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Care technology plays growing role in facilities for the elderly and infirm

Electronic systems are helping operators in the growing care homes sector to provide caring environments that are not only comfortable and friendly, but also safe,…

 

Bupa care home workers recruited via youth scheme

A group of young Bupa care home workers were recruited to the care sector via a scheme with the Prince's Trust and Barclays/ The next steps for Bupa's partnership…

 

How Bupa care home workers are keeping control of their finances

Bupa recently introduced the income-streaming app, Wagestream, which will allow nearly 11,000 colleagues to…

 

Borough Care Appoints New Area Manager  

Borough Care has promoted Nerys Carpenter to the position of Area Manager.  Nerys was previously Home Manager of Borough Care’s Shepley House in Hazel Grove.  Borough…

 

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…

 

Naidex 46: Aspiring for a Better Future of Independent Living

Naidex is Europe's most established event dedicated to the disability and independent living industries, taking place this 17th & 18th of March. Showcasing the…

 

Call for volunteers for study into benefits of singing for people with dementia 

The transformative power of singing for people with dementia was brought to the public’s attention in the recent BBC1 documentary, ‘Our Dementia Choir with Vicky…

 

Award helps Avoid Hospital Admissions 

Ann Drea, a band 6 locum occupational therapist working in a Pilot Front of House Team at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, was the proud winner of the Cosyfeet OT Award 2019…

 

Why January 2020 was a bad month for care homes

So far 2020 has seen a run of bad luck for care homes as multiple closures, a council investigation and a poor CQC rating hit three areas in the space of a few weeks…

 

Does the UK Government need to rethink social care?

Nine in ten over 55 say UK Government needs to rethink social care for the older population

Audley…

 

King's Lodge Care-Home rated ‘Good' in all areas by CQC

Aura Care Living, one of the UK's leading providers of luxury retirement and nursing care, is delighted…

 

Increasing the adult social care workforce

A national campaign to increase the adult social care workforce has launched.
 
The ‘There’s More to Care Than Caring’ recruitment campaign features…

 

Health and social care technology group reward local Care Worker 

A leading health and social care technology group management technology company is rewarding care workers for their commitment to providing quality care, as part of…

 

Spotlight on Infection Control

In the lead up to National Bug Busting Day on 31st January, MediSupplies is raising awareness of…

 

Offering extensive cost savings on disposable gloves

Disposable gloves are essential in protecting the wellbeing of employees, controlling the spread of infection and preventing possible cross-contamination. Ensuring…

 

What makes a safe home for the elderly?

It can be very difficult to imagine what it is like to be old; especially if you are very young and in good health. But imagine you could put on a pair of glasses…