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School invites elderly to see Egg-cellent Easter display

AN EGGSTRA special invitation was sent to care home residents for a Runcorn school’s Easter assembly.

Residents from Simonsfield Care Home, on Boston Avenue…
 

BT staff volunteer at Teesside care home

CALL centre workers swapped telephones and keyboards for shovels and dominoes for a day volunteering at a Teesside care home. Staff from a BT Middlesbrough office…

 

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…

 

Borough Care Appoints New Area Managers

Borough Care has appointed Chrisi Williams and Geraldine Blow as new Area Managers. Borough Care is the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in…

 

£7.5m sheltered housing scheme opens at Danemore Tenterden

A major landmark in Ashford Borough Council's multi-million-pound modernisation plan for its sheltered housing schemes has seen the re-opening of the £7.5m…

 

Kathleen celebrates her 102nd birthday

CENTENARIAN Kathleen Cattermole has celebrated her 102nd birthday with family and friends at her care home in Derbyshire.

A party was held at Longmoor Lodge…

 

Maidstone care home ‘rocks against dementia’ with music festival

Ashley Gardens Care Centre in Maidstone has hosted a music festival to help raise awareness of dementia and to encourage support for those living with the condition.…

 

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust recruitment drive

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is on a recruitment drive to attract more mental health nurses to work across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland

 

Specialist Neurological Rehabilitation Service in Oxfordshire rated Outstanding by the CQC

A neurological rehabilitation centre in Oxfordshire has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Orchard House, which opened in 2014 and…

 

Borough Care Marks Nutrition & Hydration Week      

Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, marked Nutrition & Hydration Week (11-17 March 2019) with a programme of…

 

Eastenders star celebrates care workers at glitzy awards event

Actor Shaun Williamson, famous for playing Barry in Eastenders, was the host of a glittering awards evening to celebrate staff at specialist care provider,…

 

Teens and businesses making a difference in Huddersfield 

A CELEBRATION evening was held to thank businesses across Huddersfield for providing volunteering opportunities to hundreds of teenagers.

Over 590 young…