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ACI Care fills skills gap with overseas workers

Care homes group ACI Care is sponsoring overseas workers to work in its homes in the South East.

Skills for Care supports social care teams to #KeepLearning

Skills for Care has kicked off the new year with its ‘Keep learning for success’ campaign.

Kings Lynn care home opens dementia café

Amberley Hall Care Home in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, is launching a dementia café offering activities for those living with dementia and support for their caregivers.

The Burlington launches Blues & Brews initiative

Surrey care home The Burlington has launched an initiative to support local emergency service and healthcare professionals.

Hertfordshire care home invests in solar energy

Foxholes Care Home has installed 132 solar panels on the roof of its building, enabling it to offset a large proportion of its daytime electricity consumption.

Elizabeth Finn welcomes new CEO

Elizabeth Finn Homes, part of the anti-poverty charity Turn2us, has appointed Dr Olivia Curno as its new CEO.

Whitby care home welcomes mayor to topping out ceremony

The Mayfield Care Home, Whitby, Yorkshire, has welcomed local luminaries to its topping out ceremony.

NCF responds to hospital discharge fund announcement

The NCF has reacted to the government’s announcement that it will make £200m available for short-term care placements to allow people to be discharged from hospitals.

FDA gives fast-track approval to breakthrough Alzheimer’s drug

The US has granted fast-track approval to Lecanemab, a potentially ground-breaking new Alzheimer’s disease treatment.

Oakland Care CEO Joanne Balmer named ESG Champion

Oakland Care CEO Joanne Balmer BEM has been named ESG Champion at HealthInvestor’s Power Fifty Awards.

Ark Care Homes buys seventh Devon property

Family-run Ark Care Homes has purchased Bodmeyrick Residential Home in Holsworthy, Devon.

Archbishop of Canterbury speaks of ‘broken’ social care

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has used his New Year Message to call out the ‘broken’ social care system.

Cheshire home re-engages with community to boost wellbeing

Residents at a Cheshire home have enjoyed various community outings for first time since the pandemic to help boost their mental wellbeing.

Florence and Healthcare Workers’ Foundation partner on hardship grants

Healthcare platform Florence has partnered with the Healthcare Workers' Foundation to support the charity’s mission to provide hardship grants to care workers.

Athena Care Homes extends dementia training to residents’ families

Athena Care Homes is extending its dementia awareness training to residents’ families to help create a greater understanding of the condition.

New report highlights social care pay gap

A report by National Care Forum member Community Integrated Care has warned of a social care workers pay gap crisis.

Planners back Rowcroft Hospice care home expansion

Torbay Council has approved Rowcroft Hospice’s plans to enhance its care with the addition of a 60-bed dementia and complex needs care home.

Care workers offered savings plan to ease cost of living crisis

Two Hull-based companies have established a partnership to help employees during the current cost-of-living crisis.

Intergenerational playgroup for Crewe care village

Generations are coming together at monthly playgroup sessions for Belong Crewe care village residents and local children.

Housing 21 celebrates awards win

Retirement living provider Housing 21 has been named Older People’s Landlord of the Year at the UK Housing Awards.

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

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NEC, Birmingham
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The King’s Fund, London
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18th May 2023

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