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Future of Care Conference

FUTURE OF CARE CONFERENCE CELEBRATES ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR

Organisers of the Future of Care conference are celebrating after the event returned for another successful year on 3rd March. Located at The Kings Fund in London, the conference delivered a...
Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo Postponed

DEMENTIA, CARE & NURSING HOME EXPO RESCHEDULED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

The Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo 2020 and all co-located events, initially due to take place from 17th – 18th March, have been rescheduled due to Coronavirus. After continually...
Helpline Admiral Nurse Helen Green recommended ‘The Little Girl in the Radiator’ by Martin Slevin,.

DEMENTIA UK RECOMMENDS BOOKS TO BREAK DOWN DEMENTIA STIGMA

In honour of World Book Day, Dementia UK has provided its list of book recommendations to improve care and understanding for people diagnosed with the life-limiting condition.     ...
Coronavirus 'Battle Plan'

PRIME MINISTER LAUNCHES GOVERNMENT “BATTLE PLAN” ON CORONAVIRUS

The Prime Minister has today launched the government’s official coronavirus action plan - a public guide to the Government’s enhanced plans to tackle the spread of the virus.  ...
Mayor of Dartford with Bluebird Care Gravesham and Dartford.

MAYOR OF DARTFORD JOINS BLUEBIRD CARE TO CELEBRATE EMPLOYEES

Two Bluebird Care employees were recently presented with awards by their local mayor, for their commitment to their roles, at the company’s annual awards ceremony. The Mayor of Dartford,...
Care sector recruitment software provider Novacare has just completed a full rebrand, and will now be known as Netli.

CARE SERVICE AND SOLUTIONS PROVIDER NOVACARE REBRANDS TO NETLI

Care sector recruitment software provider Novacare has just completed a full rebrand, and will now be known as Netli. Netli will offer four distinct, tailormade service offerings to support the...
The Family Carer Support Service team. From L-R: Rhiannon Lawton, Kelly Jones, Emma Lewis

LEGACY DONATION KEEPS FAMILY CARER SUPPORT SERVICE RUNNING

A donation left by a couple from Sidmouth is set to fund two more years of a vital service for those caring for people with learning disabilities. The Family Carer Support Service, delivered by...
Dementia UK is calling for people to look out for people with dementia and their families, after experiencing a significant increase in calls to its Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline during this winter period.

COMMUNITIES URGED TO SUPPORT PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA THIS WINTER

Dementia UK is calling for people to look out for people with dementia and their families, after experiencing a significant increase in calls to its Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline during this...
Social Care Digital Pathfinders Grant

DIGITAL ADULT SOCIAL CARE PROJECTS TO RECEIVE £4.5M

A share of £4.5m will be distributed between 16 organisations that provide and commission adult social care services, to enable them to roll out their local digital projects on a wider...
Fall in Social Care Job Applicants

SOCIAL CARE JOB APPLICATIONS FALL, DESPITE MORE ADVERTS

Applications for social care jobs dropped by 13.4% in January, according to the latest data from online jobs board CV-Library. The study, which explored job market data from January 2020 and...

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