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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…

 

Offering extensive cost savings on disposable gloves

Disposable gloves are essential in protecting the wellbeing of employees, controlling the spread of infection and preventing possible cross-contamination. Ensuring…

 

What makes a safe home for the elderly?

It can be very difficult to imagine what it is like to be old; especially if you are very young and in good health. But imagine you could put on a pair of glasses…

 

Inject new life into rooms with interior landscaping

Inject new life into rooms with interior landscaping: a cost effective way to refresh decor and increase physical and mental health

The…

 

Ensuring effective hygiene and infection control in care

Trish Smith is general manager at Red Roofs Residential Care Home, part of Red Homes Healthcare. Trish joined the home in 1988, moving through the ranks to…

 

Sensory rooms: six mistakes care homes need to avoid

Most care professionals are well aware of the benefits of sensory rooms – they are spaces which offer a calming, soothing environment or can trigger reactions and…

 

Tunstall Healthcare's new nurse call system set to shake up industry

Connected care and health solutions provider Tunstall Healthcare has launched an innovative and revolutionary nurse call system, Tunstall Carecom.

Already…

 

Want to improve your care environment for residents and staff?

New, revolutionary lighting - ‘Circadian Plus’ by amBX will transform your care environment by providing elite benefits. Research has proven that circadian lighting,…

 

Stevenage nursing home residents visit primary school for lunch

School caterers HCL, alongside a primary school in Hertfordshire, are piloting a new project that brings elderly people from local care homes into school so children…

 

Care Sector Ball confirms headline partners for 2020

The leading supporters for the care sector's biggest fundraising event have been confirmed for 2020. Specialist care provider,…

 

Bluebird Care Ranked 16th on Top 100!

Bluebird Care, the UK’s largest homecare provider, has ranked 16th on the prestigious

 

Harrogate Neighbours cut fall assistance times thanks to emergency lifting chair

Harrogate Neighbours cut fall assistance times from 6 hours to 15 minutes thanks to emergency lifting chair.

Harrogate-based Yorkshire Care Equipment have…

 

What heating to consider for retirement villages

Care and nursing homes normally steal the spotlight when it comes to safety considerations regarding heating, however, retirement villages shouldn’t be overlooked.…

 

How can Legionella be prevented in care and nursing homes?

Dave Lancaster from Uponor, provider of total solutions for the safe transportation of water around buildings, discusses the importance of safeguarding…