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State of Social Care

Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult…

Nurse using care home technology after CQC State of Care report

Care workforce management tech company responds to CQC State of Care report

A market-leading technology company, HAS Technology, is urging local authorities and care…

poetry together for the Duchess, students and care home residents.

Poetry and Tea shared by students, care home residents and the Duchess of Cornwall.

'Poetry together' is an initiative led by broadcaster and author Glyes Brandeth in a bid to unite young and older poeple to recite poems they have…

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NHS pledge to cut single-use plastics from care homes and hospitals.

NHS England has vowed to cut the use of single-use plastics in hospitals and care homes by half of their usual use, in a bid to reduce waste and…

Group photo of NACC Awards 2019 winners

Care catering’s unsung heroes honoured at the NACC Awards 2019 

On the 10th October, the National Association of Care…

Promedica24 residents with Top 20 Care Provider Award

Promedica24 recognised with Top 20 Care Provider Award 2019

Dorset and Hampshire based live-in care provider, Promedica24, has been…

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A pill taken in your 20's could prevent dementia

A leading scientist and Scotland could be the country responsible for the breakthrough of allowing people who may suffer from dementia, will be…

Sir Jackie Stewart awards dementia researchers

Dementia researchers awarded with £1.5 million

£1.5 million has been awarded to the next generation of dementia researchers by motor-racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart and his charity Race…

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Home Care Provider Rolls Out Emotive National Campaign

Home Instead Senior Care launches ‘The Third Stair’ campaign bringing to life the…

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Care workers love their profession, but endure poor pay & abuse

Report finds home care workers love their profession, but endure poor pay, abuse and…

Nurse & care home resident - British Healthcare In Crisis

British Healthcare In Crisis

Jonathan Bruce, Managing Director at Prestige Nursing + Care, discusses the need…

Resident from Great Oaks care home with robotic dog

Great Oaks invests in robotic technology

Great Oaks invests in robotic technology to boost residents’ health and wellbeing

James Anderson, the generous plumber

Generous plumber inspires charity tradesmen

From plumber to internet sensation overnight. Generous plumber James Anderson from Burnley fixed a 91 year old’s - who is terminally-ill - boiler…

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ABB open API platform empowers elderly to lead independent and fulfilled lives with smart technology

In one of the first examples of its open API platform in practice, ABB has been working alongside the iHomeLab of the Lucerne University of…

Amazon Alexa technology

UK care home technology is advancing with Amazon Alexa

Numerous care homes in the UK have had their technology enhanced with the use of Amazon Alexa for their residents. Care homes such as Livability…

Flu Vaccination being prepared

Health Care staff urged to get their Flu vaccination

Royal College of Nursing are urging health care staff to get their flu vaccination this winter. They have explained that it is a professional…

Orchard Care shortlisted for LaingBuisson Awards

Orchard Care Homes confirmed as finalist in industry awards

Orchard Care Homes, one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist residential, dementia, nursing and short-term respite care, has been confirmed…

Maddy - who has organised the Cheshire Memory Walk

Timperley resident urges others to unite against dementia

Maddy Haren, from Manchester, who lives in Timperley, is calling on others to join her and unite against dementia at the Cheshire Memory Walk,…

Leeds care homes awarded Good rating by CQC

Quartet of Leeds care homes awarded Good rating by CQC

Four Orchard Care Homes in Leeds have been awarded ‘Good’ ratings by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and…

YAS staff with the Raizer emergency lifting chairs

Family-run company works with region’s ambulance service

Harrogate-based Yorkshire Care Equipment has supplied Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with over 50 Raizer emergency lifting chairs that are now…

Care home nurse helping old man - Care Sourcer launches free health and wellbeing support

Care Sourcer launches free health and wellbeing support

Care Sourcer launches free health and wellbeing support for over 800,000 UK care workers
Care Sourcer, the UK’s first comparison and…

Bluebird Care Mid Essex celebrating their Outstanding review

Bluebird Care Mid Essex is one of the best care providers

Bluebird Care Mid Essex has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and social care…

Bamford Close just on of the many Borough Care Homes

All Borough Care Homes Rated Good By CQC

All of Borough Care Homes for older people are rated as ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and…

Volunteer from NCS Young People painting with an older lady at Borough Care’s Lisburne Court  

NCS Young People Get Arty At Borough Care’s Lisburne Court  

Borough Care recently welcomed young people taking part in a National Citizen Service…

The Beeches Residential Care Home Team

Residential Care Home Thriving as New Extension is Announced

The Beeches Residential Care Home has announced the addition of a new extension to its current home, enabling more people in the area to access…

Care home nurse urging resident to embrace technology

CM urges the social care industry to embrace technology

Leading care workforce management solution urges the social care industry to embrace technology

A market leading…
Nurses standing together at Qualified Nursing Open Day

Northampton General Hospital hosts Qualified Nursing Open Day

Northampton General Hospital (NGH) is holding a Qualified Nursing Open Day on Saturday 7th September 2019, for registered nurses looking for a…

Community Driving Service - Miss Daisy Car

Community Driving Service Launches In Poole

Driving Miss Daisy, a community companion service, which launched in the UK in 2014, has arrived in Poole.  Synonymous with and inspired by the…

Bluebird Care staff with their awards

Bluebird Care franchisees named top home care providers in six regions

11 Bluebird Care franchisees have been named as a top 20 home care provider across six regions, by leading home care reviews site, …

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CQC: '3 rehab facilities in same London road are Inadequate'

Local people in the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea will be dismayed to learn that three locations, all run by the same provider in…

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Care home's new hens bring back memories for chicken whisperer Irene

THE CHICKEN whisperer is the nickname given to a Teesside care home resident due to her uncanny ability to calm an intake of feathered friends.…