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Family members or friends of those living in care homes will be given regular COVID-19 testing to allow them to visit their loved ones, as a new pilot launches today Monday 16th November.

VISITOR COVID TESTING PILOT LAUNCHED IN CARE HOMES

Family members or friends of those living in care homes will be given regular COVID-19 testing to allow them to visit their loved ones, as a new pilot launches today Monday 16th November. The...
Friends of the Elderly commits to mental wellbeing of residents and service users

FRIENDS OF THE ELDERLY SUPPORTS ‘MENTAL HEALTH FOR ALL’

In support of World Mental Health Day, a charity committed to supporting older people in the UK has reaffirmed its commitment to the mental wellbeing of its residents and service users. This...
Care UK Sponsors the Big Green Draw

CARE UK TO SPONSOR THE BIG DRAW FESTIVAL 2020

Care UK is the official health and social care sponsor of The Big Draw Festival 2020, which this year is themed: The Big Green Draw: A Climate of Change.  For the second year running, Care...
Hillrom is excited to announce that the symposium is being replaced by the first Completing the Picture Digital Festival.

COMPLETING THE PICTURE DIGITAL FESTIVAL TO TAKE PLACE THIS OCTOBER

An annual event for the medical device industry will this year take place in the form of a digital festival, organisers have announced.  Completing the Picture is a much-respected,...
The latest report from care finance specialist Just Group has found that A cap on care costs is the most preferred option by people in the UK when it comes to funding long-term care.

CARE COST CAP SUPPORT IS HIGHER THAN EVER, RESEARCH FINDS

A cap on care costs is the most preferred option by people in the UK when it comes to funding long-term care, new research has found. The  latest report from care finance specialist Just...
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...
CITY & GUILDS JOINS FORCES WITH FUTURELEARN

CITY & GUILDS JOINS FORCES WITH FUTURELEARN

City & Guilds has partnered with the social learning platform FutureLearn, to turn the tide on unemployment in the UK and help individuals who work in industries impacted by COVID-19 to reskill and...
Hft legacy gifts transform allotment for people with learning disabilities

LEGACY GIFTS TRANSFORM GARDEN INTO ALLOTMENT

A group of adults with learning disabilities from Cornwall has been reaping the rewards of a charity grant and are now growing, cooking and eating food grown in their very own allotment.  ...
GOVERNMENT ACCUSED OF BEING ‘SLOW’ AND ‘INCONSISTENT’ WITH SOCIAL CARE

GOVERNMENT ACCUSED OF BEING ‘SLOW’ AND ‘INCONSISTENT’ WITH SOCIAL CARE

A new report published by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has accused the Government of being “slow, inconsistent, and at times negligent” in their approach to social care in the...
Jitesh Patel, Social Care Sector Lead at Kajima Partnerships

A WATERSHED MOMENT FOR ELDERLY LIVING

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need to change the way long-term care is provided. Jitesh Patel, Social Care Sector Lead at Kajima Partnerships, discusses. Although the immediate...

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