RECENT NEWS

Championing Social Care announces Care Home Open Week sponsorship

Championing Social Care has announced that Virgin Money, Civitas Investment Management, and Christie & Co will be backing this year’s Care Home Open Week.

Surrey care home celebrates Knight Frank top 100 placing

Brownscombe Care Residences in Haslemere, Surrey, is celebrating after being featured in Knight Frank’s Luxury Care Home Guide 2023.

Spring Budget is a ‘missed opportunity’ for social care

The chancellor’s Spring Budget, announced on 15 March, is yet another ‘missed opportunity’ for social care according to Care England.

Luxury Norwich home Broadlands Lodge opens its doors

Broadlands Lodge, a luxury 66 bed care home in Norwich, has officially opened its doors to offer residential, dementia, and respite care.

Log my Care and PainChek integrate to enhance the care experience

Care management platform Log my Care and pain assessment device PainChek have announced their integration.

Carmarthen care home sold to local operator

Erwhir Care Home in Carmarthenshire, Wales, has been sold for an undisclosed price to local operator Scott Morris in a sale handled by Christie & Co.

Hartford Care and MyndVR partner for VR therapy roll out

Provider Hartford Care has partnered with US-based tech company MyndVR to deliver VR therapies in its care homes across the South of England – the first launch of its kind in Europe.

Person Centred Software shortlisted for Technology Provider of the Year

Person Centred Software has been shortlisted for ‘Technology Provider of the Year - Social Care’ at this year’s Health Investor Awards.

Belong launches dementia cafés across its care villages

Not-for-profit provider Belong Limited has launched dementia cafés across its eight care villages, offering a warm and welcoming space for those living with dementia.

VfL celebrates Nutrition and Hydration Week with texture-modified recipes

Care charity Vegetarian for Life is marking Nutrition and Hydration Week by encouraging care providers to consider offering vegan options to residents requiring texture-modified meals.

The Orders of St John Care Trust recommits to real Living Wage

Leading not-for-profit care provider The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) will continue to pay the current real Living Wage from 1 April 2023.

Person Centred Software pilots care home access to London Care Record

Person Centred Software is piloting a scheme whereby London care homes can access a ‘joined-up’ record of people’s health and care information.

Care group serves up tennis opportunities for young players

Care group Nellsar has officially sponsored Tennis-Talents – a charity committed to helping young tennis players from low-income families to break into the professional game.

Care Innovation Challenge returns

The Care Innovation Challenge, a hackathon-style creative weekend of idea generation and prototype trialling, returns in July.

Dorset home sold to BN Care Group

Bymead House Nursing Home in Dorset has been sold to BN Care Group, which owns two care homes in Exeter, Devon.

Abbeyfield Society fights cost of living crisis with pay rise

The Abbeyfield Society has made a commitment to supporting its employees during the cost of living crisis by increasing pay for frontline staff by 15 per cent.

Athena recruitment drive sees 15 job offers in a single day

Athena Care Homes is celebrating after a recruitment open day saw its Avocet Court Care Home in Ipswich make 15 job offers in a single day.

Social enterprise project brings fitness to Barnet care home

An innovative project run by leisure centres in Barnet, London, is reaching out to care home residents who might be reluctant to participate in physical activity.

Major rebuild for Epping care home

Premium Care Group is transforming Weald Hall Care Home in Epping, Essex, having taken over the home last year.

New guidance to support workers caring for LGBTQ+ people in later life

A framework commissioned and funded by Skills for Care has been published to support social care workers in providing care to older LGBTQ+ people.

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