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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...
NHSX Launches Techforce19

TECH CHALLENGE LAUNCHED TO OFFER DIGITAL SUPPORT DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

People who are required to stay at home for at least 12 weeks because of Coronavirus (COVID-19) could soon benefit from new technology that aims to combat the effects of social isolation.  ...
  Care Home Coronavirus Guidance

NEW COVID-19 GUIDANCE RELEASED FOR ADULT SOCIAL CARE

Vulnerable adults receiving social care will be better protected by new guidance issued to councils and care providers as the Government works to delay the spread of COVID-19.   The...
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.  ...
Rehabilitation Facility Launched in Care Home

NEW CARE HOME FACILITY LAUNCHED TO REDUCE HOSPITAL STAYS

A new facility to rehabilitate people recently discharged from hospital has opened at Oake Meadows care home in Taunton. The Willows is a 15-bed reablement and physiotherapy wing, within Oake...
Care sector recruitment software provider Novacare has just completed a full rebrand, and will now be known as Netli.

CARE SERVICE AND SOLUTIONS PROVIDER NOVACARE REBRANDS TO NETLI

Care sector recruitment software provider Novacare has just completed a full rebrand, and will now be known as Netli. Netli will offer four distinct, tailormade service offerings to support the...
The Family Carer Support Service team. From L-R: Rhiannon Lawton, Kelly Jones, Emma Lewis

LEGACY DONATION KEEPS FAMILY CARER SUPPORT SERVICE RUNNING

A donation left by a couple from Sidmouth is set to fund two more years of a vital service for those caring for people with learning disabilities. The Family Carer Support Service, delivered by...
Dementia UK is calling for people to look out for people with dementia and their families, after experiencing a significant increase in calls to its Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline during this winter period.

COMMUNITIES URGED TO SUPPORT PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA THIS WINTER

Dementia UK is calling for people to look out for people with dementia and their families, after experiencing a significant increase in calls to its Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline during this...
Social Care Digital Pathfinders Grant

DIGITAL ADULT SOCIAL CARE PROJECTS TO RECEIVE £4.5M

A share of £4.5m will be distributed between 16 organisations that provide and commission adult social care services, to enable them to roll out their local digital projects on a wider...

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