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New report finds an unappreciated care workforce

New research by Sona has found that 41 per cent of care sector workers have left a previous role due to a lack of appreciation.

Loveday and Opera Holland Park hit high note with afternoon tea

Care provider Loveday & Co has partnered with independent arts charity Opera Holland Park to host monthly opera teas for Loveday residents.

Abbeyfield York celebrates diamond anniversary with new extension

The Abbeyfield York Society has celebrated its 60th anniversary by laying the foundation stone of its new development at Abbeyfield House.

Hastings care home wins battle for ‘Good’ CQC rating

Staff and residents at Mountside Care Home in Hastings, East Sussex, are celebrating after receiving a ‘Good’ rating from the CQC.

Amazon announces Alexa Smart Properties for Senior Living

Amazon has unveiled Alexa Smart Properties for Senior Living, a solution that enables care providers to integrate Alexa into their properties.

Marchini Curran Interiors finishes work on retirement village

Marchini Curran Interiors has completed work on a new 255-home retirement community in Watford, Hertfordshire.

Autumn Statement lacks vision for adult social care says Lords committee

The House of Lords Adult Social Care Committee has written to chancellor Jeremy Hunt following his Autumn Statement.

Hallmark announces £1.3m cost-of-living support package

Hallmark Care Homes has invested £1.3m in a number of winter measures to help team members with the cost-of-living crisis.

Clinical trial a shot in the arm for low care staff flu vaccinations

Research teams at the University of East Anglia and University of Leicester are undertaking a trial to improve flu vaccination rates in care homes.

The Burlington triumphs at Surrey Care Awards

Boutique Care Homes’ The Burlington, Shepperton, has been awarded the prestigious Care Home of the Year Award at the 2022 Surrey Care Awards.

New luxury Cheshire care home to be completed by Christmas

New Care’s state-of-the-art new £15m care home in Lymm, Cheshire, is set to be completed before the festive season.

Abbeyfield attends social care All Party Parliamentary Group at House of Lords

Paul Tennant, CEO of The Abbeyfield Society, joined the All Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People at the House of Lords in November.

Blakeshields sells Trewiston Lodge nursing home in Cornwall

Trewiston Lodge Nursing Home in Wadebridge, Cornwall, has been sold to a local, family-run care provider.

CareTech Foundation awards grant to The Together Project

The CareTech Foundation has awarded a community grant of £10,000 to The Together Project to support its Crafting Connections project.

NCF responds to Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement

The National Care Forum has reacted to Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement, in which he delayed the introduction of the social care cap until October 2025.

Askham Hall achieves Gold Standards Framework accreditation

Askham Hall, part of Askham Village Community, has received ‘Gold Standards Framework’ accreditation for its end-of-life care provision.

Charterpoint planning to build new Leicestershire care home

Charterpoint Senior Living has applied for planning permission to build a 66-bed care home and local centre in Blaby, Leicestershire.

Care England calls for ‘a 1948 moment’ in adult social care

Care England, as a member of the Care Provider Alliance, has collectively published a report on the current state of social care in England.

Excelcare opens care home ‘warm banks’ for over 65s

Family-run care provider Excelcare has opened ‘warm banks’ for people over the age of 65 in some of its Essex care homes.

Puma hunts care sector return with £33m investment

Puma Property Finance has announced over £33m of development funding to finance three care homes in Oxfordshire, West Sussex, and Cambridgeshire.

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Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London
16th March 2023

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NEC, Birmingham
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The Residential & Home Care Show, part of Health Plus Care

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18th May 2023

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Tuesday 11th July 2023

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National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
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