RECENT NEWS

New dementia unit opens in Kelso

New dementia unit opens in Kelso

A new specialist dementia unit, Murray House, has officially opened in Kelso thanks to a £4 million fundraising campaign and a £2.1 million finance package from Royal Bank of Scotland.
New year wishes granted

New year wishes granted

Bethel House Care Home in Barton on Sea has started a brand new ‘wish list’ for residents who live with dementia to enable them to explore new hobbies and interests.
Development with a difference

Development with a difference

Just completed, Castle View Windsor, had to be ‘good enough for mum’ – that was the vision Robin Hughes, founder and CEO, Castle Retirement Living, set out to achieve – and an urban retirement development with a difference.
Elderly care improves in Stoke

Elderly care improves in Stoke

A report published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) shows significant improvement in the health social care system for older people living in Stoke-on-Trent.
Music and laughter project launched

Music and laughter project launched

Borough Care has signed up to the Educate Music and Laughter project; Educate is a Stockport based group of people living with dementia who raise awareness and help deliver training programmes.
York architect shortlisted for award

York architect shortlisted for award

Four care projects that York-based DWA Architects has worked on have been shortlisted for awards in this year’s Pinders Healthcare Design Awards.
Better support for the elderly

Better support for the elderly

Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care, has welcomed the NHS Long Term Plan but voiced concerns about the lack of integration.
Double win for Royal Alfred

Double win for Royal Alfred

Banstead-based maritime charity the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society is celebrating a double win for its staff from the recent Markel 3rd Sector Care Awards.
Home creates train carriage café

Home creates train carriage café

A Portsmouth care home is hoping to get its residents ‘all aboard’ with a new project, creating a train carriage buffet car with the help of Covers Timber & Builders Merchants.
Inverness home appoints new manager

Inverness home appoints new manager

An Inverness care home has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new manager, who brings over 30 years of experience in nursing care.
CQC rates care centre 'outstanding'

CQC rates care centre 'outstanding'

A Wandsworth care home, which is now under new management, has been rated 'outstanding' overall by the Care Quality Commission.
Altro is recommended supplier

Altro is recommended supplier

Altro has been appointed as a recommended supplier of wall and door protection by the PSCPs on the Department of Health and Social Care’s ProCure22 Framework for NHS and social care construction schemes in England.
Inaugural #GladtoCare competition

Inaugural #GladtoCare competition

Carers from across the UK were invited to take part in a photo competition run by Person Centred Software and The Care Workers Charity.
Paterson Group launches key division

Paterson Group launches key division

The launch of Paterson Training follows an extremely positive year for The Paterson Group in 2018, having undergone a management buy out in July, followed by the successful relocation and expansion of the Milton Keynes branch in November.
Home fined over injured worker

Home fined over injured worker

A privately owned care home has been fined after an employee sustained severe injuries following a fall from height.
Hallmark home up for national award

Hallmark home up for national award

Hallmark Care Homes’ facility in Girton, Cambridge has been shortlisted for an esteemed design award.
Charity volunteer awarded medal

Charity volunteer awarded medal

A great grandfather who began volunteering at The Royal Star & Garter Homes 25 years ago has received the British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year’s Honours List in recognition of voluntary service to veterans.
Arden Windows wins industry award

Arden Windows wins industry award

Coventry-based Arden Windows has won a prestigious national award from the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) for its work designing and installing a bespoke 'mock' sash window solution for care apartments.
Ebury Court rated 'outstanding'

Ebury Court rated 'outstanding'

A Havering care home has been rated 'outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission.
Walden Care continues growth

Walden Care continues growth

Walden Care has purchased two operating care homes and also has a funding facility in place to refurbish its existing units and purchase one turnkey home.

Upcoming Events

The Future of Care Conference

The King’s Fund, No. 11 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN
19 March 2019

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

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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