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Don’t play with fire

After all, the specification and use of fire doors is a very serious matter and as we all know can have far reaching consequences if wrong decisions are made.  It is…

 

Using technology to connect

Alive has been using touchscreen technology to enrich the lives of older people in care settings for almost a decade since its inception. We use touchscreen devices…

 

Care Home Support and Training

At Care Home Support and Training we work with Managers, Nominated Individuals and Providers to meet and exceed the regulatory requirements.

Expectations on…

 

HC-One care home 'pimps out' zimmers to help residents recognise their frames

Residents of a HC-One care home based in Coventry have been decorating their Zimmer frames, along with staff to help reduce the number of falls.  

The Pimp My…

 

Mayor of Lincoln celebrates the launch of Bernadette House’s homecare service

A care home in Lincoln was joined by the Mayor to celebrate the launch of their new homecare service, with an official cake cutting. The Mayor of Lincoln, Councillor…

 

Great Oaks care home welcomes soft food diet specialist

Great Oaks in Bournemouth has appointed a soft food diet specialist to allow for a wide range of diet requirements to be catered for at the care home.

Patrick…

 

Fortune cookies helping elderly with dementia

FORTUNE cookies are having a therapeutic effect on those living with dementia in the North East.

Residents at Pelton Grange Care Home, in Pelton, near Chester…

 

Mayor of Lincoln celebrates launch of Bernadette House’s homecare service

A care home in Lincoln was joined by the Mayor to celebrate the launch of their new homecare service, with an official cake cutting. The Mayor of Lincoln, Councillor…

 

Innovative dementia training showcased at Encore Care Homes

Encore Care Homes is proud to introduce ‘Mind the Gap’, an insightful dementia training programme, across its care homes in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Fareham.…

 

Recycling Bin Combines Style with Convenience

The new stylish EnviroStep pedal recycling bin from Leafield Environmental is rapidly becoming a favourite for the collection of food waste.

Slim enough to…

 

Care home uses pies to help residents remember

PIES helped care home residents living with dementia to recall their younger days, this National Pie Day.

The smells, tastes and sights of one of the nation’s…

 

2 New Contract Upholsteries from Skopos

Alongside their new print, Mau Loa, Skopos have launched 2 new flexible upholstery ranges into the contract market.  Contrasting plains, Bonita and Cuba each offer…

 

Moffat’s new hospital foodservice trolley delivers flexibility, energy efficiency and food quality

Developed with hospital caterers, latest Vgen also sets new standards in ease of use

Moffat’s new hospital foodservice trolley created waves when the…

 

Y/Our Future Recruitment campaign welcomes health and social care professionals to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Y/Our Future is a new recruitment campaign launched today that unites five major health and social care employers - University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust,…

 

Music study investigates communication in people living with dementia

Chelsea Court Place, a residential home for individuals living with dementia, is working with the University of Roehampton in a research project entitled Beyond Words…

 

Lincoln care home grants resident’s wish

A resident at a care home in Lincoln had her wish come true when she was surprised by a new hair salon at the home.

Yvonne Radford, who is a long-term…