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Specialist nursing care home to create jobs in Newcastle

Around 100 jobs are being created in Newcastle this September due to the launch of Tyne Grange, Exemplar Health Care’s newest specialist nursing care home in the…

 

New immigration rules threaten care homes with closure

A social care leader has warned that care homes and home care agencies in Wales will be put out of business as a result of the new immigration rules announced by the…

 

Free online course on understanding and preventing the spread of coronavirus 

With 71,429 cases in 25 countries and sadly 1,775 deaths so far in 4 countries - 1,772 in China and one each in Japan, the Philippines and France - the novel…

 

Survey proves link between laundry and quality of life in the care sector

Miele research finds that allowing residents to do their own washing, as well as prioritising infection control, leads to happier lives.
Over three-quarters of…

 

Features

Why is a Lasting Power Of Attorney so important?

Nicola Finbow, Head of Private Client at Clough & Willis Solicitors, discusses why…

 

Medical oxygen fires: how better safety can save lives

There is a need for more training and education around the risk of medical oxygen fires, explains Richard Radford, Managing Director of medical gas control specialist…

 

Beating the flu in care homes this winter 

Influenza (commonly known as the “flu”) season is in full swing. This usually brings a chorus of sniffs and sneezes as people across the UK battle through illness.…

 

Screening and Treating Malnutrition in Community Care Settings

Malnutrition is a major clinical and public health problem in the UK. It’s estimated that over 3 million people are malnourished, with 93% living in the community and…

 

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