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Dulux Trade partners with BRE in flagship Dementia project

Dulux Trade has furthered its work with the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to deliver evidence-based principles to help improve environments for people living…

 

Inaugural #GladtoCare competition successfully brings the care sector together

Carers from across the UK were invited to take part in a photo competition run by Person Centred Software and The Care Workers Charity.

Alice Taylor, the cook…

 

Book explores how to enable older people to live independently for longer

A new book, exploring the increasingly important area of reablement services in community care, has been written by health and social care professionals at the…

 

Living with Dementia and the benefits of gardening 

Gardening can have a profound impact on someone’s quality of life, especially those living with dementia. Gardens provide a familiar environment of relaxation,…

 

Could Carer Technology Help Battle Elderly Loneliness? 

The government recently announced that it would be launching the first ever loneliness strategy, aiming to empower all GPs in England to be able to refer patients…

 

Castle View Windsor had to be ‘Good enough for Mum’

Just completed, Castle View Windsor, had to be ‘good enough for Mum’ – that was the vision of  Robin Hughes, Founder and CEO, Castle Retirement Living, set out to…

 

Care home staff say residents have dementia dolls

52% of care home staff say their residents have dementia dolls, according to a new survey by the leading care home reviews site, carehome.co.uk.

The poll of 2…

 

When Things Work We Should Get On And Do It

Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care and Busy Bees have come together to develop an innovative and practical…

 

BGF investment in Scottish Highlands, £5m for Parklands

Parklands Group, one of the largest independent care home providers in the north of Scotland, has received a £5m investment from BGF, the UK’s most active investor in…

 

Bluebird Care Edinburgh Achieves Highest Grades

Bluebird Care Edinburgh is celebrating after achieving ratings of Grade 6 across the board from the Care Inspectorate, the independent regulator of care services in…

 

92-Year-Old Widower Learns to Sing Again

Thomas Timson was one of the first residents to arrive at the luxury Abbotswood Court care home when the purpose-built facility opened in Romsey in 2015. He made the…

 

Borough Care teams up with EDUCATE

Borough Care teams up with EDUCATE For music and laughter project 

Borough Care, the largest not for profit provider of care for older people in Stockport,…

 

Theraposture appoints highly experienced specialist

Theraposture, a respected leader in adjustable beds, chairs and care cots, has appointed Craig Ward as its new Trusted Assessor for Northern England, North Wales and…

 

CQC review - how local health and social care work together

The CQC has published its findings following a review of health and social care services in Staffordshire.

The report is one of 23 targeted local system…

 

Sunrise Eastbourne ‘Outstanding’ Care Provider

Sunrise of Eastbourne has received a rating of ‘Outstanding’ from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and social care services in…

 

Primaflow F&P raises £30,000 for Alzheimer’s Society

A programme of fundraising activities led by staff at plumbing, heating and bathrooms wholesaler Primaflow F&P has resulted in cumulative donations of £30,000 to…