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S.A.C. Construction kicks off works on Thame scheme for Care UK

S.A.C. Construction has kicked off construction of a 68-bed care home in Thame in Oxfordshire for provider Care UK.

Royal College of Physicians warns UK is facing care crisis

The UK is sleepwalking into a crisis of care for older people due to combination of a rapidly ageing population and a lack of NHS workforce planning, according to the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).

Plans advance for Simply UK scheme in Shrewsbury

Plans for a 70-bed care home to be operated by Simply UK have been lodged with Shrewsbury Council.

Barclays Eagle Labs event to stick claws into care home sector

Barclays Eagle Labs is to take a deep dive into the impact of the pandemic and Brexit on the care home industry in an online event on 17 March.

DHSC launches new online system for free PPE provision

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a new online platform for care providers to order free personal protective equipment (PPE) in England.

‘No jab, no job’ rules for care staff to be binned on 15 March

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is to revoke regulations making Covid vaccination a condition of deployment in health and social care settings on Tuesday 15 March.

Covid accounted for nearly a quarter of care resident deaths during first wave

Covid was involved in nearly a quarter of all care home resident deaths in England during the first wave of the pandemic, according to figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Highwood logs onto construction of £10m Sussex home

Highwood Group has started construction of a £10m, 64-bed specialist dementia care home near Littlehampton in West Sussex for Healthcare Management Trust (HMT).

Walter Thompson snags Stockton build contract for £4.7m Exemplar scheme

Walter Thompson Contractors is to build Exemplar Health Care’s £4.7m Tees Grange care home in Stockton-on-Tees.

20/30 Labs partners Avery Healthcare for infection control trial

20/30 Labs has taken the wraps off its Covid infection control trial through the analysis of wastewater at Avery Healthcare residential care homes.

Sanders Senior Living opens doors to resident-run shop

Sanders Senior Living has launched a resident-run shop that will be open daily at its Claridge Place near Solihull in the West Midlands.

Care England, Age UK call for free Covid tests for visitors

Care England and Age UK have urged the government to fund free Covid tests for care home visitors beyond 1 April.

Nellsar launches Dietary Diaries to boost staff physical and mental health

Care provider Nellsar has launched a dietary campaign to boost the physical and mental health of staff to coincide with You Can Care Week, a nationwide initiative that shines a spotlight on social care workers.

ROAR B2B opens registrations for UK Care Week in July

ROAR B2B has opened registrations for UK Care Week in July at the Birmingham NEC.

Ian Dilks confirmed as new CQC chairman

MPs have confirmed the appointment of Ian Dilks as the new chairman of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following his appearance before the health and social care committee.

Inaugural Kent Care Summit to take place on 2 March

Kent County Council is to bring together a panel of experts to discuss the future of adult social care in the first ever Kent Care Summit on 2 March.

UK is 20 years behind US on retirement living – Savills

The UK is around 20 years behind the US in the development of integrated retirement communities (IRC) but has considerable scope for growth, according to estate agents Savills.

Abel Homes gets green light for Norfolk care village scheme

Abel Homes has secured planning permission to build a 64-bed care home and 40 extra care dwellings as part of a wider housing development in Swaffham in western Norfolk.

Loveday readies Kensington luxury care home for first residents

Loveday & Co will welcome its first residents to its new dementia care home in Kensington next month.

Mulberry Care ordered to pay £50,000 after resident fall death

Mulberry Care has been ordered to pay £51,049.60 at Reading Magistrates’ Court after it failed to protect a resident from avoidable harm.

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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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