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Pupils praised by care home after work experience week

ELDERLY residents have expressed their gratitude to two school pupils after a week working at their care home for work experience.

15-year-olds Hannah Pears…

 

Exidor

Critically designed to support and maintain the integral passive fire protection within a care home - Exidor­­’s Guardian door closer is the only electromagnetic…

 

Daredevil nurses zip line for children’s hospice

A DAREDEVIL 70-year-old nurse will take on three zip lining challenges in just two hours to raise funds for a children’s hospice. 

Sue Shooter will soar over…

 

New Key Appointment at Runwood Homes

With 33 years’ credible experience within the health and social care sector, Clare Silvester has joined Runwood Homes at its Head Office in Hadleigh, Essex, to fill…

 

Collaboration launched to safeguard the lives of care home residents

An initiative to safeguard the lives of care home residents and reduce the impact on ambulance services, particularly during periods of winter pressure, has received…

 

Innovation Centre Of Excellence

A ground-breaking new Innovation Centre aimed at the catering, cleaning and facilities management industries opened its stainless-steel doors for business on May 1 in…

 

Healthcare insurance options: are you covered?

by Care & Nursing Essentials editor Victoria Galligan

Healthcare professionals must be protected against a range of legal challenges –…

 

What to look for when you’re taking out Care Home Insurance

Care homes that look after elderly, disabled or other vulnerable people play a vital role in the UK, helping to ensure their residents are safe, secure and well cared…

 

School invites elderly to see Egg-cellent Easter display

AN EGGSTRA special invitation was sent to care home residents for a Runcorn school’s Easter assembly.

Residents from Simonsfield Care Home, on Boston Avenue…
 

BT staff volunteer at Teesside care home

CALL centre workers swapped telephones and keyboards for shovels and dominoes for a day volunteering at a Teesside care home. Staff from a BT Middlesbrough office…

 

Prestige Doors – part of Sunray Group

Sunray Engineering Ltd are the UK’s leading timber, security and fire door experts.…

 

Bake sale for virtual assistant at Huddersfield care home

A BAKE sale has raised almost ten times the original estimate for Thornhill Care Home residents in Huddersfield.

Activities coordinator at Thornhill Care Home…

 

Coast comes to care home resident for seaside birthday party

THE COAST came to a care home resident after a successful appeal for a seaside birthday party – despite being 70 miles inland. 

Staff at Aden Lodge Care Home…

 

Optalis launch poetry project for staff and customers

A social care provider, Optalis, has introduced a poetry project to encourage staff and customers to discover and share life experiences through poetry. 

The…