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Researching aspects of ageism

Researching aspects of ageism

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Robert Gordon University (RGU) has welcomed the first of two international early career researchers, who will be employed at the school to undertake PhDs on aspects of ageism.
Conference speakers announced

Conference speakers announced

The Future of Care Conference has announced an outstanding line-up of leading names from across the care sector to speak at the event on 19 March.
Barton home hosts 'bubble yoga'

Barton home hosts 'bubble yoga'

At a time of the year when the focus is to improve health and wellbeing, Bethel House is using a unique approach to keeping fit with ‘bubble yoga’ sessions.
Nurses go ‘back to school’

Nurses go ‘back to school’

Three staff members from The Royal Star & Garter Homes in Surbiton have become the first from the charity to begin their trainee nursing associate course.
Household model of care

Household model of care

NorthStar has designed a new 48 bed care home in Chippenham for Pilgrim’s Friend Society; this is the first project in a programme that will see much of the society’s stock improved or re-provided across the whole of their estate across the UK.
Doll therapy may be beneficial

Doll therapy may be beneficial

According to a survey, 52 per cent of care home staff say their residents have dementia dolls.
Purley home is rated 'outstanding'

Purley home is rated 'outstanding'

A care home in Purley, south London, has been rated 'outstanding' overall by the Care Quality Commission.
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.

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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