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Abbotswood Court Coffee Morning Supports Carers In The Community

Abbotswood Court, a luxury care home in Romsey, Hampshire, hosted a carers’ coffee morning on November 29, to mark Carers Rights Day 2018 (November 30), with expert…

 

Charity inaugural ball raises over £20K

Local provider of at home and live in care, Bluebird Care, were headline sponsored of a charity’s ball, where all proceeds go to fighting chest, heart and stroke…

 

Father Christmas helps raise over £1,000 for care home residents

FATHER Christmas made an appearance at a Chester-le-Street care home’s festive fayre – helping to raise over £1,000 for residents.

The event at Pelton Grange…

 

Person Centred Software lead the call for better care in care homes

According to an article published in The Guardian on 25th November 2018, more than 1,000 care home patients have died suffering from malnutrition, dehydration or…

 

Raizer deal gives a lift to retirement villages across the UK

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust has recently invested in some Raizer emergency lifting chairs to help residents get back on their feet across 21 retirement villages.…

 

RCH opens its first specialist ABI centre

Care provider RCH was celebrating this month as it officially opened its first acquired brain injury centre in Bedfordshire.

 

Encore Care Homes continues to invest in its team

Five team members from Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth, have completed the ‘Be an Effective Leader’ programme. Great Oaks is managed by Encore Care Homes, which…

 

Nightclub bingo a hit at Tyneside care home

NIGHTCLUB sensation Bongo’s Bingo has spread to a Tyneside care home.

The revamped version of the traditional game, which has become popular in clubs and…

 

Youngsters sing for elderly on UN Children’s Day

NURSERY children have been entertaining elderly care home residents as part of the United Nations Universal Children’s Day.

Youngsters from Orchard Day…

 

Christmas Dinner Spreads Cheer Amongst Lonely

A new Dorset care home bed finding website is spreading Christmas cheer to those who are lonely this Christmas.

Care Home Bed Finder (CHBF), which is based in…

 

Bluebird Care supports training company project to help the homeless

Bluebird Care has assisted local training company, Kilpatrick Consultancy, with a project to help the homeless in the Reading area.

Rebecca Kilpatrick, a…

 

MFC mementoes help residents with dementia reminisce

THE BORO Foundation has been sending out memorabilia boxes to care homes to help residents with dementia reminisce.

The boxes containing old programmes,…

 

Fairmile Grange celebrates Children in Need with the help of some special guests

A group of local children recently visited Fairmile Grange care home to help residents and staff raise money for…

 

NEW STARTER COMES TO THE RESCUE OF AN ELDERLY PATIENT

New starter at Hilton Nursing Partners, personal nursing assistant Lilly Schwarz, used her quick thinking to safeguard a 95 year old patient from a potentially life-…

 

DPC becomes ‘force’ for innovation and best practice

Diabetes Professional Care 2018 (DPC2018) is set to become the biggest yetwith a record-breaking attendance expected, leading to the event being described as a “force…

 

DPC hosts ‘lively and engaging’ childhood obesity debate

Leading clinicians and policymakers participated in a “lively and engaging” debate about childhood obesity on the second day of a major DPC2018.

Dr Max Davie…