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SUNRISE SENIOR LIVING UK SHORTLISTED FOR RISK MITIGATION AWARD

SUNRISE SENIOR LIVING UK SHORTLISTED FOR PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

Care home provider, Sunrise Senior Living UK, has been shortlisted for Best Approach to Risk Mitigation in the Excellence in Procurement Awards 2020. These are the top procurement awards in the UK,...
REPEAT TESTING FOR CARE HOMES

REPEAT TESTING FOR CARE HOMES

The UK government has announced that approximately 10,000 people in care homes will be given repeat testing as part of a new government study into coronavirus to understand more about its spread in...
CARE WORKERS MORE UNDER-APPRECIATED THAN NURSES ACCORDING TO LATEST POLL

CARE WORKERS MORE UNDER-APPRECIATED THAN NURSES ACCORDING TO LATEST POLL

Care workers have risen to second on a list of the most underappreciated public sector roles according to the British public - overtaking nurses. A survey by public sector membership club...
NEW CATEGORY ADDED TO NACC AWARDS 2020

NEW CATEGORY ADDED TO NACC AWARDS 2020

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has added a new category to the NACC Awards for 2020: The Triumph Over Adversity Award The new award specifically honours the extraordinary...
NEW TRUSTEES TO HELP ‘BRING JOY’

NEW TRUSTEES TO HELP ‘BRING JOY’

North West-based charity, The Home Instead Senior Care Bring Joy Foundation, which works to bring joy into the lives of older people across the UK, has made three new appointments. Penny Hamer...
HSE ISSUES KN95 FACEMASK WARNING

SAFETY ALERT: HSE ISSUES KN95 FACEMASK WARNING

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning against the use of KN95 facemasks as personal protective equipment (PPE). A safety alert was issued on 11 June 2020, urging all employers and...
CARE2CONNECT SETS UP CORONAVIRUS STAFF FUND

CARE2CONNECT SETS UP CORONAVIRUS STAFF FUND

Care2Connect, the West Sussex home care provider, has introduced a new staff fund initiative to recognise the extraordinary efforts of its local care teams in responding to the coronavirus crisis. ...
NEW MIDLANDS-BASED OPERATIONS DIRECTOR FOR EDEN FUTURES

NEW MIDLANDS-BASED OPERATIONS DIRECTOR FOR EDEN FUTURES

Eden Futures, a provider of supported living services, has appointed Lindsey Myers as its new regional operations director for the Midlands.  With more than 20 years of experience in the...
NCF:"COVID-19 Testing Chaos Set to Continue for Social Care"

NCF: "COVID-19 Testing Chaos Set to Continue for Social Care"

Despite the government’s efforts to develop a testing programme for social care, the testing arrangements remain chaotic, there is no reliable timescale for getting the test results and there...
NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THE NACC AWARDS 2020

NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE NACC AWARDS 2020

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has launched the NACC Awards 2020.   The prestigious awards welcome nominations from across the care catering sector to recognise and...

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