COVID19 Announcements

New rules on self-isolation a relief for residents and their families

New rules on self-isolation a relief for residents and their families

New residents arriving in care homes from their own home will no longer face a 14-day self-isolation period provided they have had both jabs. Kingsley Healthcare operations director Debbie McGovern…

 

A time to be positive and proudly play our part in the rebuilding process

A time to be positive and proudly play our part in the rebuilding process

When the World Health Organisation declared Covid-19 a pandemic one year ago, the shocking images from hospitals in Italy gave us all a sense of foreboding but the true impact…

 

Family visits to care homes update

Family visits to care homes update

Kingsley Healthcare operations director Debbie McGovern said: “We know how important visits are for the wellbeing of residents and that is why we have done everything possible to keep visits…

 

Care home leader hails ‘brilliant’ vaccination effort

Care home leader hails ‘brilliant’ vaccination effort

Kingsley Healthcare CEO Daya Thayan has hailed the “brilliant vaccination effort” after the government announced it had offered vaccinations to all care homes for older people in England. Speaking exclusively…

 

Should I be worried about how quickly the vaccines were developed and avoid immunisation?

Should I be worried about how quickly the vaccines were developed and avoid immunisation?

Dr Peter Petrie, who is supporting Kingsley Healthcare staff and their families concerning health issues caused by Covid through a private GP service, answers your most frequently asked questions about…

 

‘Game changer’ tests will make care home visits safer

‘Game changer’ tests will make care home visits safer

Testing visitors to care homes for coronavirus will be a game changer when it comes to ensuring the safety of elderly residents and their families.  At present one or at…

 

We have asked Dr. Peter Petrie, Kingsley Healthcare’s private GP, to answer your most frequently asked questions about coronavirus.

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Thorp House nursing home in national finals for three care awards

Thorp House nursing home, in Griston, near Watton, is celebrating a hat-trick of nominations in two separate national care awards. Senior support worker Gemma Boldy, who has worked at the Kingsley Healthcare run home for 10 years, is one of five finalists competing for the tile of Carer 2021 at the Caring Times National Care Awards to be staged at the Hilton London Metropole on November 19.

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