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Knight Frank Launches Inaugural Senior Living Guide

Knight Frank has launched its inaugural Senior Living Guide, which showcases the best senior living residential developments in the UK. Following over 150 entries from operators, a selection of industry experts judged the schemes based on their environment, amenity provision, apartment sizes & range, care services, hospitality services and value ...

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Hampshire Couple Celebrate 50 Years Of Marriage

Hampshire couple Jim and Audrey Ingram celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in style at Tegfield House, in Winchester on 29th January. Surrounded by family members, Son David, Daughter-in –law and Granddaughter as well as staff and friends, Mr and Mrs Ingram enjoyed afternoon to toast the happy occasion. The Chilbolton ...

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Health Plus Care Launch The Residential And Home Care Show

Closerstill Media, the event organiser behind the hugely successful Health Plus Care event are pleased to announce the launch of The Residential & Home Care Show as part of the NEW Health Plus Care series. Taking place at ExCel London on 26th and 27th June, the Residential & Home Care ...

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Runny Lion Eggs Return To Care Home Menus

Fifteen months on from the official change in FSA advice, care home caterers are returning runny and raw eggs to their menus, ensuring that their residents don’t miss out on popular mealtime options like scrambled eggs, boiled egg with soldiers and omelettes. The change in FSA advice confirmed that British ...

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MHA’s Oldest Retirement Living Resident Turns 106

Monica Budge is MHA’s oldest retirement living resident when it comes to living independently with just a little support from care staff as she marked her 106th birthday. Monica lives at Assisi Place, a retirement living scheme in Hunslet, Leeds, which enables Monica and her fellow residents to live independently in ...

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Penguin Visit Makes A Wish Come True For 92-Year Old Annie.

The team at a brand new care home where the first residents only moved in just before Christmas has already embraced Care UK’s wishing tree initiative in style by fulfilling a life-long wish to feed a real penguin. The visit was specially organised by the home team to surprise Annie ...

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CQC Issues Guidance On Sexuality And Relationships

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published guidance on sexuality and relationships to help providers to support people’s specific needs. The guidance builds on CQC’s quality framework, adding further detail on issues like relationships, diversity and protecting people from harm. It covers a diverse range of often complex issues, including supporting ...

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Carrot Cake Day Helps Chesterfield Care Home Residents

Residents at Springbank House Care Home, on Ashgate Road, in Chesterfield, have been recalling their baking skills to mark the national day. They helped make and decorate buns and cakes before they were served during afternoon tea. Using their baking skills has proven beneficial for those with dementia, according to ...

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Gorleston Carers Celebrate 120 Years Of Combined Loyal Service

The Gables residential home in Gorleston, Norfolk, has taken time out to thank ten members of its team for their long and dedicated service to the home. A special presentation was held to formally acknowledge staff members for their continued work, which between them works out to 120 years of ...

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What Can We Expect In The Care Home Industry In 2019?

Predications of what will happen in the care home industry in 2019, from Person Centred Software co-founder and director, Jonathan Papworth. Jonathan speaks about how funding may be affected by Brexit, the importance of improving efficiencies rather than reducing care quality, and how important technology is to support care homes, ...

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Grieve Pushes for CCTV in All Care Homes – Legal Comment

Dominic Grieve MP is promoting a new law to make it compulsory to have CCTV cameras in care homes. He is hoping to secure a debate in Parliament in September, so it could be one of the first things MP’s deal with when they return from their summer recess. One ...

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The Sad Side Of Christmas

By Dr Gero Baiarda, Private GP & Primary Care Dermatologist at GPDQ, the UK’s first doctor-on-demand app Christmas Day will soon be upon us. For most of us, it’s a time of joy and happiness as we gather with loved ones and celebrate the festive spirit. My children have spoken ...

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7 Ways to Avoid Catching the Flu

Influenza (also known as flu) is a very common infectious disease which spreads easily and can have serious consequences for some people. Most flu infection occurs during the winter months. Care home residents are extremely vulnerable to flu because: • Residents are often elderly and frail • Residents often have ...

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