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MHA Essex care home undergoes major refurbishment

An Essex care home has undergone a refurbishment to maintain and update the home in order for them to provide the best care possible for residents.

PGIM acquires six care homes from Legal & General for £70.2m

PGIM Real Estate has bought six care homes from Legal & General Investment Management in a deal worth £70.2m.

Aedifica unveils plans for £13m Market Drayton care home

Belgian healthcare REIT Aedifica is to invest £13m in a care home in Market Drayton, Shropshire to be operated by Maria Mallaband Care Group.

Masterclass to offer career-boosting opportunity in care consultancy

Social care professionals thinking about a career change are being invited to find out if care consultancy could be a good fit.

Scottish Borders Council advances Galashiels dementia care village

Scottish Borders Council has taken a step closer to building a £14m Dutch-inspired dementia care home near Galashiels.

Surrey sets out plan to improve care choices for older people

Older people with complex needs will be given greater choice over their care and support under a new plan for adult social care in Surrey.

Borough Care polishes Shoemaker Place for spring opening

Borough Care is readying its 66-bed Shoemaker Place care home in Stone, Staffordshire for opening this spring.

UK's second richest family makes care move with Avery acquisition

The UK’s second richest family has made their first move into the care home sector with the acquisition of Northampton-based provider Avery Healthcare.

Cloverdown submits plans for 100-unit care centre in rural Kent

Cloverdown has filed plans for a 100-unit care centre in Sutton Valence near Maidstone in Kent.

Coroner calls for government action on care home sprinkler systems

A coroner has raised concerns with Housing Secretary Michael Gove that sprinkler systems are not a mandatory requirement for care homes.

Aston University academic helps launch website on social care funding

An Aston University financial wellbeing expert has helped launch a new website that aims to help people understand and navigate the social care system.

Javid kicks off ‘Road to Recovery’ tour with Essex care home visit

Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid has kicked off his so-called Road to Recovery tour with a visit to Canford Healthcare’s Willows care home in Essex.

Runwood Homes introduces Bite Sized Nutrition Initiative

Care provider Runwood Homes has launched the Bite Sized Nutrition Initiative to support its residents living with dementia.

Ideal Carehomes on track for April double

Ideal Carehomes is set to open two open care homes in April: Blakelands Lodge in Bedfordshire and Haywood Lodge in Warwickshire.

New Care makes start on former hotel scheme in Bolton

New Care has started construction of its 64-bed care home in Egerton in the northern part of the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester.

CQC issues warning to providers on care home visits

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has warned care providers it will chase down instances where care homes are not allowing visits in accordance with government guidance.

Urban Village Group gets to work on Shropshire site

Urban Village Group has kicked off construction of its £12.6m care home in Telford, Shropshire.

Inspired lodges paperwork for 330-home Dorset retirement village

Inspired Villages has filed plans with Dorset Council for a retirement village consisting of 330 apartments and cottages, and a 60-bed care home near Ringwood.

Maria Mallaband Care Group readies Lace Hill for April opening

Maria Mallaband Care Group is on track to open its £9.5m Lace Hill Manor care home in Buckingham in April.

PJ Care unveils plans for Peterborough extension project

PJ Care has revealed plans for an innovative extension to its 105-bed Eagle Wood care centre in Peterborough that would enable people to live more independently and transition into care with less disruption.

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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
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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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