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L-R:  A resident having a cup of tea with a Vida Healthcare employee.

VIDA HEALTHCARE SECURES OUTSTANDING INDUSTRY RATING

Vida Hall, the first care home of Harrogate-based specialist dementia care provider Vida Healthcare, has secured a Care Quality Commission (CQC) ‘Outstanding’ rating for the second time...
Duncan Rennie with Glenisla Activities Coordinator Catherine Ellwood

CARE GROUP APPOINTS ‘PHOTOGRAPHER IN RESIDENCE’

A care operator has appointed its own ‘photographer in residence’ to capture memory-evoking images for the care home residents.  Parklands Care Homes, which operates across Moray...
Niki Richards, Home Manager at Hamble Heights

HAMBLE HEIGHTS CARE HOME APPOINTS NEW MANAGER

Encore Care Homes has appointed a new Care Home Manager, who brings over 35 years of healthcare management experience to the role.  Prior to leading the Hamble Heights residential, nursing...
Football Heading Ban Welcomed

EXPERT IN DEMENTIA RESEARCH WELCOMES NEW FOOTBALL GUIDELINES

Dr Michael Grey, who leads a project to monitor ex-footballers for early signs of dementia, has welcomed new guidelines that ban children from heading footballs during training. New guidance,...
Birthday boy Gordon Gally was joined by Nottingham Police K-9 team to celebrate being 90 years young.

EX FOOTBALLER AND POLICE DOG HANDLER GETS BIRTHDAY SURPRISE

Staff at Coppice Lodge care home in Nottingham arranged a very special visit for resident Gordon Gally to mark his milestone 90th birthday. Gordon, who has lived at Coppice Lodge for one year,...
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...
Amherst Court Residents Sky Lift Trip

THE SKY’S THE LIMIT FOR AMHERST COURT RESIDENTS

Staff at Amherst Court care home have been taking reminiscence to a whole new height recently, organising regular trips for residents over the River Thames in a sky lift. Residents have enjoyed a...
Carol Norman has been appointed as Experience Coordinator at Belong Warrington.

BELONG WARRINGTON APPOINTS NEW EXPERIENCE COORDINATOR

A new experience coordinator has been appointed at Belong Warrington, bringing with her 25 years’ experience in dementia and end of life care. Carol Norman, 40, will take over as the lead...
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...

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