The following list represents a number of organisations that provide information, guidance or advice to Care Home Managers or Owners:

Information Regarding:
Regulatory Advice for Care Homes, Guidance for Professionals
Organisation:
Care Quality Commission
Web Site:
www.cqc.org.uk
Information Regarding:
Adverse Incidents of Equipment or Posters on How to use Equipment
Organisation:
Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
Web Site:
www.mhra.gov.uk
Information Regarding:
The Bladder and Bowel Foundation
Organisation:
The Bladder and Bowel Foundation provide a large amount of information and support for all types of bladder and bowel related problems for patients, their families, carers and health professionals. (Formerly known as the Incontact and Continence Foundation). You can write to them or call them: The Bladder and Bowel Foundation SATRA Innovation Park Rockingham Road Kettering Northants NN16 9JH
Telephone:
01536 533255
Email:
info@bladderandbowelfoundation.org
Web Site:
www.bladderandbowelfoundation.org
Information Regarding:
Association of Continence Advice
Organisation:
Multidisciplinary group of health care professionals providing information about all aspects of incontinence.

Assocoation of Continence Advice c/o Fitwise Management Ltd
Drumcross Hall Bathgate West Lothian EH48 4JT

Telephone:
01506 811077
Email:
aca@fitwise.co.uk
Web Site:
www.aca.uk.com
Information Regarding:
Pressure Ulcers, Cause, Management and Treatment
Organisation:
National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (nice)
Web Site:
www.nice.org.uk

Or

Organisation:
NHS Choices
Web Site:
www.nhs.uk
Information Regarding:
Health & Safety issues, Fire Retardant Fabrics, Posters for Skin Checks for Dermatitis or How to Wash Hands
Organisation:
Health & Safety Executive
Web Site:
www.hse.gov.uk
Information Regarding:
Infection Control in Care Homes
Organisation:
Department of Health
Web Site:
www.dh.gov.uk

Or

Organisation:
Health protection Agency
Web Site:
www.hpa.org.uk

Or

Organisation:
National Resource for Infection Control
Web Site:
www.nric.org.uk