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Gen Z: The answer to care industry staff shortages?

A study conducted last year revealed that the level of vacant roles and turnover rates within the care industry are the highest they’ve ever been. One of the main…

 

MP praises “brilliant” team after visit to ‘outstanding’ local care home

The Member of Parliament for Morley and Outwood, Andrea Jenkyns, praised an ‘outstanding’ care home after she took part in its 20th birthday celebrations.

 

Infection Prevention Society Care Home Special Interest Group

Care Homes have an important role in the epidemiology of antibiotic resistant  bacteria due to the frequent admissions to hospital. It is important to remember that…

 

Care home nurses are REAL nurses

Recruiting and retaining the right care home nurses in order to tackle the social care crisis: by Lindsay Dingwall, Clinical/Academic Nurse Consultant for …

 

Wright Care Solutions Ltd

Wright Care Solutions Ltd. an award winning Advisory Team, originally established in 2006, moving to a Limited Company in 2012. Our services include: supporting homes…

 

Chatterbox goes silent to support those with cancer

A CHATTERBOX care home worker raised hundreds of pounds to support those with cancer by taking on a 12-hour sponsored silence.

 

Borough Care Launches New Menus   

Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care of older people in Stockport, has launched new menus at all of its eleven homes in conjunction with its…

 

Partnership to develop innovative wearable technology for residents at risk of falls

Essex County Council (ECC) and global innovation and transformation consultancy PA Consulting (PA) announce that they are working together to explore the potential of…

 

Seaside childhood memories rekindled for elderly residents

A SEASIDE trip was a walk down memory lane and brought back many childhood memories for elderly care home residents on an outing to…

 

mikrozid® universal - tough on germs, gentle on equipment

mikrozid® universal from schülke UK – experts in infection prevention – has a unique low alcohol formulation, with a dual action. Offering both cleaning and…

 

Care worker develops her own dementia-friendly app

Care worker Heather Mead found there was a lack of apps available to engage people with dementia – so set up her own business and created a dementia-friendly…

 

Future-proofing the workforce: flexible training for nurses

Sally Boyle, Head of School in the Faculty of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care at The Open University, discusses recruiting and retaining more nurses through…

 

Orchard Care Homes give activities some Oomph!

Orchard Care Homes, one of the UK’s leading care providers for the elderly, is pulling out all the stops to create fun, engaging and inclusive activities for its…

 

4 top tips for electrical appliance safety in your care home

Staff in the care sector need all sorts of electrical appliances to…

 

Leafield AquaPod Solves the Dregs Problem

Leafield AquaPod Solves the Dregs Problem!

“I want to put my disposable coffee cup in the bin but what should I do with the liquid dregs?”  A problem we have…

 

Safe Heating Transforms Meallmore Care

Safe surface temperature specialists, Contour, have provided a comprehensive, multi-phase LST package to a significant Scottish care organisation. 

Due to…