Research teams at the University of East Anglia and University of Leicester are undertaking a trial to improve flu vaccination rates in care homes.
New Care’s state-of-the-art new £15m care home in Lymm, Cheshire, is set to be completed before the festive season.
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.
Trewiston Lodge Nursing Home in Wadebridge, Cornwall, has been sold to a local, family-run care provider.
The CareTech Foundation has awarded a community grant of £10,000 to The Together Project to support its Crafting Connections project.
Askham Hall, part of Askham Village Community, has received ‘Gold Standards Framework’ accreditation for its end-of-life care provision.
Charterpoint Senior Living has applied for planning permission to build a 66-bed care home and local centre in Blaby, Leicestershire.
Care England, as a member of the Care Provider Alliance, has collectively published a report on the current state of social care in England.
Family-run care provider Excelcare has opened ‘warm banks’ for people over the age of 65 in some of its Essex care homes.
Puma Property Finance has announced over £33m of development funding to finance three care homes in Oxfordshire, West Sussex, and Cambridgeshire.
Abbeyfield South Downs has marked the opening of Holdenhurst, its care-enabled sheltered housing development in Heathfield, East Sussex, by burying two time capsules.
Not-for-profit provider Anchor has become an accredited real Living Wage employer courtesy of the Living Wage Foundation.
Hartford Care has added two newly built state-of-the-art residential care homes to its growing portfolio of homes across England.
Digital care tech provider Person Centred Software has announced its sponsorship of The Care Workers’ Charity (CWC).
Not-for-profit provider Anchor has received the RSPCA’s Gold PawPrints award in recognition of its ongoing support for pet-owning residents.
R & G Quality Care has purchased Millbrook House care home in Child Okeford, Dorset, following the current owner’s decision to retire.