a ‘Covid-safe’ Christmas

18/12/2020

2020 has been a difficult year and after months and months of National Coronavirus restrictions, it comes as no surprise that many people were pleased to hear that there will be some relaxation of rules over the festive period. While there has been much discussion throughout the pandemic about whether we would be able to … Read more

‘Sticking to the facts’ – how to deal with the Coronavirus ‘Infodemic.’

09/12/2020

It can be hard to remember back to a time, not so long ago, when many of us had never even heard of the term Coronavirus. Since the beginning of the year there has been an explosion of news articles, books, graphs, and videos being published on the internet about Covid 19. Coronavirus is a … Read more

The Great Granny Robbery

10/11/2020

After the controversial news story circulated this week, that a retired nurse had been arrested for trying to remove her 97year old mother, from her care home* Registered Manager Ben Chudley reflects upon why he thinks its more important than ever to give proper consideration to who we would want to make decisions about how … Read more

Protecting your family and the people we care for from flu this winter

08/10/2020

Every year we encourage the staff at Nightingales Golden Care to participate in the annual Flu Vaccination Programme. This has been anything but a typical year. With COVID-19 and flu circulating at the same time, it’s now more important than ever that we act to protect ourselves from getting the flu. As Health and Social … Read more

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