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TV licence shock as millions of over 75s will lose out

The BBC has scrapped the free TV licence for all over 75s, meaning only those who receive Pension Credit will be exempt from paying the fee from next year.

 

Sherwood Lodge and Sherwood House rated ‘Outstanding’

Cygnet Health Care’s Sherwood Lodge and Sherwood House rated ‘Outstanding’ by Care Quality Commission

Sherwood Lodge rated ‘Outstanding’ across all five CQC…

 

Hartlepool nursing home provider prosecuted by CQC for failing to provide safe care

A care provider that failed in its duty to provide safe care and treatment has been fined £24,000 and ordered to pay £14,000 towards the cost of the prosecution, and…

 

Oakham Grange, named Ardale’s first nursing home

Ardale, a new name to the residential and nursing care sector have named Oakham Grange as their first home. This 9 million bespoke 60 bed new build home is planned to…

 

Competitions

CLOSED - 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…

 

CLOSED - 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…

 

CLOSED - 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…

 

CLOSED Alzheimers, dementia & arts therapies books

Jessica Kingsley Publishers' dedicated Alzheimer's and dementia team have kindly given four books for one lucky Care & Nursing Essentials reader to win.

 

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Features

Toddlers and elderly both benefit from joint play

TEESSIDE toddlers and elderly care home residents are taking part in mutually beneficial intergenerational sessions.

Drawing, dancing, singing and chatting…

 

Platform to help seniors stay independent longer

A platform to help seniors stay independent longer and improve their quality of life

Oscar Senior…

 

Future Healthcare returns to London in 2019

Future Healthcare is the UK’s only exhibition and conference showcasing healthcare products and services to a global audience. Taking place at Olympia London from 18-…

 

Unique training programme launched at Encore Care Homes

Son of local care home resident launches unique training programme at Encore Care Homes

Encore Care Homes has added a new module to its successful ‘Mind the…