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Heart-warming video as school pupil plays veteran’s favourite song

This week marks the first National Intergenerational Week, running from 23 March to 29 March.

To celebrate the week, Royal Star & Garter, which provides…

 

Protecting elderly and offering relief for stretched health and social care sector

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Paula Beaney, Quality Assurance Director at live-in care provider, Promedica24, has issued the following statement:

Over-…

 

Solihull care home excited to begin new pen pal initiative

Claridge Place, a care home in Warwick Road, Solihull, are keeping residents busy during the Coronavirus lock down, with one particular initiative that hopes to bring…

 

Nutrition strategies for patients with sarcopenia

Author: Harriet Smith, Registered Dietitian

Sarcopenia is a progressive and generalised skeletal muscle disorder, characterised by low muscle strength, low…

 

New resource to promote strength and balance created by Paths for All

A new set of strength and balance graphics that can be used in any health and social care setting has been created by national walking charity Paths for All.

 

New dates announced for Naidex 2020!

Further to its announcement of postponement last week,…

 

Sarah celebrates 25 years as care home artist

Wales’ first ever care home artist in residence is celebrating a quarter of a century in the ground-breaking role.
Talented Sarah Edwards was engaged as a…

 

Helping older people to meet their hydration needs

Adequate hydration is essential to maintaining good health.
Most adults are able to monitor and respond to their hydration needs. However, this…

 

Reducing the risk of coronavirus in care homes

Care & Nursing Essentials' round-up of news and advice on the coronavirus outbreak for those working in care homes, including a printable guide…

Care…

 

Manfred Sauer UK - urology products with a difference

Manfred Sauer UK – Manufacturer of urology products with a difference, often designed by end users with unique features and benefits! 

Sheaths…

 

Victoria House manager receives Community Award

On International Women’s Day 2020, Nirmala Singhvi, manager of Victoria House day centre for the elderly in Watford, received the Community Impact Award.
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Poor care home staff retention can lead to Special Measures

Helen Fuller, Managing Director at Care 4 Quality, discusses the shortage in care home staff and …

 

Holmes Care Group in £47.5m deal with Impact Healthcare REIT

Holmes Care Group has finalised a long-term partnership with Impact Healthcare REIT, in which nine of its properties in Scotland will be acquired by Impact Healthcare…

 

Care home to close after further inadequate CQC rating

A care home in the London borough of Havering is to close after being rated Inadequate overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Alton House, in…

 

Effective time & attendance with biometrics results in staff accountability

The demand for efficient and reliable employees in the sector is essential for a sustainable business model and technology provides expertise to assist desired…

 

Naidex 2020 Important Information

We know many of you were planning on visiting Naidex next week, so we wanted to let you know that the event has been postponed - please see statement below.