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Plenty of winners at the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2022

The Care Home Environment had the pleasure of attending the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2022 earlier this month.

Viva la Vida – provider named UK’s best

Vida Healthcare has been named the UK’s leading care provider at the Great British Care Awards.

Spring boost for care home residents

Starting this week, the NHS will be offering additional Covid booster jabs to care home residents.

New care home survey shows it’s NOT grim up North

When it comes to the best places in the UK for elderly care, Sunderland, Newcastle, Durham, and Barnsley recently came top in a Lottie.org survey.

Care UK announces two new homes for 2023

Not content with opening almost sixty new care homes in the past twelve years, Care UK has made a start on two more – including a new build in Cardiff.

No joke - free Covid tests for care home visitors to end on 1 April

With the general supply of free lateral flow tests ending on 1 April, there are growing calls for the Government to continue to make Covid tests available free of charge to care home visitors.

Big plans for Little Brook House

Specialist property adviser Christie & Co has completed on the sale of Little Brook House care home in South Hampshire.

Green Goddess urges residents to get active

Residents in Care UK homes across the country have been taking part in some unusual forms of exercise as part of a seasonal get fit campaign featuring The Green Goddess.

Serious failings at Buxton care home

Porthaven Care Homes' Haddon Hall home in Buxton, Derbyshire “requires improvement” according to the Care Quality Commission.

Exemplary refurb promised for South Yorkshire home

An existing building in Kilnhurst, South Yorkshire is being treated to a £2.3m refurbishment by Exemplar Health Care.

Minister “dismissive” of proposed care law change

Calls for a change in the law to give care home residents the legal right to unrestricted visits from a care giver have been dashed by the government.

Beeston care home deal un-Tangled

Developer Peveril Securities and Charterpoint have sold their Beeston care home development site to Tanglewood Care Services.

Response to Ukraine crisis gives new meaning to 'care' homes

Proving that everybody has a part to play in times of crisis, UK care homes are opening their doors and offering emergency accommodation to refugees arriving from besieged Ukraine.

Care home residents left vulnerable in 'safest small town in the North West'

A Cumbrian care home has been left reeling after a CQC inspection found that the facility 'requires improvement'.

Looking to the Future of Care London 2022

With 29 March fast approaching, the Future of Care Conference will once again be highlighting key trends, challenges and calls-to-action to leaders from across the care sector.

Lords defeat government amendment on care costs cap

A government-proposed amendment to the Health and Care Bill that would have included local authority contributions in the social care cost cap has been defeated in the House of Lords.

Scotland launches Health and Social Care Strategy for Older People

The Scottish government has launched a consultation on a Health and Social Care Strategy for Older People.

Quantum Care making leaps with Bushey buildout

Quantum Care is on track to open in October its 72-bed Oakmoor Lodge care home in Bushey, Hertfordshire.

Hallmark splashes out on new lavish new build in Bath

Hallmark Care Homes has conducted a topping out ceremony for its new 80-bed care home in Bath, Somerset.

Torsion Care takes wraps off plans for York scheme

Care home developer Torsion Care has unveiled plans for a 72-bed scheme in York.

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

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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