Care Home News & Care Home Industry Events

'Allo 'Allo! actor Gorden Kaye, aged 75, dies at care home

Angeline Albert, News Editor , 23-Jan-17 article from 'News' section

The actor Gorden Kaye, best known for his role in 'Allo 'Allo!, the BBC sitcom, died this morning at his care home at the age of 75. Gorden Kaye became famous when he was cast as cafe owner René Artois in

Celebrities back 'mighty' fundraising quiz for Alzheimer's Research UK

Charley Walker, News Editor , 23-Jan-17 article from 'News' section

Countdown’s Rachel Riley and actress Ashley Jensen are calling on the public to host their own ‘Mighty Quiz’ and raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK. Budding quizmasters will unite teams on 27 April

Noise sensor used in aeroplanes could detect arthritis, say academics

Angeline Albert, News Editor , 23-Jan-17 article from 'News' section

A sensor, typically used to spot damage to aeroplane wings, could help identify the early signs of arthritis via an easy-to-wear patch. Engineers at Cardiff University believe noise sensors used in aerospace

Dementia research scientist and marathon enthusiast runs in memory of grandfather

Charley Walker, News Editor , 20-Jan-17 article from 'News' section

A medicinal chemist and dementia researcher for Alzheimer’s Research UK is raising money for the charity and paying tribute to his grandfather by taking part in the Surrey half marathon. Dr Stephen Wren,

Care home resident who assisted at lung operation of King George VI celebrates turning 100

Sue Learner, Editor , 19-Jan-17 article from 'News' section

Sarah Minter, who assisted at the lung operation of King George VI at Buckingham Palace, has celebrated her 100th birthday. Ms Minter, who lives at Whitegates Retirement Home in Hastings, spent her working

Charity calls for HIV training for care workers after they showed 'unacceptable' prejudice

Charley Walker, News Editor , 19-Jan-17 article from 'News Analysis' section

The Terrence Higgins Trust is calling for a 'major shift' in awareness and training of care workers to support older people with HIV, after it revealed a care home made a woman with HIV sit on the same chair and used antibacterial

Sitting for ten hours each day can age women by eight years, study finds

Melissa McAlees, News Editor , 19-Jan-17 article from 'News' section

Sitting down for long periods of time without participating in regular exercise can accelerate biological ageing in women, according to new research published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. The

'Unclean' North London care home for alcoholics and drug addicts put in special measures

Sue Learner, Editor , 18-Jan-17 article from 'News' section

St Mungo’s Broadway care home in Holloway, North London, has been placed in special measures by inspectors after it was found to be ‘unclean’ with infection control problems and bedbugs. The home in Hilldrop

Norwich care home rated Outstanding and praised for 'attention to detail'

Sue Learner, Editor , 18-Jan-17 article from 'News' section

Saxlingham Hall Nursing Home in Norwich has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission and praised by a relative as standing out for its ‘attention to detail’. Staff at the care home in Saxlingham

'Don't keep quiet and carry on': Prince William urges people to speak out about mental health

Charley Walker, News Editor , 17-Jan-17 article from 'News' section

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry united at a Heads Together conference to urge people to end the stigma and silence around mental health. Speaking at the Heads Together conference on 17

Care home wins PETA award for signing up to Veganuary

Sue Learner, Editor , 17-Jan-17 article from 'News' section

Harper Fields care home in Coventry has won an award from the charity PETA for offering all residents an alternative option of vegan meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the month of January. The

Blackpool mural calms care home residents and sparks reminiscence

Sue Learner , 16-Jan-17 article from 'News' section

A care home in Lancashire has brought sunny Blackpool to their residents by installing a mural of the seaside town in their lounge. A large-scale image of a sunny summer day in Blackpool occupies a full wall

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Moving and Handling People 2017 - South

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