Press Releases



carehome.co.uk director interviewed on BBC's The One Show about surveillance cameras in care homes

carehome.co.uk (29-Sep-15)

Davina Ludlow, director of carehome.co.uk - the leading online guide to care homes, appeared on The One Show giving her views on the use of surveillance cameras in care homes. The programme on BBC One, looked at Bramley Court… read full article

Kent care home named runner-up in Care Home Idol 2014

carehome.co.uk (28-Jan-15)

Ashley Gardens Care Centre has been named runner-up in the annual Care Home Idol contest. Residents and staff from the care home came second in the talent contest with their funny, improvised performance of the musical South… read full article

Essex singer named runner-up in Care Home Idol 2014

carehome.co.uk (28-Jan-15)

Brian Shaw from Southend-on-Sea has been named runner-up in the annual Care Home Idol contest. The care home entertainer, who is passionate about singing in care homes, was voted runner-up with his medley… read full article

Dementia music therapists named runner-up in Care Home Idol 2014

carehome.co.uk (26-Jan-15)

Kiddleydivey from Gerrards Cross in Buckinghamshire has been named runner-up in Care Home Idol 2014. The performers, which specialise in music therapy for people with dementia, won the title of runner-up, with their interactive… read full article

Berkshire care home wins Care Home Idol 2014

carehome.co.uk (23-Jan-15)

Langley Haven care home has won Care Home Idol 2014. The residents of Langley Haven care home in Slough, battled against numerous other care homes in the UK, to win the talent contest with their rendition… read full article

Oldest Choir in the World named runner-up in Care Home Idol 2014

carehome.co.uk (21-Jan-15)

The Oldest Choir in the World has won runner-up in this year’s Care Home Idol contest. The singing pensioners from St John’s House care home in Kirk Hammerton, York, which have been officially named by the… read full article

Merseyside singer wins Care Home Idol 2014

carehome.co.uk (21-Jan-15)

Linda Pelling from Merseyside has won this year’s Care Home Idol contest. The care home entertainer, from South Wirral, won the competition with her medley of songs which included ‘Wonderful World’ and ‘Long… read full article

carehome.co.uk statement on CQC guidance for surveillance in care homes

carehome.co.uk (18-Nov-14)

Davina Ludlow, carehome.co.uk director said: “Whilst we welcome any action that helps protect residents, it is vital that dignity and privacy is also respected. “We shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that a care home is… read full article

carehome.co.uk urges more sharing of best practice for dementia patients

carehome.co.uk (13-Oct-14)

Reacting to the Care Quality Commission’s report on the standards of provision of dementia care in England, a leading guide to care homes has called for more effective sharing of best practice for dementia patients, between care homes… read full article

carehome.co.uk responds to Andy Burnham's speech on social care

carehome.co.uk (24-Sep-14)

Davina Ludlow, director of carehome.co.uk, a leading online guide to care homes, said: “Every winter, tens of thousands of elderly people end up spending long periods in hospital beds, rather than receiving the care that’s right… read full article

Over half of people want to see care home staff in uniforms

carehome.co.uk (24-Feb-14)

A recent poll conducted by carehome.co.uk, a leading online guide to care homes, has revealed that over half of people who took part (58%) want to see care home staff wearing uniforms. The results of the poll showed that… read full article

carehome.co.uk director wins Care Personality of the Year

carehome.co.uk (02-Dec-13)

Davina Ludlow, director of carehome.co.uk and homecare.co.uk, said she is “over the moon” after she won the award for Care Personality of the Year. Ms Ludlow was one of six finalists competing to win the coveted title at the… read full article

Predicted rise in the number of people looking for care homes

carehome.co.uk (28-Nov-13)

Care home directory site carehome.co.uk which assists web users in their search for care homes in the UK is expecting record traffic following families’ annual get together at Christmas. Carehome.co.uk has… read full article

Leading care home resource carehome.co.uk joins forces with Research Ready Care Home Network

Sue Learner, News Editor (21-Nov-12)

The leading care home resource carehome.co.uk has joined forces with the Research Ready Care Home Network in an innovative project to encourage more care homes to take part in research studies to improve the treatment and care of… read full article