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Carer using loneliness technology to look after man

Could Carer Technology Help Battle Elderly Loneliness? 

The government recently announced that it would be launching the first ever loneliness strategy, aiming to empower all GPs in England to be able…

Robin & Betty at Castle View Windsor

Castle View Windsor had to be ‘Good enough for Mum’

Just completed, Castle View Windsor, had to be ‘good enough for Mum’ – that was the vision of  Robin Hughes, Founder and CEO, Castle Retirement…

dementia dolls

Care home staff say residents have dementia dolls

52% of care home staff say their residents have dementia dolls, according to a new survey by the leading care home reviews site, carehome.co.uk.…

When Things Are Proven To Work We Should Get On And Do It

When Things Work We Should Get On And Do It

Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care and Busy Bees have come together to develop an…

Parklands development plans

BGF investment in Scottish Highlands, £5m for Parklands

Parklands Group, one of the largest independent care home providers in the north of Scotland, has received a £5m investment from BGF, the UK’s…

Bluebird Care Edinburgh team

Bluebird Care Edinburgh Achieves Highest Grades

Bluebird Care Edinburgh is celebrating after achieving ratings of Grade 6 across the board from the Care Inspectorate, the independent regulator…

Tim singing at Abbotswood Court

92-Year-Old Widower Learns to Sing Again

Thomas Timson was one of the first residents to arrive at the luxury Abbotswood Court care home when the purpose-built facility opened in Romsey…

 EDUCATE is a Stockport based group of people living with dementia

Borough Care teams up with EDUCATE

Borough Care teams up with EDUCATE For music and laughter project 

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

Theraposture appoints highly experienced specialist as new Trusted Assessor for the North

Theraposture appoints highly experienced specialist

Theraposture, a respected leader in adjustable beds, chairs and care cots, has appointed Craig Ward as its new Trusted Assessor for Northern…

CQC publishes its review of how local health and social care systems work together in Staffordshire

CQC review - how local health and social care work together

The CQC has published its findings following a review of health and social care services in Staffordshire.

The report is one of 23…

Sunrise of Eastbourne team

Sunrise Eastbourne ‘Outstanding’ Care Provider

Sunrise of Eastbourne has received a rating of ‘Outstanding’ from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and…

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Primaflow F&P raises £30,000 for Alzheimer’s Society

A programme of fundraising activities led by staff at plumbing, heating and bathrooms wholesaler Primaflow F&P has resulted in cumulative…

Residents at care home enjoying their Christmas fayre

Hundreds raised for residents at care home Christmas fayre

A CARE home Christmas fayre has raised hundreds of pounds for residents.

Sycamore Hall Care Home’s annual festive celebration was attended…

Celia singing to crowd with dementia

Singing Brings Joy To Those Living With Dementia

In December 2018, I had the honour of bringing some festive cheer to a group of people living with dementia, and also their carers. 

I…

Renray Healthcare Aspen Lounge

Renray Healthcare - furniture supplier for over 50 years…

Renray Healthcare is one of the largest and leading suppliers of high quality furniture and products to the healthcare sector. With over 50 years…

Trust Jangro for all your Healthcare supplies

Trust Jangro for all your Healthcare supplies

Jangro, the largest network of independent janitorial supply companies in the UK and Ireland, provides the Healthcare sector with a wide range of…

NHS staff

Volunteers reduce pressure on frontline NHS staff

Volunteers in hospitals play a vital role in improving the experience of patients and relieving pressure on frontline staff, according to a new …

Sara Livadeas from The Fremantle Trust

Sara Livadeas appointed Chief Executive at The Fremantle Trust

Sara Livadeas has been appointed Chief Executive at The Fremantle Trust, a registered charity and not for profit organisation providing care and…

Hospice exterior

Hospice To Open £500,000 Satellite Unit

A HOSPICE is on course to open a £500,000 satellite unit that will create 15 jobs and provide vital end-of-life care for patients in isolated…

Etac R82 team at BHTA Awards 

Etac R82 Meerkat achieves Best Product at BHTA Awards 

Etac R82 has achieved success at the annual British Healthcare Trades Association Awards – winning a 'Highly Commended' Best Product accolade for…

Care Home Celebrates Outstanding Report From CQC

Care Home Celebrates Outstanding Report From CQC

Staff at a Plymouth residential care home are celebrating after the service was given the Care Quality Commission’s highest rating following a…

Hillgreen Care Limited fined £300,000 - for not monitoring ‘sexual predator'

Hillgreen Care fined £300,000 - for not monitoring ‘sexual predator'

A care home provider has been fined £300,000 for allowing a man in its care with a history of sexual assaults the freedom to prey on vulnerable…

Gary becomes a Telephone Friend for those feeling lonely 

Live-in care provider becomes a Telephone Friend for those feeling lonely 

A care provider based in the Ribble Valley has been in touch with his first The Silver Line ‘telephone friend’, after volunteering with the…

Woman zipping across the Tyne for charity and residents

Zipping across the Tyne for charity and residents

DAREDEVIL care home staff flew across the Tyne on a zipwire to raise funds for residents and charity.

Over £1,000 was raised by staff from…

Chocolate Treats Given To Care Staff

Chocolate Treats For All Gives Care Staff A Golden Glow

Care sector staff who told Investors in People inspectors how much they ‘love coming to work’ have even more reason to be happy after being…

Staff dressed up for elf day

Elf Day sees care home raise funds for dementia fight

ELVES were running around a Tyneside care home spreading Christmas cheer and raising funds for the fight against dementia. Willowdene Care Home,…

Huddersfield Giants teens entertaining care home residents

Huddersfield Giants teens entertain care home residents

BINGO brought teenagers and elderly care home residents together in Huddersfield. National Citizenship Service (NCS) students from the…

Exemplar Health Care residents Christmas cards

Exemplar Health Care - residents getting into the Christmas spirit

As the countdown to Christmas begins, care home provider Exemplar Health Care have revealed how they are working to make this Christmas special…

Abbotswood Court Staff At Their Coffee Morning

Abbotswood Court Coffee Morning Supports Carers In The Community

Abbotswood Court, a luxury care home in Romsey, Hampshire, hosted a carers’ coffee morning on November 29, to mark Carers Rights Day 2018 (…

Bluebird care at Charity inaugural ball

Charity inaugural ball raises over £20K

Local provider of at home and live in care, Bluebird Care, were headline sponsored of a charity’s ball, where all proceeds go to fighting chest,…

Father Christmas with his elf

Father Christmas helps raise over £1,000 for care home residents

FATHER Christmas made an appearance at a Chester-le-Street care home’s festive fayre – helping to raise over £1,000 for residents.

The…

 Mobile Care Monitoring

Person Centred Software lead the call for better care in care homes

According to an article published in The Guardian on 25th November 2018, more than 1,000 care home patients have died suffering from malnutrition…