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The Carer’s Summer Unsung Hero is…

 

…Marion Brocklehurst at Cloverfield Care Home!

We here at The Carer are delighted to announce The Summer 2019 Carer Unsung Hero is Marion Brocklehurst, activities coordinator at in Shropshire. Marion has worked at Cloverfields Care since 2002, and for the last 15+ years she has been dedicated to making the ...

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Ipswich Care Home Residents Get ‘Interactive’

Residents at Handford House nursing home in Ipswich are enjoying some interactive digital fun thanks to the fundraising efforts of a resident’s relative. Debi Lewis, the daughter of 79-year-old resident Betty, saw an interactive ‘magic’ light table designed to help people with dementia and set out to raise the money ...

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Heightened Dementia Risk For Ex-Professional Scottish Footballers

A study of 7,676 ex-professional footballers commissioned by the Football Association (FA) and the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) has today revealed that despite a number of health benefits, male former professional Scottish football players were three and half times more likely to die from dementia than the general population of ...

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Care Village Recognised At Local Hospice Awards

Not-for-profit care village, Belong Atherton, has been recognised in Wigan and Leigh Hospice’s annual Hospice in Your Care Home Awards, winning two categories including, for the fourth year running, the Family Nominated Staff Member of the Year, which once again has gone to the organisation’s lead senior support worker, Julia ...

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Next Phase Of Adult Social Care Recruitment Campaign Begins

The next phase of DHSC’s campaign ‘When you care, every day makes a difference’ aims to help fill the 122,000 vacancies in adult social care. The campaign was first launched in February to attract new people with the right values to the sector and increase interest in adult social care as a vocation. ...

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Care Innovation Hub Launches The University Challenge

The Care Innovation Hub has recently announced the launch of the University Challenge, a start-up sprint taking place in Barclays Eagle Labs in Cambridge from Friday 29th November to Sunday 1st December. The long weekend event is aimed at students across the UK interested in learning more about social care ...

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Care Home Provider Brighterkind Wins At CIPD People Management Awards

Care home provider brighterkind wins award for HR/L&D team of the year at this year’s CIPD People Management Awards. The CIPD People Management Awards celebrate and reward the outstanding achievements and contributions made by HR and L&D professionals. Brighterkind has built an extensive Learning and Development (L&D) team and positive ...

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Managing The Performance Of Staff

Sadly, the care home profession is too often in the media for the wrong reasons. Earlier this year, many reported on an “alarming rise in reports of care home abuse”. Stories such as these often overshadow much of the excellent care that so many care homes provide. However, they are ...

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How To Adapt Your Environment For Dementia Care

With one in 14 UK citizens over the age of 65 suffering from dementia , it’s clear that the care sector and society as a whole needs to develop a much greater understanding of cognitive conditions and how to care for sufferers in ways that promote their wellbeing, independence and ...

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Engaging With And Attracting Early Talent Into Social Care Is Essential For Succession Planning

By Amanda Marques, Business Solutions Director, Cohesion It is estimated that 24% of all social care workers are aged over 551 and will retire gradually over the next ten years, creating around 320,000 job vacancies within the care industry. One way for care organisations to tackle this issue before it ...

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Immigration – Settlement Scheme

Are you an EU citizen residing in the UK? If so, you’re probably more than a little concerned about how Brexit will affect you and your family in the coming weeks. With Brexit ever looming, the United Kingdom is bracing itself for a tumultuous year ahead. There is so much ...

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