RECENT NEWS

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.
Veterans’ charity shortlisted for award

Veterans’ charity shortlisted for award

The Royal Star & Garter Homes has been named as a finalist in the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards.
Join the Future of Care debate

Join the Future of Care debate

Alongside a programme of inspirational talks, The Future of Care Conference is also set to host two engaging panel debates, giving delegates the chance to discuss current topics and have their questions answered by those at the forefront of the industry on Tuesday 19 March at The King’s Fund in London.
International event at Chelsea hospital

International event at Chelsea hospital

On Monday 4 March Australian Sage Tour delegates enjoyed a visit to Royal Hospital Chelsea for a day of information exchange and a tour of the unique care model provided by Royal Hospital Chelsea.
Local man joins charity board

Local man joins charity board

Scott Beat, husband and father of three from Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, has joined the board of national charity Barchester’s Charitable Foundation.
Residents celebrate Shrove Tuesday

Residents celebrate Shrove Tuesday

Borough Care residents and staff marked Shrove Tuesday with lots of pancake fun; the catering staff at each of Borough Care’s 11 homes in Stockport put on pancake themed events for residents to enjoy.
Much loved day centre reopens

Much loved day centre reopens

Champagne corks were popping as members, residents and staff at Meresworth care home in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire celebrated the reopening of their much loved day care centre.
Manor House shortlisted for award

Manor House shortlisted for award

The Manor House Harrogate care home has been shortlisted in the Healthcare Design Awards; the 87 room home opened to residents in November and provides residential, dementia and respite care.
Buxton Lodge celebrates success

Buxton Lodge celebrates success

Staff and residents at Buxton Lodge care home in Caterham-on-the-hill, Surrey are celebrating after receiving a glowing report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which rated the care home 'good' in all areas.
The joy of learning in later life

The joy of learning in later life

Residents at a care home in Bearsden are proving it’s never too late to learn a new language by taking up French lessons.
West Midlands group sold

West Midlands group sold

The elderly care division of the Dignus Group Limited, which owns and operates a group of four established care homes across the West Midlands has been sold to RD Capital Partners.
Gracewell of Woking celebrates

Gracewell of Woking celebrates

Celebrations were in order as Gracewell of Woking, on Streets Heath, marked its first anniversary.
HC-One wins prestigious award

HC-One wins prestigious award

HC-One is celebrating after taking home the prestigious Skills for Care accolade for ‘Best endorsed provider of learning and development’.
Register for Care Roadshows 2019

Register for Care Roadshows 2019

Registration is now live for Care Roadshows 2019; returning to five locations across the country, the organisers anticipate another successful year of networking, inspirational ideas and best practice advice.
MHA’s oldest resident turns 106

MHA’s oldest resident turns 106

Monica Budge is MHA’s oldest retirement living resident when it comes to living independently with just a little support from care staff as she marked her 106th birthday.
Borough Care appoints board member

Borough Care appoints board member

Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, has appointed Lee Omar to its board of directors.
Norfolk home rated 'outstanding'

Norfolk home rated 'outstanding'

Wymondham care home, Windmill House, has achieved an ‘outstanding’ status following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

Upcoming Events

National Health and Safety Conference for Social Care

Hellidon Lakes, Golf and Spa Hotel, Hellidon Lakes, Hellidon, Daventry, Northamptonshire
11-12 September

Infection Prevention 2019

ACC, Liverpool
22 - 24 September 2019

Care Show 2019

Hall 3, NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT
9-10 October 2019

Future of Care Conference Leeds

The Hilton Leeds City Hotel, Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4BX
15 October 2019

Care Roadshow Cardiff

Cardiff City Stadium, Sytner Suite, Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ
5 November 2019

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