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Care Virtual Summit

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…

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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…

Wheelchair Accessible Bathrooms

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…

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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…

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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…

Jonathan Papworth, founder and director of Person Centred Software, on the lockdown

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…

NHS workers #YouAreHeroes

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…

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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…

Nirmala Singhvi from Victoria House care home is awarded Community Award on International Women's Day

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…

News icon: Holmes Care Group in £47.5m deal with Impact Healthcare REIT

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Marjorie marks International Women's Day

Borough Care marks International Women’s Day

Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, is marking International Women’s Day (8 March) by…

Castle View retirement village

The team behind Castle View looks to expand

Castle Retirement Living, the team behind the new £30million Castle View retirement…

Nurses and Doctors taking part in the Social Care Challenge

Care Innovation Hub's social care challenge

The upcoming Social Care Challenge is a two and a half day sprint, aimed at University students as an opportunity to consider social care as a…

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Specialist nursing care home to create jobs in Newcastle

Around 100 jobs are being created in Newcastle this September due to the launch of Tyne Grange, Exemplar Health Care’s newest specialist nursing…

Care Forum's Mario Kreft MBE on new immigration rules

New immigration rules threaten care homes with closure

A social care leader has warned that care homes and home care agencies in Wales will be put out of business as a result of the new immigration…

Breaking news: coronavirus spreads

Free online course on understanding and preventing the spread of coronavirus 

With 71,429 cases in 25 countries and sadly 1,775 deaths so far in 4 countries - 1,772 in China and one each in Japan, the Philippines and France…

Laundry being done at a care home can improve quality of life

Survey proves link between laundry and quality of life in the care sector

Miele research finds that allowing residents to do their own washing, as well as prioritising infection control, leads to happier lives.

Ann Drea with hospital admissions staff

Award helps Avoid Hospital Admissions 

Ann Drea, a band 6 locum occupational therapist working in a Pilot Front of House Team at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, was the proud winner of the…

Spinney - care homes under threat

Why January 2020 was a bad month for care homes

So far 2020 has seen a run of bad luck for care homes as multiple closures, a council investigation and a poor CQC rating hit three areas in the…

King's Lodge Care-Home Staff

King's Lodge Care-Home rated ‘Good' in all areas by CQC

Aura Care Living, one of the UK's leading providers of luxury retirement and nursing…

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Increasing the adult social care workforce

A national campaign to increase the adult social care workforce has launched.
 
The ‘There’s More to Care Than Caring’ recruitment…

Local Care Worker receiving health and social care technology group reward

Health and social care technology group reward local Care Worker 

A leading health and social care technology group management technology company is rewarding care workers for their commitment to providing…

Care home residents receiving free financial and legal advice

Care Homes To Provide Free Financial & Legal Advice

Aura Care Living is an award-winning provider of luxury care for the elderly.  The…

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UK’s leading care home reviews site launches first ever TV advert

carehome.co.uk, the UK’s leading care home reviews site is launching its first ever TV advert…

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Borough Care Signs Up To Reward Gateway  

Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people…

Care home staff helping older people put on their coats so they can go outside and vote

Live-in care provider supporting older people to vote

With the general election just around the corner, a national live-in care…

Lorraine Lee at The Caring UK Awards 2019

Lorraine Lee takes top title at The Caring UK Awards 2019

Lorraine Lee, Orchard Care Homes’ Executive Director for Quality and Governance, has…

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Staff urged to wear pyjama looking scrubs so residents know its bed time

Some care homes around the UK have trailed wearing pyjama looking scrubs when they are working a nightshift, with some care homes even enforcing a…

Valerie Egan Has been Shortlisted For National Care Award

Valerie Egan Shortlisted For National Care Award

Valerie Egan, Head of Care at Borough Care, has been shortlisted for a National Care…