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Care home’s mini-festival inspired by Glastonbury

A GLASTONBURY inspired mini-festival took place at a Tyneside care home as part of Care Home Open Day.

The annual mega-festival at Worthy Farm, in Somerset,…

 

Legionella, the care home menace – a coroner’s perspective

Coroner Nicholas Rheinberg writes for Care & Nursing Essentials magazine about the cases he has experienced where Legionella caused the deaths of care…

 

Three Key Tenets of Outstanding Infection Control

Ben Kilbey, Business Development Manager at Spearhead Healthcare, on achieving outstanding infection control procedures in your care home…

Every care…

 

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…

 

Using technology to advantage in health, aged, social services and home care

The CQC fundamental standards highlight the need to support people to express their views and be actively involved in making decisions about their home care,…

 

CQC calls for improvements to oral health in care homes

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published the findings of an in-depth review on the state of oral…

 

Get to know your neighbours with a Big Lunch

Live-in care provider celebrate their community by treating residents to a Big Lunch with their neighbours.  The Big Lunch is the biggest annual get together for…

 

Care homes choose the Meiko 3 and 5-year “No-Bills” guarantee

Care homes increasingly choose Meiko’s 3 and 5-year “No-Bills” guarantee, available on warewashing and washer/disinfector appliances.

Meiko UK is a…
 

The 25th Moving & Handling People conference: all new programme for 2019

Moving and Handling People 2019 returns for its 25th year on 7th and 8th August with an optional. New Products Showcase on the evening of the 6th.  Moving &…

 

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…

 

More NHS care workers essential for a brighter future 

Advances in healthcare and higher living standards means the UK’s over-65 population is set to increase by almost half by the mid-2030s and the number of people…

 

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Garden Project for Dementia Clients

Anastasia Barnes, a senior occupational therapist at the Emerald Centre in Colchester, was the proud winner of the Cosyfeet OT Award 2018. The £1000 award helped to…

 

How social care providers can retain staff for longer

Although recruitment within the social care industry is important in order to attract the right people into your organisation, retaining good current members of staff…