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Five ways to celebrate International Nurses Day 2019

As the world marks International Nurses Day on Florence Nightingale’s birthday this weekend (Sunday 12 May), editor Victoria Galligan takes a look at five ways that…

 

Four Seasons collapse: What will happen to 17,000 care home residents?

The care home operator Four Seasons has gone into administration, leaving 17,000 residents and 20,000 staff under a cloud of uncertainty.

The appointment of…

 

Hull care home closes as operator has CQC registration removed

A care home operator has had his Care Quality Commission (CQC) registration cancelled following a rating of “inadequate” in a recent inspection. The CQC took the…

 

Our Health Heroes Awards – 2019 nominations now open

Don't miss your opportunity to nominate a Health Hero! Our Health Heroes, the national healthcare awards which celebrate individuals, teams and organisations within…

 

Competitions

WIN the ‘Now Just Press Play' dementia-friendly DVD

We are Gill and Marilyn and since 2012 our mission has been to create outstanding activities for older people in care and at home. 

From our first hand…

 

Keep keys safe - Win a Supra C500 KeySafe™!

You never have to worry about forgetting your keys again thanks to The Key Safe Company’s Supra C500 KeySafe™, which can store up to six keys and we’re giving one…

 

CLOSED - M.E. sufferer’s story - A Girl Behind Dark Glasses

Win this bitterly painful, moving but ultimately inspiring story about one girl’s battle against severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E) in Care & Nursing…

 

CLOSED Alzheimers, dementia & arts therapies books

Jessica Kingsley Publishers' dedicated Alzheimer's and dementia team have kindly given four books for one lucky Care & Nursing Essentials reader to win.

 

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Features

Learn how to be CQC Outstanding at Care Roadshow Birmingham

Following the success of the events recently held in Glasgow and Liverpool, the Care Roadshows team are gearing up for the show’s return to Birmingham on Tuesday 2nd …

 

Florence tackles the social care staffing crisis head on

Florence tackles the social care staffing crisis head on with the addition of carers to its recruitment marketplace

London pilot expands…

 

Reducing staff turnover in the care industry

Colin Stevenson, the founder of Notable Change International recruitment and consultancy services, tells editor Victoria Galligan the need for selecting the right…

 

Light projection game makes all the difference to those living with dementia

Staff at MHA Langholme care home in Falmouth were left in awe after seeing first-hand the…