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Lorraine Lee takes top title at The Caring UK Awards 2019

Lorraine Lee, Orchard Care Homes’ Executive Director for Quality and Governance, has been announced as the…

 

Staff urged to wear pyjama looking scrubs so residents know its bed time

Some care homes around the UK have trailed wearing pyjama looking scrubs when they are working a nightshift, with some care homes even enforcing a non-uniform policy…

 

Valerie Egan Shortlisted For National Care Award

Valerie Egan, Head of Care at Borough Care, has been shortlisted for a National Care Award.  Borough Care…

 

State of Social Care

Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care,…

 

Features

Fiona Phillips to Chair Future of Care Conference London 2020

The Future of Care Conference is pleased to announce that broadcaster and TV presenter, Fiona Phillips, has been confirmed as chair for the event on 3rd March 2020 at…

 

From good to outstanding: how to improve your care home’s CQC rating

Getting an outstanding Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating can sometimes seem unattainable, especially given the current challenges faced by social care in the UK.…

 

Enhancing the dining experience while boosting nutrition

A good meal can offer more benefits than just nutrition; food plays an important part in social life and activity; especially in the elderly. A good meal is often…

 

Unplanned Care Congress: February 2020, London

Reducing trips to Accident and Emergency is the focus of the Unplanned Care Congress: Improving Flow & Reducing Statistics, which aims to help healthcare…

 

Competitions

WIN A Christmas Hamper with Care & Nursing Essentials!

The latest issue of Care & Nursing Essentials is now live on our website!

Issue 96 takes an in-depth look at how Brexit will affect care sector…

 

CLOSED - WIN a Balmonds Skincare Bundle!

Award-winning natural skincare brand, Balmonds, was founded by a mother desperate to find an emollient that didn’…

 

CLOSED - 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…

 

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…

 

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