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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…
 

Bristol Trainee to become one of First Nursing Associates

A trainee from Bristol will become one of the country’s first Nursing Associates when she completes her apprenticeship qualification next month in April.

 

Nutrition & Hydration Week 11th - 17th March

Nutrition and Hydration Week has taken place every March since 2012.

Its purpose is to bring people together to create energy, focus and fun in order to…

 

Pets charm residents at Teesside care home

A HERD of fluffy, four-legged friends were the latest visitors to a Middlesbrough care home.

Rabbits and guinea pigs hopped in to see residents at The Gables…

 

LOROS Hospice raises palliative care nursing profile

LOROS Hospice is one of five major health and social care employers behind the recently launched recruitment campaign Y/Our Future that is encouraging doctors, nurses…

 

Farm animals bring smiles to elderly residents’ faces

HOOVES clattered through the halls of an Ellesmere Port care home when residents were treated to an animal therapy session. 

Two miniature ponies, a goat and…

 

Older Women Share Their Wisdom On International Women's Day

“Make sure you know what you want to do, and be determined to do it” – older women share their wisdom. To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March, 12…

 

Care homes getting worse in one in three local councils

Care homes getting worse in one in three local councils – urgent action needed to end inadequate standards of care, says older people’s charity

The quality of…

 

Knitted walking frame bags bring joy to care home residents

Hand crafted walking frame bags have given care home residents more freedom to get about carrying their “essentials”.

A knitting group from Thornaby Methodist…