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Wheelchair basketball: Men’s and women’s Euros schedules announced

Care News - REHACARE press release - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 01:00
The schedules have been released for the men’s and women’s 2019 Wheelchair Basketball European Championship Division A. The continental title is not the only thing at stake, with the top four finishers from both tournaments also qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Burlington Care announces Good CQC result for Louth care home

The staff and residents at a care home in Louth, North Lincolnshire are thrilled to bits with their recent ‘Good’ inspection by the Care Quality Commission. The specialist residential, nursing and dementia care home in Louth owned by Burlington Care and managed by experienced home manager Tina Goodwin, was praised for a safe, competent, responsive, […]

Norfolk carer shines the light on new career opportunity

An award-winning care worker from Narborough in Norfolk has been hailed as an inspiration following her support of an industry event. Tracy Eves, who works at the Outstanding-rated Meadow House nursing home in Swaffham, was asked to speak at ‘Skills for Community of Practice workshop’ hosted by Norfolk and Suffolk Care Support, aimed at encouraging […]

Award winning Camberley care home opens innovative dementia care floor

An award winning care home in Camberley has opened a floor in its building specifically for dementia as part of an innovative new care service. The specialist wing, at Kings Lodge on the towns Kings Ride, was officially opened at a ceremony by new Surrey Heath Mayor Cllr Robin Perry, Mike Adams of Octopus Healthcare […]

Grand launch of £8m Surrey care home

Hallmark Care Homes recently celebrated the completion of their new home in Banstead, Surrey, with a grand launch event at the home. Banstead Manor, a 77-bed residential, dementia and nursing home on Brighton Road, welcomed over 100 people through its doors on Thursday to celebrate the momentous occasion. As part of the £8m care homes’ […]

Care provider and former manager prosecuted for failing to provide safe care and treatment

A care provider and registered manager that failed in its duty to provide safe care and treatment have been ordered to pay fines and costs totalling £45,695 by Leeds Magistrates’ Court. The Care Quality Commission brought the prosecution following a serious incident at Sherrington House Nursing Home, Bradford, in 2015. The service is operated by […]

John Bell & Croyden launch private care home offering through InResidence Clinical Services

John Bell & Croyden – London’s luxury pharmacy and holders of the Royal Warrant – are delighted to launch a patient medication supply service to private care homes and hospices across Central London. Through their InResidence Clinical Services, John Bell & Croyden are offering a unique approach to healthcare, which aims to add a level […]

A special day for people to mourn all their lost socks!

Residents at Borough Care’s Silverdale home in Bredbury marked National Lost Sock Day by taking part in a sock pairing session. Sock pairing is part of a regular programme of activities Borough Care puts on for its residents. The company has eleven homes across Stockport and is the largest not-for-profit provider of provider of care […]

Milestone visit is ‘animal magic’ for care home residents in Poole

When two-year-old Maggie padded cheerfully into the bright surroundings of Poole’s latest nursing home it was a doubly special moment. The collie cross poodle is the 500th dog taken on by Caring Canines and her visit to Bourne View was the Dorset therapy group’s first in 12 years to a just-opened Colten Care home. Amid […]

A Rising Star at Welling care home

Nicolas Kee Mew, Home Manager at Riverdale Court, Welling, has been selected to join an exciting programme to develop young managers in social care. The Rising Star Programme is a Leadership Development Programme for Registered Managers in Social Care run by the National Care Forum. The Rising Star programme was launched in 2017 and is […]

Wedding nuptials get complete rerun

Elizabeth Mannion-O’Keeffe was devastated that her 93-year-old mother, Jean Mannion, couldn’t attend her wedding in Harrogate, due to a long-term illness, so she and husband, Tony, took the wedding to mum and reran the whole ceremony just for her, complete with registrar, guests, cake and bridal gown, at the Belong care village in Warrington where […]

New tool to predict epileptic seizures in pregnancy could save lives

Care News - REHACARE press release - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 01:00
A new risk calculator for pregnant women with epilepsy, developed by researchers from Queen Mary University of London, has been found to accurately predict the risk of seizures during pregnancy and up to six weeks after delivery, and could save the lives of mothers and babies.

Increasing participation in the workplace by speech recognition and eye-tracking technology

Care News - REHACARE press release - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 01:00
Microsoft and Birmingham City University are developing new technology to help people with disabilities become more independent in the workplace. As a grantee of Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility program, Birmingham City University is developing a prototype technology system that enables people with limited mobility to control computers using voice commands and the movement of their eyes.

Care group senior managers go ‘Back to the Floor’

Senior managers of a major care home group have spent time carrying out a range of jobs at two Norfolk care homes and one Essex-based homecare branch, as part of a ‘Back to the Floor’ initiative.  Eight members of the Healthcare Homes Group senior team have spent the day working across the homes and homecare […]

Home care provider urges public to ‘Care About Dementia’

A home care company has launched a campaign to raise awareness of dementia to thousands of people UK wide. ‘Care About Dementia’ is Home Instead Senior Care’s campaign kicking off during the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Action Week in May. As part of the week, which runs from May 20th-May 26th, Home Instead CAREGivers will be […]

Rotherham care home celebrates resident Clarice Bloy’s 105th birthday

A PARTY was held at a Rotherham care home to celebrate resident Clarice Bloy’s 105th birthday. The centenarian was presented a bouquet of flowers and her sixth card from the Queen by the town’s Mayor Cllr Alan Buckley and Mayoress Sandra Buckley. Family, friends, staff and fellow residents at Broadacres Care Home, on Naylor Street, […]

Sale care home residents get little ones Back to the Garden!

With springtime well and truly in the air, a group of green-fingered residents from Ashlands Manor Care Centre in Sale made a special visit to help the little fingers at Back to the Garden Childcare in Broadheath with some seasonal planting and preparation in the nursery garden. Ranging in age from three to 83, the […]

First of its kind dementia care in Malpas

Marking Dementia Action Week, from the 20th-26th May, Prospect House Nursing Home is leading the way in improving the quality of life for people with advanced dementia by adopting the Namaste “loving touch” Care Programme. During the week, Prospect House care and nursing home will be delivering person directed sessions structured around residents’ needs and […]

Runwood Homes announce appointment of Head of Commissioning and Premium Services

With 20 years’ experience in the care sector, Peta Mandleberg has joined Runwood Homes as Head of Commissioning and Premium Services; a key member within the group to oversee and implement an exciting premium build programme planned across the country. Supporting Chief Executive Officer of Runwood Homes, Gordon Sanders’, ambitious plans to drive forward opportunities […]

Milton Keynes care home plans week of dementia friendly activities to mark Dementia Action Week

Lakeview Lodge Care Home in Milton Keynes are celebrating Dementia Action Week 2019 with a packed schedule of dementia friendly activities and fundraising events. The care and care home, in Newton Leys specializes in the care of elderly residents living with dementia. The well-being and activities team have planned plenty of activities for people to […]

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