RECENT FEATURE ARTICLES
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Simon Saulis, senior sales and product manager at Arjo UK, discusses the critical importance of robust sluice room procedure
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.
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
Rob Hammond, advisory board member at PredicAire, discusses how the implementation of digital technology will benefit care home residents and staff alike
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
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
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