Features

Beating the flu in care homes this winter 

Influenza (commonly known as the “flu”) season is in full swing. This usually brings a chorus of sniffs and sneezes as people across the UK battle through illness.…

 

Screening and Treating Malnutrition in Community Care Settings

Malnutrition is a major clinical and public health problem in the UK. It’s estimated that over 3 million people are malnourished, with 93% living in the community and…

 

Eyecare – we care!

If you are looking after elderly people in residential care, they may need assistance with mobility,…

 

Eating Disorders in the Elderly – Are we taking the threat seriously?

Challenged to conjure the image of a person with an eating disorder, who are you going to picture?
Someone female perhaps? Skeletal? And, most likely…an…

 

Borough Care Residents Explore Wonderland Festival

Residents from Borough Care’s Meadway Court in Bramhall recently…

 

Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare Celebrate Excellence

Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare have celebrated brilliance across the organisation, at…

 

What can Going Digital look like? 

This a question we are often asked at Care Vision and more so in the social sare industry. It is seen as…

 

How can we take action against dementia using technology?

In the UK, someone develops dementia every three minutes, and the Alzheimer’s Society estimates that the number of people living alone with the condition will double…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

Spotlight on Infection Control

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