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Hallmark scoops design award

Hallmark scoops design award

Chamberlain Court, Hallmark Care Homes’ facility in Royal Tunbridge Wells, has scooped a prestigious design award.
Resident honoured with war medal

Resident honoured with war medal

Ashfields Care Home in Norwich held a special medal presentation ceremony for 95 year old resident, John Frew, during which Sargent Major Rushton of the Royal Anglian Regiment presented him with a medal for his contributions to the war and honoured him with a new title - the rank of Chevalier (Knight) of the French army, Ordre National De La Legion D’honneur (National Order of the Legion of Honor).
NACC award winners announced

NACC award winners announced

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has announced the winners of the 2018 NACC Awards at a gala dinner.
Cramond Residence opens in Edinburgh

Cramond Residence opens in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s newest and finest care home officially opened its doors and welcomed its first residents on Monday 8 October 2018.
Initiative reinforces 'outstanding' rating

Initiative reinforces 'outstanding' rating

A decorated former soldier has used his military skills and imagination to back up his ‘outstanding’ Care Quality Commission rating by launching a ‘transformative’ initiative for people with dementia and those with learning difficulties.
Inspired by 40 years of dementia care

Inspired by 40 years of dementia care

Jackie Pool, director of memory care at Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare, is set to publish an innovative new book inspired by her 40 years of work tackling dementia.
Fanfare for the Older Person

Fanfare for the Older Person

Older person’s charity MHA has commissioned a special Fanfare for the Older Person to mark its 75th anniversary of provide care, support and accommodation to older people across England, Scotland and Wales.
Outstanding employees recognised

Outstanding employees recognised

Outstanding employees at Hallmark Care Homes were recognised at a national and glittering 'Casino Royale' themed awards ceremony.
Residents revel in ‘Day to Remember’

Residents revel in ‘Day to Remember’

On Wednesday 19 September, Runwood Homes residents enjoyed a specially organised, live music and entertainment concert.
Residents enjoy living the dream

Residents enjoy living the dream

Residents from Woodlands House in Southampton are benefitting from a new scheme called ‘Living the Dream’ by taking a train journey on the famous Watercress Line.
Recruit drive for High Wycombe home

Recruit drive for High Wycombe home

The Royal Star & Garter Homes has launched a recruitment drive ahead of the opening of its new home in High Wycombe; at least 140 new staff members will be needed to work at the £26 million care home, which will welcome its first residents in early 2019.
Refurbished home officially opens

Refurbished home officially opens

A recently refurbished care home in Inverness has held an official opening event to give guests a first glimpse of its new facilities and an opportunity to meet its care team.
RMBI home rated 'outstanding' by CQC

RMBI home rated 'outstanding' by CQC

RMBI home, Devonshire Court in Leicester, has received an overall rating of 'outstanding' following a recent inspection of the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Positive response for interactive tables

Positive response for interactive tables

Stonewater in partnership with health game software company SovaCare UK, has piloted an innovative interactive digital ‘experience table’ aimed at helping older people, including those with dementia, improve memory recall, brain function and communication.
Global Handwashing Day toolkits

Global Handwashing Day toolkits

This year Global Handwashing Day takes place on 15 October and Kimberly-Clark Professional is embracing the event’s theme ‘Clean Hands – a recipe for health’ by supporting facilities managers with a range of tools to help them champion hand hygiene, health and wellbeing in the workplace.
Gracewell shortlisted for ‘Home of the Year’

Gracewell shortlisted for ‘Home of the Year’

Gracewell of Camberley is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for ‘Care Home of the Year’ in the National Care Awards 2018.
Night supports have major benefits

Night supports have major benefits

Simple supports that are designed to ensure sure older people with complex health problems sleep in better positions can make a huge difference to their health and quality of life, researchers have found.
International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons

Borough Care marked the International Day of Older Persons - celebrated annually on 1 October - by celebrating the rich and diverse lives of residents in its 11 homes, along with the impact they have had on society.
Audley Group raises over £4,500

Audley Group raises over £4,500

Staff across Audley Group took part in the Blenheim Palace 10k run on Sunday 30 September and raised an exceptional £4,527 for the British Heart Foundation.
Ground breaking TV series returns

Ground breaking TV series returns

The ground breaking Channel 4 programme, Old People’s Home for Four Olds, where nursery children mix and share activities with care home residents, returns for a new series this month.

Upcoming Events

The Care Show

NEC Birmingham
17-18 October

Care Roadshow Cardiff

Cardiff City Stadium
23 October 2018

Care Roadshow London

Epsom Downs Racecourse
13 November 2018

Care England 2018 Conference & Exhibition

Church House Conference Centre, London
14 November 2018

International Masterclass on Dementia Care, Design and Ageing (IMDDA)

Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling
13-14 November 2018

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