RECENT NEWS

Outstanding result for Briardene

Outstanding result for Briardene

Staff and residents at Briardene Care Home in Billingham, Durham are celebrating their recent Care Quality Commission inspection rating; they scored an overall ‘outstanding’ for being a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led service.
Home reaches 'topping out' stage

Home reaches 'topping out' stage

A new care home development in Eastbourne celebrated a major milestone with a recent topping out ceremony.
NHS honours HC-One campaign

NHS honours HC-One campaign

Staff and residents are in high spirits after HC-One scooped the Best Flu Fighter Care Campaign at the annual NHS Flu Fighter Awards.
Marking 100 years in business

Marking 100 years in business

Altro is celebrating 100 years in business; founded in 1919 by a small group of individuals with a big idea, the company now has more than 900 employees globally, with a heritage of innovation including inventing safety flooring, developing a hygienic walls system and creating the world’s first adhesive free safety floor.
Dulux recognised in dementia care

Dulux recognised in dementia care

Dulux Trade has been awarded the prestigious Exceptional Contribution to Dementia Care Award at the Dementia, Care and Nursing Home Expo Awards 2019.
Easter rocks at Runwood Homes

Easter rocks at Runwood Homes

Runwood Homes has organised an egg-citing Easter competition for a selection of its care homes and their local communities, from 8 to 21 April.
Family donates hand made game

Family donates hand made game

Staff and residents at South Haven Lodge in Woolston, Southampton are paying tribute to former resident Pamela O’Neill, who passed away in 2018.
Sale of home to regional operator

Sale of home to regional operator

Arbory Residential Home, a well established and highly regarded care home in Andover, Hampshire has been sold.
Staffordshire home rated 'outstanding'

Staffordshire home rated 'outstanding'

A care home in Staffordshire has been rated 'outstanding' following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Fundraisers prepare for marathon

Fundraisers prepare for marathon

The relatives of two former residents and a Royal Navy Commando are running the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise money for The Royal Star & Garter Homes.
Two MHA homes rated 'outstanding'

Two MHA homes rated 'outstanding'

Two MHA care homes have been classed as ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission, bringing the number of homes with the top class of care at the older person’s charity to six.
Bruce Lodge extension underway

Bruce Lodge extension underway

Work has started on an extension to Borough Care’s Bruce Lodge residential home for older people in Offerton, Stockport.
Home names floors after local heroes

Home names floors after local heroes

The names of military heroes set to be immortalised at The Royal Star & Garter Home in High Wycombe have been announced, days before the first residents are welcomed.
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).

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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