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Encore Care Homes is looking for 500 people to join its 'Care Club' to support its efforts in helping the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CARE PROVIDER SEEKS 500 PEOPLE TO SUPPORT NHS COVID RESPONSE

The NHS has called upon Encore Care Homes to provide urgent specialist care to older people as Dorset’s hospital beds fill with COVID-19 patients.  Encore Care Homes, which has four...
Alice Mitroi - the Royal Alfred Seafarers' Society's newly appointed Home Manager

NEW YEAR BRINGS NEW APPOINTMENTS AT MARITIME CHARITY

Specialist maritime charity and care home The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has made major appointments to its senior team following the retirement of two of its longest-standing team...
The National Care Forum (NCF) –a not-for-profit association for social care providers - has been working with its membership over recent days as the pressures hitting care services, due to COVID-related staff absences, are becoming ever more apparent.

WARNING ISSUED AS STAFFING PRESSURES MOUNT IN SOCIAL CARE

A key social care organisation has urged the government to act early to ease the mounting pressures on social care providers.  The National Care Forum (NCF) –a not-for-profit...
Recognition for Care Workers

COLLABORATIVE CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO RECOGNISE NATION’S CARE WORKERS

The Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM) has joined forces with The Care Workers’ Charity (CWC), National Care Forum (NCF) and Thank And Praise (TAP) to promote the vital role of those...
L-R Margaret Brazier, Executive Assistant to the CEO and Anne Kasey, Home Manager

PAIR RETIRE AFTER ALMOST 100 YEARS’ COMBINED SERVICE AT CARE HOME

Maritime charity The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society is bidding farewell to two of its longest-serving staff members who are retiring after collectively serving 95 years supporting residents...
Robin Smith had lived at Northleigh residential home since 1986, and was a popular resident.

CARE HOME CELEBRATES LIFE OF RESIDENT OF 34 YEARS

Staff at a care home in Kettering have been celebrating the life of the UK’s oldest man with Down’s syndrome, who passed away on 27th September, just weeks before his 79th birthday. ...
Tracy Murray before the shave.

WIGSTON CARE HOME COLLEAGUE BRAVES THE SHAVE FOR CHARITY

A brave care home employee has had her hair shaved to raise money for charity, in honour of her late father.  Tracy Murray, a member of the housekeeping team at HC One’s Cedar Court...
Tony Stein, Chief Executive of HCMS.

SOCIAL CARE BOSS LEADS SECTOR FLU VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

A top healthcare boss is pleading with health and social care staff not to miss having the annual flu vaccine this year, to protect the sector at an increasingly difficult time. Uptake from...
CARE BOOST FOR VETERANS AS STAFF QUALIFY TO PRESCRIBE MEDICATION

CARE BOOST FOR VETERANS AS STAFF QUALIFY TO PRESCRIBE

A lead nurse and a lead physiotherapist at Royal Star & Garter have become the first members of staff in the charity’s care homes to qualify as non-medical prescribers. Yuriy Bukovych...
RECORD MONTH OF JOB APPLICATIONS AT HEATHCOTES

RECORD MONTH OF JOB APPLICATIONS AT HEATHCOTES

Heathcotes Group, a Chesterfield-based care provider, has experienced a major surge in demand for jobs in the sector following a record month of applications for support worker positions nationwide....

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