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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....
THE INTRINSIC ELEMENT OF ETHICAL PROVISION

THE INTRINSIC ELEMENT OF ETHICAL PROVISION

Privacy and dignity are a human right, yet 73% of care homes were rated inadequate in this area and are not protecting these values of those in their care to a high enough standard, reports Helen...
Acts of kindness at Encore Care Homes for World Wellbeing Week

ACTS OF KINDNESS FOR WORLD WELLBEING WEEK

Encore Care Homes delivered a thoughtful week of events in celebration of World Wellbeing Week, a global awareness campaign about the importance of health and wellbeing, at the end of June. Based...
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...
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. ...

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