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TEESSIDE care home residents received a special invitation to the Islamic Diversity Centre North East community lunch.
The event was organised specifically for Teesside’s elderly, with stalls and talks from Ageing Better Middlesbrough and Cleveland Police as well as members of the IDC.
Residents from The Gables Care Home, in Middlesbrough, were among the guests, who were also treated to craft activities and puzzles during the lunch.
Resident Ivy Artly said: “I have never eaten pizza before but it was nice.
Health secretary Matt Hancock recently announced that an emergency £240million fund would be ploughed into social care to free up beds this winter.
Siva Anandaciva, Chief Analyst at The King’s Fund, responded, saying, “After a punishing summer of heatwaves and ever-increasing demands on services, the NHS is heading for another tough winter.
With Health Secretary Matt Hancock announcing that the long-awaited social care Green Paper will be revealed “later this year”, we take a look at a possible solution to the crisis in the form of a voucher scheme to pay for care. We also find out what finance specialists think is in store for the NHS over winter...
The CQC is taking a care provider to court this week over alleged sex attacks at one of its homes.
30-year old Amy Collins a carer from Bucks based business Ashridge Home Care has been named Oustanding Carer 2018 at the prestigious Care Campaign for the Vulnerable Awards.
Announced on 5thOctober at a Gala dinner in Gerrards Cross, the 2018 Outstanding Carer Award recognises the exceptional work of individuals in the care sector in the UK.
The latest phase of a multi-million pound investment by independent care provider Parklands Group has been given the green light. Plans for a £6.5 million care hub for older people in Inverness, one of three new Highland care homes planned or already under construction, have been approved by the Highland Council.
CARE home residents received a special invitation to a Skelmersdale café that specialises in turning supermarket surplus food into delicious meals.
Residents and staff at Aaron Crest Care Home, on Tanhouse Road, were given the VIP treatment at the nearby Junk Food Café.
Café coordinator David Scott reserved a table and served a home cooked, three-course banquet after spotting several of the home’s residents walking by.
They pass the Tanhouse Community Centre, where the café opens every Wednesday, on their weekly walk to the newsagents.
By editor Victoria Galligan
As the NHS turns 70, we take a look at a round-up of news, views and events which are taking place across the country to celebrate the world’s greatest health service. Our nation became the envy of the world when, on 5 July 1948, the NHS was launched by Health Secretary Aneurin “Nye” Bevan, at Park Hospital in Manchester (now Trafford General Hospital). This was the first time that hospitals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, opticians and dentists had been brought together under one umbrella to provide services for free at the point of delivery.