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The resources have been designed for care staff working with people at the end of their lives

New resources encourage people to talk about end of life care

Skills for Health has launched a range of resources developed as part of the Working Together, improving end of life care through better integration project. The project, led by Skills for Care...
Pictured: Peter Cullimore, founder and chairman, and Trudi Scrivener, managing director of Universal Care

Gift ensures continuity of care for homecare users

Homecare agency Universal Care , serving Beaconsfield, the Chilterns and the South East, has been gifted to a charitable trust, thanks to the company's founder, Peter Cullimore. The business...
Right at Home’s tailored dementia care programme aims to delay early onset of the condition

Homecare provider unveils ‘Dementia DELAY’ programme

Homecare network, Right at Home UK is preparing to roll out its new ‘Dementia DELAY’ programme following a successful trial period. The announcement coincides with Dementia Awareness...
Pictured L-R: (l-r) Professor Karen Bryan, Pro Vice-Chancellor Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Dame Esther Rantzen, Angela Duxbery, Deputy Head of Department of Allied Health Professions and Ruth Allarton, Head of Department of Allied Health Professions

Dame Esther joins Hallam to show benefits of 'Ageing Actively'

Dame Esther Rantzen joined Sheffield Hallam University yesterday (14 May) to make the case for supporting older people to remain active and maximise independence. The 'Ageing Actively'...
The partnership aims to help older and vulnerable people across Hertfordshire benefit from a community alarm service at a discounted price

Hertfordshire councils expand community alarm services

Hertfordshire Careline, North Hertfordshire District Council’s community alarm service, has launched a partnership with Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) and Hertfordshire Community Meals to...
Castleoak hands over rooms with a view to Cinnamon Care Capital

Castleoak hands over rooms with a view to Cinnamon Care Capital

Castleoak, the specialist construction and development partner for care and retirement living, has handed over a picturesque marina facing care home on time and budget to returning customer and...
The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has won recognition for its environmental initiatives

Maritime charity takes home green award

The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has taken home the Green Award at the Toast of Surrey Business Awards following efforts to cut its carbon footprint and operate in a more environmentally...
Activities Co-ordinator Dawn Hulley jumped out of a plane to raise money for residents

Sponsors of skydiving Dawn dig deep for daytrips

Activity funds for residents of a care home in Rugby took a giant leap, quite literally, from a plane. Dawn Hulley, who works at Willow Tree Nursing Home, raised £600 for residents to go on...
Carers UK and Age UK are calling for more support for older carers

Carers over 85 more than double but support plummets

The number of carers aged 85 and over in England has risen by a staggering 128% in ten years to more than 87,000, according to a new report published by two national charities.   Recent...
Anchor’s catering manager said the stations will give residents more control over their day-to-day lives

Anchor care home takes a novel approach to nutrition

Nutrition and hydration stations are to be installed at Buckingham Lodge, Anchor’s new residential care home in Aylesbury, which welcomed its first residents this week. Anchor, a...

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