Category: Wellbeing

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NHS leaders urge government to take action regarding rising numbers of people falling sick

NHS leaders across England, Wales and Northern Ireland are warning of rising numbers of people ...
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Policy & Politics
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Professor Deborah Sturdy visits Cambridge Excelcare homes

Chief nurse for adult social care Professor Deborah Sturdy, accompanied by deputy director for Covid-19 ...
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Wellbeing
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National Theatre partners with CareTech foundation to build community engagement

The CareTech Foundation has announced a three-year partnership with the National Theatre (NT) to support ...
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Wellbeing
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Prime Minister launches ‘Dame Barbara Windsor Dementia Mission’

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has launched a new national mission to tackle dementia and doubled ...
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Wellbeing
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Revitalise Respite launches Treasured Moments Holidays

Revitalise, the national charity providing respite holidays for disabled people and their carers, is hosting ...
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Wellbeing
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Approved Moderna booster tackles Omicron variant

An updated version of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine that tackles the original virus from 2020 ...
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Regulation & Inspection
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WATCH: Retired NHS worker’s care home performance goes viral on TikTok

-old Dave Williams has become a TikTok sensation after an impromptu performance of Unchained Melody ...
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Wellbeing
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Men’s Shed Lichfield awarded community grant 

A £250 community grant to help support older people in the Staffordshire region has been ...
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Wellbeing
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Goyals pledge £1million to charity and join philanthropists’ network

Care sector professionals, Avnish and Anita Goyal have joined John Caudwell’s Life Changers Circle.
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Wellbeing
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CareTech Foundation funds deafblindness charity

The CareTech Foundation has awarded a grant of £183,720 to Sense International, a charity supporting ...
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Wellbeing
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Paignton care homes celebrate 20 years of service

GrayAreas, the owner of Mount Olivet Nursing Home and Kingsmount Residential Home in Paignton, Devon, ...
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Wellbeing
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Deadline extended for Care Sector’s Got Talent 2022

Championing Social Care has extended the deadline for entries to this year’s Care Sector’s Got ...
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Wellbeing
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Care South gifts £3,000 to Lewis-Manning Hospice Care

Care South has selected Lewis-Manning Hospice Care as one of the beneficiaries of its Chairman’s ...
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Wellbeing
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Winner of Care Home Heroes 2022 crowned

Ontex, in association with Caring Times, is proud to announce that the overall winner of ...
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Wellbeing
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Last chance to enter ‘Care Sector’s Got Talent’ competition! 

The volunteer team behind Championing Social Care and Care Home Open Week are holding a ...
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Wellbeing
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Supported adults have say in redevelopment at Norfolk care home

Residents at a National Care Group care home played a role in helping develop the ...
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Wellbeing
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Experts pan government’s progress on NHS and social care workforce commitments

independent experts tasked with assessing the government’s progresses against commitments it has made concerning the ...
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Policy & Politics
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Brampton Manor’s rickshaw ride for jockeys

Brampton Manor Care Home in Newmarket was a race sponsor at the Newmarket races and ...
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Wellbeing
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Muriel gets a thank you letter from the Queen

The Manor House resident Muriel Dixon is the proud recipient of a card from the ...
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Wellbeing
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Nude life drawing gives residents a lift at Sherwood Grange care home

Residents at Care UK’s Sherwood Grange care home in Southwest London sharpened their pencils recently ...
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Wellbeing
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Gwent care providers collaborate on PainChek pilot

PainChek, a pain assessment tool, has been supported by Life Sciences Hub Wales in receiving ...
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Technology
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Home Meadow opens new tearoom and sensory garden

A new sensory garden and a tearoom where visitors can rest and relax have been ...
4 weeks
Wellbeing
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Government guidance on supporting vulnerable people in a heatwave

The Department for Health and Social Care has issued detailed guidance aimed at all care ...
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Training
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Diabetes training and guidance launched in care homes

Hallmark Care Homes has introduced a set of guidelines which aim to improve care for ...
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Training
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Covid booster and flu vaccine for residents and carers

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced a range of care-related individuals who ...
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Wellbeing
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Care Innovation Challenge promotes innovation

The Care Innovation Challenge, a hackathon-style creative weekend, returned on 2-3 July.
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Wellbeing
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CareTech Foundation publishes achievements

The CareTech Foundation today published its 2020-21 ‘Annual report and impact report’, highlighting its achievements ...
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Wellbeing
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Bluebird Care St Helens & Warrington wins business award

Bluebird Care St Helens & Warrington won the award for ‘Best employer commitment to training ...
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Staffing
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Supported adults have their say at Norfolk care home

Adult social care provider National Care Group looked to its residents when developing the look ...
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Specialist Care
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Winners of Agincare Hero Awards are honoured

Care provider Agincare announced the winners of its first Agincare Hero Awards at a ceremony.
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Assisted Living
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Pay rise for Priory health and social care workers

Priory Adult Care is to pay the Real Living Wage, a minimum of £9.90 an ...
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Staffing
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New campaign to cut care sector’s bills

The Community Integrated Care charity has launched ‘Taking Charge’, a campaign to help the social ...
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Wellbeing
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Brampton Manor celebrates first birthday

Brampton Manor in Newmarket, a purpose-built care home, dedicated to providing compassionate care, celebrated its ...
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Wellbeing
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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra performs for care home residents

Residents from three Dorset care homes enjoyed performances by musicians from Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO).
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Wellbeing
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Live music is back at Colten Care

Music-loving care home residents have welcomed the return of one of their favourite entertainers after ...
2 months
Wellbeing
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PJ Care partners with University of Leicester to assess residents with dementia

Specialist neurological care provider, PJ Care, has partnered with the University of Leicester in a ...
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Dementia Care
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National Care Service Bill will include visiting rights for residents

The National Care Service Bill has been proposed to make Scottish ministers accountable for adult ...
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Policy & Politics
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Royal Star & Garter launches Brew for Two initiative

Veterans charity Royal Star & Garter has launched Brew for Two, an initiative encouraging people ...
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Specialist Care
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Fulcrum backs campaign for care workers to speak up about risks

Care sector consultant Fulcrum Care is partnering with safeguarding and culture change campaigner Say So, ...
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Wellbeing
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Bield Housing and Care to consult tenants

Edinburgh-headquartered housing and care charity Bield Housing and Care is hosting an engagement session in ...
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Wellbeing
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Celebrate World Continence Week with ice cream!

This year, to support World Continence Week, Blueleaf has partnered with Ontex to create the Continence Care Roadshow – ...
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Wellbeing
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Athena Care Homes offer employees free Blue Light Cards

Family-owned Athena Care Homes is offering all its employees a free two-year Blue Light Card ...
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Wellbeing
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Charity reduces loneliness for care home residents

A young people's befriending charity that supported 2,000 care homes ‘virtually’ during the pandemic is ...
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Wellbeing
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Carers from Manorcourt Homecare get on their company bikes

Healthcare Homes has launched its new fleet of 38 bikes as part of an initiative ...
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Staffing
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PJ Care celebrates 21 years of neurological care

PJ Care has celebrated 21 years of providing specialist neurological care with a party to ...
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Wellbeing
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Research links social isolation with later dementia

Social isolation is directly linked with changes in the brain structures associated with memory, making ...
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Research
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Care home manager retires after 16 years

After 16 years working as a home manager for HC-One’s Rose Court residential, nursing and ...
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Wellbeing
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Research reveals high levels of “happiness” in the social care workers

A new survey by Log my Care has identified a workforce that was predominantly happy ...
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Wellbeing
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Music for Dementia honours Carers Week with a focus on the transformative power of music for caregivers

As part of Carers Week 2022 – taking place between 6 - 12 June - Music for ...
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Wellbeing
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WATCH: QCS raises money to support children with learning difficulties

QCS is supporting the latest fundraising project, the 'Strictly Makaton challenge' by Learn and Thrive. The ...
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Wellbeing
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Balhousie Care Group chairman recognises “exceptional and dedicated” staff and community partners after 30 years in business 

The chairman of Balhousie Care Group, Tony Banks, has recognised staff and community partners who ...
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Wellbeing
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Hampshire care home welcomes four-legged resident

Cams Ridge in Fareham has adopted a three-year-old cat from local shelter Second Chance Cats ...
3 months
Wellbeing
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Asda offers 10% discount for care sector

Asda today confirmed it will offer 10% off in its stores to Blue Light cardholders, ...
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Wellbeing
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Hallmark Care Homes bury time capsules to mark 25 years

Care provider Hallmark Care Homes buried time capsules at all of its care homes to ...
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Wellbeing
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Two new awards added to National Care Awards 2022

The National Care Awards, organised by Caring Times, returns for the 24th year in 2022 ...
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Staffing
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Get ready for Learning at Work Week

Next week is Campaign for Learning’s 24th Learning at Work Week.
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Wellbeing
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Elderly abandon care homes amid ongoing concerns

UK care homes remain blighted by damaged reputations, as families opt for looking after elderly ...
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Wellbeing
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Cambridgeshire care provider celebrates International Nurses Day

A specialist Cambridgeshire care provider is celebrating its culturally diverse team of employees on International ...
3 months
Wellbeing
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Burlington care home celebrates third anniversary

The Burlington care home in Shepperton, Surrey celebrated its third birthday at the end of ...
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Wellbeing
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Care UK’s top nurse calls for more recognition for nurses in care homes

Today is International Nurses Day and Care UK’s most senior nurse, Rachel Gilbert, has called ...
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Wellbeing
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Meadow House raises more than £1,800 for MS Week

Staff, residents and relatives at Meadow House in Swaffham, Norfolk have raised more than £1,800 ...
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Wellbeing
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Care South awards gift to RAFA Housing for defibrillator

Care South, a not-for-profit charity and provider of residential and care-at-home services across the South ...
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Wellbeing
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Hartford Care to pay Real Living Wage

Care provider Hartford Care has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.
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Policy & Politics
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Prince’s walkabout delights Dorset care home residents

It’s not every day the heir to the throne is in the neighbourhood, so team ...
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Wellbeing
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Gentlemen’s lunch club hits the pub

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, a Hertfordshire care home has taken its popular ...
3 months
Assisted Living
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Stow Healthcare purchases Suffolk care home

Family-run care group Stow Healthcare is acquiring Manson House, a 31-bed care home in Bury ...
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Wellbeing
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Training could reduce health inequalities among wheelchair users

A new training scheme aims to reduce health inequalities for wheelchair users and equip them ...
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Assisted Living
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New manager for The Malthouse in Gillingham

Healthcare Homes has appointed Debbie Wyke as manager at The Malthouse care home in Gillingham, ...
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Wellbeing
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Online Q&A for Dementia Action Week

An expert panel will answer questions on all aspects of dementia including diagnosis, treatment and ...
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Wellbeing
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Bluebird Care Essex West celebrates 10-year anniversary

Bluebird Care Essex West has marked 10 years of providing home care services to its ...
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Wellbeing
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Blackwood launches housing, health and social care podcast

Blackwood, an independent living company in Scotland is launching a podcast which the company says ...
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Technology
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New Care opens home in Leeds

Care home developer New Care has opened Adel Manor, a care home in Adel, a ...
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Dementia Care
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MBE for Macc Care’s Cheryl Harbourne

A stalwart of the social care industry has received an MBE for her services to ...
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Wellbeing
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Ex-TV producer praises ‘particularly wonderful’ team for wife’s dementia care – but calls for fundamental changes in the sector

A personal account of a family’s dementia journey, including praise for ‘particularly wonderful’ carers, has ...
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Wellbeing
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Care South thanks staff with AFC Bournemouth stadium tour 

Staff at Care South, a not-for-profit leading provider of residential and care at home services ...
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Wellbeing
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‘Oldest care worker in the country’, scoops national award

Octogenarian care worker and rising media star Liz Thomson has added to her growing list ...
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Wellbeing
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#GladtoCare Awareness Week returns for third year to celebrate the best of the care sector

An awareness week that aims to champion and celebrate the very best of the UK ...
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Wellbeing
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Show off your skills in Care Sector’s Got Talent!

Championing Social Care is launching the second annual Care Sector’s Got Talent competition looking for ...
4 months
Wellbeing
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A trip down memory lane at Wellbeing Care’s dementia-friendly high street

A Suffolk care home has created a dementia-friendly shopping lane to help the physical and ...
4 months
Specialist Care
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Renaissance Care conducts organisational cultural review

Scottish care home group Renaissance Care has implemented a full review with its staff across ...
4 months
Specialist Care
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Bluebird Care launches nationwide campaign to support Ukraine

Home care provider Bluebird Care has launched a nationwide campaign across their 200+ UK offices ...
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Wellbeing
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Lost Chord founder Helena Muller steps down as chief executive

Helena Muller, the founder of South Yorkshire dementia charity Lost Chord, has stepped down as ...
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Dementia Care
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Updated guidance from Quality Compliance Systems

Quality Compliance Systems, the provider of content, guidance and standards for the social care sector, ...
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Wellbeing
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Old soldiers enjoy renovated garden

Work has begun on renovating the outdoor area and garden at Royal Star & Garter ...
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Dementia Care
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Care & Independence supports Ukraine war relief

Patient moving and handling company Care & Independence has set up a Ukraine war relief ...
5 months
Wellbeing
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Dementia organisations fly the flag for music

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has joined forces with national campaign ...
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Wellbeing
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Home care firm teams up with TV’s Lorraine to get the nation talking about care

A national home care company has joined forces with TV host Lorraine Kelly and her ...
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Wellbeing
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Intergenerational project to make schools Care Home Friends

Schools across England are being encouraged to become Care Home Friends in a new scheme ...
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Wellbeing
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Edinburgh care home supports future rugby talent 

An Edinburgh care home has shown its commitment to helping nurture Scotland’s future rugby stars ...
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Wellbeing
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Hospice charity praises ‘overwhelming generosity’ of Dorset care home residents  

Dorset charity Lewis-Manning Hospice Care has praised the ‘overwhelming generosity’ of residents and staff at ...
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Wellbeing
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TV star from the 80s urges home residents to boost their activity levels

Residents in Care UK homes have been taking part in some unusual forms of exercise ...
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Wellbeing
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Scottish charity and care homes step up to tackle climate change

Scotland’s walking charity Paths for All has received £7,000 to encourage care home staff and ...
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Wellbeing
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Downton Abbey actor impressed by care home’s community engagement

Downton Abbey and Paddington star Hugh Bonneville has praised a new community meeting room sponsored ...
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Wellbeing
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Nescafé Original hosts interactive care morning for Nutrition and Hydration Week

As part of Nutrition and Hydration Week (14-20 March), Nescafé Original is hosting an interactive ...
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Wellbeing
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Skills for Care conducts review to support social care workers in discussing sexuality and relationships

Skills for Care has collaborated with Supported Loving, Care Quality Commission (CQC) and the Department ...
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Wellbeing
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Midlands care home partners with local equine therapy provider

A West Midlands care home has recently called upon the powers of animal therapy by ...
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Wellbeing
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Orchestral concert to be broadcast live to care homes 

Following a national broadcast of the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) concert in October 2021, presented ...
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Wellbeing
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Barchester Healthcare teams up with digital wellbeing platform

Barchester Healthcare’s homes will have access to Oomph!’s new digital platform as part of a ...
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Wellbeing
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Veterans’ charity introduces new wellbeing programme

Royal Star & Garter has launched a new wellbeing programme which will expand and improve ...
6 months
Wellbeing
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Care home operator to provide sanitary products for female staff

Scottish care home group Renaissance Care has set out plans to increase inclusivity and security ...
6 months
Wellbeing

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