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St Bartholomew’s Hospital welcomes the public for first in-person View Day for two years, ahead of 900th anniversary in 2023

 

St Bartholomew’s, the UK’s oldest working hospital, has today opened its doors to the public for the first in-…

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Care home provider's actions caused vulnerable resident’s death after tragic fire in supported living accommodation, inquest finds

  • Ashlie Timms died after staff did not summon emergency services until the fire alarm had been sounding for up to 45 minutes…
Melanie Ulyatt, FSB’s National Vice-Chair, who runs a care business

FSB sets out social care recommendations as £12bn ‘health and social care levy’ takes effect

FSB sets out social care recommendations as £12bn ‘health and social care levy’ takes effect

  • Small health and…
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Celebrities and Sports Stars Unite For Care Sector Festival

The national social care charity Community Integrated Care is hosting ‘The Best Day Possible’, a world first digital event for the care sector on…

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Introducing the world's first movable bedpan disposer PANAWAY® M1

A game-changing evolutionary step towards transforming waste management in elderly care, hospices and hospitals.

Haigh, a…

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Allica Bank supports new entrant to the care home market in first healthcare deal

Allica Bank has delivered its first commercial mortgage within its recently launched healthcare division, enabling the purchase of a 21-room,…

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Compulsory vaccines for carers u-turn : Too little too late?

MANDATORY Covid-19 vaccine requirements for health and social care workers are set to be removed on Tuesday 15 March, in a recent announcement by…

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Pocketalk announces GDPR compliance and Pocketalk Plus as it transitions from hardware-centric business to global solution

Pocketalk, the global leader in connecting conversations and removing language barriers, today announces GDPR compliance and its new product for…

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Employing Care Workers From Overseas

The UK government has finally acknowledged that workers from overseas can help to address the current critical shortage of care assistants and…

Jenny Ashfield, receiving the Care Hero Award for Norfolk Carer

care hero award for Norfolk carer.

SSCH launched the monthly care hero care hero award programme this year to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the 1.54m people…

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Dishwashing Challenges Solved by new Fairy Professional Tablets

When working in a kitchen which serves large volumes of people like care homes and residential facilities, efficiency is a key factor in…

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No more baggy scrubs!

No more baggy scrubs! .  At Happythreads, our goal is to supply all healthcare professionals with uniforms that fit well and allow everyone to…

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Supporting dementia care post-pandemic and beyond

The care sector has been struggling with the recent rise in demand for dementia care services and recent research from Social-Ability shows that…

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Mandatory vaccination U-turn

Statement from Kari Gerstheimer, CEO and Founder of Access Social Care, a charity providing free legal advice and information to the social…

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The latest easing of Covid restrictions in care homes

John Ramsay, founder of social venture Social-Ability, comments: "The latest easing of Covid restrictions in care…

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A groundbreaking report by Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) has revealed an increased reliance on electronic systems during the pandemic.

The study, which sought to garner a real-world picture of the lives of professional carers in order to establish what they required to deliver the…

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STOKE-ON-TRENT NURSE SCOOPS NATIONAL AWARD

 

A nurse working at Scotia Heights in Stoke-on-Trent, has been recognised for her hard work with a national care…

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Social-Ability calls to raise awareness of alzheimer's and dementia symptoms

New research commissioned by social venture Social-Ability to mark World Alzheimer’s Month has shone a light on current understanding around…

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More freedom, with the help from Arelle!

If you are one of the millions of people affected by incontinence, you will know that choosing the right product is absolutely vital for your…

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Missed dementia cases: A wide-ranging issue which requires a holistic solution

Reports that as many as one in 10 dementia cases could have been missed during the pandemic are extremely concerning, as they suggest that the…

Pay in Perspective

Putting Carers’ Pay in Perspective

In the UK, there are almost two million adult social workers that contribute a combined economic value just shy of £120 billion every year. …

Powerful Cleaning

Powerful Cleaning from British Brand Ecozone That Doesn’t Compromise Health

With the additional threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, cleaning with products that areeffective and powerful has never been more important. …

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Care UK care home manager publicly thanked along the route of the Great North Run

Louise Damms, the manager of Care UK’s Cheviot Court care home in South Shields, was selected of one of 13…

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QCS creates state-of-the-art dementia centre

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS), a leading provider of content, guidance and standards for the social care sector, has launched the Dementia…

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Retirement Village Hosts Free Open Day

Woodland Court, a luxury retirement village in Downend, Bristol, is hosting its first open day since the pandemic, showcasing some of…

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Elder finds 63% of families uncomfortable with an unvaccinated carer

As customer and carer concerns over COVID-19 vaccinations mount, Elder looks at how the nationwide debate could see an…

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High Wycombe care home wins national award for providing outstanding end-of-life care

Royal Star & Garter in High Wycombe has been awarded a national Gold Standards Framework (GSF) Quality Hallmark Award for its delivery of end-…

National read a book day

Bernard Sunley resident celebrates National read a Book Day

Mysteries, Romances, Winnie the Pooh, Agatha Christie and Charles Dickens Get Voted The Best

In honour of today’s National Read a Book Day…

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Safety guidance for Naidex

As restrictions ease, face-to-face events are returning and the eagerly-anticipated Naidex is one of the first up on the list. Naidex welcomes…