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A twelve-week public consultation on a draft Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) Code of Practice (CoP) is imminent. The response to this will be the next step towards finalising detail on how the health and social care sectors will implement a new LPS scheme, which is set to replace the existing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) from April next year. Christine Grey looks at the next steps and the implications for care services.
You have almost certainly been “nudged” at some point in your life to do something, but you probably didn’t even realise it. Brian Bunning considers how nudge techniques can positively change employees’ engagement with health and safety.
What is coronavirus and what can care providers do to keep their service users and staff safe? This article provides a round-up of essential information for care settings, including PPE, testing, high-risk individuals, visiting and social distancing.