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Tony Stein, Chief Executive of Healthcare Management Solutions

CARE HOME BOSS COMMENTS ON COMPULSORY VACCINE PROPOSAL

The boss of a major UK care home operator has welcomed the news that the COVID vaccines could be made compulsory for care workers.  Today, the Telegraph revealed that details of a paper...
Care providers do not have to pay workers the national minimum wage for sleep-in shifts, the Supreme Court has today ruled.

NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE FOR SLEEP-IN SHIFTS DISMISSED

Care providers do not have to pay workers the national minimum wage for sleep-in shifts, the Supreme Court has today ruled.  The case was brought to the UK’s highest court today by...
Care provider Cygnet Health Care has announced the launch of a video campaign called #ihadthevaccine to urge ethnic minority communities to have the COVID-19 vaccine.

CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO COUNTER MISINFORMATION AROUND COVID VACCINE

Care provider Cygnet Health Care has announced the launch of a video campaign called #ihadthevaccine to urge ethnic minority communities to have the COVID-19 vaccine.  Amid concerns that the...
Performing Medicine, specialist in arts-based healthcare training and research, has launched a series of free virtual sessions available throughout March for the health and social care workforce.

FREE MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING SESSIONS LAUNCHED FOR CARE SECTOR WORKFORCE

Performing Medicine, specialist in arts-based healthcare training and research, has launched a series of free virtual sessions available throughout March for the health and social care workforce. ...
Care Workers' Charity 2020 Impact Report

THE CARE WORKERS’ CHARITY PUBLISHES 2020 IMPACT REPORT

The Care Workers’ Charity has provided grants of over £2 million in total to support care workers in 2020, it has been revealed.  The Care Workers’ Charity has published...
Management at Handley House care home in York created a fun superhero-themed day to thank their staff for all of their ‘super’ work during the course of the coronavirus pandemic.

HEROES WEAR CAPES AT YORK CARE HOME

Management at Handley House care home in York created a fun superhero-themed day to thank their staff for all of their ‘super’ work during the course of the coronavirus pandemic. Home...
Helen Jamieson, Founder and MD at Jaluch HR & Training

A RECKLESS POLICY: MANDATORY VACCINATION

Helen Jamieson, Founder and MD at Jaluch HR & Training, discusses the issue of employing a ‘no jab, no job’ policy as a care provider and the possible implications you must consider...
Cheshire care home staff have provided over 200 key workers with a tasty breakfast to support fellow pandemic heroes.

CARE HOME STAFF DONATE BREAKFASTS TO KEY WORKERS

Cheshire care home staff have provided over 200 key workers with a tasty breakfast to support fellow pandemic heroes. The team from Elworth Grange in Sandbach had the idea of delivering...
CWC Mental Health Support Programme

THE CARE WORKERS’ CHARITY LAUNCHES MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT PROGRAMME

The Care Workers’ Charity (CWC) has launched a pivotal Mental Health Support Programme in response to the crisis of mental ill-health faced by the UK’s social care workforce. The...
Former DJ Samuel Barnes is now working in a care home after he took a drastic career change during the pandemic.

CORNISH DJ SWAPS NIGHT CLUBS FOR NIGHT SHIFTS

A former DJ is now working in a care home after he took a drastic career change during the pandemic. Samuel Barnes, from Camborne, lost his job as a nightclub DJ in 2020 as a result of...

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