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Medical Device Alert - All ZeniPower mercury-free hearing aid batteries – low risk of batteries exploding during use or if depleted.

Date: 03/2016 Category: Good Practice

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has published a medical device alert for all ZeniPower mercury-free hearing aid batteries – low risk of batteries exploding during use or if depleted.
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Medical Device Alert - Ambulatory syringe pumps (T34 and T60) and syringe extension sets used with the T34 pump, manufactured by Caesarea Medical Electronics (CME).

Date: 03/2016 Category: Good Practice

Guidance published by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency for healthcare staff on the usage of Medical Device Alert - Ambulatory syringe pumps (T34 and T60) and syringe extension sets used with the T34 pump, manufactured by Caesarea Medical Electronics (CME). CME has recommended the need for protection of these pumps when exposed to direct sunlight. In addition, due to connector leakages, the manufacturer is recalling extension sets (specific product codes and batches) used with the T34 pumps.
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Communication choice - your hearing, your life

Date: 01/2016 Category: Good Practice

A BT with Hearing Link guide which aims to support people through their hearing loss journey from diagnosis to where to get support in order to adjust to the challenges of living with hearing loss. The booklet provides information and support for people with hearing loss, their families and friends and also highlights its free helpdesk service, and website.
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Learning in Care: Activities for professionals who work with children in residential care to help support the development of skills in literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing.

Date: 12/2015 Category: Good Practice, Care Inspectorate Publications

A reference tool by the Care Inspectorate and Education Scotland to support care staff working collaboratively with education staff to support children and young people with their learning in the care setting.
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Care of dying adults in the last days of life

Date: 12/2015 Category: Good Practice

NICE guidelines which aim to improve care for people at the end of their life. The guidelines “aim to put the dying person at the heart of decisions about their care, so that they can be supported in their final days in accordance with their wishes.” The guidelines include advice on how to manage common symptoms without causing “unacceptable side effects and maintain hydration in the last days of life.”
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Promoting continence for people living with dementia and long term conditions

Date: 12/2015 Category: Good Practice

Care Inspectorate resource highlighting the fundamental and essential care and support required to give people the opportunity to remain continent and maximise their quality of life. Its production involved people living with dementia and their families and carers as well as staff from across the health and social care sector.
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Decisions about technology: Principles and guidance on good practice when considering the use of telecare and assistive technology for people with dementia, learning disability and related disorders

Date: 10/2015 Category: Good Practice

Mental Welfare Guidance on good practice when considering the use of telecare and assistive technology for people with dementia, learning disabilities and related disorders.
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Example of inspection report contents, which take account of the Winterbourne View recommendations and the Keys to Life national strategy

Date: 10/2015 Category: Care Inspectorate Publications, Good Practice

Care Inspectorate example inspection reports taking account of the Winterbourne View recommendations and the Scottish Government's Keys to Life national strategy. Applicable to adult care home services for people with learning disabilities.
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