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Dementia Action Week serves as an annual reminder of the critical yet often neglected aspect of
CareShield, a provider of innovative solutions for the health and social care sector, has
Staff from a care home that supports adults with learning disabilities have raised £3,500 in
A charity is marking Intergenerational Week, from 25-30 April, by highlighting the many ways its
Chester is celebrating as its groundbreaking intergenerational care village, with integrated
Seaside Care Homes, the Essex-based provider of residential care for people with complex needs,
Hundreds of people turned out to enjoy an eggs-cellent Easter-themed community event hosted by a
An Army veteran says he “felt he was flying” after taking on an indoor skydive, 17
A study examining what people really want from digital care services and devices has identified
The top care homes in the UK have been revealed by care home reviews website In a
This International Women’s Day, Hartford Care is celebrating the adventures and successes of
RMBI Care Co. Home Harry Priestley House, in Thorne, Doncaster, has been recognised as a Top 20
An 88-year-old motorcycle enthusiast, Bill Wall, is back in the saddle for the first time in over
Bluebird Care has announced a wholesale transformation and growth programme to the value of
Care home residents have shared their love stories with leading care home reviews website
Ashton Court Care Home in Newcastle, hosted an enriching Dignity Day event with a local school,
Promedica24 has celebrated its employees, both carers and care managers, through a series of
Unsustainable financial and workforce pressures are forcing adult social care providers to turn
Orchard Care Homes has announced the Riverdale Care Home in Chesterfield is now offering
The National Care Forum (NCF), the leading association for not-for-profit social care, has
Care home residents across the UK are experiencing captivating, personalised virtual environments
It comes but once a year and festivities at Belong are making for the most wonderful time as local
A creative content marketing strategy can help care homes to increase their visibility and provide
As part of a larger strategic initiative born from consumer insight, Hallmark Care Homes has
Two ladies from Nab Wood have knitted more than 160 items for Bradford Royal Infirmary’s
Nottinghamshire nursing home Field House, which is part of dementia and nursing care specialist
Radis Community Care has announced it is supporting National Older Workers Week by partnering with
Avante Care & Support has announced the appointment of Nick Barker as the organisation’s
Remembrance has been marked at Royal Star & Garter. Services took place in each of the
Care charity Vegetarian for Life (VfL) has announced the winners of its 2023 Awards for Excellence
A home in Cheshire that specialises in dementia care has launched a new initiative to help those
Belong Morris Feinmann, the state-of-the-art dementia care village in Didsbury, Manchester, has
How can care staff ensure they keep their carpets clean and odour free, even in the most
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) is calling for urgent governmental intervention
Blueleaf, the nationwide business that helps care homes deliver better outcomes, has achieved the
Royal Star & Garter’s Director of Care has received a prestigious national award, as she
Learntech company Grey Matter Learning won in the Workforce Development category at the Social
Skills for Care has published its annual State of the Adult Social Care Sector and Workforce in
Friends of the Elderly, the charity which runs care homes, day care services and a grant giving
A West Midlands-based learning disability charity has enhanced the lives of more than 40 people,
History is being made in Newcastle-under-Lyme as Pauline Dawson becomes one of the first women to
To celebrate summer and improve its outdoor spaces, Orchard Care Homes challenged its 23 care
Are legacy processes affecting the safeguarding of residents in care asks Ollie Brand, CEO at
Loveday Kensington has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on its first
Blueleaf Care, the nationwide business that helps care homes deliver better outcomes, has opened a
Taylor and Taylor Ltd operates three high-quality care homes. With the food inflation crisis
How can we make working in the care sector appeal to more staff, asks Professor Martin Green OBE,
Laura Wolstenholme, Head of Workforce at Persona Care and Support, talks us through their employee
Notting Hill Carnival fun has come to Royal Star & Garter in High Wycombe. The Home, which
Local in-home care provider Visiting Angels recently hosted the third annual Carefest, celebrating
Carers at Belong at Home have been recognised for their hard work and commitment looking after the
At Little Bramingham Farm, the Luton-based residential care home run by charity Friends of the
An extra care service based in Stourport-on-Severn is the home of some unlikely life savers,
We are thrilled to announce that nominations for the Tomorrow’s Care Awards 2024 are now
Independent buy and build investment group Tristone Healthcare has become a CPD accredited
With 50% of care providers now using a digital social care record, protecting sensitive care data
Specialist care provider Select Lifestyles has bolstered its operations with the appointment of
Armed Forces Day has been marked at Royal Star & Garter’s three homes in Solihull, Surbiton
An intergenerational choir at the UK’s first fully integrated research nursery within a care
Empowering the people we support to take positive risks has long been on the agenda for social
Primrose House Care Home recently had its grand opening in East Riding, with the ribbon cut by
Walfinch home care’s team are celebrating following being named as winners of the
As 24 June marks the UK’s first national Silver Pride celebration of LGBTQ+ life and culture
There are approximately 900,000 people with dementia in the UK and according to The
Adventurous Inverclyde pensioner Margaret Sneddon was crowned Senior Community Champion of the
The National Care Forum (NCF), the association for not-for-profit social care and support
The care sector is experiencing a rapid digital revolution, with a growing emphasis on
Independent buy and build investment group Tristone Healthcare has announced the acquisition of
A team leader at a learning disability supported living service in Staffordshire run by national
Three new recruits arrived at Rome’s northern frontier, as they swapped Roselea House, their
As King Charles III and Queen Camilla ascended to the throne at the weekend, customers and
Log my Care, the platform for outstanding care management, has launched Outcomes and Goals, a new
“Keep calm”, “take a day off at least once a week” and “share your
Not-for-profit care provider Harrogate Neighbours, St Aidan’s CE High School, and
To mark National Pet Month in April, residents at RMBI Care Co. Home Scarbrough Court, in
Residents at a Malvern care home had a fur-tastic time recently when they welcomed a therapy dog
Chair of Care England and Hallmark Care Homes, Avnish Goyal was awarded a CBE in her late
Registration is now open for MHA’s annual Walter Hall seminar, taking place online on
Health & Social Care Jobs Live is looking to help ‘plug the gap’ and provide a
Residents at a Surbiton care home have said how much they enjoy visits from nearby schools and
Following the acquisition of the operating business that previously had been operated by Caring
Tess Warnes, dietitian at food procurement expert  allmanhall , looks at the impact of
The National Care Forum (NCF), the association for not-for-profit social care and support
In honour of World Autism Awareness Week, running from 27 March to 2 April, Percussion Play is
Tina Blake and Chris Critchley have been appointed registered manager and deputy manager
The National Association of Care Catering’s (NACC) Care Chef of the Year 2023 competition
The first fully integrated nursery within a care setting in the north west has been singled out
Fresh findings from Charac, an NHS-integrated one-stop platform for independent community
A care home group is set to more than double in size to meet the needs of an ageing population
The National Care Forum (NCF) is the leading association for not-for-profit social care and
Residents at RMBI Care Co. Home Scarbrough Court in Cramlington, Northumberland, have been gifted
One of the highlights of Nutrition and Hydration Week (13-19 March 2023) is its Global Tea Party,
New dementia cafés offering a warm and welcoming space for those living with dementia, and
To mark International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8 March, Royal Star & Garter is focussing on
To celebrate World Book Day, children from Back to the Garden Childcare, in Lymm, Cheshire,
Young readers and budding authors in Crewe have been enjoying story time with an intergenerational
A job events company is attempting to ‘plug the gap’ and provide a solution to the NHS
Tony Huggins has been appointed as managing director of David Bailey Furniture, manufacturer of
Care home provider Oakland Care have been recognised for their environmental and sustainability
SECOM Plc, one of the UK’s largest and most established security providers, has launched a
With over 10 years’ experience in the healthcare sector and a strong nationwide reputation,
Care operators who prioritise their workers’ wellbeing are much more likely to retain their
After seeing record levels of demand, Allica Bank is further strengthening its care home
By Lisa Botterill, Corporate Partner, and Kate Hall, Partner and Asset Management Specialist, at
A donation drive which was launched with the aim of supporting women and children at Harrogate
Orchard Care Homes, a leading care provider across the north of England, has launched Dementia
Older and younger generations have come together to share lesser-known personal stories of
An arts activities guide, designed for people living with dementia, has launched as part of a
Sleep Scotland has launched a new training course, Sleep Counselling for Adults, designed to
Residents at RMBI Care Co. Home Shannon Court, in Hindhead, recently welcomed Terry Owens, a
City law firm GSC Solicitors LLP has announced that it advised longstanding client CareTech on a
Residents at Royal Star & Garter in Surbiton welcomed alapacas Hugo and Finley to the Home on
Home care provider Walfinch is celebrating after being named as one of the UK’s top
Joanne Balmer BEM, Chief Executive Officer of Oakland Care, has been honoured for her unwavering
Members of the Crewe community are being invited to a new intergenerational playgroup designed to
Martin Jones, Home Instead’s CEO UK and International, has been awarded an MBE in the 2023
Christmas is a time for coming together and sharing the happy occasion with those close to us, and
Food procurement specialist allmanhall has won the Catering and Nutrition Award at the Care
Nimble-fingered Army veteran Stan Pell has put his creative skills to good use by making a
Camden Council, in partnership with Oysta, has successfully piloted a care tech device to allow
Later Living Platform Lottie has pledged 1,000 free night stays exclusively for carers across the
Care home professionals can discover how integrated, digitally powered care benefits their
Vegetarian for Life (VfL) has announced the winners of its 2022 Awards for Excellence in
A collaborative project aiming to tackle loneliness amongst older people living at Belong
Care and hospitality company Loveday & Co has announced a partnership with Opera Holland Park, an
Skills for Care has announced the appointment of three new trustees to its Board. Naser Turabi
Dimensions, one of the country’s largest not-for-profits supporting people with learning
National Activity Providers Association and Vegetarian for Life have announced a new partnership,
Alzheimer’s Society, people affected by dementia and a cross-party group of MPs yesterday
Colleagues and residents at Otterburn care home in Birmingham have raised £250 for The
Bluebird Care Mid Essex recently hosted their second successive spooky party at their office in
Luxury care home provider, Oakland Care, has been awarded a ‘Gold’ accreditation from
According to Skills for Care, over a quarter of adult social care staff are aged 55 and over, with
At Friends of the Elderly’s residential and dementia care home, the RNNH in Bournemouth,
Stuart Waine of Spry Fox Networks says that digital transformation in healthcare is long overdue,
Royal Star & Garter is using a physiotherapy app to help improve the lives of residents. The
Alyson Scurfield, CEO, TEC Services Association (TSA), explains how a new project aims to identify
A lamp, designed by Nobi, a European provider of innovative technologies in elderly care, launches
Sue Goldsmith has been appointed to the post of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at not-for-profit
Three care homes, operated by the Runwood Homes Group, have partnered with the University of
To mark World Alzheimer’s Day on 21 September, Royal Star & Garter Director of Care Pauline
A Christchurch care home resident is one of the last people in the UK to receive a 100th birthday
Royal Star & Garter has paid tribute to its Patron, Her Majesty The Queen as the sad news of her
Launching in September, Oakland Care will be participating in a range of green initiatives across
A care home resident in Basingstoke has completed a lifelong wish to fly a plane. Roger Mashall,
The National Care Forum (NCF), the association for not-for-profit social care organisations, is
Primrose Lodge Care Home in Weymouth held its first summer fete since the pandemic last Saturday,
Home Instead UK will be offering employees a training programme developed and delivered by the
Wycombe Wanderers FC welcomed its oldest surviving player back to the club during a visit by
Experts encourage the care sector to embrace gardening – to help with dementia, learning
The National Care Forum (NCF), the leading association for care and support organisations,
The Forces Wives Challenge (FWC), a group made up of female partners of UK serving and veteran
As Birmingham bids farewell to the Commonwealth Games, older people in Newcastle-under-Lyme are
At Friends of the Elderly’s RNNH Care Home in Bournemouth, Dorset, the residents have been
The line-up of talented care chefs set to compete in the national final of the National
CHEC (Community Health and Eye Care), one of the largest providers of community-based
Music therapy sessions that help people connect, communicate and engage, have hit the right note
A wellbeing event has recently been hosted by home care provider Bluebird Care Lincolnshire to
A mental health nurse who designed a tailored service so people living with advanced dementia
Life at Care UK’s Sherwood Grange care home in south-west London is not quite how most
With more than 600,000 patients currently waiting for eye care treatment in England, could
Hundreds of social care workers, providers and those who draw on social care will be lobbying
A new, independent survey commissioned by P2P (Procure-to-Pay) technology firm Zupa, has revealed
Will Donnelly, Care Expert and Co-Founder of Lottie, shares his tips on how to keep elderly
When friends Laura Piniero and Angela Harding saw what they considered to be poor care, they knew
Anita Schole, a Carer at Rosebank Care Home in Sheffield, has won a national social care hero
Caring Homes Group has welcomed their 100th overseas Health Care Social Worker (HCSW) as they
A Sheffield company which provides advanced ‘nurse call’ systems for care homes has
Charlie Benson, Founder and General Manager of Kara, discusses the key workwear features that can
Last weekend, 50 Care UK team members from 19 different care homes paraded through the streets of
Care Home Manager Deidre Johnson at RMBI Care Co. Home Barford Court, in Hove, has received a
From 1 July 2022, Integrated Care Systems (ICS) will change the way health and care services are
A dementia specialist is inviting local people to its villages to showcase its pioneering approach
Over the weekend (Saturday 18 June), Councillor Nan Walton, Mayor of Crewe, cut the rainbow ribbon
Employees at Leeds-based healthcare recruitment agency Gilbert Meher are set to run the Jane
On Friday 24 June, Dimensions, one of the largest providers of support in the UK for adults with
Louise Broadbelt, a member of the team at care home Signature at Esher, has recently raised
Leaders from across the social care sector and graduate recruitment have published their business
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust has announced that five contractors have been awarded long-term
CHEC (Community Health and Eye Care), one of the largest providers of community-based
Log my Care has revealed the results of new research – The future of care: an analysis of
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has launched the NACC Awards 2022. The
In celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on the 2nd June, Bluebird Care South
A Hampshire care home has welcomed a new resident – of the four-legged variety. Cams
Ribble Court Care Home in Much Hoole, Preston, has been given an extension to its contract to
Digital care management platform Log my Care has been accredited by the NHSX as a trusted provider
A WWII veteran was a guest of honour at services in the Netherlands, marking the country’s
David Lynes, CEO of home care technology firm Unique IQ, is planning an epic two-day cycle,
Dimensions, one of the UK’s largest not-for-profit organisations that supports people with
Allica Bank has revealed it has boosted its maximum commercial mortgage customer exposure for care
A newly appointed ambassador for promoting relationships between all ages as part of everyday life
An Encore Care Homes resident has danced her way into the ‘Hamble Heights Hundred
Cleenol, a leading manufacturer and supplier of quality cleaning and hygiene products, has
Specialist dementia care provider, Belong, has appointed Martin Rix as its new Chief Executive, to
Signature at Eastbourne received a heart-warming note from the Queen, after the care home shared
Care management platform Log my Care has renewed its partnership with The Care Workers’
Social care providers are facing a perfect storm of workforce challenges and rising cost pressures
UK support surface specialist, Essential Healthcare Solutions, has been honoured with a
New Care has appointed two new care home managers in Nottingham; Tracy Johnston at The Grand in
A host of pets and farm animals brought delight to Encore Care Home residents as part of
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust (KCHFT) has become the first UK health service provider
A new report published today (12 April 2022) echoes mounting calls for the UK government to
A year on from announcing their partnership with national charity Parkinson’s UK, Home
In response to the recruitment crisis facing social care, Scotland’s colleges have launched
Care employers have been working together to understand how they can provide a meaningful
A new centenarian has shared what she believes is – and isn’t – the secret to a
Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has joined forces
The National Association of Care Catering’s (NACC) Care Chef of the Year competition has
Lynda Holt, CEO of Health Service 360, has been appointed as an Honorary Professor by the
Looking at ways to further support its residents, RMBI Care Co. Home Prince George Duke of Kent
Sense, the disability charity, has labelled support for disabled people as
Common complaints associated with walking frames for older people could soon be a thing of the
This Dementia Action Week, which coincides with National Vegetarian Week, from 16–22 May,
A Crewe care home has been shortlisted for a prestigious industry award thanks to its talented
Pilgrims View  residential care home  has introduced Nourish, an app-based care
Residents of Cotmaton House, a sheltered housing scheme for older people in Sidmouth managed by
UK home care company, Home Instead, has reached out to help elderly Ukrainians who are living with
Chefs and catering teams working for Colchester-based Care UK have been shortlisted in two
Staff at Rosewarne, a residential care home for disabled adults with complex care needs in
Live-in care marketplace, Elder, has announced a carer loyalty programme to incentivise and
Where the Arts Belong, a unique arts collaboration between dementia care specialist, Belong, and
Royal Star & Garter, the charity which provides loving, compassionate care to veterans and
Jenny Ashford, Senior Carer at Norfolk Lodge Care Home in Hunstanton, Norfolk, has won a national
The government has confirmed its decision to revoke Vaccination as a Condition of Deployment
Allica Bank has delivered its first commercial mortgage within its recently launched healthcare
Signature at Esher held a PJ Day this month to raise £110 for the twilight nurses at The
Signature at Ascot Grange, a luxury care home in Sunningdale announces the appointment of a new
Click the image above to watch a short film. Residents at Royal Star & Garter were shown
Changes in the rules that will allow understaffed care homes and agencies to employ overseas
Mark McCarthy, CFO at Zupa. With an average turnover rate of 26%, care homes continue to
Jo Hesketh, Care UK’s Corporate Apprenticeships Manager, debunks some commonly held
HC-One is participating in the 15th annual celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, taking
Southwark Council has agreed a Residential Care Charter that will improve the working terms and
Residents and staff at Royal Star & Garter decorated their Homes to celebrate Chinese New Year on
Centre will provide efficient and high-quality services to help ease regional backlogs including
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) is joining forces with the Hospital Caterers
A ninety-six-year-old volunteer from Newtown Lindford has received the surprise of his life after
The National Care Forum (NCF) is the leading association for not-for-profit care and support
Parents will be all too aware of the challenges of juggling a busy home and working life. For
Vegetarian for Life has announced the finalists for its 2021 Awards for Excellence in Vegetarian
Former casual figure skater and schoolteacher, Alison Lloyd, 49, was given a star-filled surprise,
The Royal Mint Museum recently reached out to Hunters Down Care Home in Huntingdon, Cambridge
Caroline Lloyd, a Head Chef at Prince George House care home, went above and beyond the call of
The Care Workers’ Charity have announced that Bill Bellamy has joined the charity as an
Yorkshire landscape artist May Monk celebrated 100th birthday with her family and the team at
Exemplar Health Care has today started construction for its new £4.1m care home in Wallasey,
All staff across Encore Care Homes will receive a pay rise this month to show appreciation for
Tomorrow's Care talks to Imran Rahman, a consultant ophthalmologist and CEO of Community Eyecare
Oakland Care has demonstrated the company’s leading approach to sustainability after its
Professor Martin Green OBE, Expert Advisory Council member for P&G Professional and the Chief
Vegetarian for Life (VfL) has responded to the Government’s White Paper, People at the
The Big Christmas Care Singalong, featuring care providers across the UK and abroad, is set to
Residents at The Lawn, the Alton-based residential care home run by charity Friends of the
Community Eyecare (CHEC), one of the largest providers of community-based ophthalmology services
A brand-new luxury care home in Droitwich Spa has welcomed it’s very first resident. Chris
Bluebird Care South Somerset and West Dorset have launched new contracts for current and new Care
The Cherry Tree, a four-bed residential care home in Sutton, Surrey which supports adults with
Dementia care operator, Belong will extend remuneration above the Real Living Wage for its
Minister for Care Gillian Keegan recently met with caregivers and clients at Home Instead’s
Residents of Hope House care home in Accrington recently visited Blackpool Illuminations for the
Dimensions, the UK’s largest not-for-profit that supports people with learning disabilities
Residents and staff at RMBI Care Co. Home Albert Edward Price of Wales Court, in Porthcawl,
John Ramsay, Managing Director of Social-Ability, answers some questions about his company. 
Hollywood star Jason Statham has sent a special 100th birthday message to a WWII veteran and
Comment by: Steve Scown, Chief Executive at Dimensions On Friday, MPs will debate a
According to a survey published this week by the Association of Directors of Adult Social
Gracewell of Sway has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission
Residents from Avantes care homes have recently participated in an exciting virtual reality (VR)
Bluebird Care Bristol has announced the winners of their annual Carers Awards to recognise the
After a decade of continued growth that has seen it open 58 new homes and grow its colleague base
Ruby Wilkinson, a resident at HC-One’s Clarendon Hall residential and nursing care home, in
The National Care Forum discusses the true cost of mandating vaccinations in care homes. 
Skills for Care has announced that this year’s Workforce Development Fund (WDF) is now
The unwavering dedication and service of the Armed Forces through the decades is being remembered
Bluebird Care Mid Essex recently hosted a spooky party at their office in Maldon on 29
An ex-Rifleman left severely disabled by a bomb blast in Iraq has won a prestigious award in
Community Eyecare, one of the largest providers of community-based ophthalmology services in the
The Care Workers Charity has announced that its incredibly popular Writing Competition is back,
Is your infection prevention and control system fit for purpose? Rose McNeill at Perfect Ward
Orbis Education and Care has appointed Lyndsey Price as its new Managing Director for Adult
Bluebird Care Dudley, Wyre Forest & Malvern Hills, a home care provider, have launched a new
The Care Workers’ Charity welcomes the considerations and suggestions of the Care Quality
VinylPlus Med has officially launched its pilot medical PVC recycling scheme in Belgium. Aimed at
We caught up with Professor Michel Burnier, Chairman at European Society of Hypertension (ESH)
Parklands Care Homes, an independent Scottish care provider operating across Highland and Moray,
Sunday 17th October marked the 80th anniversary of Brunelcare’s founding. Launched in 1941
Chef Rida Diab has won a prestigious catering prize in recognition of his work at Royal Star &
To maintain the highest standards of health and safety, it’s vital that care workers are
A care home in Edgbaston has been responsible for reuniting two sisters. Gracewell of Edgbaston
A care home in Edgbaston has been responsible for reuniting two sisters. Gracewell of Edgbaston
Lucy McCormack, Group Development Manager at Bluebird Care Mid and West Essex, Southend and
The growing adult social care sector contributes £50.3bn to the English economy according to
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) gathered at the East Midlands Conference Centre
Home care provider Bluebird Care, has been shortlisted for several prestigious awards at this
A Royal Star & Garter resident has celebrated her 103rd birthday at the charity’s Home
Karolina Gerlich, CEO of The Care Workers’ Charity, highlights concerns around the impact of
Susan Lee, Chief People Officer at Achieve together which is specialist provider of support for
Nicola Brooks, Chair of the Board for dementia care specialists Belong has been named Social Care
A clinical service manager from a West Midlands care home has been awarded an honorary British
The Health Foundation’s REAL Centre has published new research that highlights the huge and
UK caterer Elior has announced an exciting three-year partnership with Alzheimer’s Society,
Worthing-based social care charity and care home provider Guild Care recently held its own special
Hft, a national charity that supports adults with learning disabilities, has launched an online
A Cambridge-based private care provider, the only one in Cambridgeshire to be accredited to the
A Gwynedd care home group has been granted permission by a leading dementia organisation to
Park Avenue Care Home in Bromley recently held a special service as resident Steve Dunn renewed
The Access Group has announced it is making £250,000 available for care providers to invest
Four students from Beaumont College, Lancaster, which supports individuals with complex physical
Care home residents from Fairway View, in Bulwell have been ‘baking up a storm’ in an
On Sunday 5 September, Gracewell of Frome care home walked 5km before holding a Making a
iHASCO has partnered with HR & Employment Law experts at Citation to help care homes make sense of
Arco, a specialist UK-based safety company has donated over £72,000 of PPE supplies to
Woodland Court, a luxury retirement village in Downend, Bristol, is hosting its first open day
Bluebird Care South Gloucestershire, a leading home care provider, has celebrated their team
Dementia care specialist Belong has appointed Ali Gopaul to its operations team, with oversight of
In a move designed to strengthen its oversight of ethical and safeguarding issues, specialist
Never overestimate the importance of having the right people, with the right skills and the
Nottingham-based carers from Coppice Lodge care home have been spreading a little joy around the
The care sector has reacted with disappointment at the Government’s health and social care
Live-in care company Elder, which currently works with over 3,500 live-in carers nationwide, is
As the country celebrated the heroics of team Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympics this summer,
Exemplar Health Care, a provider of specialist nursing care for adults living with complex needs,
Kind-hearted residents at a Didsbury-based care village founded by a Jewish First World War
The wellbeing of care workers should be on the agenda alongside the welfare of care receivers,
Randolph Hill Nursing Homes Group has announced the appointment of Matthew McCanny as Manager of
Security expert Abloy UK is inviting healthcare professionals to stand F54 at the Dementia, Care &
Care home residents in Christchurch can enjoy a drink from their own fully-stocked bar after the
As students prepare to return to their studies in September, Kelly Haddock, Trainee Nurse
Plymouth Day Opportunities, a day service for adults living with disabilities, was flying the flag
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has revealed the line-up of talented care chefs
Residents at RMBI Care Co. Home Albert Edward Price of Wales Court, in Porthcawl, have finally
In a drive to facilitate best practice and increase care quality for those who draw on social
Well-known musician Professor Ian Hall has been invited as a guest of honour to an exhibition at
103-year-old resident Vera Yates celebrated her milestone birthday in style as she enjoyed
To mark this year’s Afternoon Tea Week from 9-15 August, global snacking giant, pladis, and
Tunstall Healthcare has appointed Gary Steen as Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO).  
A care home resident has praised the staff at a Christchurch care home as a short summer stays
Vegetarian for Life (VfL) are on the lookout for 2021’s rising star in vegan and vegetarian
Markel UK, a leading insurer in the UK care sector, has published a whitepaper examining the
Olive Swanston Finlay, who is believed to be the oldest person in the North East, celebrated her
Development-led care home operator New Care has received planning consent for two new
Bluebird Care Leeds North have recently been announced as winners in two categories at this
Residents at RMBI Care Co. Home Zetland Court, in Bournemouth, have recently enjoyed a friendly
At The Lawn, the Alton-based residential care home run by charity Friends of the Elderly, resident
A new report from workforce management app Deputy reveals the staggering number of hours worked by
Nurturing home-grown talent, Belong Crewe has promoted Jessica Butler, also of Crewe, to the post
Encore Care Homes is providing summer short stays for older people to receive personalised respite
Care UK and Signature Senior Lifestyle (Signature) have announced that they will be taking over
Meryl Medical, a hi-tech, innovative, textile manufacturer, has launched a new range of
Bluebird Care, a UK care provider, is mounting a national campaign to attract more people to work
Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare’s Clinical Development and Leadership
CareTech Foundation CEO Jonathan Freeman MBE has been appointed as the new Chair of Trustees of
The National Care Forum (NCF), the association for not-for-profit care providers, welcomes the
Staff at a Worthing care home are celebrating after a recent CQC inspection saw their rating
Domiciliary care services continued to grow during the pandemic according to data from Skills for
Residents in HC-One care homes across the UK are getting in the football and patriotic spirit and
The Care Workers’ Charity (CWC) has announced that the board of Hallmark Care Homes
Specialist technology company Alertacall is improving resident safety and security with the launch
Residents at a care home in Maidstone celebrated love and marriage with a very special wedding
Staff at RMBI Care Co. Home Zetland Court, in Bournemouth, have reinforced their commitment to
On Monday, the Minister of Social Care Helen Whately MP made her first visit to a care home since
Belong Crewe has rolled out the rainbow carpet once again for the third annual Silver Pride event.
Sunrise of Bassett, a luxury care home provider, is celebrating the anniversary of two
A resident at RMBI Care Co. Home Zetland Court, in Bournemouth, has celebrated her 101st
A resident at The Hall Care Home in Thornton Le Dale enjoyed a trip down memory lane when some
Belong Chester, the new state-of-the-art care village set to open on City Road, has celebrated a
Luca Rado, Founder of The Live In Care Company, shares expert tips on what care providers can do
Residents at Royal Star & Garter have taken part in an international challenge inspired by Captain
Staff at RMBI Care Co. Home Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court, in Porthcawl, have reinforced
The end of lockdown will not end loneliness in care homes – but it could be a watershed
To coincide with Nutrition and Hydration Week (14th-20th June), care providers are being served up
Staff at a Hampshire care company were joined by Eastleigh MP Paul Holmes last week to celebrate
Royal Star & Garter’s Solihull Home Manager has been made an MBE in The Queen’s
Hft, a national charity supporting adults with learning disabilities, has opened a new day
George House Trust is working on a new project which will empower people over the age of 55 to
A man whose brother has been supported by learning disabilities charity Hft for more than five
UK-based, global provider of software solutions, services and technology for the telecare and
Oakland Care has launched a new set of signature-style menus in collaboration with
Home care provider Right at Home is enjoying new larger premises at One Brighton Road, in Redhill,
Green-fingered residents at Featherton House Care Home in Deddington are tackling a project to
At HC-One’s The Westbury residential and nursing care home, one very special person
Amateur astronomers at Belong Crewe have been exploring the wonders of the universe from the
Paul Harvey has been awarded an Outstanding Achievement accolade at the prestigious
A highly regarded competition has placed Care UK in the top three employers in the country for the
To mark Dementia Action Week, which runs from 17-23 May, Royal Star & Garter is supporting
pladis, the global snacking company behind some of the UK’s most loved and iconic brands
The IDoService project seeks to create vital leisure and social service for people with dementia.
A new care home, pioneering an intergenerational approach to care, has opened in London.
From Monday 17th May, care home residents will be able to have more named visitors and more
A former London cab driver has told of how the COVID-19 pandemic gave him the final push needed to
Care staff in Surbiton have enjoyed a week of treats and pampering, as part of the Home’s
Care provider Ideal Carehomes has launched an ‘Ideal MasterChef’ cooking competition
The experts from training provider iHASCO discuss whether care providers are doing enough when it
All care home residents in England will be able to participate in more out-of-home visits without
Care home residents in Lancashire were treated to an afternoon of musical fun, dressing up as the
Videos of care home residents dancing to Dolly Parton and Sia have received almost 6 million views
An investigation of the healthcare system in England is encouraging women with learning
Caring for their elderly loved ones costs unpaid carers over £3,000 per year, new research
Perfect Ward, a specialist provider of digital quality improvement and safety solutions, has
Activities were held for veterans at Royal Star & Garter’s care homes on Friday 23rd April,
Care home residents in Coventry are looking forward to judging local bakers’
A new study will investigate whether vitamin C deficiency is driving COVID deaths in care homes.
Three soldiers have started a fundraising mission for veterans’ charity Royal Star & Garter,
Over 10 million people in the UK have received their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Health
Exemplar Health Care, provider of specialist nursing care for adults living with a range of
Home care provider Home Instead has raised over £8,000 for its charity, the Bring Joy
A consultation has today been launched on making the COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for staff in
Safety and security solutions provider Chubb has launched CareUnity Digital, a new, future-proof
Avonbridge care home in Hamilton has been exploring the joys of spring and has hatched eight
The Government has reached its vaccination target of ahead of schedule, with all adults over 50,
A five-year-old girl has delighted care home residents by donating ‘care bags’ created
Kent law firm Furley Page has seen an increase in enquiries about Lasting Powers of Attorney
The Not Forgotten, a British Armed Forces charity which supports serving and ex-servicemen and
Care home residents in England will be able to receive two visitors indoors from Monday 12th
A couple separated during the COVID-19 pandemic were reunited with a surprise dinner date to mark
A care home in Fareham commemorated a year since the first national lockdown by burying a time
A care provider has teamed up with a wildlife centre to allow its residents to experience marine
Care home residents who have received one dose of either the Oxford-AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine
Residents and staff at an Ixworth care home have received both doses of their COVID-19
Government must be realistic about the pace of NHS recovery, the Health Foundation has warned.
There are record numbers of NHS doctors and nurses working in England, according to the latest
NHS Digital has published a new report today, outlining trends in adult social care statistics
Commemorative services took place at Royal Star & Garter’s care homes on Tuesday 23rd March,
The boss of a major UK care home operator has welcomed the news that the COVID vaccines could be
On Wednesday 17th February, HC-One care homes had great fun marking St Patrick’s Day. 
Lightweight screens from Smartlouvre have proved invaluable for patients and staff at an NHS
Two new government-funded clinical trials have been launched in the UK, with the aim of preventing
Care providers do not have to pay workers the national minimum wage for sleep-in shifts, the
The National Care Forum has issued a response to the government’s announcement of emergency
A funding package of £7 billion has been confirmed for health and social care services, the
Residents at River Court care home, in Hertfordshire, have been keeping connected with young
The government has announced a £25 million boost for nurse training which will see nurses
Care provider Cygnet Health Care has announced the launch of a video campaign called
Residents at a Scottish care home have been putting pen to paper to connect with new pals in the
The return of visiting in care homes this week is a welcome step but more funding is required to
Hugo Spalding, Managing Director of Gather Care, has written to the chief executive of the Care
Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare have launched an “Emergence Plan” to
Residents at Royal Star & Garter care homes have held hands with loved ones for the first time in
Maritime charity The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society and its care home, Belvedere House, is
The care home market has taken a short-term hit as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, new research
Millions more children and young people will have access to significantly expanded mental health
Performing Medicine, specialist in arts-based healthcare training and research, has launched a
The chief executive of the National Care Forum has criticised Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s
The national disability charity Sense has issued a statement in response to today’s Budget
A woman with learning disabilities is clocking up the miles by walking 14km in laps of her garden
The Care Workers’ Charity has provided grants of over £2 million in total to support
Management at Handley House care home in York created a fun superhero-themed day to thank their
The UK has updated its Code of Practice (CoP) for the international recruitment of health and
All those on the GP learning disability register should be prioritised for a COVID-19 vaccine, the
The COVID-19 pandemic may have halted musicians entertaining the residents of Grange Care Home in
A care home resident is now living in the very building where she first met her husband, 70 years
Helen Jamieson, Founder and MD at Jaluch HR & Training, discusses the issue of employing a
Following the news that care home residents will be allowed one indoor visitor from the 8th March,
Care home residents will be allowed one regular indoor visitor from 8th March, as part of the
Residents at Cavell House care home in Shoreham have been exploring Chinese culture and have
Greyland Ltd is proud to announce that Spray & Wipe Ultra, its multipurpose antiviral surface
Several major voices within the care sector have joined together to call on the government to
Applications to nursing courses in England have increased by 34%, figures published by UCAS today
Residents at Encore Care Homes enjoyed pancake tossing competitions and a host of tasty treats to
It was ‘eyes down’ for the residents at Moorgate Lodge care home in Rotherham as they
Online training provider iHASCO conducted a survey to gain a greater insight into the biggest
A care home in Powys held a special Valentine’s Ball for its residents, to celebrate the
A Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society care home is marking Valentine’s Day by celebrating
End of life charity Marie Curie and care provider Hallmark Care Homes are working together to
The experts at Kimberly-Clark Professional address research into the most effective methods of
The public are being called upon to apply for short-term and long-term opportunities in the adult
Cheshire care home staff have provided over 200 key workers with a tasty breakfast to support
The Chanters care home in Atherton, Greater Manchester, has celebrated Australia Day in true
The Care Workers’ Charity (CWC) has launched a pivotal Mental Health Support Programme in
A soldier left brain damaged after a mortar bomb attack in Iraq has completed a 60-mile cycling
Every eligible elderly care home in England has been offered the COVID-19 vaccine, official
People in Wrexham and Denbighshire are being invited to join a virtual Valentine’s Day event
A former DJ is now working in a care home after he took a drastic career change during the
Care provider Heathcotes Group has opened Horton View, a new provision of independent supported
Most care homes in England have been visited by a vaccination team but the amount of staff being
Experts are urgently calling for major reforms to the UK’s system of palliative care, in
Czajka Care Group is celebrating after 15 of its care workers achieved new industry qualifications
Whisky-loving care home residents have been amongst the first to experience the
A lifelong Leeds United fan has received a gift from his beloved team for his 100 th birthday.
The Minister for Care has written to local authorities, care providers and directors of adult
Visionable has renewed its offer of free video calls to connect hospital patients with their loved
The Open University (OU) has called for significant reform in adult social work and social care to
The NHS has called upon Encore Care Homes to provide urgent specialist care to older people as
Staff and residents at a Stockport care home have been celebrating as they triumphed at the NHS
Millions of people aged 70 and over and those clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 will be
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have confirmed that a 22-year-old General Manager in Kettering
Specialist maritime charity and care home The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has made major
People with mental health issues who are detained under the Mental Health Act will benefit from
All residents at The Manor House care home in Little Weighton have received the first dose of the
A key social care organisation has urged the government to act early to ease the mounting
Dementia specialist care provider Belong has appointed registered nurse Sue Goldsmith to the
A WWII veteran celebrated her 97th birthday by becoming the first resident in her care home to
Residents at Westgate, a 24-hour support partnership for people with learning disabilities, mental
Bluebird Care Petersfield & Havant has announced that Havant and East Hampshire Mind will be its
Following the news of a third UK lockdown, announced last night 4th January, close-contact indoor
The Hall Residential Care Home, in Thornton-le-Dale, has joined forces with Thornton Dale Church
The National Care Forum (NCF), the membership association for not-for-profit social care
Residents at Belong Morris Feinmann watched in awe as the travelling light show spectacle, Mystery
Residents at RMBI Care Co. Home Queen Elizabeth Court, in Llandudno, were delighted when Ant and
Scientists at Cambridge University are testing a face mask that has an anti-viral fabric coating
This year has seen a record number of nursing and midwifery university students in England, the
A residential care home for adults with learning disabilities and physical disabilities in
It was a memorable day on Monday 8th December at HC-One’s Victoria Mews care home in
Community support workers from Belong at Home Wigan, the local home care service provided by
Jeremy Hunt has paid a festive visit to Sunrise of Guildford to turn on the care home’s
Specialist training and recruitment company Premiumcrowds is now an official UK Government
New equipment and tools have been purchased using money raised in memory of a man with learning
Tens of thousands of people in the UK will receive an effective and high-quality COVID-19 vaccine
Over one million COVID-19 testing kits will be sent out to care providers over the next month,
The Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM) has joined forces with The Care Workers’
Maritime charity The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society is bidding farewell to two of its
Three care homes within the HC-One portfolio are taking part in the pilot testing to enable
Windsor Court care home, based in Wetherby, is offering people in its local area the opportunity
Colin Evans, 95, and his dog Rusty are set to do 50 laps around their Gracewell of Sway care home
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) has created a series of filmed concerts,
A dedicated 94-year-old care home volunteer has scooped the National Volunteer Award at The Great
One care group proved that nothing can stop them, as they held a virtual grand opening for its
14,000 care home residents and staff will be tested quarterly for their immune response to
NHS partnership Health Call is rolling out a new digital outpatients service to connect clinicians
pladis, the global snacking company behind brands including McVitie’s and Jacob’s, has
The Care Workers’ Charity has partnered with Care Worker Tax Rebate to raise awareness to
Family members or friends of those living in care homes will be given regular COVID-19 testing to
Staff at Ash Tree House care home in Wigan have been recognised amongst the best of the North
Royal Star & Garter has marked Remembrance Day with the veterans at its care homes. The
A care home in Croston has teamed up with its local pre-school to mark Remembrance Day in a
Public health agencies across the UK should launch a National COVID-19 Resilience Programme to
Two branches of homecare provider Bluebird Care have raised over £100 for a good cause by
Following the release of new government guidelines on care home visits during the second lockdown
All care home residents in England should be allowed to receive visits from their family and
An artist has been working with residents at a care village in Didsbury on an innovative
Rose Martha Court care home in Leigh-on-Sea has restructured its activities programme to ensure
A coalition of over 60 organisations, brought together by the National Care Forum (NCF)
The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has elected Richard Dyson to the CHSA Council.
On 28th October, Sunrise of Sonning care home in Berkshire hosted a ‘walk-through’
People with dementia are more likely to go missing in areas where road networks are dense,
Three North West care homes are offering free packed lunches to struggling local families during
The current pandemic couldn’t stop one care home resident from seeing her granddaughter get
Trinity Manor Care Home in Sherborne has been selected as finalist for the Knight Frank Luxury
The number of nurses in the NHS in England increased by 13,718 compared to last year, and the
Care home residents have been transported through ‘five eras in five days’ thanks to
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) is hosting a series of virtual seminars to
A new mental health service for children and young people, named in memory of health care support
A care home has opened its own replica train station for residents to enjoy. Staff and
Four care workers from the Kanner Project in Plymouth have scaled Mount Snowdon to raise money for
In support of World Mental Health Day, a charity committed to supporting older people in the UK
Residents at RMBI Care Co. Home Prince Edward Duke of Kent Court in Stisted, Essex, have been
Locked down residents at Belong have been going for gold by travelling the world on their bikes
Care UK is the official health and social care sponsor of The Big Draw Festival 2020, which this
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) yesterday 8th October held its NACC Awards 2020
Bluebird Care’s offices in Stamford & Rutland and Bluebird Care Peterborough &
Staff at a care home in Kettering have been celebrating the life of the UK’s oldest man with
A Holmfirth care home has been crowned the winner of a national gardening competition by none
A national online campaign launched by Gyles Brandreth to bring young and old together to share
A care home resident from Sheffield has raised almost £1700 for charity in just one day.
A brave care home employee has had her hair shaved to raise money for charity, in honour of her
An annual event for the medical device industry will this year take place in the form of a digital
As we adjust to the new normal, good hygiene will make or break care homes, says Simon Sassoon,
Every year, Bluebird Care Rushmoor & Surrey Heath and Bluebird Care Guildford & Waverley
A support worker has spent a year painting canvas pictures for the sensory gardens of the care
Greater Manchester care home Brinnington Hall has been crowned the North West Regional Winner of
More than 10,000 people living with serious mental illness will receive support from 480 new
A motley crew of salty sea dogs paid residents a visit to Royal Star & Garter in High Wycombe as
A new project has been launched to highlight the importance of intergenerational friendships and
A home care provider in Surrey has launched a new book of poems designed to support older people
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has revealed the line-up of finalists for the
A cap on care costs is the most preferred option by people in the UK when it comes to funding
A top healthcare boss is pleading with health and social care staff not to miss having the annual
A couple living at Kingsgate care home in East Kilbride, Scotland, have celebrated their platinum
Oakland Care has been shortlisted for the Small Residential Care, Outstanding Response to Covid in
Home Close nursing home in Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire, which provides a range of high quality
Log my Care, the provider of app-based care planning software, is offering two free smartphone
City & Guilds has partnered with the social learning platform FutureLearn, to turn the tide on
Staff at Lofthouse Grange & Lodge Care Home in Wakefield were tasked by Marsha Tuffin, the Home
Staff at Newfield Lodge care home in Castleford have surprised 97-year-old resident, Nellie Reed
Healthcare Management Solutions has launched a partnership with a wellbeing expert to support
Greyland has been joined by two highly respected sales people, with a huge amount of industry
Asa Johnson, Project Manager for Activities and Memory Care at Sunrise Senior Living UK and
The National Association for Care Catering has announced that the NACC Training and Development
A relative of a Taunton care home resident has managed to raise over £2,340 for a UK
CloserStill Media, the organiser of The Care Show, has taken the decision to postpone the event
The 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day and the end of WWII has been marked by veterans at
Home care technology firm, Unique IQ has launched a guide to using technology to achieve
A care industry professional who has worked in the sector for 45 years is helping to recruit the
There are many benefits associated with ageing in you own home. Live-in care specialist Elder,
Harrogate-based Vida Healthcare has launched a Controlled Admissions Suite to enable the
Many care home residents who have COVID-19 infection are either asymptomatic or experience
Avante Care & Support has announced that it has completed the purchase on an acre plot of land in
There were happy smiles and tears of joy at Hope House care home in Accrington after a resident
A lead nurse and a lead physiotherapist at Royal Star & Garter have become the first members
A group of adults with learning disabilities from Cornwall has been reaping the rewards of a
ECHO Supported Living Services is opening a new support service in Walsall to enable local people
The Not Forgotten, a British Armed Forces charity which supports serving and ex-service men and
pladis, the global snack company behind McVitie’s and Jacob’s, has teamed up with the
A new report published by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has accused the Government of being
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need to change the way long-term care is provided.
A support worker from Barnston has shared her pride at marking 25 years of supporting people with
Residents of local care home, Sunrise of Banstead were treated to a nostalgic afternoon of
It has been a difficult year but we are looking ahead and want to celebrate the best products and
Care home Gracewell of Sutton Coldfield has opened its own bar. Named the Royal Oak, the bar was
In-home care provider Bluebird Care has been shortlisted in the Business Transformation category
Margaret McGregor, a resident at Muirton House care home has celebrated her socially distanced
Brunelcare’s Glastonbury Care Home has been fortunate enough to have no confirmed cases of
With the care home sector at the centre of the COVID-19 crisis, a Hertfordshire facility shares
Residents at RMBI Care Co. Homes across the UK have been overjoyed to be reunited with their loved
Heathcotes Group, a Chesterfield-based care provider, has experienced a major surge in demand for
Privacy and dignity are a human right, yet 73% of care homes were rated inadequate in this area
Surrey-based maritime care home, The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, is marking the
Encore Care Homes delivered a thoughtful week of events in celebration of World Wellbeing Week, a
Sunrise of Hale Barns care home has opened a bar within Reminiscence, its Memory Care
The spread of COVID-19 inside care homes has been fuelled by a lack of personal protection
New research from Just Group has finds that the majority (56%) of over-45s believe that delays to
Residents and staff at Royal Star & Garter in High Wycombe are taking part in a virtual cycle
Care home provider, Sunrise Senior Living UK, has been shortlisted for Best Approach to Risk
With further COVID-19 outbreaks in care homes highly possible and under the weight of enormous
The UK government has announced that approximately 10,000 people in care homes will be given
A 91-year-old tenant of Surrey-based Belvedere House, the maritime care home of The Royal Alfred
Care workers have risen to second on a list of the most underappreciated public sector roles
Care workers have risen to second on a list of the most underappreciated public sector roles
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has added a new category to the NACC Awards for
Residents at Royal Star & Garter’s three Homes have enjoyed emotional reunions with loved
North West-based charity, The Home Instead Senior Care Bring Joy Foundation, which works to bring
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning against the use of KN95 facemasks as personal
To mark Learning Disability Week, held between 15-21 June, Salutem has launched a competition
Senior support worker Denise Mumford is celebrating three decades of employment at learning
Greyland’s Spray and Wipe Ultra Disinfectant has made a ‘huge impact on the cleaning
The chief executive of one of the UK’s more prominent social care providers, which has not
The government is extending whole care home testing to all adult care homes after meeting the
Deanna O’Shea has worked for local home care provider Bluebird Care North Hampshire for more
Care2Connect, the West Sussex home care provider, has introduced a new staff fund initiative to
To combat loneliness amongst care home residents, a 16-year-old student has set up Community
  Taking place from 31 May-6 June, Volunteers’ Week is an annual event that
Since the onset of the Coronavirus, Suffolk-based manufacturer Daro UV Systems, part of the DaRo
Eden Futures, a provider of supported living services, has appointed Lindsey Myers as its new
Heathcotes Group, a specialist care provider, has been helping to keep its service users engaged
Live-in care, where a professional carer lives with their client, is an increasingly popular
A caregiver from Home Instead Senior Care was given the opportunity of a lifetime to have a chat
Despite the government’s efforts to develop a testing programme for social care, the testing
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has launched the NACC Awards 2020.  
A new £600m Infection Control Fund has been introduced to tackle the spread of COVID-19 in
Fitness instructors at care provider Belong have launched a YouTube channel to keep their clients
The British Geriatrics Society has warned that the lockdown and social distancing measures, meant
pladis, parent company of McVitie’s and Jacob’s, is aiming to combat loneliness and
A new online portal that makes it easy for care homes to arrange deliveries of coronavirus test
Staff and residents at Surrey-based maritime charity and nursing care home, The Royal Alfred
The government must do more to protect key workers threatened with dismissal or put on unpaid
Tracy Johnston and Anne Mirasol have been appointed by New Care as Home Manager and Deputy Manager
MYSHON, the intensive housing management specialist within the supported living sector, has
VAT on essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for Covid-19 will be temporarily scrapped
Leading independent cleaning chemical manufacturer Greyland has launched Spray & Wipe ULTRA, a
Joan and Max Fullbrook are both residents at Gracewell of Church Crookham, Fleet. Max lives in the
The Government’s new system for reporting data on COVID-19 deaths across all settings comes
The Whiteley Homes Trust has appointed Rachel Hill as its new Chief Executive reporting to Rod
The Care Association Alliance, a professional body that represents 38 regional Care Associations
A new national adult social care recruitment campaign has been launched to boost the adult social
There has been heartening news for dedicated carers at state-of-the-art community care village,
Care providers are calling for better financial support from the Government to help them get
The hardworking staff at Encore care homes all received special care parcels ahead of the Easter
A West Yorkshire care company has invested in the latest technology and introduced a new virtual
A support worker from Northumberland has been recognised for his lifesaving first aid action
  Elderly residents at Oake Meadows Care Home have been treated to a virtual reality
Refero, the video consultation firm which connects citizens with the public sector, has
Cygnet Health Care has appointed Professor Lord Patel of Bradford as Senior Independent Board
Local children in Northfleet have been sending poems, paintings, letters and messages of
Broomgrove's campaign to have the work of care home nurses, carers and ancillary staff recognised
Bosses of two care homes in the Midlands have been disqualified after they diverted council funds
Tribe Recruitment, a healthcare sector recruiter based in the North East, is calling for the
Three in five (60%) people aged over 65 are currently unable to get enough supplies to cover their
Staff at Amherst Court care home in Chatham have not let the current pandemic stand in the way of
Care provider Heathcotes Group has launched a nationwide recruitment drive to assist its frontline
Due to the effects of COVID-19, Care Innovation Hub has made the difficult decision to pause all
Supported living services provider Eden Futures is enhancing its service provision over the next
A care home in Corby has launched an appeal to find the kind-hearted stranger who paid for an ice
The current COVID-19 situation is worrying for everyone in the UK, and worldwide, but
Critical workers, such as NHS and care staff, can now gain access to their wages ahead of payday
RMBI Care Co.’s oldest resident, Pat Corbin, recently celebrated her 109th birthday. To
People who are required to stay at home for at least 12 weeks because of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Cygnet Health Care has appointed Dr Arokia Antonysamy and Dr Erica de Lange, as interim Regional
A young girl has started making handmade cards and gifts for care home residents to prevent them
Homecare provider Bluebird Care’s South Somerset, West Dorset and Purbeck Offices are
Care group Ideal Carehomes is offering flexible paid work to those who have been financially
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has written to all registered health and social care providers,
Care operator Healthcare Management Solutions (HCMS) is inviting hospitals and local authorities
Vulnerable adults receiving social care will be better protected by new guidance issued to
The organisers of the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo has announced that the event will now
Healthcare Management Solutions (HCMS) has introduced coronavirus prevention measures, alongside a
Holmes Care Group has finalised a long-term partnership with Impact Healthcare REIT, in which nine
Home care provider Bluebird Care Greenwich has won the Workforce Development Award at the Royal
Following their ice skating trip last year , lucky residents from Amherst Court care home were
Organisers of the Future of Care conference are celebrating after the event returned for another
Residents at Oakdale care home in Poole enjoyed a visit from two special guests – Guinness
The Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo 2020 and all co-located events, initially due to take
Although for many us it’s something fairly easy to adjust to, daylight saving time can be a
In honour of World Book Day, Dementia UK has provided its list of book recommendations to improve
Hallmark Care Homes has joined forces with Musica, a music and health social enterprise which
Care provider Heathcotes Group has appointed Natalia Lysiuk as Director of Business Development.
The Prime Minister has today launched the government’s official coronavirus action plan - a
Gracewell Healthcare’s Ascot home is hosting a free local community initiative to support
There’s not a vintage car in sight but other ‘Morris Minors’ are getting into
Two Bluebird Care employees were recently presented with awards by their local mayor, for their
Vida Hall, the first care home of Harrogate-based specialist dementia care provider Vida
A care operator has appointed its own ‘photographer in residence’ to capture
Encore Care Homes has appointed a new Care Home Manager, who brings over 35 years of healthcare
Dr Michael Grey, who leads a project to monitor ex-footballers for early signs of dementia, has
Staff at Coppice Lodge care home in Nottingham arranged a very special visit for resident Gordon
A new facility to rehabilitate people recently discharged from hospital has opened at Oake Meadows
Care sector recruitment software provider Novacare has just completed a full rebrand, and will now
Staff at Amherst Court care home have been taking reminiscence to a whole new height recently,
A new experience coordinator has been appointed at Belong Warrington, bringing with her 25
A donation left by a couple from Sidmouth is set to fund two more years of a vital service for
This year, care homes across the country will be celebrating the 'day of love' with a huge variety
An Exemplar Health Care home is celebrating after it achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating
Dementia UK is calling for people to look out for people with dementia and their families, after
A share of £4.5m will be distributed between 16 organisations that provide and commission
A new scheme offering young people the opportunity to become health and social care apprentice
Applications for social care jobs dropped by 13.4% in January, according to the latest data from
Family-run and award-winning care provider Hallmark Care Homes has secured planning consent for a
Sunrise of Hale Barns, an Altrincham care home providing personalised dementia care and assisted
A new service has launched, enabling men with health issues to access support in an environment
A Nab Wood nursing home has welcomed a new manager, appointing Rebecca Blackburn to care for its
Following warnings from the Migration Advisory Committee about the possible impact of new
NHS staff and patients will see cutting-edge technology fast-tracked to the frontline, thanks to a
Independent Age, the older people’s charity, has estimated that over 123,000 Scottish
A new care home in Sandbach is recruiting for up to 50 team members ahead of its eagerly awaited
Social care organisations across the country are celebrating after scooping Skills for Care
Novacare, service and solutions provider for the care industry, has developed Scotland’s
The Head Chef at Gracewell of Bath, Nicholas (known as Nick) Sauter, has been crowned the winner
Carolyn Ball has been appointed General Manager of Belong Morris Feinmann, Didsbury, Manchester; a
The finalists have been announced for all ten categories at the annual Skills for Care Accolades
Care provider Heathcotes Group ended 2019 on a high, receiving two CQC ‘Outstanding’
Noorina Boodhooa, Senior Clinical Site Manager at Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel and a
RMBI Care Co. Home Connaught Court in Fulford, York, has received an overall rating of
Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are crowdfunding a new project to test former
The food and dining awards for 2019 have recently been presented to teams and individuals working
A care home team in Nottinghamshire has been taking turns to play the role of ‘elf on the
Residents at MHA Foxton Grange care home in Leicester, which specialises in advanced dementia
Nursing students are set to benefit from guaranteed additional support of at least £5,000
Care and support provider Social Care Alba is working hard to address the public health crisis of
A new service for elderly people who are feeling lonely will launch in Barking & Dagenham and
A series of special Christmas events have kicked off at a Kenilworth care home, with families and
After a rigorous selection process, Oonagh Smyth has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of
A care home resident from Kent took to the ice for the first time recently, at the grand age of
Award-winning homecare provider Eidyn Care brought the Christmas spirit to its staff, clients and
Bluebird Care, UK home care provider with over 200 franchises, has won the prestigious UK Over 50
Hayden Knight, the new CEO of Orchard Care Homes, has commenced a strategic restructure of the
A fairy-tale-themed ball has been held for those living with a range of disabilities, enabling
Care home provider brighterkind has won Employee Engagement of the Year award at the Personnel
Dementia specialist support provider Dementia UK and Lewy Body Society, a charity which funds
Residents and staff at RMBI Care Co. Homes across England and Wales have thrown their support
Over 1,300 delegates attended Access World, software specialist Access Health and Social
Fairmile Grange in Christchurch has appointed a new care home manager, who is bringing over 15
In the season of giving, an Oxfordshire care home has issued an appeal asking kind-hearted members
Residents from a Scunthorpe care home have been busy knitting winter warmers for local rescue
Care village operator Belong has won the Best Residential Care Accolade at the prestigious
A ballroom dance group from a Nottingham care home hit the dance floor recently, with Strictly
Muirton House care home, in Blairgowrie, is supporting Perth and Kinross Foodbank this winter by
A group from care village Belong Warrington has raised a whopping £5,000 for life-changing
A care home charity has launched a set of grants to help tackle isolation and loneliness, in
The wish of a lifelong Stoke City supporter was recently granted by support workers from his care
An independent London charity will hold free drop-in sessions on Carers Rights Day in a bid to
A group of residents from Sunrise of Bagshot care home recently spent time at Sebastian’s
Recognising the creative talents of the skilled artists amongst its residents, staff at Care
MHA Norwood care home in Ipswich recently celebrated its 40th anniversary in style as staff,
A Leicester care home is celebrating after its dedicated volunteer received a prestigious accolade
A home care company is celebrating after being commended with a Princess Royal Training Award for
A new practical resource, the Learning and Development framework supporting occupational
Homecare provider Right at Home Central London is the first organisation in the UK to achieve the
Neuroscientists at the University of Southampton have made a breakthrough in understanding how
Residents and staff at Chandos Lodge care home in Stourbridge recently enjoyed a
Fairburn Mews in Castleford, West Yorkshire, has become the first care home in England to be
Enhanced Community Healthcare Options (ECHO) is celebrating the grand opening of its new
Justin Hutchens, Chief Executive of care home provider HC-One, took part in Darlington’s CEO
Novacare, service and solution provider for the care industry, has launched a project to support
On Sunday 6th October, Aura Care Living's King's Lodge care home hosted a silent disco in
Following the release of the Care Quality Commission’s State of Care report, published today
A community services worker has been shortlisted for a national public service award after almost
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has appointed Sue Cawthray, Chief Executive
Dr Chai Patel CBE FRCP, Founder and retiring Chairman of HC-One, received the Lifetime Achievement
Two carers from Sunrise of Eastbourne have completed a 72-mile trek along the Great Wall of China
Nicola Brooks, the Vice-chair of not-for-profit care village operator Belong, has been appointed
Care UK has been awarded its 13th outstanding rating from the CQC at its Mills Meadow care home in
The second annual Care Sector Fundraising Ball has raised a staggering £200,000 for the
Adult social care’s economic contribution has increased to £40.5 billion, according to
Care software provider Log my Care has announced the launch of its new Care Plan and Assessments
The owner of a Sheffield-based care home provider has announced the closure of the group’s
Loughborough’s newest care home, Woodthorpe Lodge, welcomed a very glamorous guest through
A new report on the state of the home care industry has found that home care workers are facing
Later life care provider Methodist Homes (MHA) is launching a national campaign to raise awareness
Nursing associates, their employers and people from supporting organisations are starring in a
A Trafford care home is celebrating after coming first place in a nationwide gardening
Future of Care Conference will be hosting a panel session discussing the issues surrounding staff
Residents from Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth were visited by a group of local students on
Swansea University academics are calling for policy makers, regulators and healthcare
A petition calling on the government to introduce free personal care for older people, signed by
A group of young adults have spent time shadowing staff at a West London care home as part of a
The adult social care sector is being urged by the Minister for Care to back the next phase of a
Representatives from Encore Care Homes recently attended a summer garden party at the Royal
An Atherton care home is helping to combat loneliness and isolation by reaching out via Facebook
A number of older people with support or care needs are being forced to wait months and years on
After ten years at the helm as Chairman of Trustees of The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society
From flamenco to fiesta, residents at Kingsgate Care Home have been putting their Spanish to the
An Allied Health Professions Director from NHS Grampian has accepted the position of Visiting
A Brighton care home has helped to strengthen one couple’s relationship with a cosy
The 2019 Care Sector Ball looks set to raise its target of £250,000 for the
Young volunteers from the National Citizenship Service (NCS) raised over £400 to give Mundy
A nursing home in Caerleon, Wales, that has been facing financial challenges has had its immediate
Residents at MHA Abbey Park in Coventry can now enjoy a tipple down at their ‘local’,
Raphael Hospital in Hildenborough opened its doors to the local community, family and friends for
Skills for Care has signed up to the Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health , which brings
Residents of MHA Belvedere Manor care home in Colne, Burnley, donned their best glad rags for a
Residents and staff had to be evacuated from a supported living complex in Crewe after a huge
A show home suite will open on 2nd September at Encore’s new purpose-built 84-bed care home
The adult social care workforce in England has grown to 1.49 million workers, according to a new
The Minister of State for Care, Caroline Dinenage MP, will deliver the keynote speech at the
We are thrilled to announce that nominations for the Tomorrow’s Care Awards 2020 are now
People giving up their jobs to care for a loved one is costing the UK government nearly £23
Fairmile Grange care home is now offering an eye-opening dementia awareness programme, The
Following Boris Johnson’s first speech as Prime Minister, which included a pledge to improve
Fiona Clark, Head of Operations at Home Instead Senior Care Chesterfield, has raised an amazing
The tents were pitched, the BBQ lit and the flag was flying at Bridge Haven care home when the
Home Instead Senior Care, an award-winning homecare provider, has received its 50th outstanding
The Member of Parliament for Morley and Outwood, Andrea Jenkyns, praised the Priory Group’s
New Century Care has announced the appointment of Phil Smith as its new Managing Director. New
Residents and staff at MHA Amathea care home in Workington have been enjoying views of local
Southampton locals Fred and Sandy Knight celebrated 50 years of marriage at South Haven Lodge care
A new report has been launched in parliament today, 15th July, setting out the case for a deal for
Care provider Heathcotes Group has increased its capacity to provide a full care pathway for
Breakthroughs in the understanding of the development of autism and other behavioural conditions
Elderly care provider Orchard Care Homes has partnered with Oomph! as part of its efforts to
Two of the eight new Care UK homes due to open in the next 12 months have reached important
Elderly people, including those with dementia, are ‘traveling the world’ by bicycle
Husband-and-wife team Kev and Amy Popat, owners of homecare provider Right at Home Solent and
Orchard Care Homes, provider of specialist residential, dementia, nursing and short-term respite
Residents, staff and volunteers from two New Century Care homes were joined by visitors to
RMBI Care Co’s Cadogan Court care home in Exeter has recognised the contribution of its
Residents and staff at Bridge Haven care home are getting ready for an exciting outdoor adventure
Lover of language and well-known broadcaster Gyles Brandreth is spearheading a national campaign
Dentists are calling for serious changes to be made to oral health policies in care homes, after a
Residents at Linden House care home in Epsom are developing a taste for spicy Indian food thanks
Residents and staff at MHA’s Reuben Manor care home in Stockton-on-Tees enjoyed a day of fun
Care home residents put their green fingers to the test when they took part in a flower festival
Skills for Care has launched new resources on the topic of mental health to help social care staff
A lawyer who specialises in advising older and vulnerable people says thousands of patients may be
A care home’s pyjama dementia initiative has gone viral after a Facebook post was shared to
Encore Care Homes has added a new module to its successful ‘Mind the Gap’ dementia
A residential care service in Leeds gathered a rich harvest of donations for charity when staff
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has crowned Martin McKee, of The Hawthorns,
MHA Stones Place care home resident Kathleen Brown has made a special birthday trip back to
Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare’s Health and Safety Advisor has secured a
Residents of Kingsgate care home in East Kilbride have swapped footstools for milking stools, with
TV personality Richard Madeley has backed a home care company’s efforts to raise awareness
Booking has now opened for the second conference of Namaste Care International, to be held on
Work is now underway on the development of a new £7.5m care home in Doonfoot, Ayrshire,
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) is calling for nominations for the NACC Awards
Care home provider brighterkind has scooped three awards at this year’s UK Employee
Residents from MHA Bradbury Grange care home in Whitstable have been showing off their artistic
Care provider Heathcotes Group has opened a specialist residential service in south London,
Residents at a care home in Inverurie, Scotland, have been horsing around this week, thanks to an
A Norwich-based care home is celebrating after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating from
The sounds of Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley have been replaced by old school hip hop at an Essex
Home Instead Senior Care held a prestigious gathering at Chester Cathedral to celebrate the
RMBI Care Co has announced plans for a brand-new building for Lord Harris Court, its existing care
Fairmile Grange care home in Christchurch has further expanded the health and wellbeing services
Care provider Heathcotes Group has appointed Tim Elliott as Supported Living Manager to oversee
Neel Radia, the National Chair of the National Association of Care Catering (NACC), successfully
Homecare provider Right at Home has announced the launch of its new charity partnership with
A digital health hub piloted in Nailsea, Somerset, has proved to be such a success that the NHS is
One of the UK’s largest care groups, Four Seasons Health Care, has gone into administration.
Residents from Great Oaks care home had some unusual visitors recently, as two alpacas came into
Following the latest delay to the social care green paper, a campaigner for the introduction of an
A number of residents at Ruddington Manor Care Centre Wilford were able to relive their youth when
A specially-designed mobile phone game can detect people at risk of Alzheimer’s, according
Care Roadshows, one of the UK’s leading events tailored to the care sector, is all set for
Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare’s Clinical Development and Leadership
Residents at a Kenilworth care home have been getting into the Easter spirit by holding a
Care home chef Paul Wright has triumphed at the Care Home Chef of the Year regional finals in
Sunrise of Westbourne has achieved the Quality Hallmark Award at Platinum status for its End of
A popular resident at a Shropshire care home has celebrated his 103rd birthday in style. Stanley
Home Instead has teamed up with the National Trust to provide insight on dementia and the ageing
Cavell House care home, in Shoreham-by-Sea, welcomed Elvis to the building in its most recent
Residents at a Southampton care home have been given a handmade game donated by the family of a
Oake Meadows care home in Taunton is supporting local college students looking for work experience
A team of energetic members and supporters of the National Association of Care Catering (NACC)
Staff and residents from care group HC-One are in high spirits after the organisation scooped the
Europe’s first dedicated 5G health and social care pilot, Liverpool 5G Health and Social
Staff at a residential care service in North Yorkshire reached new heights to raise almost
Staff at Whitby House Care Home in Ellesmere Port have opened their hearts and donated basic
The team at Gracewell of Edgbaston, on Speedwell Road, was delighted to welcome new resident
Bluebird Care Lincoln, Bluebird Care North East Lincolnshire and West Lindsey and Bluebird Care
A 103-year-old care home resident has taken the plunge and got back in the swimming pool as part
Two employees of care group Anchor Hanover have triumphed to win accolades at the prestigious
The Bluebird Care team have been encouraging people to celebrate special friendships with each
Residents at Moorlands Court in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, are benefitting from CHS Group’s
Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s Clatterbridge Hospital has
Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare are currently offering Leadership Development
The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society is celebrating International Women’s Day on 8th
A visit from a furry friend has brought smiles and comfort to residents of Sandbanks Lodge
Two Dundee students have been given valuable work experience, and a look into life in a busy care
When Mike Bradbury was awarded the accolade of Home Instead Senior Care’s CAREGiver of the
Residents at a care home in Bearsden, Scotland, are proving it’s never too late to learn a
Residents at a brand-new Care UK care home got a flipping good surprise when two penguins waddled
Orbis, a leading UK care provider, which is opening a state-of-the-art school in Tewkesbury, is on
Care provider Heathcotes Group has opened a new specialist residential service in Wistaston,
Residents and staff at Riverdale Court care home in Welling, owned and managed by Avante Care
Registered nurse Sara Muslin has joined the team at Great Oaks in Bournemouth as care home
Care home teams should pause for thought before Valentine’s Day events and activities, a
Maritime charity The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society (RASS) has appointed a new Catering
Bluebird Care Gosport, a homecare provider in the Hampshire area, is embarking on an ambitious and
Quantum Care, a Hertfordshire-based care group, recently adopted its own Germ-Busting campaign
Great Oaks in Bournemouth has appointed a soft food diet specialist to allow for a wide range of
Debby Veigas is an End of Life Care specialist dementia Admiral Nurse based at Wakefield
Skills for Care is seeking social care and health employers willing to host a graduate within
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has introduced two new Admiral Nursing posts to
Residents of Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth took part in a jam-packed day of Burns Night
A care home in Ormskirk is adding extra ‘oomph’ to its already outstanding daily
Springhill Care Group has been certified as a Disability Confident Employer following a successful
Encore Care Homes is proud to introduce ‘Mind the Gap’, an insightful dementia
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has awarded over £35,000 to an innovative
The owners of a Wyre Forest nursing home have appointed a new manager who plans to maintain the
The Future of Care Conference has announced an outstanding line-up of leading names from across
Residents at a Burton-on-Trent care home got into the spirit of pantomime season recently as they
Future Care Capital has announced that it will be working in partnership with global public
Bethel House Care Home in Barton on Sea has started a brand new ‘wish list’ for
Balhousie Care Group, a national leader in dementia care, has raised the bar once more, with two
Maritime charity the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society (RASS) is celebrating a double win for
On Sunday 13th January, Songs of Praise, presented by Aled Jones, will be featuring its recent
Entrepreneur and developer Robin Hughes has successfully delivered his vision of creating a
Following the publication of the NHS long-term plan, released on 7th January, Professor Tahir
A Portsmouth care home is hoping to get its residents ‘all aboard’ for its new project
The CEO of Skills for Care, Sharon Allen, has been appointed Chief Executive of Arthur Rank
Bluebird Care is celebrating after 21 of its care services were rated ‘Outstanding’ in
A Gloucester care home has appointed a new manager who wants to put high-quality care, day trips
Outcomes First Group, specialist provider of care and education services, has been ranked number
Balhousie Care Group, provider of residential care in Scotland, is once again opening its doors to
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has begun formal enforcement action against care
A widely-respected chef, based at a Hagley care home, has played a key role in the home achieving
A devoted couple were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in a special way thanks to
Residents from Sunrise of Eastbourne have been busy knitting hats and scarves and have yet again
As more nurses leave than enter the nursing register, new research by Bournemouth University is
Encore Care Homes, which manages Great Oaks in Bournemouth and Fairmile Grange in Christchurch,
National disability charity, Sense, has delivered its #HelpFamiliesPlan petition to Number 10
As the countdown to Christmas begins, care home provider Exemplar Health Care has revealed how its
Residents of a care home in Cornwall have been raising a glass to celebrate their lounge being
Care provider Heathcotes Group scooped the award for Large Employer of the Year at the Learning
Research conducted by academics at the University of Hertfordshire has outlined new approaches to
A family of care home workers is preparing to brave freezing temperatures to participate in this
Robert Gordon University (RGU) and Laurels Lodge Care Home will join forces for a year-long
The manager of a Windsor care home has been announced as the UK’s best dementia care manager
A care home worker who rose to Internet fame earlier this year was celebrated at the recent
Specialist care home Willowbeck has partnered up with a unique music therapy organisation, Chroma,
Skills for Care has launched a new online guide to help social care employers make sure they have
Staff at Coppice Lodge care home in Arnold, Nottingham, have been recognised amongst the best of
Residents and staff at a Warwickshire care home have paid a poignant tribute to those who died in
Three residents at Sunrise of Southbourne, on Belle Vue Road, marked this year’s Remembrance
A popular resident at a Shropshire care home had a wild time celebrating her 100th birthday
Virtual Reality (VR) technology is introducing a brand-new, exciting world to residents who live
Older people and children are set to continue benefiting from spending time with each other at
Cornwall Care, one of the largest care providers in Cornwall, has appointed Anne Thomas as the
Woodlands House in Southampton excitedly welcomed two alpacas into the residential care home to
A new exercise regime has been implemented to boost the health and wellbeing of residents at Birch
A care home in Skelmersdale has made two senior appointments to lead it forward into the next
We might be slowly heading towards Winter and the end of 2018, but things are hotting up for the
Perry Manor care home in Worcestershire has become Care UK’s fourth home to secure an
An Accrington care home has appointed a new member of its senior team, to further its goal of
Chesterfield-based care provider Heathcotes Group has appointed Hocine Benhafsi as Head of
Professional dancer Ian Waite was the guest of honour recently at the opening of a new £13m
Justin Hutchens, Chief Executive Officer of Darlington-headquartered care company HC-One, is set
Staff at a Midlands care home are celebrating after receiving a prestigious award which recognises
A Care Champion in the Bluebird Care Herefordshire team has won the Home Care Worker award at this
Specialist health care provider, Exemplar Health Care has announced its pledge to support the
The team at Davers Court care home in Suffolk really did reach for the skies to make the wish of
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has launched the NACC Training Academy to
A gap in the local care sector is being highlighted by Sue Kruse from Newhaven, following her
Hallmark Care Homes, in association with Care England, raised a staggering £140,000 for
Bluebird Care is delighted to be working with the Care Workers Charity, in a brand-new partnership
A new care facility which will help adults with mental health and learning difficulties will be
To promote World Alzheimer’s Month, Fairmile Grange care home has formed a partnership with
A recently-refurbished care home in Inverness has held an official opening event to give guests a
The newly-formed Cornerstone Healthcare Group Ltd has acquired family-run Hampshire care homes
Encore Care Homes is introducing a revolutionary new form of dementia training to its care homes
A Sheffield care provider has been using Shetland ponies to bring comfort and joy to its dementia
Care provider Heathcotes Group is rolling out a new development initiative across its estates with
A seven-month pilot run by London Ambulance Service NHS Trust, in partnership with national
Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth recently opened its doors to the community to provide unique
Residents at Balhousie Forth View care home have been enjoying an array of brand new sensory
To help extend their knowledge of dementia further, the Managing Director and Senior Leadership
Sunrise of Purley have been awarded Platinum status with Excellence for End of Life Care,
Care provider Heathcotes Group has opened a new residential service in Fulwood, near Preston, for
Carers UK is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive, Helen Walker. Helen
Residents and staff at a Falkirk care home are riding high after generous local donations enabled
Award-winning care home group Balhousie Care is recruiting in the Aberdeenshire area for its
Dr Eileen Burns, President of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS), is calling for the NHS 10
Hallmark Care Homes has joined forces with The Together Project, a not-for-profit social
Following the opening of new homes in Bromsgrove and Horndean earlier this year, local people in
Mark Charnock, aka chef ‘Marlon Dingle’ from Emmerdale, visited Hambleton Grange care
The Care Roadshows team are gearing up for the show’s return to the valleys in October, when
Residents were out in force to say their own goodbye to a record number of its care home staff
Some heroic fundraising took place at Heathcotes’ residential care services in Leeds when
A Worcester care home has appointed a new manager who is set to introduce fresh ideas to help
A national care group has partnered up with a leading wellbeing specialist to enhance the mental,
Balhousie Care Group has announced a new manager for its care home in Broughty Ferry. Elaine
Representatives from ten Care UK homes and dozens of local people stepped right up to experience
The Orders of St John Care Trust’s Goodson Lodge Care Centre in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, has
The latest phase of a multi-million-pound investment by independent care provider Parklands Group
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Training & Development Forum returns to the
Ashworth Grange care home in Dewsbury brought the seaside to its residents last week in a
A Skelmersdale care home recently threw open its doors to the local community by inviting them to
BB Training Academy, an award-winning care training provider, has set out to recruit 100 Dementia
Carers from across the UK are being invited to take part in the #GladtoCare competition for the
A group of nine brave employees from Hallmark Care Homes’ Central Support Office in
Time, investment and dedication have seen Care UK’s Colchester-based facilities management
A group of elderly ladies and gentlemen have spent weeks knitting hats for the neonatal department
Green-fingered staff and residents at a Greenock care home are celebrating after digging their way
Nominations for the Tomorrow’s Care Awards 2019 are now open and we’re inviting you to
The chief executive of the leading body for care services in England visited Springhill Care Home
The UK’s care home industry professionals converged on Heythrop Park in Oxfordshire on July
A resident at Heathcotes’ Whitley services in West Yorkshire enjoyed an unforgettable 50th
Care UK, which runs over 100 care homes across England and Scotland, is the latest care
Home care provider Bluebird Care has treated some of its customers to a trip to the seaside.
Philippa Shirtcliffe has been announced as the new Head of Care Quality at QCS. She joined the
A Worcestershire care home has appointed a new manager who wants to put the community and caring
Over The Wall, the charity that provides free residential camps for children with serious health
Bridge Haven care home in Kent recently welcomed three little visitors from its local playschool.
New Care, a development-led care home operator, has opened the doors to a new £12 million
A new initiative has been launched with the aim of partnering nursery and primary school children
Barchester Healthcare is celebrating after receiving a prestigious award, from the Royal Society
Breathing in additional oxygen improves the function of blood vessels in the brain of people with
Tracy Johnson, Director of Operations at Chesterfield-based Heathcotes Group, has been highlighted
The woman behind Balhousie Care Group's innovative dementia practices has been recognised with a
TouchBase Pears, the new £14 million building in Selly Oak, will be officially opened on
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a report summarising key findings and
Encore Care Homes is working closely with Dining with Dignity, a specialist training provider, to
A new report by the Centre for Policy Studies, examining the pay structure of the NHS, argues that
Two Home Instead CAREGivers have gone above and beyond their call of duty after their client was a
Quantum Care, a not-for-profit provider of specialist residential, dementia, and respite care,
Bernard Sunley care home in Woking, run by charity Friends of the Elderly, has started running a
Hallmark Care Homes, in association with Care England, will attempt to raise £100,000 for
Residents at a Chester-le-Street care home celebrated National Beer Day, on 15th June, with a
Bupa has officially opened its Pebble Mill care home in Edgbaston, Birmingham. The home was
Teddy the miniature donkey paid a visit to a Hartlepool care home during their Strawberry Garden
National disability charity Sense has expressed concerns that the government is ignoring the need
The TEC Services Association (TSA) has announced the launch of its inaugural ITEC Awards, to be
Home Instead Senior Care has announced a new partnership with the National Trust which will see
Specialist care provider Heathcotes Group has been promoting equality and diversity with a special
Following the publication of the 2018/19 annual Budget Survey by the Association of Directors of
Care home provider Barchester Healthcare has paid special tribute to all of their carers
Horizon Leeds, the first purpose-built conference centre for NHS and health organisations in the
Barchester Healthcare recently received the keys to The Spires care home in Lichfield, enhancing
The head cook at Paisley Lodge care home in Leeds has been crowned Orchard Care Homes’ Chef
Care home staff joined hundreds of participants at Stewart Park in Middlesbrough for the Step Out
A charity, a university and a financial services firm have joined forces to set a new Guinness
Fish and chip lovers came together at Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth, to celebrate National
Team members at award-winning care provider Hallmark Care Homes are celebrating after they made
Staff at maritime charity The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society have taken part in the care
A Rugby care home worker has been honoured with an award recognising the difference she has made
Disabled people supported by a Harrogate charity will be able to step into a whole new world,
A pair of alpacas, named Gloria and Gaynor, temporarily moved into a care home in North Yorkshire.
A 92-year-old volunteer has retired after 14 years’ service at a Teesside care home.
Springhill Care Group has been identified as one of the 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain in a
Care workers who provide personal and domestic care to older people with dementia in their own
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and charity bosses are visiting the University of
In support of Dementia Action Week, organised by Alzheimer’s Society from 21st – 27th
Whitehouse Farm Centre, a family-run farm attraction near Morpeth, has launched a new initiative
Responding to the latest Alzheimer’s Society report on rising A&E admissions for people
A new scheme which encourages mothers with young babies to spend time with older people who are
Bluebird Care Gravesham and Dartford is celebrating its fantastic team of home care assistants,
Residents at Balhousie St Ronans care home have shown their strength and determination by placing
A seaside trip to Cullercoats has fulfilled the wish of an elderly Tyneside care home resident.
On Thursday 3rd May, Avante Care & Support Head office staff held a ‘Make May
It’s clear that businesses across the care industry are working hard to attract talented
Tracey Crouch MP, the government minister with responsibility for reducing loneliness in the
Kimberly-Clark Professional* is sharing Five Ways to improve hand hygiene standards within a
Tony Stein, Chief Executive of Healthcare Management Solutions, has written to the Secretary of
Health and care staff who have gone over and above the call of duty could receive UK-wide
Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth celebrated National Care Home Open Day by hosting ‘A
Care UK’s residential care team is celebrating after winning in two categories of a national
Right at Home is celebrating two franchisees who have been shortlisted for the bfa franchisee
The bubbly was brought out at a Teesside care home after residents heard news of the arrival of
Home Instead Senior Care is celebrating reaching a record number of 30 ‘Outstanding’
Malcolm Robinson, a scientist from Worthing, has received two awards at the Advancing Healthcare
Green fingered care home residents have been taking part in gardening therapy sessions in
A woman has died after a fire broke out at a home for people with learning disabilities. The
The beginning of the week saw the arrival of the first Care Roadshows in this year’s
Balhousie Care Group's innovative steps to address dementia in its care homes have been recognised
Encore Care Homes has pledged to offer every resident the opportunity to spend one hour outdoors
Chesterfield-based care provider Heathcotes Group is sponsoring an exhibition and conference which
Staff at Balhousie Forth View Care Home have launched a fundraising appeal to buy a
A group of residents at Stocks Hall St Helens Nursing Home recently experienced the thrill and
A Northampton man who feels passionately about improving dementia care in the town has entered his
A former factory worker has celebrated her 100th birthday with a party alongside friends and
Riversway Nursing Home will be ‘Making Pals’ in the community after teaming up with a
Fairmile Grange care home in Christchurch has received the award for 'Top 20
A care home in Shrewsbury has won an award for the innovative and fun ways it encourages residents
Inspirational dementia champion Terry Eccott has become an Ambassador for Care Campaign for the
Ducklings have hatched at a Northumberland care home just in time for Easter. The Oaks Care
The 12 finalists for the NACC Care Chef of the Year 2018 culinary competition have been confirmed.
Residents at a Merseyside care home have showcased their creativity by revealing an evocative
A cracking time was had by care home residents and school pupils during an Easter egg decorating
Heathcotes Group will soon be opening two new residential care services in Newark which the
As part of an ongoing partnership, Encore Care Homes welcomed Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown to
Despite the recent cold weather, things are hotting up for the return of Care Roadshow Glasgow to
Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth teamed up with the international reusable bottle brand,
Balloons, chocolates, cards and flowers decorated care homes across the North East on
The seminar programme has been confirmed for the care industry event of the year, the Care Forum.
The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has launched an innovative therapy programme at its
Current palliative care provisions are not meeting the needs of an ageing population, warns the
As the UK felt the force of the ‘Beast from the East’ last week, bringing snow, ice
Captain America, Banana Man and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s Veruca Salt were among
Isla the dog has been keeping Bakewell care home residents company as part of a Pets As Therapy
A new research review, conducted by academics at the University of Hertfordshire, has identified
Home Instead Senior Care has joined forces with the End of Life Partnership charity to launch a
Dartford's newest centenarian celebrated her birthday last week and was treated to a surprise
A new 70-bed care home development in Lichfield recently celebrated a major milestone with a
Many care professionals have fallen out of love with their jobs, according to recent research from
Once upon a time...Broadway Halls Care Home held a magical storytelling day to bring different
Residents at Heath Lodge care home got into the spirit of Pancake Day this year by creating their
A mum of two from Dudley has earned Home Instead Senior Care’s highest accolade, as a result
A former footballer recently had his wish granted by the team at Hungerford Care Home, in
Care provider Heathcotes Group has opened a specialist services in Lutterworth, near Leicester,
Hallmark Care Homes is joining forces with Alzheimer’s Research UK and The Care Workers
Over two thirds (67%) of families caring for disabled adults with complex needs live in fear of
Staff at a Dundee care home are gearing up for a charity skydive to raise money for high-tech
The Stroke Association, a charity that supports stroke survivors in Maidstone, has been selected
Residents and staff at a Gloucester care home have welcomed the city’s Mayor and its Sheriff
Businesses with staff who regularly visit customer’s homes are being urged to sign up to new
The Duke of Cambridge has launched a nationwide programme to help military veterans, their spouses
School pupils received a history lesson from a medal-winning World War 2 veteran at a
Foster children have been spending time with care home residents, as part of a scheme to bring
Homecare provider Home Instead Senior Care ended 2017 on a high after it was named Best Employer
Following an extensive project observing families living with dementia, Abbotswood Court Care Home
According to a recent study published in The Journal of Physiology, researchers have documented
Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust is the first Trust in the UK to have acquired
Residents at a Malvern care home ended the year on a high as they enjoyed a professional pantomime
Residents at MHA’s Starr Hills Care Home in Lytham St Annes will be featured on BBC Radio 2
Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth is inviting elderly members of the community, who would have
Santa’s elves took a day off preparing for Christmas recently to enjoy festive celebrations
Two elderly friends who lost touch with one another have been unexpectedly reunited at a Christmas
Ability Matters Group, scooter and powered wheelchair dealership, is celebrating after it scooped
Carers from a Midlands-based care service are celebrating after scooping an award for their work
Sidcup-based care centre, Baugh House Care Centre, is inviting local people to join them this
Billy the black Labrador, who was named in honour of late Tynetec colleague Billy Graham, has been
Over the Wall, the children’s charity founded by the late Oscar winning Hollywood actor,
Pudsey pyjamas, onesies and leg waxing are amongst the fundraising activities which have helped
The quality of care provided by staff at a Worcestershire nursing home has been recognised with a
The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has won Residential Care Home Provider of the Year
Two miniature Shetland ponies have been spreading their love – and some therapy –
An unlikely friendship spanning generations has been formed through a project run at an
Staff and residents have returned to the historic Alastrean House care home, following an
Staff at a Hastings care home have been praised by the town’s MP for their thoughtfulness
Encore Care Homes is the first care group in Dorset to offer a Virtual Dementia Tour, which
A dare devil pensioner has completed a courageous charity wing walk to raise awareness and help
When it came to appointing its new Chief Executive, Balhousie Care Group knew just who to sit in
Healthcare Workers who provide excellent patient care across the UK have been recognised as
A special visit from Middlesbrough FC players inspired a care home resident with vascular dementia
Buckingham Palace, Bamburgh Castle and Beamish Museum were just some of the sights enjoyed by
A Noah’s Ark of creatures visited a dementia care centre in Seaford recently, as part of its
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) crowned the winners of the NACC Awards 2017 at a
Hundreds of pounds have been raised for the fight against cancer after Hill Care homes across the
HCP Social Enterprise, an innovative social enterprise company, is vowing to get the nation doing
People are reluctant to use public access defibrillators to treat cardiac arrests, according to a
Children from across Sussex are collaborating with a dementia care home in Seaford to produce an
The safety of care home and sheltered housing residents is still at risk as little action has been
Offering general practices more money according to the number of people with long-term health
Elderly care home residents have been raising funds for the fight against dementia with a
Elderly care home residents have cycled over 14 miles, raising over £450 for an allotment
Three quarters of people would be more likely to choose a care home for a family member if
There has been rapid growth in the self-pay private healthcare market, driven by pressure on NHS
A new smartphone app is being developed to help UK veterans find the services they need; whether
Caroline Price, Home Manager at HC-One’s Meadowlands Care Home in Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon
Over 2,500 UK healthcare professionals and providers will today (Monday 4th September) receive new
World War II Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) veteran Isabelle Mullen has celebrated her
Banstead-based maritime charity the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has appointed a new
Wonderland came to Runcorn this summer as Simonsfield Care Home hosted a mad hatter’s tea
Care provider Heathcotes Group has opened a new specialist facility in Chesterfield following the
Stocks Hall Nursing & Care Group has recently embraced and completed Older & Out - LGBT
Workers retiring from occupations which involve high levels of social stimulation may be at
Healthcare Homes Group, which provides residential and domiciliary care services across the South
Residents at The Squirrels Care Centre in Great Warley will be enjoying a newly-refurbished garden
An alliance of leading healthcare organisations has called on the government to protect the
We’re now accepting entries for the Tomorrow’s Care Awards 2018. After last
Three members of staff at the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society’s Banstead nursing care
Home Instead Senior Care has announced that its Telford office has been awarded a coveted
Fun-loving staff and residents at a Stourbridge care home have raised vital funds to ensure
Chesterfield-based care provider Heathcotes Group has appointed Tracy Johnson as its Director of
Dementia awareness training as a single strategy will not improve dementia care in hospitals or
Birthday messages from the Queen at Buckingham Palace have been arriving thick and fast at
Care homes in the South West of England are being warned to expect a letter from the Care Quality
Care home provider Barchester Healthcare is celebrating after receiving a prestigious award from
Stocks Hall Burscough Care Home decided to ‘join and swap their hearts’ by reaching
Residents at The Oaks Care Home, in Lexden, Colchester, entertained seven children from the Lexden
Two homecare providers have been recognised at the British Franchise Association (bfa) HSBC
A 95-year-old lady’s dream to dance at The Blackpool Tower Ballroom was granted by the staff
National maritime charity the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society welcomed actress and animal
Residents of a Perthshire care home are learning French in foreign language workshops to help
A Shropshire nursing home threw open its doors to the public as staff and residents raised money
Leamington Spa-based T (n) S Catering Management scooped a double award win in the care catering
A new study published in Age and Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society,
National maritime charity the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society celebrated more than 50 years
A Telford nursing home has donated a much-loved dolls house to children at a local day nursery to
A Banbury care home has pledged funds to support the One Love Manchester Appeal at its community
Care provider Heathcotes Group is opening two new facilities near Nottingham following the
UK citizens are fully behind the need for a revolution in how adult social care is delivered,
Improving the support given to people diagnosed with dementia at an early age is the focus of a
Over half of the British public are worried about being able to afford the cost of care, according
Trinity House in Lockerbie has been recognised for its excellent practice in supporting people
In East Sussex, members of the Seaford Martello Women’s Institute (WI) have designed and
A Sheffield-based care centre which opened its doors at the end of last year has been awarded an
Following news of the tragic events at a Manchester Arena concert on Monday 22nd May, the NHS
Construction of a new dementia-friendly home, aimed at learning how better to support those living
Caring for people with dementia is mainly done by family members, yet how many feel obliged,
Home Instead Senior Care is delighted to celebrate its sweet 16th CQC Outstanding Rating with news
Care Protect has supported high profile dementia awareness campaigner, Jayne Connery, to undertake
To mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, care provider Heathcotes Group is seeking to
A nursing home in Rugby has held a special party to commemorate the 72nd VE Day. Staff and
Hollyhurst residential care service in Darlington has been praised by the regulator, the Care
The dream of one supercar-obsessed care home resident was achieved when his care home made it
A popular Gloucester care home has celebrated its 50th birthday with a special ‘flower
Terminal illness charity, Marie Curie, has launched its Design to Care Programme in a bid to
One in four over-65s are struggling with their finances, according to new research published by
Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission have found improvements in community health services
Worsley care home residents have been researching their past as part of a Salford Museum
A care home near Dungannon in Northern Ireland has received significant investment to upgrade and
An Ingelby Barwick resident has celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by her friends and
A stark variation in the quality of care homes at a regional and local authority level across
Across England as a whole, spending by councils on social care per adult resident fell by 11% in
Work has started on site for the construction of William Turner Court in Morpeth, a 55 apartment
Belvedere House, of the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, has launched a new training scheme
The NHS Confederation report, Women on NHS Boards: 50:50 by 2020, is the first in-depth look at
Scottish student carers who provide unpaid care while studying called on decision makers to ensure
A play exploring the struggles a pancreatic cancer patient endured at the end of his life has won
Marie Curie and the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association have announced the funding of three
Age UK's Spirit of Age Awards has been launched to recognise those who have made an important
The question of whether enough is being done to protect chemotherapy nurses from exposure to
A mother and daughter team at the Banstead-based care home of the Royal Alfred Seafarers’
The Care Quality Commission have today published new equality objectives in a bid to improve
A group of Surrey residents who find it challenging to communicate because of their profound and
Almost twice as many women aged 65 and over say that feelings of loneliness were the thing they
Eight major charities have joined together in a bid to build carer friendly communities. Carers
Council tax rises in 2017/18 will not bring in enough money to prevent the need for further deep
Marie Curie has launched a free online resource for health and social care professionals who
A new report from Age UK has concluded that the UK is ‘living on borrowed time’ in
Care homes across Teesside are taking part in a relay cycling endurance challenge to raise money
Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been forced to abandon his climb of the highest peak in South America just
The opening of Greenacres Grange marks the completion of the first phase of a multi-million pound
New research by Alzheimer’s Society has uncovered that over half of people affected by
Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has set off to climb Mount Vinson, the highest peak in Antarctica, to
53% of British adults believe abuse and neglect in care homes is commonplace in care homes
The Deputy Chief Inspector of hospitals and the quality regulator’s lead for mental health,
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) crowned the winners of the NACC Awards 2016, last
New research has revealed that women’s advanced verbal memory skills, compared to men, could
Temporary boiler supplier, Andrews Boiler Hire , kept a Kent care home open when it experienced a
CMT United Kingdom has filmed a short video to raise awareness about the world’s most common
Around 110,000 people in the UK are caring for a parent with cancer, with 89%, working either full
A Shrewsbury care home owner and its former manager were fined over £50,000 at Telford
The care and support older people receive increasingly depends on their location and savings,
New research has shown that doctors are frequently inaccurate when predicting how long those
More needs to be done to ensure Scots over 70 do not miss out on palliative care due to confusion
Health and social care organisations across the UK have joined forces in a bid to guarantee the
The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has launched a dedicated training workshop in a
A report published today has said that diabetes sufferers are not receiving enough support to
2 out of 3 Multiple Sclerosis sufferers, in the UK, live in an area where there aren’t
Community Care Direct, Southport, Merseyside continues to be in special measures to protect people
Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) are urging experts to rethink current health
Orchard Care Homes have launched a new award scheme to recognise the activity coordinators of the
A £6.9million study to detect the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease has been
The government has today announced the first successful wave of bids to a £15million fund to
A new gene closely linked with age-related hearing loss has been identified by researchers. 
The publication of an online ‘dementia atlas’ today has revealed significant variations
Andrews Air Conditioning is encouraging care providers to remain vigilant when the temperature is
Researchers have identified a specific pattern of gene activity in areas of the brain that are
The Care Quality Commission has put Aaron Lodge Care Home, Liverpool into special measures
New research has shown that the drug LMTX may slow down brain shrinkage in some people with mild
Adult social care provider, Swanton Care and Community, has been named The Employer of the Year
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust has been fined for safety failings after a patient drowned during
The Suzy Lamplugh Trust has today launched the Right to be Safe appeal on the 30th anniversary of
The CQC published a good practice guide yesterday in a bid to minimise disruption to those
The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman has today published a set of quality standards in
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is set to scale four mountains in ten months in a bid to raise money for the
A CQC report has found that care for people with complex needs can often become fragmented during
Care providers Sunrise Senior Living and Gracewell Healthcare have signed up all of their sites to
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has urged healthcare staff and leaders to do more to identify and
The INSPIRE Foundation have received a £65,000 grant from the Masonic Charitable Foundation
The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by East Anglia’s
A report published today has raised questions about whether government recommendations have
Andy McKeon is to succeed Professor Dame Carol Black as Chair of the Nuffield Trust health think
The NHS has ‘clear opportunities’ to save £200 million and improve the quality
An investigation into a complaint at an Oxfordshire care home, which resulted in a dementia
The CQC have praised the quality of care provided by a residential care home in Solihull, after an
Industry leaders have voiced their concerns about the impact last Thursday’s vote to leave
Wyevale Garden Centres have raised £750,000 for charity partner Marie Curie, more than 12
England’s Chief Inspector of General Practice has rated a Blackpool GP surgery as Inadequate
Research published today has stated that pregnant women with epilepsy should receive
Asthma sufferers with poor access to primary care are more likely to experience an emergency
Care providers across the UK are revving up for tomorrow’s Care Home Open Day, an event
A care provider that failed in its duty to provide safe care and treatment has been fined
The Down’s Syndrome Association’s (DSA) DSActive clubs have been given a £19,000
England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated the services provided by Central Manchester
74% of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people are not confident that health and social
A report from The Public Accounts Committee has warned that stronger measures are needed to
The majority of British people have experienced loneliness and also know someone who is lonely,
The life chances of many of the unpaid 6.5 million carers in the UK are being damaged by
Research published today by disability charity Revitalise has shown that 55% of England's
One in five people who have been diagnosed with motor neurone disease in the last three years have
Nearly three quarters of care homes originally rated Inadequate have improved their ratings
Too many people who complain to the NHS are not getting the answers they deserve when things go
Urine tests should not be used to measure dehydration among the elderly, new research from the
Nearly two-thirds of NHS trust finance directors and more than half of clinical commissioning
The Medical Research Council has announced £10million cross-council initiative to tackle
In the past week the CQC has published 110 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social
56% of people put off seeking a dementia diagnosis for up to a year or more, with one in three
The CQC has published 88 reports on the quality of care provided by GP practices across the UK and
Patients are being sent home alone, afraid and unable to cope and in some cases without their
The International Council of Nurses has this year used International Nurses Day to offer advice on
A UK-wide clinical trial is set to examine whether a commonly used heart pill and a food
A review published by the CQC today has found that people from certain groups in society are
Nadra Ahmed OBE, Executive Chairman of the National Care Association (NCA) has said that the lack
Today marks Red Lippy Day - a campaign designed to raise funds for specialist dementia nurses,
Scotland care provider Bield Housing & Care has awarded cash and carry operator Bestway
Deb Group has joined forces with the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) ‘SAVE LIVES:
Over the past week independent regulators CQC has published a further 80 reports on the quality of
New research from Northumbria University, Newcastle has shown that drinking tart Montmorency
Digital healthcare company Intelesant has been awarded a grant by Greater Manchester Academic
Greensleeves Homes Trust, which runs 20 care homes across England, has relaunched as Greensleeves
A National Audit Office report published today has shown that The Department of Health (DH) and
Birmingham-based Akari Care has pledged to introduce the new National Living Wage (NLW) for all of
Science-based technology company, 3M and national charity, Action on Hearing Loss, are set to
Scotland-based Balhousie Care Group has teamed up with The Prince’s Trust Scotland to offer
A study at The University of Brighton is set to explore new ways to deliver anti-cancer properties
A man who thought he would never walk again has been given hope after months of intensive
A recent survey conducted by older person’s charity Independent Age has revealed the biggest
A couple from Halesowen, Dudley have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary surrounded by
Inter-generational arts provider Magic Me has teamed up with Punchdrunk Enrichment to launch a new
Residents in brighterkind homes are having their wishes turned into a reality through a wishing
Seven major charities have launched Carers Week 2016 in a bid to raise nationwide awareness of the
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society, RPS, has published a report stating that the NHS could save
Independent Age have published a new leaflet to help older people, their families and carers
The Commission on Improving Urgent Care for Older people has today called for care to be driven by
The Care Quality Commission has published its consultation document Shaping the Future which sets
According to research from recruiter Randstad Care societal pressures may force older social care
The Care Quality Commission has appointed Dame Eileen Sills DBE as the first National Guardian for
The Cleeve Care Group has invested over £700,000 in a fleet of vehicles for its community
Researchers at Leeds Beckett University are set to evaluate the Dementia Diaries project
The CQC has responded to the Public Account Committee’s report out on its performance as the
Research conducted by Hitachi Capital, with healthcare recruitment companies, has shown the
Residents at Lever Edge Care Home in Bolton were pleasantly surprised when a handful of Coronation
Orchard Care Homes, a provider of residential elderly care homes across the UK, has completed the
Today, representatives from the health and care sector, the police, the charity and voluntary
Orchard Care Homes has established a new award scheme that recognises and gives credit to the
A chef from Beech House care home, in Salford, has been crowned ‘Akari Care Master Chef
The Care Quality Commission has placed Orchard House in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire into special
Accrington-based Springhill Care Group has won a series of awards at a major regional ceremony
Akari Care has joined forces with Equal Arts to provide creative opportunities to their
3M has launched a light hearted video to show-off some respirator-suitable facial hair in a bid
A Care Quality Commission survey of over 13,000 people who were treated and cared for in the
The Care Quality Commission, CQC, is encouraging providers and the bodies that represent them to
Scientists from Cardiff University have discovered what they believe has the potential to prevent
Older women reporting problems with their memory may be at a higher risk of being diagnosed with
New research from Portus, the employment benefits consultancy firm, has revealed one in seven
Research conducted at University College London (UCL) has revealed that withdrawing a commonly
The King’s Fund’s latest report has found that budget cuts in local authority social
The Newport-based St Joseph's Hospital comprises 11 centres of excellence following an
Research from MindMetre has uncovered that a number of NHS Trusts are not complying with
Provisional numbers from the Government’s Statistical First Release for 2014/15 has revealed
Castleoak have partnered with Pramerica Real Estate Investors as part of a £50 million care
An Usdaw survey has shown that one in four workers have taken time off work because of their poor
Alzheimer’s Society has responded to George Osborne’s plan to give working grandparents
Glen Care is opening a new Residential Care Service with Nursing for men with learning
Thorne Golf Club is holding its annual charity Golf Day to support the St John’s Hospice
Silver Sunday is a day in the national calendar, the first Sunday in October, where local
A new report from the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) has found that
Statistics from CV-Library , the independent job board, have revealed that while 2015 has seen a
The Mayor and Mayoress of West Lancashire were among the guests as Birch Green Care Home in
Dozens of teenagers have volunteered their time to help Teesside care home residents. The Gables
The proportion of social care workers citing compensation as the most important factor they
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a draft guideline to
Chesterfield-based healthcare provider Heathcotes Group has agreed a £20 million expansion
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has made substantial progress as it seeks to address public
Residents at a care home in Tunbridge Wells were recognised and honoured for their contribution to
Nominations are now open for The 3rd Sector Care Awards 2015. The awards are open to any
Glen Care is investing in a new Women’s Challenging Behaviour and Complex Needs Service at
Performance art or aerial circus aren’t usually the kind of entertainment on offer care homes
Social care workers in the North East of England receive the highest salary ‘premium’,
Residents at a Nottingham nursing home can enjoy the summer in a specially-designed dementia garden
As part of a campaign championing art for older people, a special collection of paintings, drawings
A care home has become only the second in Coventry and Warwickshire to receive accreditation for
For the NHS to have a successful and sustainable future, the government must be open and honest
Care UK has confirmed the sale of its domiciliary care services, supporting around 13,000 people
Skills for Health has launched a range of resources developed as part of the Working Together,
Homecare agency Universal Care , serving Beaconsfield, the Chilterns and the South East, has been
Homecare network, Right at Home UK is preparing to roll out its new ‘Dementia DELAY’
Dame Esther Rantzen joined Sheffield Hallam University yesterday (14 May) to make the case for
Hertfordshire Careline, North Hertfordshire District Council’s community alarm service, has
Castleoak, the specialist construction and development partner for care and retirement living, has
The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has taken home the Green Award at the Toast of Surrey
Activity funds for residents of a care home in Rugby took a giant leap, quite literally, from a
The number of carers aged 85 and over in England has risen by a staggering 128% in ten years to
Nutrition and hydration stations are to be installed at Buckingham Lodge, Anchor’s new
Following a 32% growth in 2014, medical equipment and services provider Essential Healthcare
Organisations introducing personal health budgets in mental health need to be prepared for change
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has been working with Vodafone to implement a mobile working
The line-up of finalists for the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Care Cook of the
The amount of government money spent on dementia in the UK has risen significantly in recent
NorthStar , in conjunction with the Castlemeadow Group, has been selected as the preferred care
A professional exhibition of art work by The Mildmay Collective , a group of 30 extra care
A study published in the American Academy of Neurology 's journal highlights that those who
Castleoak , the developer and construction partner to the care sector, has completed a £40
Non-vocational skills are now just as important as qualifications, experience and job-specific
The first course to offer a professional qualification in catering for the health and social care
In-home care provider Bright Care has achieved the Investors in People accreditation, the framework
A national alliance aimed at ensuring a better deal for wheelchair users has been set up under the
Staff at a Worcester care home are celebrating after being awarded with the Worcestershire Dementia
Social care for people who are likely to die within 12 months should be free, says a new report by
Social carers are the only section of the UK workforce to list non-salary factors as their prime
Specialist care provider Glen Care has handed its first ever Employee of the Month award to a
Older people, children and people who are mentally unwell are being locked in cells due to a lack
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is to fund training in equality and human rights
The financial challenges of implementing personal health budgets can be minimised if providers and
A new housing scheme to support people between leaving hospital and returning home in Calderdale
Members of the Weybridge community in Surrey have joined Anchor and construction partner Castleoak
Homecare providers are being underpaid for their services by the majority of local authorities in
Two thirds of all care jobs in the UK (930,000 in total) paid below the living wage last year,
Specialist care provider Choice Care Group has revealed that it will be opening a new care home in
Residents, staff and guests at Four Seasons care homes across the UK are taking part in a
The provider of the Wirral based Mother Redcaps Care Home has been ordered to pay £90,000 in
Thousands of complaints about substandard elderly care in England were lodged last year, a BBC
UK care home providers will be able to gain insight into the competency of carers working with
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has worked with Cornwall County Council to produce a
Home care visits to thousands of older people are being limited to just five minutes, an
Social care workers are losing out on £130 million a year due to pay rates that are in
A gene which increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by up to 10 times will be the subject
Six major charities are combining forces to launch Carers Week 2015 which calls on individuals,
The team behind a new purpose built care home in Bexhill on Sea has celebrated the traditional
Springhill Care, based in Accrington, has made it through to the finals of two categories in the
Specialist care provider Glen Care has appointed qualified learning disability nurse Beverley
The owner of a Leicester care home has been fined £100,000 after a vulnerable 85-year-old
The way in which pets support and enrich the lives of older people was celebrated at the House of
Age UK has published a damning report on the state of funding for national social care services.
Bright Care has expanded its senior management team as it continues to grow its staff numbers,
The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) has upheld its recommendation against screening
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told Parklands House Care Home in Rochdale that it must
The moving stories of how three young people and their families were let down by learning
Loo of the Year Awards and Lepicol are teaming up to create a new and exciting award to celebrate
A new study from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the University of Aberdeen have assessed


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