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Two Oxfordshire homes to provide Premium Care

New operator Premium Care Group has purchased two Oxfordshire care homes.

Lords committee investigates social care ‘invisibility’

The House of Lords adult social care committee has announced plans to investigate ‘the invisibility of adult social care’.

Residents Fern home after Gloucester facility placed in special measures

Fern Court in Gloucester has been downgraded to ‘inadequate’ and placed in special measures by the CQC following an inspection.

Opportunity to Mold new care provision in North Wales

The long-established Cottage Nursing Home in Mold, North Wales, has come to the market courtesy of Christie & Co with an asking price of £1,250,000.

Yorkshire care provider rebuked by ombudsman after failing to provide financial records

North Yorkshire care provider Hamilton Care has been criticised after failing to respond to a local government and social care ombudsman’s investigation into its failure to properly record how it spent funds belonging to one of its residents.

Dementia faces the music with new study

Dementia research charity Alzheimer’s Research UK has partnered with national campaign Music for Dementia to raise awareness of the positive role music can play in supporting people living with dementia.

Back to the 1920s for luxury care home in Worcester

Sanders Senior Living’s luxury Worcester care home The Belmont celebrated its opening on 26 March with a 1920s-themed bash.

Future of Care – “No road map” for government social care reform

Minister of State for Care and Mental Health, Gillian Keegan MP, left delegates unconvinced by government plans at the King’s Fund’s Future of Care conference on 29 March.

School kids becoming Care Home Friends under new scheme

Schools across England are being encouraged to become Care Home Friends in a new scheme to bring together children and older people living in care homes.

Dementia-friendly ‘sensory zone’ installed in Chislehurst home

Prince George Duke of Kent Court in Chislehurst, Kent, has undergone a substantial refurbishment to better support its residents living with dementia.

Rotherwood up for nine Care Home Awards

Rotherwood Healthcare has been nominated in nine categories at the Care Home Awards.

Orchard Care pictures new menu concept

Leading care provider in the North of England and Midlands, Orchard Care Homes, is introducing pictorial menus in its care homes.

NCF responds to Sunak’s Spring Statement

The National Care Forum (NCF), the leading association for not-for-profit care and support providers, has responded to the chancellor’s Spring Statement.

Sector leaders demand action on social care workforce

Several leading national adult social care organisations have jointly called on the government to deliver a long-term care workforce strategy to tackle the issue of care worker pay.

Care UK’s new recruit solution nominated for national award

Residential care provider Care UK finds itself going head-to-head with household names like Coca-Cola and Adobe after its nomination for a national award.

Choice Care happy with Compromise in new deal

Welsh specialist care provider Care Without Compromise has been sold to national provider Choice Care in a deal overseen by Christie & Co.

Audley appoints GRAHAM for retirement village build

Luxury retirement village provider Audley Group has appointed contractor GRAHAM to lead on the construction of Audley Scarcroft Park, a new 110-acre retirement village in West Yorkshire.

Runwood Homes gains a Lottie with new partnership

Digital care home marketplace Lottie.org has expanded its offering by entering into partnership with Runwood Homes and Sanders Senior Living.

Octopus inks net zero care home pledge

Specialist real estate lender Octopus Real Estate has announced its commitment to building new care home developments that are net zero by 2030, marking the first such pledge across the care home sector.

Blythe Rose dementia home to bloom in Solihull

Macc Care group is set to unveil Blythe Rose, its new dementia home in Blythe Valley Park near Solihull.

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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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