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veggie care catering

Do you know a veggie care catering hero?

We’re on the lookout for 2021’s rising star in vegan and vegetarian care catering.

Here at VfL we think that care caterers who make a…

Duplex steam cleaning

Duplex steam cleaning machine at Rosebery House Care Home

Rosebery House Care Home in Eastbourne specialises in care for the elderly. They offer residential care in a warm, safe and welcoming environment…

Celebrating ‘Good’ CQC reports

Two Greater Manchester Care Homes Celebrating ‘Good’ CQC reports

Manorhey in Urmston and Allingham House in Timperley were both inspected in May, with the reports published in recent weeks.


They…

amenities

How can amenities in care homes become safer and more sustainable?

Rebecca Fairfield, Head of Key Accounts at BRITA VIVREAU, shares how care homescan ensure optimum hygiene in shared areas and all with…

Lifesaving defibrillators

Lifesaving defibrillators donated by Cavanna Homes provide peace of mind for new homeowners

Two lifesaving defibrillators have been donated by Cavanna Homes to the family and school of 12-year-old Ella Halfyard who was diagnosed with a…

Manfred Sauer

Manfred Sauer - manufactures of urology products with a difference.

Our products are often designed by patients and healthcare professionals with innovative, unique features and benefits which are available on…

Duplex Cleaning Machines

Duplex Cleaning Machines are proud to be preferred supply partners to Cinnamon Care

Cinnamon Care Collection is an exclusive group of luxury care homes and retirement developments in beautiful locations throughout the country.…

Care home resident - visiting restrictions

Care home residents can stay overnight as visiting restrictions ease

 

  • Residents will be able to spend time away from their care home with family and friends
  • Every resident can nominate an ‘…
Home care company

Home care company gets MP's vote.

Staff at a Hampshire care company were joined by Eastleigh MP Paul Holmes last week to celebrate the occasion of their 4th birthday.

Dementia Awareness Week

Care home residents raise funds to mark Dementia Awareness Week

Residents and team members at an Epsom care home have put their best foot forward and raised almost £800 for a cause close to their hearts.  …

Outdoor Cover

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…

English National Ballet: Dance for Dementia

English National Ballet announces plans to support people whose lives are affected by dementia.

Central to English National Ballet’s Dance…

Infection control

Infection control has never been more important, let’s use innovation to solve this ongoing issue in our healthcare

In our lifetime, there has rarely been a greater sense of camaraderie than over the past year. The nation united under a common health threat and…

cleaning regime

Boost your cleaning regime with the power of steam!

The Cambridgeshire Care Home is an attractive, modern purpose-built care home with beautiful landscaped gardens situated in the Cambridgeshire…

Care Roadshows

Care Roadshows are back in 2021 – register for your free ticket today!

Registration is now open for Care Roadshows 2021 and these fantastic one-day events are back with a triumph and ready to re-connect the care…

Barchester Healthcare

Barchester Healthcare scoops best recruiter at the 2020 Laingbuisson Awards

The talented recruitment team at Barchester Healthcare has been named Best Recruiter at the 2020 LaingBuisson Awards.  The awards celebrate…

Dedicated training

Dedicated training helps care home get ship-shape

Surrey-based charity The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society is reaping the rewards of its dedicated staff training programme, delivering career…

CHS Group services

Stepping into spring: seasonal activities at CHS Group services

As the days get longer and brighter, CHS Group has been celebrating the new season with a range of activities across its nurseries, care homes and…

care home manager

How one care home manager has brought joy to elderly residents during lockdown

A care home manager who has dedicated more than half her life to social care, has been named a Healthcare Hero in a nationwide search celebrating…

NHS Deep Cleaning

NHS Deep Cleaning and Advisory Service support Sue Ryder in light of the coronavirus pandemic

Sue Ryder is amongst the first healthcare providers in England to use the recently launched NHS Deep Cleaning and Advisory Service to meet the new…

Moorland dispensing services van

Training and dispensing services for your residents with stoma, sheath and/or continence care needs

Moorland Surgical Supplies is a long established, specialist dispenser of all continence, urology and stoma products that are available on…

Jon Mason - career in the care home industry

Time for a change? How to start your career in the care home industry

“The simple act of caring is heroic.” – Edward Albert

With the UK’s elderly population continuing to grow, the care home industry is…

adult social care

Public urged to consider work in adult social care

The impact of the new COVID-19 variant is being felt across the country and additional staff are urgently needed now to support the adult social…

Orbis Education

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…

Connect2care free mental health training

Connect2Care offers free mental health training
 nationwide

Connect2Care, the leading provider of training and apprenticeships in the healthcare, adult care and early years sectors, is prioritising mental…

Connect2Care Centre of excellence

Connect2Care recognised as Centre of Excellence by Skills for Care

Leading provider of training and apprenticeships in the healthcare, adult care and early years sectors, Connect2Care, has been awarded the Skills…

Immedicare infographic

Reducing emergency hospital admissions for elderly residents

New data released today shows that care homes who pioneered an innovative telemedicine approach to assessing residents following a fall have seen…

Old man with improved cognitive function

How ketones can improve cognitive function | New study

New clinical research conducted by the University of Sherbrooke, Canada, published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s…

Free packed lunches at Sandstone care homes

Free packed lunches at Sandstone care homes

Three of our care homes in Fleetwood, Longridge and St Helens are offering free packed lunches to struggling local families during the half-term…

International Day of Older Persons.

1st October 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of International Day of Older Persons.

Over the next three decades, the number of older persons worldwide is projected to double, reaching more than 1.5 billion by 2050.  This year, the…

help protect care homes from COVID

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…

Care Virtual Summit

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,…