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‘Living in a care home shouldn't be a barrier to being heard' - say Broomgrove residents

A group of Sheffield nursing home residents are helping shape the city's health services.

Broomgrove - which is sited just off Ecclesall Road - has become the…


Glasgow’s leading the way in reducing medicine’s gender gap

Glasgow is leading the way in closing medicine’s gender gap, thanks to a new initiative which was jointly launched on Wednesday 5th June by the Royal College of…


Local care workers honoured at annual awards ceremony

Social care provider, Optalis, honoured dedicated care workers for their outstanding performance at the annual Star Awards ceremony, held at Easthampstead Park…


Norovirus Outbreak Closes Hospital Wards In Cornwall

An outbreak of the Norovirus has forced medics to close hospital wards in Cornwall this morning. 

People are being urged to avoid the…



Orchard Care Homes take on Mount Snowdon

Employees from Orchard Care Homes, one of the UK’s leading care providers for the elderly, have gone above…


MP praises “brilliant” team after visit to ‘outstanding’ local care home

The Member of Parliament for Morley and Outwood, Andrea Jenkyns, praised an ‘outstanding’ care home after she took part in its 20th birthday celebrations.


Infection Prevention Society Care Home Special Interest Group

Care Homes have an important role in the epidemiology of antibiotic resistant  bacteria due to the frequent admissions to hospital. It is important to remember that…



WIN a dementia books package worth over over £75!

Thanks to Jessica Kingsley Publishers we have four books to give away as part of a dementia books package, worth the total of over £75.

The titles you could…


WIN the ‘Now Just Press Play' dementia-friendly DVD

We are Gill and Marilyn and since 2012 our mission has been to create outstanding activities for older people in care and at home. 

From our first hand…


Keep keys safe - Win a Supra C500 KeySafe™!

You never have to worry about forgetting your keys again thanks to The Key Safe Company’s Supra C500 KeySafe™, which can store up to six keys and we’re giving one…


M.E. sufferer’s story - A Girl Behind Dark Glasses

Win this bitterly painful, moving but ultimately inspiring story about one girl’s battle against severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E) in Care & Nursing…



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