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Switch to decaf slashes toilet-related falls

A switch to decaffeinated hot drinks has cut toilet-related falls in care homes by 35%.
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Polish care hero awarded honorary British Empire Medal

Bogumil Cwiklak, assistant regional director for special projects at The Orders of St John Care ...
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Care home residents evacuated after ‘significant incident’

Almost 30 residents were safely evacuated by staff after a fire broke at an Essex ...
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Meallmore begins work on £20m Aberdeen care home

Meallmore has begun development work on a £20 million, 65-bed care home in Aberdeen.
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Social care poor relation as healthcare workers get pay boost

Campaigners have called for better social care funding after over 27,000 non NHS health workers ...
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Care worker pretended to be someone else for at least three years

A Zimbabwean care worker has been given a six-month suspended sentence for pretending to be ...
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Labour social care shadow minister visits Right at Home

Labour’s shadow social care minister Andrew Gwynne, the MP for Denton and Reddish, met last ...
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Care UK celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Care UK is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week by sharing success stories about team members who ...
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Care England calls for government action in Spring Budget

Professor Martin Green, chief executive, Care England Care England has urged the government to take ...
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Brightman joins the Highland Marketing advisory board 

Highland Marketing has appointed Dr Jane Brightman as a member of its advisory board, to ...
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Hallmark rebrands as Hallmark Luxury Care Homes

Hallmark Care Homes has rebranded itself in a bid to appeal to new audiences and ...
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Covid hospital discharge to care home had ‘shocking’ consequences

The admission of 23 hospital patients over two weeks during the height of the Covid ...
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Hartford Care offers £250 discount on two-week respite stays

Hartford Care is offering a £250 discount on two-week respite stays at its Ashley Grange ...
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Industry heavyweights share ‘top tips’ for social care sustainability

From introducing waste reduction and recycling programmes to investing in preventative care, industry experts have ...
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Four Seasons commences sale agreements for 11 sites

Four Seasons Health Care has entered into conditional sale and purchase agreements for the sale ...
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Hft and Care England launch Sector Pulse Check 2023 survey

Hft and Care England have launched their latest survey to analyse the financial challenges in ...
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Care Sector Fundraising Ball 2023 officially sold out

The fourth annual Care Sector Fundraising Ball at Grosvenor House Hotel on Saturday, September 30, ...
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Adopt a Grandparent named as Seniors Housing Awards partner

Charity Adopt a Grandparent has been named as the official charity partner for HealthInvestor’s Seniors ...
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Police investigation launched into ‘unexpected’ care home deaths

A police investigation has been launched following two unexpected deaths at a Nottinghamshire care home.
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Discount for care workers as dementia-themed play returns to stage

Care workers can claim a 15% discount on tickets for dementia-themed play In Other Words, ...
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Care home launches dementia café

Park House Care Home in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire has launched a new dementia café.
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Greater Manchester health and social care services receive training boost

Health and social care settings in Greater Manchester are set to benefit from a new ...
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Care home prepares first community fete since Covid

Bournemouth-based the Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH) is preparing to host its first community summer ...
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Majority of workforce and service users aware of co-production, survey finds

Almost three-quarters of social care workers and over half of service users are aware of ...
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Bury St Edmunds care home celebrates ninth birthday

Care UK’s Mildenhall Lodge in Bury St Edmunds has celebrated its ninth anniversary with a ...
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Ipswich MP visits home to mark Care Home Open Week

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt paid a visit to Handford House care home to mark Care ...
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Kilgour finally graduates

Robert Kilgour received his degree from Stirling University yesterday – 45 years after leaving the ...
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Care provider agrees to reduce former resident’s debt by 50% after complaint

Sandstone Care has agreed to reduce the outstanding balance of a former resident by 50% ...
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Care providers recognised in Health Investor Awards

Oakland Care and Care UK have been named Residential Care Provider of the Year in ...
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Roadmap proposes National Care Service in England in 2028

A National Care Service could be launched in England as soon as 2028, a new ...
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McGoff Group completes £15m intergenerational development

The McGoff Group has celebrated the completion of a £15 million innovative, intergenerational development in ...
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Care group launches CarePool Karaoke to mark Mental Health Awareness Week

ACI Care has launched its own take on James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke to give staff ...
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Care sector celebrates International Nurses Day

The care sector is celebrating the work of its nurses with interviews and a video ...
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First students complete new intergenerational practice award

Intergenerational practice at Nightingale House care home A cohort of 11 students is set to ...
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Home Instead annual golf day heads to the Midlands

Home Instead’s third annual Golf Day is heading to the Midlands with the aim of ...
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Merseyside care workers to be paid National Living Wage

All Merseyside councils have signed up to pay care workers the National Living Wage.
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Oldbury care home wins competition for wellbeing initiative

Oldbury care home Portway House has won a West Midlands Care Association competition which aimed ...
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Extensive improvements result in Good rating for Beccles care home

Residents and staff at Black Swan Care Group’s Beccles Care Home are celebrating a Good ...
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Avnish Goyal receives CBE at Buckingham Palace

Chair of Care England and Hallmark Care Homes Avnish Goyal has been presented with a ...
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Glasgow’s Michael & Charlene crowned winners of Care Sector’s Got Talent

Charlene Reeves and Michael Gallagher perform at Care Sector’s Got Talent in Derby Arena Singing ...
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HC-One announces £32.5m investment in colleague pay

Leading UK care home provider, HC-One, has announced a £32.5 million investment in colleague pay, ...
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Care Sector’s Got Talent finalists revealed

Championing Social Care has announced the eight finalists of its flagship programme Care Sector’s Got ...
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Age UK Hillingdon, Harrow and Brent extends home share service

Two Generations home sharers Jonquil and Sarah Age UK Hillingdon, Harrow and Brent (HHB) has ...
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Spring Covid jab campaign begins for care home residents

Care home residents in England will be the first to receive their jabs as the ...
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Managerial changes at Yorkshire care home group

Not-for-profit care home organisation HICA Group, which cares for more than 1,800 people, has appointed ...
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England care home beds at lowest point in a decade

The number of care beds in England has fallen to its lowest point in a ...
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Royal Alfred secures Veteran Aware Accreditation

Maritime charity The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society’s care home Belvedere House has been recognised for ...
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Surrey care home launches Blues & Brews

The Burlington receptionist Harley Sear (left) and admissions manager Kirsty Ford Surrey care home The ...
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Care England calls for £1,500 weekly fees to admit hospital discharges

Care England, the leading representative body for providers in England, has called for weekly fees ...
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Sector recognised in New Year Honours

Sector leaders from organisations including the National Care Association and the  Care Workers Charity have ...
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Encore creates specialist dementia support role

Sue Lanceley, group dementia specialist nurse at Encore Care Homes Encore Care Homes has introduced ...
1 year
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Middlesbrough care home named ‘Employer of the Year’

A Hill Care care home in Teesside has been named 'Employer of the Year' by ...
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Sutton Coldfield retirement community given go-ahead

Anchor and McCarthy Stone have received planning permission from Birmingham City Council to redevelop a ...
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Care home ruled to have failed to make reasonable adjustments by forcing vulnerable carer to work through pandemic

A clinically extremely vulnerable care worker who was forced into work during the pandemic against ...
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More investment needed in common European action on care

EU member states must recognise the right to care and reform their social services to ...
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Sajid Javid resigns on NHS’s 74th birthday, leading more than 50 to quit government

Five hours after praising the NHS as the “greatest national institution” in a tweet, health ...
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New look for Fulcrum as care consultancy turns five

Care home management consultants Fulcrum Care celebrated their fifth anniversary with a new brand launch ...
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Major new report outlines plan to harness the power of music to transform health, wellbeing and communities

Music for Dementia and UK Music have joined forces to publish a new report which ...
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Feathered friends join residents for Easter 

Residents at a Crewe care village are welcoming the arrival of newborn feathered friends just ...
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Johnson heads up quality at Fulcrum Care

Care home management consultant Fulcrum Care has appointed Karen Johnson as head of quality assurance.
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Health and Social Care Levy to raise billions for NHS and social care

From Wednesday 6 April, the Health and Social Care Levy will come into effect and ...
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Barber Mounzer bowls over residents with free haircuts

A barber who started a new life in Scotland after escaping war-ravaged Syria has proved ...
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Government to review ethnic inequalities for medical devices

A review into potential ethnic bias in the design and use of medical devices will ...
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Operators join forces to represent care sector in Scottish Covid inquiry

Operators join forces to represent care sector in Scottish Covid inquiry
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Hallmark launches Musician on Prescription Programme

Hallmark launches Musician on Prescription Programme
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Consultation launched on extension of mandatory vaccination to healthcare and NHS staff

The government has launched a consultation looking at whether mandatory vaccination requirements should apply for ...
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Care home staff take legal action against mandatory vaccination

Care home staff take legal action against mandatory vaccination
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Swanton Care unveils electric vehicle fleet

Swanton Care unveils electric vehicle fleet
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Support, research and call-to-actions from care leaders at Future of Care Conference North

As the care sector looks back on the challenges they’ve faced over the past two ...
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Care village residents offer helping hand to Afghan refugees

Care village residents offer helping had to Afghan refugees
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Going green in Edinburgh

Going green in Edinburgh
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Ex-airman impresses the pros

Ex-airman impresses the pros
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Strong support for social care recruitment programme

Strong support for social care recruitment programme
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Dorset care homes stage mini Olympics

Dorset care homes stage mini Olympics
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Bringing the seaside home

Bringing the seaside home
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Miniature horses bring joy to care home residents

Miniature horses bring joy to care home residents
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Social care – the growing risk of a workforce mental health crisis

Care homes across the UK risk facing a mental health crisis if they don’t ensure ...
3 years
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Care workers allowed to ignore self-isolation rules

Care workers allowed to ignore self-isolation rules
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PHE support care and health providers call for mask rules to remain in force

Providers call for masks to remain in use in care settings
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More new leadership blood at Lovell Later Living

More new leadership blood at Lovell Later Living
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Jonathan Freeman appointed chair of trustees of Carers Worldwide

Jonathan Freeman appointed chair of trustees of Carers Worldwide
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Mandatory vaccinations in the health and social care sector

Mandatory vaccinations in the health and social care sector
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Cycling trips back on for Edinburgh care home residents

Cycling trips back on for Edinburgh pensioners
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The Butterfly Approach in dementia care

The Butterfly Approach in dementia care
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Anger at yet more delay to social care reform plans

Anger at yet more delay to social care reform plans
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Meditation for mind, body and even incontinence

Meditation for mind, body and even incontinence (Continence Week 21-27 June) No one can deny ...
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Compulsory vaccinations could lead to care staff ‘exodus’

Compulsory vaccinations could lead to care staff ‘exodus’
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Considering mandatory vaccinations for care home workers

Mandatory vaccinations for care workers
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Ontex launches ambitious new environmental campaign

Ontex launches ambitious new environmental campaign
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“Persuade, cajole and convince” best strategy to promote care worker vaccine take up

Care worker vaccine take up
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Fears that lifting restrictions could see Covid-19 surge in care homes

Care providers have warned that easing lockdown restrictions could spark a rise in Covid-19 infections ...
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Reunions and gifts as Colten Care homes celebrate motherhood

Reunions and gifts as Colten Care homes celebrate motherhood
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Sector concerned at ‘heavy-handed’ plans for compulsory vaccination of care workers

Unions and care providers have urged caution on leaked government plans to make Covid-19 vaccination ...
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Free Ozone Generator for UK Care Homes

“The air and surfaces are noticeably cleaner” Remove bacteria, viruses and odours from the air ...
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Minister visits meals provider to see workplace testing in action

North Oxfordshire MP Victoria Prentis (the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Farming, Fisheries and Food) ...
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“Special day” as families re-united with care home residents

Care providers said Monday was a special day as many were able to reunite care ...
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Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare launch Covid-19 “Emergence Plan”

Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare launch Covid-19 "Emergence Plan”
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Care home resident beats two pandemics to celebrate 104th Birthday

Anne Connor, a resident at Sunrise of Hale Barns celebrated her 104th birthday meaning she ...
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Public fears grow over care home infection risks

New research reveals that care homes across the country are facing lost revenues due to ...
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Providers call for caution over care home visits

Anxious care providers have given an extremely cautious welcome to a Government announcement that visits ...
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