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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.
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.

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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