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New care home diabetes guidelines published

The National Advisory Panel on Care Home Guidance (NAPCHD)) has launched its first set of care home guidelines for residents living with diabetes.

Autumna serves up UK’s first care home food accreditation

Independent care home directory Autumna has unveiled a new food accreditation designed to help people choose the right care home.

Intergenerational contact to be Hallmark of new play garden

Hallmark Care Homes Foundation and charity London Play have announced that their first ‘Play Garden’ will be installed at the provider’s Midford Manor home.

Wartime BBC mansion to become peaceful 64-bed care home

Plans for an ambitious retirement complex at Grade II-listed Caversham Park, Reading, Berkshire, which was used by the BBC during World War II, have been submitted by Beechcroft Developments.

Plans for 54-home Suffolk ‘care village’ approved

Mid Suffolk District Council has approved plans for the development of a 54-home ‘care village’ near the existing village of Thurston.

New Surrey retirement village a Nonsuch of independent living

Nonsuch Abbeyfield, a new independent living with extra care scheme located in Ewell, Surrey, has been officially opened by Abbeyfield Southern Oaks Society (ASOS).

Scottish provider to offer affordable staff housing

Parklands Care Homes has announced plans to build affordable housing to be made available for rent by its staff.

Audley Group eyes Danish in first international venture

Retirement housing provider Audley Group has announced its first international venture – an integrated housing community project in Denmark.

Hamberley Group agrees £100m sale and leaseback deal

In a deal worth more than £100m, care home operator Hamberley Group has sold five of its care homes to real estate investment firm Rynda Healthcare.

Charcoal artist proves to be Big Draw for care home residents

Renowned artist and Big Draw ambassador Liz Atkins recently led an exclusive live online art class for residents in four of Care UK’s homes.

Extra Care offered at new £9.5m South Gloucestershire apartments

A new 50-apartment development has been opened in South Gloucestershire by not-for-profit provider Housing 21 as part of its Extra Care initiative.

Dementia café to serve coffee and support at The Belmont

The Belmont, a care home in Worcester operated by Sanders Senior Living, the luxury brand of Runwood Homes, has, in partnership with the Warriors Community Foundation, become the second location to host the foundation’s dementia café.

Sutton Rose flowers into luxury top 100

Sutton Rose in Sutton Coldfield has been featured in this year’s Luxury Care Home Guide as one of the UK’s top 100 luxury care homes.

Care providers will be #GladtoCare this June

Autumna and Person Centred Software are launching #GladtoCare Awareness Week 2022; a week that aims to highlight the very best of the UK care sector.

Residents not ‘protected from avoidable harm’ at Liverpool home

Kingswood Manor care home in Liverpool has been deemed inadequate by the Care Quality Commission following an inspection in February.

Fears of ‘done deal’ over Gloucestershire care home closures

Opposition councillors are unconvinced by Gloucestershire County Council’s promise to consult on the imminent closure of four council-owned care homes.

Runwood Homes go green with month of environmental activities

Runwood Homes, which provides residential, dementia, and nursing care across over sixty homes and centres, has spent the past month encouraging residents to take part in activities that help to protect and cherish the world around them.

Dementia-friendly shopping boosts Wellbeing at Suffolk care home

A care home in Beccles, Suffolk has installed a dementia-friendly shopping lane to boost the physical and mental wellbeing of its residents.

New Care home build underway in Cheshire town

Construction has begun on a new £11m care home in Warrington, Cheshire, operator New Care has announced.

Controversial Health and Social Care Levy comes into effect

The government’s much-heralded Health and Social Care Levy took effect in April – with an immediate impact on pay packets.

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Upcoming Events

NASHiCS - Summer Seminar for Safety & Health in Care Services

The Incora Pavillion, Derbyshire County Cricket Club, County Ground, Nottingham Road, Derby DE21 6DA
Tuesday 14th June 2022

Care & Occupational Therapy Show 2022

Westpoint Arena, Exeter
Tuesday 21st June 2022

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

Care Roadshows - Cardiff

Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff
15th November 2022

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