Whiskey terminates bugs!

Do you love the chink of ice in your favourite tipple? Why not its refreshing, glamorous… and can give you food poisoning. OK it hardly ever happens but it’s a fact that neither ice nor alcohol, even strong stuff like vodka, doesn’t necessarily kill off all infection causing bacteria. Not continue reading

Stark regional variation in Care Home Quality revealed

A report from the charity Independent Age has highlighted wide variations in services across the country. Independent Age director of policy Simon Bottery said ‘councils must demonstrate that they understand the reasons for care home failures and are working to resolve them’. The report revealed something of a North South divide, Stockport continue reading