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The Volunteers at Gracewell of Woking

The volunteers mentioned below are regular volunteers. They have not been visiting lately due to the Covid-19 lockdown. The team look forward to welcoming them back…

 

Community carers set to benefit from free PPE as Kit4Carers partners with CareTech Foundation

This National Carers Week, an important new charitable initiative has been launched today to ensure that carers in the UK and overseas have access to essential PPE to…

 

Coconut Team ‘HAIR’ They Come! Care Home Staff fundraiser

Care Home staff in Mawdesley, Lancashire have been very brave recently.  Many entering into the challenge of a new shaven hair style, and lots of kind, monetary…

 

Newcross Healthcare launches Complex Care in-the-home to meet growing local demand

Newcross Healthcare in Chester has launched a ‘ Complex Care in-the-home ’ service to meet growing local demand.
 
The national care provider has had a…

 

COVID-19 antibody tests to create safer working conditions for care workers

  • 4,500 staff across Country Court and Nellsar Care will be offered testing after the groups struck deals with test supplier Avonchem
  • Testing will…
 

Bluebird Care’s Website Wins Prestigious Award, As They Launch New Careers Website

Home care provider, Bluebird Care, has launched a new careers website to help people learn more about working in the care sector.

The website,…

 

Sanctuary Care rolling out hand hygiene hardware in its homes

Sanctuary Care is distributing specialist hand washing equipment across its homes to ensure staff and residents are aware of the dramatic difference proper hand…

 

The coronavirus has forced many older shoppers to buy online regularly for the first time.

As lockdown loosens, ParcelHero says internet retailers must do their best to retain baby boomers’ custom and permanent changes should be made to sites seeking the…

 

Helping a loved one with dementia during lockdown

Recognising that people need educating about dementia care, especially during these unprecedented times, Stuart Wright, Brunelcare’s Dementia Lead, shares advice to…

 

Nominations open for the NACC Awards 2020

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has launched the NACC Awards 2020.

The prestigious awards welcome nominations from across the care catering…

 

Reinbek Residents Send Special Wishes To Loved Ones

Staff at Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, have been helping residents and their families send special wishes…

 

New app will help to prevent falls in care homes

Experts at the University of Nottingham have developed a new app that will help to reduce and prevent falls in care homes.
 
The new ‘React To Falls’ app…

 

Sunrise of Bassett: Nurses Share Stories Across Generations

Although nursing has evolved remarkably over the past few decades, the principle of selfless care and dedication to others is as relevant today as it has ever been…

 

Using history to combat loneliness and isolation: pilot study in Doncaster could lead national effort

The nation has never been more aware of social isolation and loneliness than in the current lockdown, but a new report published by Heritage Doncaster following a…

 

Offers from internet providers to get care homes connected during COVID-19

NHSX and NHS Digital have negotiated offers with telecom companies to get more care providers and care homes connected to the internet during COVID-19.