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Lord Patel of Bradford

NEW BOARD DIRECTOR FOR CYGNET HEALTH CARE

Cygnet Health Care has appointed Professor Lord Patel of Bradford as Senior Independent Board Director.   Lord Patel joins Cygnet Health Care following many years of working at the...
CARE HOME CORONAVIRUS CAMPAIGN REACHES A QUARTER OF A MILLION

CARE HOME CORONAVIRUS CAMPAIGN REACHES 2.5K ONLINE

Broomgrove's campaign to have the work of care home nurses, carers and ancillary staff recognised alongside NHS workers has now reached nearly a quarter of a million people. Manager of Broomgrove...
Care Bosses Disqualified

RECKLESS CARE HOME BOSSES DISQUALIFIED

Bosses of two care homes in the Midlands have been disqualified after they diverted council funds before abandoning elderly residents and staff. Husband and wife, Darren William Lloyd, 53, and...
Phil Crowther, CEO of the Newlands Group, which incorporates Tribe Recruitment and domiciliary care company Care Matters, has written to the minister of state for care, Helen Whately MP, highlighting the need to get staff who have previously been checked into work quickly, rather than waiting up to six weeks for new checks to return.

CARE SECTOR EXPERT CALLS FOR REDUCTION IN DBS PROCESSING TIME

Tribe Recruitment, a healthcare sector recruiter based in the North East, is calling for the government to reduce the time taken to process Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks to 48 hours,...
Social Distancing Serenades

MUSICIANS SERENADE CARE HOME RESIDENTS IN ISOLATION

Staff at Amherst Court care home in Chatham have not let the current pandemic stand in the way of residents’ day-to-day life at the home, and have come up with some fantastic ideas that work...
Colin Ramwell, Head of Recruitment at Heathcotes Group

HEATHCOTES LAUNCHES RECRUITMENT DRIVE

Care provider Heathcotes Group has launched a nationwide recruitment drive to assist its frontline teams in meeting the challenge of the ongoing coronavirus crisis. With many sectors in lockdown...
Access Wages Before Payday

WAGES FOR CARE WORKERS MADE ACCESSIBLE AHEAD OF PAYDAY

Critical workers, such as NHS and care staff, can now gain access to their wages ahead of payday for free, by using Hastee.   Earnings on-demand platform Hastee gives workers access to...
Ideal Carehomes is offering flexible paid work to those who have been financially affected by the Coronavirus outbreak.

IDEAL CAREHOMES LAUNCHES FLEXIBLE WORKING RECRUITMENT DRIVE

Care group Ideal Carehomes is offering flexible paid work to those who have been financially affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. During such unprecedented times, Ideal Carehomes aims to bring...
Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo Postponed

DEMENTIA, CARE & NURSING HOME EXPO RESCHEDULED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

The Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo 2020 and all co-located events, initially due to take place from 17th – 18th March, have been rescheduled due to Coronavirus. After continually...
Coronavirus 'Battle Plan'

PRIME MINISTER LAUNCHES GOVERNMENT “BATTLE PLAN” ON CORONAVIRUS

The Prime Minister has today launched the government’s official coronavirus action plan - a public guide to the Government’s enhanced plans to tackle the spread of the virus.  ...

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