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Raizer care home patient in wheelchair

Raizer deal gives a lift to retirement villages across the UK

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust has recently invested in some Raizer emergency lifting chairs to help residents get back on their feet across 21…

First brain injury clinic

RCH opens its first specialist ABI centre

Care provider RCH was celebrating this month as it officially opened its first acquired brain injury centre in Bedfordshire.

Encore Care Homes team

Encore Care Homes continues to invest in its team

Five team members from Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth, have completed the ‘Be an Effective Leader’ programme. Great Oaks is managed by Encore…

Bingo group at care home

Nightclub bingo a hit at Tyneside care home

NIGHTCLUB sensation Bongo’s Bingo has spread to a Tyneside care home.

The revamped version of the traditional game, which has become…

Youngsters singing for elderly on UN Children’s Day

Youngsters sing for elderly on UN Children’s Day

NURSERY children have been entertaining elderly care home residents as part of the United Nations Universal Children’s Day.

Youngsters…

Care Home Bed Finder staff spreading Christmas cheer

Christmas Dinner Spreads Cheer Amongst Lonely

A new Dorset care home bed finding website is spreading Christmas cheer to those who are lonely this Christmas.

Care Home Bed Finder (CHBF…

Homeless person on the street

Bluebird Care supports training company project to help the homeless

Bluebird Care has assisted local training company, Kilpatrick Consultancy, with a project to help the homeless in the Reading area.

Billy James - dementia sufferer - with his MFC mementoes

MFC mementoes help residents with dementia reminisce

THE BORO Foundation has been sending out memorabilia boxes to care homes to help residents with dementia reminisce.

The boxes containing…

Fairmile Grange residents celebrating Children in Need with children

Fairmile Grange celebrates Children in Need with the help of some special guests

A group of local children recently visited Fairmile Grange care home to help residents and staff raise money for…

New starter rescue

NEW STARTER COMES TO THE RESCUE OF AN ELDERLY PATIENT

New starter at Hilton Nursing Partners, personal nursing assistant Lilly Schwarz, used her quick thinking to safeguard a 95 year old patient from…

Women sitting at the Diabetes Professional Care

DPC becomes ‘force’ for innovation and best practice

Diabetes Professional Care 2018 (DPC2018) is set to become the biggest yetwith a record-breaking attendance expected, leading to the event being…

People at DPC2018 childhood obesity debate

DPC hosts ‘lively and engaging’ childhood obesity debate

Leading clinicians and policymakers participated in a “lively and engaging” debate about childhood obesity on the second day of a major DPC2018.…

Women at the DECLARE study

Results of major CVD study presented at DPC2018

The results of the eagerly-anticipated DECLARE study into cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes was shared for the first time in the UK at…

Elderly using iPad

How the elderly can benefit from using technology in relation to health?

In the UK, it’s estimated that around 45 million people use or own a smartphone. With most smartphone owners aged between 14 and 60, a large…

Stout and sandwiches a hit with care home residents

Stout and sandwiches a hit with care home residents

A Stout and sandwich afternoon was enjoyed by Northumberland care home residents – after they asked for more foodie activities. Staff served up…

young carer in social care sector

It's time for social care to be bold when it comes to attracting younger talent

It is no secret that there is a recruitment crisis within the social care sector and recent statistics suggest that one million new care workers…

2 L to R Hannah Stevens and Lindy Greenwood of Dementia Matters

Pioneering training programme provides job opportunities in care sector

A pioneering new training program, Dementia Matters Academy, is helping people to secure work within the North East’s adult social care sector.…

Clare Khan using an AED

Increasing confidence in using an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

Minutes count when a person collapses in sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)and AED machines have been described as the ‘single most important development…

Fraser and Fraser letters

Working with the Public Sector for more than 40 years

Fraser and Fraser have been working with the Public Sector for more than 40 years. We support Local Government department who need to identify and…

Party for resident’s ruby wedding anniversary

Party for resident’s ruby wedding anniversary

AN “UNFORGETTABLE” party was held at a Rotherham care home to celebrate a resident’s ruby wedding anniversary.

Broadacres Care Home, on…

Borough Care Employee Awards Winners

Borough Care Hosts Employee Awards

Borough Care, the largest not for profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, recently held its Employee Awards 2018.  The annual event…

Mary & Jimmy on their golden anniversary

Surprise party for golden couple Mary and Jimmy

A SURPRISE party was thrown by Tyneside care home staff in celebration of a resident’s golden wedding anniversary.

Banners, balloons and a…

Call For Action To Stop Next-Of-Kin Being Exploited

Call For Action To Stop Next-Of-Kin Being Exploited

Next-of-kin are losing out on inheritances or having to pay excessive charges to claim them as a result of increasing numbers of local authorities…

Longmore Poppy gown created by care home in tribute to veterans

Poppy gown created by care home in tribute to veterans

A POPPY gown has been created by a Sandiacre care home residents to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. 

The elaborate…

Care home’s remembrance ceremony - residents setting off balloons

Care home’s remembrance ceremony for former resident Jill

Loving husband Peter Stapleton donated a bench to a Chesterfield care home in memory of his wife. Jill Stapleton lived at Barnfield Care Home, on…

(back, from left) Mandale House Care Home carer Jackie Drinkel, resident Peter Wilson, domestic worker Lorrain Whitehead, resident May Small and (seated, from left) residents Irene Fleming and Billy James attend the Remembrance Day service at Thornaby War Memorial.

Care home residents remember at Thornaby War Memorial

TEESSIDE care home residents, Mandale House Care Home, were among those to attend a Remembrance Day ceremony at Thornaby War Memorial.

Sycamore Hall Care Home residents (from left) Ellen Knowles and Doreen Ainsley paint poppies for Remembrance Day displays at the home.

WW1 centenary marked by Ripon care home residents

RIPON care home residents, Sycamore Hall Care Home, have been creating poppy displays to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World…

You should pay for your own care in old age if you can afford it, Conservative voters say

You should pay for your own old age care if you can afford it

Conservative voters say, you should pay for your own care in old age if you can afford it.

A Censuswide survey, commissioned by Ridouts…

Willowbeck resident playing a giutar

Willowbeck proud to announce specialist neurologic music therapy programme

Specialist care home Willowbeck has partnered up with a unique music therapy organisation, Chroma to deliver music therapy workshops with care…

Edyn.Care launches personalised home care in London

Edyn.Care launches personalised home care in London

Edyn.Care has launched its personalised home care services in London, empowering seniors to stay at home, happily and safely knowing that 24-hour…

Baby yoga classes at care home

Baby yoga classes held at Teesside care home

BABIES and elderly care home residents are taking part in yoga sessions together at a Stockton-on-Tees care home.

The Kalma Baby sessions…

Brain Injury service recognised for end of life care excellence

Brain Injury service recognised for end of life care excellence

Two neurological rehabilitation specialist units in Northampton have completed Gold Standards Framework (GSF) for its end of life care.