RECENT NEWS

Local operator buys Dorset home

Local operator buys Dorset home

Reside Care Home, a well established care home situated in Christchurch, Dorset, has been sold to a local operator.
128,000 new care workers needed

128,000 new care workers needed

The social care sector is facing a staffing crisis with an estimated shortage of half a million workers over the next decade, reports a major new study from the trade body Care Association Alliance and law firm Royds Withy King.
Sunrise invites students to visit

Sunrise invites students to visit

Sunrise of Bagshot has been introducing residents to a new generation; as part of an intergenerational project, students from Wellington College have been invited to visit the home.
Care software association launched

Care software association launched

The founding members of a new association for the care software industry have announced the establishment of the Care Software Providers Association (CASPA), an independent association representing the views and interests of social care software providers.
Residents praise MHA homes

Residents praise MHA homes

MHA residents have rated their care homes highly in the independent Your Care Rating survey
Coventry nursing home sold

Coventry nursing home sold

Belvedere Park Nursing Home in Coventry has been sold on behalf of Lawrence and Chinyere Anyanwu; the home is registered for 25 service users within the categories of nursing and mild dementia care.
Home delivers 'outstanding' care

Home delivers 'outstanding' care

A north Shropshire care home has become one of only a few in the county to be awarded an ‘outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
RMBI resident celebrates 108 years

RMBI resident celebrates 108 years

Pat Corbin, a resident at RMBI Home Zetland Court in Bournemouth, has celebrated her 108th birthday.
A celebration of food and drink

A celebration of food and drink

Borough Care marked Nutrition and Hydration Week (11-17 March) with a programme of special food and drink related activities.
First dementia friendly woodland

First dementia friendly woodland

A woodland in the Highlands is the first in the country to become dementia friendly.
Hallmark triumphs at design awards

Hallmark triumphs at design awards

Hallmark Care Homes has won two prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design Awards; the provider celebrated its eighth Pinders award in nine years at the ceremony held at the Lancaster London Hotel in Westminster.
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.

Upcoming Events

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

Let’s Be Crystal Clear: Taking care of your health and safety

Hallmark Hotel, Llyndir Hall, Llyndir Lane, Rossett
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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