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Specialist Neurological Rehabilitation Service in Oxfordshire rated Outstanding by the CQC

Specialist Neurological Rehabilitation Service in Oxfordshire rated Outstanding by the CQC

A neurological rehabilitation centre in Oxfordshire has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Orchard House, …

Barry eating cheese at Borough Care on Nutrition & Hydration Week

Borough Care Marks Nutrition & Hydration Week      

Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, marked Nutrition & Hydration Week (11-17 March 2019)…

Eastenders star celebrates with care workers

Eastenders star celebrates care workers at glitzy awards event

Actor Shaun Williamson, famous for playing Barry in Eastenders, was the host of a glittering awards evening to celebrate staff at specialist care…

Hill Care Group Huddersfield Team Photo

Teens and businesses making a difference in Huddersfield 

A CELEBRATION evening was held to thank businesses across Huddersfield for providing volunteering opportunities to hundreds of teenagers.

Bristol Nursing Trainee with resident

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…

Pouring Water on Nutrition & Hydration Week

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…

Pets charm residents at Teesside care home

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…

LOROS Hospice carer with resident

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…

Farm animals bring smiles to elderly residents’ faces

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…

Pam on International Women's Day

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…

Carer and woman in wheelchair in a care home

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…

Knitted walking frame bags bring joy to care home residents

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…

The new home manager at The Beeches Care Home, Jessica Brown

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…

Borough Care Appoints New Board Member - Lee Omar

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…

Woman cracking an egg on Carrot Cake Day

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…

Care home’s first coffee morning

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,…

Paints and playdough for intergenerational sensory session

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…

Bluebird Care Gosport Launches Campaign to Unite Against Loneliness

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…

Great Oaks welcomes new care home manager

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…

Guitarist Keith gets a special gift from pastor

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…

Bluebird Care Gosport Flat

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…

Barton on Sea Care Home Hosts Bubble Yoga

Barton on Sea Care Home Hosts Bubble Yoga

At a time of the year when the focus is to improve our health and well-being, Bethel House is taking a unique approach to keeping fit; with Bubble…

The Oaks Care Home resident Pat Whyatt and cook Yvonne Gibson.

Care home cook Yvonne raises awareness of cervical cancer

The Oaks Care Home cook has been sharing her experience of cervical cancer as part of a national awareness raising week.

Yvonne Gibson,…

Edinburgh man is crowned  top care home chef in the country - Graham Watson's chocolate pudding

Edinburgh man is crowned top care home chef in the country

Months of head-to-head heats and a showdown final have seen residential care home provider Care UK crown Graham Watson Care Home Chef of the Year…

Northampton General Hospital nurse with patient

Northampton General Hospital to welcome nurses to recruitment open day

Nurses looking for new career opportunities in 2019 are invited to attend a recruitment open day at Northampton General Hospital (NGH) on 2…

Sally Magnusson announced to chair Future of Care Conference 2019

Sally Magnusson announced to chair Future of Care Conference 2019

The organisers of the Future of Care Conference are pleased to announce that BBC broadcaster and dementia charity founder, Sally Magnusson has…

Social Care provider with their fantastic CQC report

Social Care provider celebrates two glowing CQC reports

A social care provider is celebrating after two of its services – a rehabilitation team and a care home - both received 100% ‘Good’ reports from…

Dulux Trade partners with BRE in flagship Dementia project

Dulux Trade partners with BRE in flagship Dementia project

Dulux Trade has furthered its work with the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to deliver evidence-based principles to help improve…

#GladtoCare competition judges

Inaugural #GladtoCare competition successfully brings the care sector together

Carers from across the UK were invited to take part in a photo competition run by Person Centred Software and The Care Workers Charity.

Valerie - author of book that explores how to enable older people to live independently for longer

Book explores how to enable older people to live independently for longer

A new book, exploring the increasingly important area of reablement services in community care, has been written by health and social care…

Woman Living With Dementia and Gardening

Living with Dementia and the benefits of gardening 

Gardening can have a profound impact on someone’s quality of life, especially those living with dementia. Gardens provide a familiar environment…