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Welford Healthcare buys Devon and Somerset care home group

Eastleigh Care Group, a group of three care homes in Devon and Somerset, has been purchased by Welford Healthcare.

New £4.1m dementia tech prize announced

The Alzheimer’s Society, Innovate UK, and the Medical Research Council have joined forces to announce a new £4.1m Longitude Prize on Dementia.

IBI Group unveils new dementia care facility in Berkshire

A new care home for people with dementia has completed construction in Bracknell, Berkshire.

Catering robot serves up a slice of the future at retirement village

Contract caterer Elior UK is trialling an autonomous delivery robot, BellaBot, to serve meals at a retirement village in the Home Counties.

Person Centred Software appoints new CEO

Person Centred Software, providers of the UK’s most widely used digital care and electronic medication systems, has announced the appointment of Andrew Coles as CEO.

apetito freezes out the competition at British Frozen Food Awards

Social care food supplier apetito has won three awards at the British Frozen Food Federation People Awards.

Fifty Places for People announced for New Milton

Places for People Living Plus is developing 50 extra care homes for people over 55 in New Milton, Hampshire.

Fulcrum and Say So form partnership

Fulcrum Care and social care safeguarding specialists Say So have joined forces in a brand-new partnership.

Swansea care home sold after 30-year ownership

Specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has announced the sale of Fairleigh House care home in Swansea, South Wales.

Awareness week encourages care providers to be #GladtoCare

GladtoCare Awareness Week is championing and celebrating the UK care sector for a third consecutive year.

Blythe Rose unfurls for its first resident

Blythe Rose, a brand new dementia home in Blythe Valley Park, Solihull, has officially opened its doors to welcome its first resident.

Log my Care finds social care workers ‘predominantly happy in their role’

Log my Care has revealed the promising results of its new research, which found that only four per cent of respondents want to leave the care sector.

Care UK fined £1.5m for failures that led to resident choking to death

Care UK Community Partnerships has been fined £1.5m at Crawley Magistrates’ Court after one of its residents choked to death at Mill View care home, East Grinstead.

Alzheimer’s Society presents new Dementia Connect service at Braywood Gardens

Braywood Gardens care home in Nottingham, part of the Runwood Homes group, recently showcased the Alzheimer’s Society’s dementia support service.

Christie & Co secure sale of Nuneaton site to LNT Care

LNT Care has purchased a site with the benefit of planning consent for a care home in the market town of Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

Downing LLP agrees £7.6m care home funding for Country Court

Leading healthcare investor Downing LLP has agreed a £7.6m funding facility to support residential care operator Country Court.

Triton Construction now at Liberty to deliver two new care homes

Liberty Care Developments has contracted Triton Construction to build two new £8m care homes.

Clegg Construction to build new Peterborough home for Avery Healthcare

Avery Healthcare has partnered with Clegg Construction to build a high-quality care home in Peterborough, in a contract worth £10m.

NCF dismisses independent review of health and adult social care leadership

Vic Rayner OBE of the National Care Forum has concluded that General Sir Gordon Messenger and Dame Linda Pollard’s new report contains ‘nothing of substance’ for social care leaders.

Music for Dementia celebrates the power of music this Carers Week

As part of Carers Week 2022 - taking place between 6-12 June - the Music for Dementia campaign is celebrating the transformative power of music for caregivers.

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UK Care Week

NEC, Birmingham
6th - 7th July 2022

The Care Show 2022

National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
Wednesday 12th October - Thursday 13th October 202

Care Roadshows - London

Epsom Downs Racecourse,
18th October 2022

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15th November 2022

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