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NEW VISITOR PODS ENABLE RESIDENTS TO SEE FAMILIES

NEW VISITOR PODS ENABLE RESIDENTS TO SEE FAMILIES

Residents at RMBI Care Co. Homes across the UK have been overjoyed to be reunited with their loved ones after four months without visitors. The provider is among the first in the country to...
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...
SEAFARERS AWARENESS WEEK: MARITIME CARE HOME CELEBRATES UNSUNG HEROES

MARITIME CARE HOME CELEBRATES SEAFARERS AWARENESS WEEK

Surrey-based maritime care home, The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, is marking the UK’s tenth annual Seafarers Awareness Week (6-12 July) with tales from its seafaring residents. ...
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...
Sunrise of Hale Barns Care Home Opens Pub in Memory Care Neighbourhood

PUB CHEERS FOR RESIDENTS

Sunrise of Hale Barns care home has opened a bar within Reminiscence, its Memory Care Neighbourhood. This is a dedicated neighbourhood for residents living with dementia. The new bar has been set...
PPE SHORTAGES FUELLED SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN CARE HOMES, STUDY FINDS

PPE SHORTAGES FUELLED SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN CARE HOMES, STUDY FINDS

The spread of COVID-19 inside care homes has been fuelled by a lack of personal protection equipment (PPE) – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers...
OVER-45S BELIEVE DELAYS TO SOCIAL CARE REFORMS UNDERMINED FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

OVER-45S BELIEVE DELAYS TO SOCIAL CARE REFORMS UNDERMINED FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

New research from Just Group has finds that the majority (56%) of over-45s believe that delays to reforming social care hampered the response against COVID-19. Nearly two thirds of over-75s also say...
Royal Star & Garter Veterans Prepare for Bike Challenge

VETERANS PREPARE FOR LANDS’ END TO JOHN O’GROATS CHALLENGE

Residents and staff at Royal Star & Garter in High Wycombe are taking part in a virtual cycle covering the length of Great Britain by pedalling the 874 miles from Lands’ End to John...
SUNRISE SENIOR LIVING UK SHORTLISTED FOR RISK MITIGATION AWARD

SUNRISE SENIOR LIVING UK SHORTLISTED FOR PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

Care home provider, Sunrise Senior Living UK, has been shortlisted for Best Approach to Risk Mitigation in the Excellence in Procurement Awards 2020. These are the top procurement awards in the UK,...

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