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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. ...
Bluebird Care Behind the Growing Home Care Trend

Behind the Growing Home Care Trend

Live-in care, where a professional carer lives with their client, is an increasingly popular alternative to care homes. To better understand why, Bluebird Care presents some stories from the people...
RIVERDALE COURT CELEBRATES VE DAY

RIVERDALE COURT CELEBRATES VE DAY

During the current lockdown, with all care homes in isolation from visitors to protect the residents and care staff, events and activities have required a different approach. One thing that is...
CARE PROVIDERS SEEK BETTER FINANCIAL SUPPORT FROM GOVERNMENT

CARE PROVIDERS SEEK BETTER FINANCIAL SUPPORT FROM GOVERNMENT

Care providers are calling for better financial support from the Government to help them get through the hardships caused by the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19). The Independent Care Group...
FOOD PARCELS AND EASTER EGGS FOR ENCORE CARE HOME TEAMS

FOOD PARCELS AND EASTER EGGS FOR CARE HOME TEAMS

The hardworking staff at Encore care homes all received special care parcels ahead of the Easter weekend. The care sector has had to meet many significant challenges in the face of the coronavirus...

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