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Left to right Sonia Benitez, Mark Bradford. Andres Martinez, U Hla Htay, Alison Katerji, Steven Bramley, Jenny Ousbey, Sally Miller

CHARITY URGES UNPAID CARERS TO SEEK SUPPORT

An independent London charity will hold free drop-in sessions on Carers Rights Day in a bid to encourage unpaid carers to come forward and seek support. Carers Network, a charity which provides...
Tim Karen and Martin at the Princess Royal Training Awards.

HOME INSTEAD RECEIVES ROYAL RECOGNITION

A home care company is celebrating after being commended with a Princess Royal Training Award for its workplace learning at a ceremony held at St James’s Palace in London. Presented by HRH...
Novacare recruitment and retention project

CARE RECRUITMENT PROJECT LAUNCHED IN PREPARATION FOR BREXIT

Novacare, service and solution provider for the care industry, has launched a project to support the care industry with the recruitment and retention of staff in preparation for Brexit and the...
Following the release of the Care Quality Commission’s State of Care report, published today 15th October, a number of leading charities within the care sector have spoken out criticising the government’s approach to social care.

GOVERNMENT’S SOCIAL CARE APPROACH REQUIRES URGENT CHANGE, CHARITIES WARN

Following the release of the Care Quality Commission’s State of Care report, published today 15th October, a number of leading charities within the care sector have spoken out criticising the...
Ed Sheeran with Mills Meadow care home staff and residents.

CARE UK HOME WITH CELEBRITY CONNECTION RATED ‘OUTSTANDING’

Care UK has been awarded its 13th outstanding rating from the CQC at its Mills Meadow care home in Framlingham in Suffolk. The care home was rated as ‘Outstanding’ in the caring and...
Future of Care Conference will be hosting a panel session discussing the issues surrounding staff recruitment and retention in care.

CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS CARE SECTOR WORKFORCE CHALLENGES

Future of Care Conference will be hosting a panel session discussing the issues surrounding staff recruitment and retention in care. The conference, which takes place on 15th October at the Hilton...
Future of Care Conference

CAROLINE DINENAGE TO SPEAK AT FUTURE OF CARE CONFERENCE

The Minister of State for Care, Caroline Dinenage MP, will deliver the keynote speech at the Future of Care Conference. The Minister will join a roster of leading experts and high-profile care...
Philippa Shirtcliffe has been announced as the new Head of Care Quality at QCS.

QCS ANNOUNCES NEW HEAD OF CARE QUALITY

Philippa Shirtcliffe has been announced as the new Head of Care Quality at QCS. She joined the business in October 2017 as Clinical Policy Lead and has been instrumental in the successful review of...
Almost 75% care homes previously rated Inadequate have improved, says CQC

Almost 75% care homes previously rated Inadequate have improved, says CQC

Nearly three quarters of care homes originally rated Inadequate have improved their ratings following re-inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).  As a result, over 12,000 people...
Advice from ICN on keeping health systems resilient on International Nurses Day

Advice from ICN on health systems resilience on International Nurses Day

The International Council of Nurses has this year used International Nurses Day to offer advice on the issue of health systems resilience; which they define as the ability to prepare for and...

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