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Bristol Trainee to become one of First Nursing Associates

A trainee from Bristol will become one of the country’s first Nursing Associates when she completes her apprenticeship qualification next month in April.

 

Nutrition & Hydration Week 11th - 17th March

Nutrition and Hydration Week has taken place every March since 2012.

Its purpose is to bring people together to create energy, focus and fun in order to…

 

Pets charm residents at Teesside care home

A HERD of fluffy, four-legged friends were the latest visitors to a Middlesbrough care home.

Rabbits and guinea pigs hopped in to see residents at The Gables…

 

LOROS Hospice raises palliative care nursing profile

LOROS Hospice is one of five major health and social care employers behind the recently launched recruitment campaign Y/Our Future that is encouraging doctors, nurses…

 

Farm animals bring smiles to elderly residents’ faces

HOOVES clattered through the halls of an Ellesmere Port care home when residents were treated to an animal therapy session. 

Two miniature ponies, a goat and…

 

Older Women Share Their Wisdom On International Women's Day

“Make sure you know what you want to do, and be determined to do it” – older women share their wisdom. To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March, 12…

 

Care homes getting worse in one in three local councils

Care homes getting worse in one in three local councils – urgent action needed to end inadequate standards of care, says older people’s charity

The quality of…

 

Knitted walking frame bags bring joy to care home residents

Hand crafted walking frame bags have given care home residents more freedom to get about carrying their “essentials”.

A knitting group from Thornaby Methodist…

 

New home manager for Teesside care home

A FORMER care assistant has risen through the ranks at a Teesside care home,The Beeches Care Home, to be named home manager.

Jessica Brown joined The Beeches…

 

Borough Care Appoints New Board Member

Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, has appointed Lee Omar to its Board of Directors.  In his new position as a…

 

Carrot Cake Day helps Chesterfield care home residents

NATIONAL Carrot Cake Day has been helping Derbyshire care home residents living with dementia.

Residents at Springbank House Care Home, on Ashgate Road, in…

 

Care home’s first coffee morning a “huge success”

FAMILIES, friends and VIPs turned out for an inaugural coffee morning at a Peterlee care home. 

The Town Mayor Councillor Scott Meikle, Deputy Mayor…

 

Paints and playdough for intergenerational sensory session

PAINTING and playdough gave elderly care home residents a new lease of life when they visited a nursery in Stockton-on-Tees. Residents from Ingleby Care Home were at…

 

Bluebird Care Gosport Launches Campaign to Unite Against Loneliness

Bluebird Care Gosport, a home-care provider in the Hampshire area is embarking on an ambitious, and possibly life changing campaign, to try and bring about an end to…

 

Great Oaks welcomes new care home manager

Registered nurse Sara Muslin has joined the team at Great Oaks in Bournemouth as care home manager.

Sara has been a registered nurse for more than 30 years…

 

Guitarist Keith gets a special gift from pastor

Former church band member Keith Keenan has been gifted a guitar to continue playing in his care home in Skelmersdale.

Keith, who lives at Aaron Crest Care…