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PainChek empowers We Care Group

Specialist care provider We Care Group is reinforcing its reputation for providing high quality, person-centred care with the adoption of digital pain assessment technology PainChek across its care home estate in the North and Northwest of England.

Siemens launches new Fire Manager app

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is launching a new version of Fire Manager, its dedicated web-based SaaS (Software as a Service) fire app that offers service providers and fire safety managers the capability to have all fire safety sites in one view.

Person Centred Software acquires ResHub

Person Centred Software has acquired ResHub, in a move designed to further expand the Connected Care Platform, offering care providers will a better-connected solution to prioritise wellness, engagement, and boost occupancy and independence.

Creed launches The Dining Experience guide

Leading foodservice wholesaler Creed Foodservice has produced a new guide for care caterers which gives advice and guidance for optimising mealtimes for residents, with a view to creating calmer, more comfortable experiences that mimic dining at home.

What does dementia look like?

When it comes to dementia care, definitive guidance for carers or families is thin on the ground. For every question, there appear to be a variety of conflicting answers depending on who you ask.

Rinnai adds R290 heat pump range to decarbonising product list

The start of 2024 will see Rinnai introduce further decarbonising options across all appliances and energy formats, with R290 High Temperature Air Source Heat Pumps added to the hot water specialist’s product options.

Fulcrum Care Consulting launches pioneering AI chatbot

Fulcrum Care Consulting has designed Ken.care, an app that serves as a practical support system for managers and staff in the care sector. The technology seeks to help care professionals navigate the complexities of CQC regulations so that they are well-informed about best practice in the care environment.

CareDocs partners with Bristol Waste to tackle digital poverty

Leading person centred software provider CareDocs has teamed up with Bristol Waste in an effort to help abolish digital poverty and reduce technology waste, by taking part in a Digital Inclusion Scheme backed by the Bristol City Council as part of the One City approach.

Lottie climbs Startups 100 ladder

Care home finder Lottie is celebrating after being placed second on Startups 100’s index of disruptive new startups. Lottie has been climbing the Startups 100 ladder, ranking eighth last year. This year it has been ranked just behind innovative AI startup, Unitary, which focuses on moderation of harmful online content.

Tarkett launches practical design guide with neurodiversity focus

A new guide from Tarkett is tackling the misconception that inclusive design for people living with dementia and other specific needs curbs creativity and leads to uninspiring solutions. By interrogating the different ways in which we experience and interpret our surroundings, the guide encourages designers to explore new ideas and solutions.

Premier Foods launches McDougalls Vegan Jelly

Premier Foods has launched McDougalls Vegan Jelly, which has been officially certified by the Vegan Society. With research showing that the number of vegans in UK residential and nursing care homes has doubled in the last 10 years, this addition to the McDougalls range offers an inclusive dessert product to help care home caterers provide inclusive menus.

Rinnai announces full next day product availability

Hot water specialist Rinnai has announced 24/7 next day delivery on all hot water heating unit models, including its 48-58kW continuous flow N Series commercial hot water heating products and systems units, which boast potential reductions of 20 per cent OpEx cost, 30 per cent initial cost, 15 per cent carbon use, 75 per cent of space used, and an 85 per cent reduction in weight.

National care charity MHA launches lifestyle and wellness app

The UK’s largest charity care provider, MHA, has launched MHA Active, an app offering tailored lifestyle and wellbeing content for older people, with the aim of keeping minds and bodies active.

apetito elevates dining experience with new free guide

apetito is inviting care homes to transform the dining atmosphere with its free comprehensive guide, The Future of Care Home Catering, which is packed with useful information and guidance

Residents have A Good Day with new dementia-friendly game

A Good Day – a company that creates resources for families affected by dementia – has partnered with Worthington Lake Care Home to give residents the chance to play a brand-new dementia-friendly game, Matching Memories.

HC-One announces Radar Healthcare collaboration

HC-One has taken a significant step in its digital transformation by collaborating with Radar Healthcare to enhance resident care across its 262 homes through a new and improved reporting system.

PainChek adopted by two Edinburgh care homes

One of Scotland’s top rated care home groups, Elder Homes Ltd, has adopted PainChek’s technology across its two care homes in Edinburgh to assist staff in assessing pain levels for its residents.

CoolCare launches ‘front of house’ Digital Reception

Care home administration software provider CoolCare has announced the launch of its Digital Reception, which acts as a ‘front of house’ electronic guestbook to help simplify the sign-in admin process.

apetito helps residents celebrate Christmas with festive feast

With apetito’s new Christmas range, residents will be able to enjoy a truly festive feast this year with dishes such as Wiltshire Ham served with an Orange & Cranberry Sauce, and a new Cauliflower, Broccoli & Stilton Crumble.

QCS highlights importance of online accessibility

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) is highlighting the importance of online accessibility within the care industry.

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Care England Conference

Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London
14th March 2024

UK Care Week

NEC, Birmingham
20 March 2024 - 21 March 2024

Care Roadshows - Glasgow

Hampden Park Stadium, Glasgow
16th April 2024

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The King’s Fund, London
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