RECENT NEWS

New waste services contract won

New waste services contract won

phs Group now delivers healthcare waste services to five of the biggest independent care home providers in the UK after its latest new contract win.
TLC chefs make awards finals

TLC chefs make awards finals

Team members, residents and relatives at three TLC Care homes are celebrating after their respective head chefs were announced as finalists for the fiercely contested national Care Chef of the Year Awards.
Runwood achieves improved ratings

Runwood achieves improved ratings

A commitment to ensuring significant improvements at a number of Runwood Homes care homes has been recognised by a string of improved ratings, identified in recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection reports.
Lothian House rated ‘outstanding’

Lothian House rated ‘outstanding’

Lothian House in Spennymoor, County Durham, has become the sixth HC-One care home to be rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Anchor staff win top prizes

Anchor staff win top prizes

Two Anchor Care Home workers have triumphed to win accolades at the prestigious Great British Care Awards, which recognise excellence across the care sector.
Nottinghamshire home admits failure

Nottinghamshire home admits failure

A Nottinghamshire care home owner has been ordered to pay more than £54,000 at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court following an incident in which a 94-year-old man fell and suffered a fractured femur.
Home activities voted best in UK

Home activities voted best in UK

Activities manager Jo Whitehouse has won a prestigious national award for her work providing a fun, creative and varied programme of activities to enhance the lives of care home residents in Braintree.
Brendoncare home celebrates

Brendoncare home celebrates

Winchester based residential and nursing home, Brendoncare Park Road, is celebrating after the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated it ‘good’ in all categories, following an inspection in February.
Nutrition and Hydration Week

Nutrition and Hydration Week

To mark Nutrition and Hydration Week, Fairmile Grange care home hosted an afternoon event to help raise awareness of the importance of staying hydrated and healthy eating as people get older.
Practical roof light solutions

Practical roof light solutions

A new retirement village, which is due to open in the summer of 2019, has benefitted from a series of roof light solutions from manufacturer Xtralite.
Home for life for residents

Home for life for residents

A package of Altro products has been fitted in a new £10 million dementia friendly ‘super’ care home in Scotland, helping to create the ultimate environment of comfort and support for residents.
New appointments at Anchor Hanover

New appointments at Anchor Hanover

Anchor Hanover has strengthened its executive board with two new appointments; Kate Smith and Simon Glucina have joined the organisation in new roles.
Celebrating first group of graduates

Celebrating first group of graduates

Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare are offering leadership development programme pathways to their senior care assistants (SCAs), heads of department (HOD) and registered general nurses (RGNs), which have been endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), a nationally recognised organisation.
Dementia support at Winchester home

Dementia support at Winchester home

Winchester care home, Tegfield House, has launched a new support group for relatives who want to gain a greater understanding of their loved ones who are living with dementia.
Carer carries on family legacy

Carer carries on family legacy

Seabourne House, a specialist dementia care home in Bournemouth run by Luxurycare Group, has welcomed a new care home manager, Beverly Harris, to the team.
Royal Star & Garter marks founder’s day

Royal Star & Garter marks founder’s day

Residents enjoyed live music, food and drink as they marked Founders’ Day at The Royal Star & Garter Home in Solihull on Friday 11 January, the charity’s 103rd anniversary.
Residents like to be beside the seaside

Residents like to be beside the seaside

A customer recently asked Care Home Murals to create a seaside theme for a corridor; specifically, they wanted to use its wallpaper murals to convert a row of bedroom doors into multicoloured beach huts to provide a vivid backdrop for holiday memorabilia and reminiscence objects for the benefit of residents.
Home sentenced after resident death

Home sentenced after resident death

A family run care home has been sentenced after a resident fell down a set of stairs and later died as a result.
Penguin visit makes wish come true

Penguin visit makes wish come true

The team at a brand new care home where the first residents only moved in just before Christmas has already embraced Care UK’s wishing tree initiative by fulfilling a life long wish to feed a real penguin.
Free hoisting solutions workshops

Free hoisting solutions workshops

Continuing its focus on free professional education, Etac is now delivering overhead hoisting problem solving workshops.

Upcoming Events

Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo 2019

NEC, Birmingham
26-27 March 2019

Care Roadshow Glasgow

Hampden Park Stadium,Letherby Drive, Glasgow, G42 9BA
30 April 2019

Care Roadshow Liverpool

Aintree Racecourse, The Golden Miller Suite, Earl of Derby Stand, Ormskirk Road, Aintree, Liverpool, L9 5AS
14 May 2019

International Masterclass on Dementia Care, Design & Ageing

Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling
14-15 May 2019

The Residential & Home Care Show 2019

ExCeL London One, Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL
26-27 June 2019

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