Category: Wellbeing

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Ger 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 ...
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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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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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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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Hartford Care to pay Real Living Wage

Care provider Hartford Care has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Wellbeing
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Design a heart to show your love for social care

Caring View, Institute of Health and Social Care Management and Championing Social Care are getting ...
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Wellbeing
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‘My end of life journal’ published to overcome stigma of dying

A new journal that talks in a positive way about death and dying has been ...
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Wellbeing
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2,000th home signs up with charity the connects residents and young people

A charity sending letters by young people to care home residents during the pandemic is ...
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Retirement living
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Care home resident publishes poetry book to mark National Storytelling Week

As part of National Storytelling Week (29 January – 4 February), a Hertfordshire care home ...
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Retirement living

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