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Care homes under pressure to meet November 11 vaccination deadline

Care home operators are under “huge pressure” to meet the November deadline for workers and volunteers to have been double jabbed.

From November 11, the Care…

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Health and social care apprenticeships going strong despite the pandemic

Health and social care apprentices have continued to enter the industry over the last 18 months despite the twin challenges of the COVID pandemic and current…

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Safe Environment Supported with Yeoman Shield Anti - Ligature Handrail System

Yeoman Shield Anti - Ligature handrail system is being utilized in a newly commissioned dementia unit in South Wales.

Ysbyty George Thomas, as part of Cwm Taf…

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Arelle gives you more freedom from incontinence

If you are one of the millions of people affected by incontinence, you will know that choosing the right product is absolutely vital for your comfort and security.…

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HCA Healthcare UK announce partnership with Talent Beyond Boundaries

HCA Healthcare UK has partnered with the nonprofit Talent Beyond Boundaries, welcomes 30 forcibly displaced healthcare professionals into roles in the UK.

HCA…

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101st Birthday celebrations for WW2 Veteran

Resident at Bernard Sunley Care Home in Woking Celebrates Landmark Birthday with a Surprise Visitor from Australia

At Friends of the Elderly’s Bernard…

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World class training suite provides education to NHS staff

Infection prevention and control specialist GAMA Healthcare, best known for hospital disinfectant range Clinell, has built-in a state-of-the-art training facility,…

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Activities based care software - RemindMecare 2.0 launches on 13th September

IT’S HERE! – THE NEXT GENERATION IN ACTIVITIES BASED CARE SOFTWARE - AND ITS FREE FOR TWO WEEKS

Tech in care is now the norm, and everyone wants to know what’…

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The Care Show is back! This October

CloserStill Media, organisers of the Care Show, are looking forward to opening their doors on the 13th & 14th October at the NEC Birmingham…

Loneliness Awareness week

Loneliness Awareness Week: Reducing social isolation in care homes

Over one million older people report feeling lonely all the time1, and even when living in a care home, loneliness and isolation can still occur. 

According …

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New Girbau Laundry Provides Vital Support to Carers and Residents at Mary Stevens Hospice

Refurbishment of the laundry at Mary Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge, West Midlands with new washers and dryers from Girbau UK has a vital, if largely unseen role to…

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5 Benefits of Outdoor Cover in Care Settings

With the summer in full swing and the recent pandemic situation, the need to spend time outdoors has never been so prevalent. We’ve therefore outlined five of the…

Future of Care Conference

Future of Care Conference

Returning with their most outstanding speaker line-up yet, the Future of Care Conference sets to showcase the leading innovators in the care sector. With the Early…

Care Roadshows

Care Roadshows When & where!

• Birmingham: 8th June 2021, Villa Park Stadium

• Liverpool: 13th July 2021, Aintree Racecourse 

• Glasgow: 9th September 2021, Hampden Park…

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Redcot care home committed to supporting people with dementia

Friends of the Elderly’s Dementia Champion Dedicated To Caring
 
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Dementia UK annual fundraiser

The tables for Dementia UK’s annual cake and tea event have been completely reset; backyard brews, driveway cake sales, and takeaway cuppa and slice deliveries are…

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Care UK residents enjoy luxury tasting menu accompanied by a very special guest

Residents living in Care UK homes have been able to enjoy virtual sessions with a very special food expert
 
Residents in homes were able to join a live…

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The evolution of the care sector: One year on from lockdown

One year ago, the UK was plunged into its first nationwide lockdown and, as coronavirus cases surged across the country, care homes closed their doors to visitors.…

care home security – Jacksons Fencing provide an effective barrier

Making care home security both safe and attractive

Care home security has never been so important. The UK’s population is ageing at a significant rate, with the proportion of those aged 65 and above now making up 18%…

Investors of People review

Care home group recognised for supporting their staff in latest Investors of People review

Maria Mallaband Care Group (MMCG) is delighted to confirm that it has successfully passed its latest review with Investors in People (IPP). Accreditation was also…

Ozone

Use the power of Ozone to destroy the coronavirus on all surfaces in your care home

Protecting residents from the COVID 19 pandemic is right at the top of every care and nursing home’s agenda.

When used correctly, ozone is scientifically…

Orbis Education and Care

Orbis Education and Care appoints leading light in autism education

Orbis Education and Care has appointed a leading autism education specialist in the form of Sue Hatton. Sue joins the UK education and care provider in a role created…

Germerase

GermErase launches to give confidence to UK businesses and hospitals

First British commercial product to be tested on live SARS-Cov-2, the virus causing COVID-19
 
Multi-surface protector kills up to 99.9999% of pathogens…

The Oaks Care Home this Valentine’s Day

Love was in the air at The Oaks Care Home this Valentine’s Day

The Oaks Care Home in Newtown, Powys celebrated the most romantic night of the year by holding a Valentine’s Ball for its residents.


Staff worked hard…

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Caresolve helping care homes recover from impact of Covid-19

Care home operators need to consider taking a series of measures in order to recover from the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Many homes have been…

COVID vaccine

"Massive relief" for Nottinghamshire care home as COVID vaccine rolled out

Residents and staff at Nottingham’s specialist care group, Church Farm Care, have received their first COVID-19…

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Dementia charity offers free online music training for health and social care students

Playlist for Life, the UK’s leading music and dementia charity, has launched a new online training platform educating on the use of personal playlists to improve the…

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Leeds United send special birthday gifts to a huge fan on his 100th birthday

A huge Leeds United fan at HC-One’s The Denby care home in Huddersfield recently celebrated his 100th birthday with a gift from the football he has loved for 90 years…

Naidex new dates

Naidex moved to 15th & 16th September 2021

Naidex have taken the difficult decision to postpone the event to the 15th and 16th of September 2021. 

 

The event was previously scheduled to go…

Maria Mallaband donation of books

Care home brings to cheer to children in hospital with a big donation of books

  • Cedar Court Care Home in Cranleigh, Surrey, has donated 150 children’s books to Royal Surrey Charity, bringing smiles to children in hospital over Christmas…