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IDoService project supporting people with dementia

Supporting People with Dementia

The IDoService project seeks to create vital leisure and social service for people with dementia. Dr Isabelle Tournier, Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Research Fellow and Professor Kristina...
Fire Safety in Care Homes

THE BURNING QUESTION

The experts from training provider iHASCO discuss whether care providers are doing enough when it comes to fire safety. Fire can have a devastating effect on organisations. So, why are so many...
NCF Budget Response

NOTHING FOR SOCIAL CARE IN THIS BUDGET, SAYS NCF

The chief executive of the National Care Forum has criticised Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget announcement today, stating that it offers “nothing for social care.” In response...
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...
NCF Comment on Easing of Care Home Restrictions

NATIONAL CARE FORUM WELCOMES CARE HOME VISITOR NEWS

Following the news that care home residents will be allowed one indoor visitor from the 8th March, the National Care Forum (NCF) – the leading member association for not-for-profit social care...
COVID-19 and Workplace Training

THE CHALLENGES OF 2021

Online training provider iHASCO conducted a survey to gain a greater insight into the biggest challenges and future issues facing businesses, surrounding COVID-19 and workplace training. Here,...
Jet Air Hand Dryers

TIME TO FACE THE TRUTH ABOUT JET AIR DRYERS

The experts at Kimberly-Clark Professional address research into the most effective methods of hand-drying. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased consumer awareness around the importance of hand...
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...
Dementia UK Comment on Care Home Visits

DEMENTIA UK CALLS FOR REVISION ON CARE HOME VISITING GUIDELINES

Following the release of new government guidelines on care home visits during the second lockdown in England, charity Dementia UK is urging the government to adapt the advice to consider the needs...
NCF Letter on Care Home Visit Ban

CARE HOME VISITING BAN DENIES HUMAN RIGHTS, SAYS NCF

A coalition of over 60 organisations, brought together by the National Care Forum (NCF) –  member association for not-for-profit social care providers – sent an open letter to Matt...

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