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New plan to help protect care homes from COVID over the winter

A new Adult Social Care Winter Plan will aim to curb the spread of COVID-19 infections in care settings throughout the winter months, the Health Secretary confirmed…

 

Stay connected and start making a difference 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…

 

What to Expect at the Care Virtual Summit

Are you interested in finding out more about the Care Virtual Summit? Well look no further – you’re in the right place!


The launch of the Care Virtual…

 

Care sector crisis: is it safe to put loved ones in a care home?

A staggering 76% of UK adults don’t think it’s safe to put a loved one in a care home at the moment, according to new research from dementia care specialist…

 

Delivering Well Designed Wheelchair Accessible Bathrooms

In such challenging times in the care sector, anything that can make life easier is a welcome addition. Here, Stuart Reynolds, Head of Product and Marketing at AKW,…

 

Microbiologically controlled water secured for new Louisa Jordan NHS Hospital in Glasgow

The rapid conversion of Glasgow’s SEC into a new NHS hospital was secured by an array of skilled Scottish tradespeople but few have been more critical than those from…

 

Laundry measures for effective infection prevention and control

Having a comprehensive infection prevention control plan in place and ensuring that it’s being stuck to religiously throughout the care home is now more important…

 

Aquila fully PU coated Nylon gloves for ambulance drivers, nursing home carers, council operatives, police etc. – and for the environment

In this desperate and urgent time of uncontrollably high demand for single use gloves, Aquila offer their high-quality alternative range of washable fully PU coated…

 

Lockdown lifeline to keep relatives connected offered to all UK care homes

Care homes across the UK are being offered a vital line of communication that will enable families to stay updated about the care of elderly residents during…

 

NHS workers #YouAreHeroes

The NHS employs over 1.4 million people in the UK and the Social Care Sector hires a further 1.6 million people. An additional 65,000 retired doctors and nurses have…

 

Reducing the risk of coronavirus in care homes

Care & Nursing Essentials' round-up of news and advice on the coronavirus outbreak for those working in care homes, including a printable guide…

Care…

 

Victoria House manager receives Community Award

On International Women’s Day 2020, Nirmala Singhvi, manager of Victoria House day centre for the elderly in Watford, received the Community Impact Award.
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Holmes Care Group in £47.5m deal with Impact Healthcare REIT

Holmes Care Group has finalised a long-term partnership with Impact Healthcare REIT, in which nine of its properties in Scotland will be acquired by Impact Healthcare…

 

Care home to close after further inadequate CQC rating

A care home in the London borough of Havering is to close after being rated Inadequate overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Alton House, in…

 

Naidex 2020 Important Information

We know many of you were planning on visiting Naidex next week, so we wanted to let you know that the event has been postponed - please see statement below.

 

Brunelcare’s Robinson House Care Home retain its CQC ‘Good’ in all five services

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) carried out a two day unannounced inspection in January 2020 of Brunelcare’s Robinson House Care Home. The home achieved 'Good' in…