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Queen’s Speech silence on social care leaves ‘bitter taste’ for Care England

Care England has called out the government for its failure to mention social care in this year’s Queen’s Speech.

Care UK calls for recognition of nurses working in care homes

Marking International Nurses Day, Care UK’s most senior nurse, Rachel Gilbert, has called for more recognition of the work nurses do in social care settings.

Sanders Senior Living makes Worcester source of dementia awareness

Sanders Senior Living’s care home The Belmont hosted Paul Gaskell, director of wellbeing and dementia care, for a series of dementia awareness sessions for the Worcester community.

Orchard asks staff to pick a diploma

Middleton Park Lodge nursing home in Leeds is offering every new member of nursing staff access to the company’s leadership development programme, where they can gain a diploma in leadership management.

Housing 21 to deliver £13 million Extra Care development in Telford

Not-for-profit provider Housing 21 has begun work on a £13m Extra Care scheme in Telford, Shropshire.

New wearable tech aims to sock it to dementia

Smart socks that track rising distress in the wearer could improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia.

RLDatix acquires Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

RLDatix, global leader in governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) and human capital management (HCM) healthcare solutions, has announced the acquisition of UK-based Quality Compliance Systems (QCS), leading provider of content-driven SaaS compliance software.

Care consortium marks twenty years’ support across care Spectrum

Leading care consortium Spectrum has marked 20 years of providing support, advice, and networking opportunities to the care sector.

New Care opens first Yorkshire care home

New Care has officially opened its new £15m Yorkshire care home Adel Manor.

New Surrey home latest in Barchester chronicles

McGoff Construction has commenced work on a new Surrey care home for Barchester Healthcare.

Government must bring back COVID fund to safeguard 'lives and livelihood'

UNISON and the Care Provider Alliance (CPA) have written jointly to Sajid Javid urging him to reinstate COVID funding for social care.

Blooming Marvellous time to be had at Runwood care homes

Runwood Homes has launched its annual Blooming Marvellous competition.

Signature brings the good life to Surbiton

Kingston Council has approved planning permission for Signature Senior Lifestyle to build an 86-bed luxury care home in Surbiton, Greater London.

NCF unveils dedicated ICS resources

The National Care Forum (NCF) has created a range of resources designed to help the care sector implement Integrated Care Systems (ICS).

Care Sector Fundraising Ball bounces back

The Care Sector Fundraising Ball is bouncing back following its hiatus during the pandemic.

WASHCO announces second spin for Love Laundry Awards

Commercial laundry specialist WASHCO will once again be championing the care sector’s laundry stars with its Love Laundry Awards 2022.

Grove Court achieves Gold Standard with Quality Hallmark Award

Grove Court in Suffolk has been awarded a national Gold Standards Framework (GSF) Quality Hallmark Award for its delivery of end-of-life care during the pandemic.

Abbeyfield takes government to task at Westminster meeting

Housing charity and care home operator Abbeyfield was invited to a session of the government’s task force on housing for older people on 25 April.

Elior grazing box picked for nutrition award

Contract caterer Elior UK’s head of nutrition Mandy Davies has won a health & nutrition award for the development of grazing boxes for care home residents.

Ivy Court grows Runwood Homes portfolio

Ivy Court, a residential and dementia care home in Balby, Doncaster, has been opened by Runwood Homes.

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Upcoming Events

The Care Show 2022

National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
12th October - 13th October 2022

Care Roadshows - London

Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom
18th October 2022

The Future of Care Conference North

Pavilions of Harrogate, Harrogate
1st November 2022

Care Homes: Beyond COVID

National Conference Centre, Birmingham
8th November 2022

Care Roadshows - Cardiff

Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff
17th November 2022

Care England Conference

Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London
16th March 2023

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