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Results of major CVD study presented at DPC2018

The results of the eagerly-anticipated DECLARE study into cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes was shared for the first time in the UK at Diabetes Professional…

 

How the elderly can benefit from using technology in relation to health?

In the UK, it’s estimated that around 45 million people use or own a smartphone. With most smartphone owners aged between 14 and 60, a large proportion of the elderly…

 

Stout and sandwiches a hit with care home residents

A Stout and sandwich afternoon was enjoyed by Northumberland care home residents – after they asked for more foodie activities. Staff served up flavoured stouts and…

 

It's time for social care to be bold when it comes to attracting younger talent

It is no secret that there is a recruitment crisis within the social care sector and recent statistics suggest that one million new care workers are needed by 20251to…

 

Pioneering training programme provides job opportunities in care sector

A pioneering new training program, Dementia Matters Academy, is helping people to secure work within the North East’s adult social care sector.

Dementia…

 

Increasing confidence in using an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

Minutes count when a person collapses in sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)and AED machines have been described as the ‘single most important development in the treatment of…

 

Working with the Public Sector for more than 40 years

Fraser and Fraser have been working with the Public Sector for more than 40 years. We support Local Government department who need to identify and locate people,…

 

Party for resident’s ruby wedding anniversary

AN “UNFORGETTABLE” party was held at a Rotherham care home to celebrate a resident’s ruby wedding anniversary.

Broadacres Care Home, on Naylor Street,…

 

Borough Care Hosts Employee Awards

Borough Care, the largest not for profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, recently held its Employee Awards 2018.  The annual event celebrates the hard…

 

Surprise party for golden couple Mary and Jimmy

A SURPRISE party was thrown by Tyneside care home staff in celebration of a resident’s golden wedding anniversary.

Banners, balloons and a cake were brought…

 

Call For Action To Stop Next-Of-Kin Being Exploited

Next-of-kin are losing out on inheritances or having to pay excessive charges to claim them as a result of increasing numbers of local authorities disregarding…

 

Poppy gown created by care home in tribute to veterans

A POPPY gown has been created by a Sandiacre care home residents to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. 

The elaborate frock has been…

 

Care home’s remembrance ceremony for former resident Jill

Loving husband Peter Stapleton donated a bench to a Chesterfield care home in memory of his wife. Jill Stapleton lived at Barnfield Care Home, on Heath Road,…

 

Care home residents remember at Thornaby War Memorial

TEESSIDE care home residents, Mandale House Care Home, were among those to attend a Remembrance Day ceremony at Thornaby War Memorial.

Residents and staff…

 

WW1 centenary marked by Ripon care home residents

RIPON care home residents, Sycamore Hall Care Home, have been creating poppy displays to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Residents…

 

You should pay for your own old age care if you can afford it

Conservative voters say, you should pay for your own care in old age if you can afford it.

A Censuswide survey, commissioned by Ridouts Solicitors, a leading…