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Incontinence in care homes

It is important to remember that the risk of urinary incontinence increases with age but is not an inevitable part of ageing. It is estimated that more than 50% of…

 

Tackling stress, burnout and absenteeism in the care sector

Working days lost rose from 2.7% pre-Covid to 7.5% post Covid* placing significant additional burden on care teams, a statistic which will be further impacted by the…

 

100% Hygienic Waste Disposal System For Hospitals And Care Homes

Infection control specialist DDC Dolphin has launched an advanced and inexpensive new waste disposal system to help keep hospitals and care homes hygienic and odour-…

 

Lancashire care homes celebrate their vaccination rates

Longridge Hall Care Home and Ribble Court Care Home near Preston are celebrating after all of their staff received their second COVID vaccinations.

The homes…

 

Care home residents weigh anchor and take to the high seas.

On HMS Bernard Sunley, There’s No Walking The Plank, Just Fun Whilst Sailing The Seven Seas

Residents at Bernard Sunley, the Woking-based care home run…

 

QCS to launch ‘Building a Better Workforce Together’ Survey

Resilient, resourceful and resolute are adjectives that best describe the UK’s army of care professionals. But these are challenging times for them and their sector.…

 

National Care Group Director Faces Fear In Honour Of Frontline Workers

MIKE CLEASBY, quality director at National Care Group has faced his fears to plummet from 16,500 feet, raising a fantastic £2,000 by skydiving for two charities close…

 

Hallmark partners with Checkit to reduce the burden of compliance reporting

Hallmark Care Homes is eradicating “mountains of paperwork” with the introduction of a digital compliance solution from Checkit, the intelligent operations platform…

 

Brunelcare Celebrate Befriending Week

 

“What Nicky and I have is pure friendship”

Nicky, 56, and Mike, 73, both signed up for Brunelcare’s Friends on the…

 

Cutting-edge research revealed by QCS’s Dementia Care Champion strongly supports HUG wellbeing benefits

The QCS Pool Activity Level instrument (PAL), created by Jackie Pool and with the continued support of QCS, the leading provider of content, guidance for the…

 

Care homes under pressure to meet November 11 vaccination deadline

Care home operators are under “huge pressure” to meet the November deadline for workers and volunteers to have been double jabbed.

From November 11, the Care…

 

Health and social care apprenticeships going strong despite the pandemic

Health and social care apprentices have continued to enter the industry over the last 18 months despite the twin challenges of the COVID pandemic and current…