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Marjorie marks International Women's Day
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Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, is marking International Women’s Day (8 March) by celebrating the achievements of its female residents.    

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Castle View retirement village
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Castle Retirement Living, the team behind the new £30million Castle View retirement village in Windsor is looking to replicate its retirement living model.
 
The envisaged future formula would blend purpose-built luxury apartments with excellent community facilities and be based in an urban area with all the benefits of connectivity, community, entertainment and activity.
 

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Nurses and Doctors taking part in the Social Care Challenge
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The upcoming Social Care Challenge is a two and a half day sprint, aimed at University students as an opportunity to consider social care as a career pathway and come up with new ideas to address some of the biggest problems in social care.

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Specialist nursing care home nurse from Newcastle with resident
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Around 100 jobs are being created in Newcastle this September due to the launch of Tyne Grange, Exemplar Health Care’s newest specialist nursing care home in the North East. 
Following a £3.1 million investment in a high-quality refurbishment of an existing care home, Tyne Grange will open later this year. The care home is preparing to recruit nurses, support workers, administrators, kitchen and domestic team members, and other staff.

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Care Forum's Mario Kreft MBE on new immigration rules
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A social care leader has warned that care homes and home care agencies in Wales will be put out of business as a result of the new immigration rules announced by the Government.
Mario Kreft MBE, the chair of Care Forum Wales, has called on Home Secretary Priti Patel not to “close the door” on overseas workers at a time when the sector was already suffering because of a major recruitment crisis.

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Breaking news: coronavirus spreads
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With 71,429 cases in 25 countries and sadly 1,775 deaths so far in 4 countries - 1,772 in China and one each in Japan, the Philippines and France - the novel coronavirus outbreak currently constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.*

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Laundry being done at a care home can improve quality of life
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Miele research finds that allowing residents to do their own washing, as well as prioritising infection control, leads to happier lives.
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Ann Drea with hospital admissions staff
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Ann Drea, a band 6 locum occupational therapist working in a Pilot Front of House Team at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, was the proud winner of the Cosyfeet OT Award 2019.  Her £1000 award money was used to purchase assessment equipment to facilitate a safe and speedy return home for clients. Here is Ann’s account of how the assessment equipment is being used to avoid hospital admissions.

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Spinney - care homes under threat
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So far 2020 has seen a run of bad luck for care homes as multiple closures, a council investigation and a poor CQC rating hit three areas in the space of a few weeks. 

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King's Lodge Care-Home Staff
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Aura Care Living, one of the UK's leading providers of luxury retirement and nursing care, is delighted to announce that its recent inspection by industry regulatory body, the Care Quality Commission, has returned an outstanding report praising the improvements and excellent standards within the home, with an all-round rating of ‘Good'.

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adult social care worker and resident
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A national campaign to increase the adult social care workforce has launched.
 
The ‘There’s More to Care Than Caring’ recruitment campaign features stories from adult care workers.
 
Across Scotland around 145,000 people currently work in adult social care in a range of roles, including supporting people with physical disabilities, dementia, autism, older people and those with mental health conditions.
 

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Local Care Worker receiving health and social care technology group reward
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A leading health and social care technology group management technology company is rewarding care workers for their commitment to providing quality care, as part of their ’20 years, 20 prizes, 20 weeks giveaway’.

As a treat for committed individuals who utilise CM’s real-time care visit logging system, CM is rewarding lucky care workers over a 20-week period with a hundred pounds worth of high street vouchers, as part of their 20-year anniversary celebrations.  

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Care home residents receiving free financial and legal advice
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Aura Care Living is an award-winning provider of luxury care for the elderly.  The company has two care homes - one in Cirencester, Gloucestershire called Stratton Court and one in Camberley in Surrey called King's Lodge.  Aura Care Living is leading the way to revolutionise later-life-living, providing unparalleled care on every level in exceptional environments.

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Two people watching a TV advert on a tablet
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carehome.co.uk, the UK’s leading care home reviews site is launching its first ever TV advert on Boxing Day.
Every year carehome.co.uk sees a huge rise in the number of people looking for a care home after Christmas, with nearly a half million extra people visiting the site during this time. The increase in traffic is the result of many families realising over the Christmas period that their relatives are not coping well on their own.

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Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older peopleBorough Care Logo in Stockport, is providing a range of attractive benefits and incentives to staff through Reward Gateway.  Reward Gateway offers a huge range of high street discounts, which allows employees to save and earn money back on everyday shopping.

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