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NACC Care Chef of the Year 2019 finalists announced

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has announced the finalists for the NACC Care Chef of the Year 2019 competition, taking it one step closer to…


Blood Clot Survivor Launches Product To Help Save Lives - And NHS Cash

A man who almost died from a blood clot is to launch a product which could save the NHS millions of pounds a year.

Paul Westerman suffered a massive pulmonary…


Smart Home Social Care 

As the population ages, the demand for high quality carers rises. By 2026 it’s predicted that the UK will need around …


Skills for Care launches new guide to help services improve

Skills for Care has launched a new online guide to help social care employers to identify, plan and implement improvements across their service

The ‘Guide to…



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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Prestige doors - part of Sunray Group

Sunray Engineering Ltd are the UK’s leading timber, security and fire door experts.…


Bake sale for virtual assistant at Huddersfield care home

A BAKE sale has raised almost ten times the original estimate for Thornhill Care Home residents in Huddersfield.

Activities coordinator at Thornhill Care Home…


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THE COAST came to a care home resident after a successful appeal for a seaside birthday party – despite being 70 miles inland. 

Staff at Aden Lodge Care Home…


The Fire Safety Scheme

The fire safety scheme address the challenge for knowing how safe a building is by providing the public with a fire safety star rating for a building, viewed both on…