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Novel active ingredient to restore facial harmony

Lubrizol Life Science has identified a new mechanism by which psychological stress can damage the skin, and demonstrated that a new biotechnological active ingredient can reverse this damage

Benefits of biotechnically fermented ingredients

As the skin microbiome has become more prevalent, so too has the use of fermented products, probiotics and yeast as skin care ingredients, as Kim Cervino of Opia Nova LLC explains

Selecting artwork for dementia care homes: there are rules!

Kerry Southern-Reason, managing director of multi-award-winning, family-run business The Care Home Interiors Company, discusses what to do (and what not to do) when it comes to creating safe, calm spaces for those living with dementia

Why a happy team means greater productivity and better care

Jim Thomas, head of workforce capacity and transformation at Skills for Care, explains why the wellbeing of your staff should be at the forefront of your mind

Design approach for residents with dementia at Heathlands

Maarit Heinonen-Smith, associate director and senior care and retirement living lead at IBI Group, discusses the principles that guided the design of an innovative dementia facility in Berkshire

Infection prevention guidance: a reality check

Richard Newton, principal of independent care home consultancy Opeque, reflects on recent government guidance on infection prevention and control

Safety monitoring in care homes: time to make it mandatory

Jayne Connery, director and founder of Care Campaign for the Vulnerable, explains why she is campaigning for all care homes to use CCTV-based safety monitoring

Maplewood Court: luxury care in the Garden of England

Oakland Care has recently opened Maplewood Court in Maidstone, Kent. Matt Seex visited this new, purposebuilt 72-bed luxury home to find out more about its construction and the services and facilities it offers

Reform of private tenancies in the care sector

Tom Lumsden, a partner at CooperBurnett LLP, looks at a long-awaited white paper which is intended to deliver a better deal for tenants

Interview: Professor Martin Green - ‘They think about the NHS, and social care is an afterthought’

The Care Home Environment editor Matt Seex talks to Professor Martin Green OBE, chief executive of Care England, about social care funding and reform, and the ongoing fallout from the pandemic

Improving confidence (and hygiene) in the care sector

Infection control is a key issue in social care. Professor Martin Green OBE, chief executive of Care England and expert advisory council member for P&G Professional, tells us more.

COVER STORY: Flusher disinfectors and sluice room solutions

Simon Saulis, senior sales and product manager at Arjo UK, discusses the critical importance of robust sluice room procedure

Creating dementia-friendly documents, posters, and signage

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, with World Alzheimer’s Day taking place on September 21. Here, print specialists Solopress take a look at how your documents, posters, and signage can be optimised for people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

The steps to innovating dementia care

Theresa McNally, creative practice manager at Vida Healthcare, discusses how dementia care can be innovated through the mental and physical health of residents and staff

It’s all in the design! Dementia and the dining experience

Richard Woodward, general manager of the care homes division at apetito, highlights the importance of dining room design in care homes, especially for those living with dementia

Safe Transfers: removing the obstacles

Have you ever thought about how many times each resident is transferred per day? From bed to bathroom to lounge to dining room, it is a constant activity which must be done safely. Peter Wingrave, director at AAT, looks at options beyond hoisting

Technology and quality assurance: more than just care plans

Rob Hammond, advisory board member at PredicAire, discusses how the implementation of digital technology will benefit care home residents and staff alike

Reducing drug dependency for residents with dementia

The number of care home residents living with dementia is on the rise, leading to an increased use of pharmaceuticals. With official recommendations warning against drug overuse, new approaches must be taken. Fulcrum Care consultant Patricia Gooden-Husbands gives her advice on how to shift the balance for a better quality of care

Designing for efficiencies in infection prevention and control

In the first in a series of articles focusing on infection prevention and control within the long-term care environment, Mary Muir, national clinical consulting manager at Arjo UK, discusses the importance of building design

Meeting the growing demand for specialist nursing care

Exemplar Health Care is investing in a series of new homes, as well as increasing the capacity of some of its existing properties. Developments director Charlotte Lloyd outlines the care provider’s vision

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Upcoming Events

The Care Show 2022

National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
12th October - 13th October 2022

Care Roadshows - London

Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom
18th October 2022

The Future of Care Conference North

Pavilions of Harrogate, Harrogate
1st November 2022

Care Homes: Beyond COVID

National Conference Centre, Birmingham
8th November 2022

Care Roadshows - Cardiff

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17th November 2022

Care England Conference

Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London
16th March 2023

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