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Life lessons from 100 year old teacher

Life lessons from 100 year old teacher

A much-loved woman living in Bearsden has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Centenarian Marjorie Ada Chahin, better known as Margot, celebrated her 100th…

Women at Charing healthcare using Duplex machine

Charing Healthcare Chooses Duplex

Charing Healthcare are a company with family origins and currently have 10 care homes across Kent and Medway which deliver dementia residential care, nursing home…

Naidex Virtual

Naidex Virtual - the virtual offshoot of Naidex

Whilst this year has changed many things, one remains the same – our commitment to support the independent living and healthcare industries.

We have been…

Care UK catering expert lifts national trophy

Care UK catering expert lifts national trophy

Care UK’s James Clear has received one of the highest accolades in care catering – the National Association of Care Caters’ special achievement award.
 

Natural Cleansing wipes from DDC Dolphin

Boost Infection Control With New 100% Natural Flushable Cleansing Wipes

Using unflushable cleansing wipes in care homes and hospitals is a dangerous false economy that puts lives at risk, warns infection control specialist DDC Dolphin.…

The National Association of Care Catering supports sector with relevant virtual seminars

The National Association of Care Catering supports sector with relevant virtual seminars

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) is hosting a series of virtual seminars to support its members and the care catering sector as they continue to…

Marie Curie to support Care UK teams

Marie Curie to support Care UK teams in wake of coronavirus pandemic

Leading end of life charity, Marie Curie and care home provider Care UK, are working together to provide additional support to care home teams and to help prepare for…

Planned Preventative Maintenance

Planned Preventative Maintenance Reinforces Infection Control

Planned preventative maintenance (PPM) of sluice room machines is vital in the battle against healthcare-associated infections, warns leading equipment manufacturer…

LST radiator from Contour Heating

LST Radiator Experts Create Safer Heating In The Care Sector

In spite of the tight regulations laid down by the Health and Safety Executive, concern is continuing to grow around resident safety in care homes. Some care homes…

Cleaning & Sanitising with Steam

30 Years of Cleaning & Sanitising with Steam

In hospital and care home establishments the knowledge that cleaning can be combined with a proven infection control programme is a vitally important factor to be…

Pleasant Environment for Residents

How Can Care Homes Create a Pleasant Environment for Their Residents?

A care home must make sure that it is a welcoming and pleasurable place to live for both current and future residents. For example, what does the home smell like when…

Kate Mason Draw Festival 2020

Care UK announced as Health and Social Care Sponsor of The Big ‘Green’ Draw Festival 2020

The Big Draw Team is thrilled to announce that Care UK is the official health and social care sponsors of The Big Draw Festival…

Collaboration for a Better Future

Collaboration for a Better Future - Tomorrow will be a Better Day

Life after COVID-19

The challenges around our ageing demographic are growing, with additional incidents like COVID-19 putting a magnifying…

Tividale care home

Mexican Partido day for Tividale care home residents

HC-One’s Warrens Hall care home in Tividale, West Midlands, put on a rather exciting Mexican themed day in both the Clent and Malvern Lounges. And there were smiles…

Digitally enabled

Digitally enabled

UK adults are now spending 4 hours a day online – this is the highest on record according to Ofcom’s annual…

Care Virtual Summit

Stay Connected at the Care Virtual Summit

On the 8th October, the Care Virtual Summit is returning to our screens and promises a line-up of speakers comprising of the most influential, passionate people in…

New report published on impact of asbestos-related cancer

New report published on impact of asbestos-related cancer on healthcare professionals

Mesothelioma Asbestos Guidance Study (MAGS) and recommendations produced by Mesothelioma UK and University of Sheffield
 
A study into the impact of…

Social Care Winter Plan

CPA responds to the Adult Social Care Winter Plan

The Care Provider Alliance (CPA) welcomes the government’s promise of extra funding as part of the Infection Control Fund and the announcement of the new Adult Social…

difficulties with mental health

Help to those having difficulties with mental health

As we navigate through the Covid-19 pandemic, there is an increasing concern about the country’s mental health. Families who have been separated for months,…

Plumbing equipment inta IR500 tap

Plumbing equipment manufacturer reminds facilities managers they can automate some Legionella prevention

An outbreak of Legionnaires disease in the West Midlands has prompted a plumbing equipment manufacturer Intatec to remind facilities managers that Legionella…

Paula Broadbent on Empowering our older generation

Empowering our older generation to create their own future

Comment by Paula Broadbent, retirement solutions director at ENGIE.  “The best way to predict the future is to create it” - Abraham Lincoln

I have…

Mary and Eva with the most unusual relationship

A most unusual relationship

Even though there’s an age gap of over 73-years, pen pals Eva, 14, and Mary, 86, have the most unusual relationship and have been keeping each other company during…

Miele Little Giants Range

Miele Professional sets a fresh market standard with the release of new Little Giants Range

Miele Professional launched its new Little Giants range on Thursday 16th July. The new range will officially…

Claudia Fielding Customer Service to Care

From Customer Service to Care: Taking on New Challenges During Covid-19

Claudia Fielding worked in customer service prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. The wine bar she worked at was forced to close in March 2020 due to the lockdown. Claudia…

Contact Centre at sunrise and gracewell

Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare Launch Bespoke Contact Centre For New Enquiries

Care home providers, Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare, have launched a new Contact Centre to provide a personalised service for people looking for a…

care home construction

Doncaster care home construction nears completion

The care home construction of a brand new, 81 bedded care home is nearing completion in Goodison Boulevard in Bessacarr, Doncaster, and is due to open in September…

Nurses Network Conference

Cannabis Nurses Network Conference 2020 with Focus on How Cannabis has Caused A Revolution in Healthcare

San Diego, CA – Noted medical cannabis experts and health professionals will be leading educational panels and continued education programs at this year’s Cannabis…

covid free care home

Brunelcare’s Covid free Care Home

Brunelcare’s Glastonbury Care Home has been fortunate enough to have no confirmed cases of Coronavirus at the home since the very start of the outbreak. The Care Home…

Miele professional washing machines

Miele announces price reduction in leading range to help care homes improve hygiene

Covid-19 brought some unexpected challenges to the care sector in 2020, with managers and owners having to make difficult choices when it came to purchasing. At the…

Technological Future Of Our Care Homes

What Does The Technological Future Of Our Care Homes Look Like

The care sector is in a time of technological future change, and while there is a degree of uncertainty as to what the future holds, the opportunities are also…

C Proctor - new technologies

Care providers must look to new technologies to empower staff

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world as we know it and organisations across all sectors are having to adapt, finding new ways to deliver services whilst…

Bristol Charity raises money

Families pull together to help Bristol Charity raise a massive £10,000

Families from across Brunelcare, a Bristol charity supporting older people in the South West for nearly 80-years, have grouped together to create a Crowdfunding page…