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Meghan Markle’s mother Doria Ragland, 64, takes over as boss of elderly care homes firm

Meghan Markle’s yoga-teaching mother Doria Ragland, 64, takes over as boss of elderly care homes firm Ms Ragland listed as senior figure at Loving Kindness Senior Care Management Company says its role is to provide a ‘holistic’ approach to care for the elderly  The 64-year-old has previously worked as yoga instructor and social worker  By … Read more Meghan Markle’s mother Doria Ragland, 64, takes over as boss of elderly care homes firm

Coronavirus UK: Parents are kept away from seeing their seriously ill babies in intensive care

Parents are kept away from seeing their seriously ill babies in intensive care as hospitals impose ‘horrendous’ social distancing rules One mother, Taylor Moss, said visits to her premature baby have been limited Her daughter, Tyger-Rose, was given less than a five per cent chance of survival Another new mother didn’t hold her baby for … Read more Coronavirus UK: Parents are kept away from seeing their seriously ill babies in intensive care

Councils pay care homes DOUBLE the local weekly fee to take Covid hospital patients

Care home chiefs fear deadly mistakes made at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic risk being repeated as councils offer them extra cash to take Covid-positive hospital patients. More than 15,000 people died of the virus in care homes earlier this year, according to official figures, after it was reported that many elderly residential facilities … Read more Councils pay care homes DOUBLE the local weekly fee to take Covid hospital patients

Care home residents and staff ‘will be first to get a Covid-19 vaccine’

Care home residents and staff will be the first to get a Covid-19 vaccine when one is approved, according to fresh government advice. Everyone over the age of 80 and NHS staff will be second in line, updated guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation states. The body, which consists of 20 top … Read more Care home residents and staff ‘will be first to get a Covid-19 vaccine’

Italy’s president tells PM his country ‘loves freedom, but care about seriousness’ after PM comments

‘We love freedom… but also seriousness’: Italian President hits back at Boris Johnson’s claim UK’s coronavirus rate is worse than Italy because Britons are ‘freedom-loving’ Sergio Mattarella was replying to comments made by Boris Johnson on Tuesday PM said infections were higher in UK than Italy because it was ‘freedom-loving’ He claimed that made it … Read more Italy’s president tells PM his country ‘loves freedom, but care about seriousness’ after PM comments

Covid-19 restrictions could mean elderly in care homes have no visitors for a YEAR, Age UK warns

FEBRUARY – SAGE scientists warned Government ‘very early on’ about the risk to care homes Britain’s chief scientific adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance, revealed in April that he and other senior scientists warned politicians ‘very early on’ about the risk COVID-19 posed to care homes.    He said: ‘So very early on we looked at a number … Read more Covid-19 restrictions could mean elderly in care homes have no visitors for a YEAR, Age UK warns

Katharine McPhee looks sleek in a little black bodycon dress while taking care of errands in LA

Katharine McPhee looks sleek in a little black bodycon dress while taking care of errands in LA By Brian Marks For Dailymail.com Published: 03:42 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 04:10 BST, 22 September 2020 Katharine McPhee added a touch of glamour to her usually stylish looks on Monday as she stepped out in Los … Read more Katharine McPhee looks sleek in a little black bodycon dress while taking care of errands in LA

Manchester authority tells care homes to accept Covid patients being discharged from hospital

A Manchester authority has reportedly told care homes to accept Covid-19 patients being discharged from hospitals to free up beds when a second wave hits. Trafford council in Greater Manchester, a coronavirus hotspot in England, says care homes will need to be prepared to take elderly people, regardless of if they are infected, because ‘hospitals … Read more Manchester authority tells care homes to accept Covid patients being discharged from hospital

Coronavirus screening results take up to 15 days to come back for care homes

New care homes testing disgrace: Coronavirus screening results take up to 15 days to come back… and swabs are even thrown away because couriers fail to collect them Care homes are waiting up to 15 days for Covid test results, the Daily Mail reveal Results should be processed within 24 hours but the system is … Read more Coronavirus screening results take up to 15 days to come back for care homes

Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid restrictions in care homes

Disabled youngsters are being ‘locked up’ and barred from seeing their parents amid growing chaos over coronavirus restrictions in UK care homes. Scores of anguished families have contacted The Mail on Sunday with harrowing stories of their children, many of whom have complex needs, self-harming.  This is a reaction, say experts, to the loneliness, fear … Read more Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid restrictions in care homes