The Daily Express (care sector) (17-May-17)
Davina Ludlow, director of carehome.co.uk, was quoted in a news story over a report by Age UK finding 2.6m elderly people are being left to fend for themselves and are unable to do basic things like wash and get dressed.
The Daily Express (care sector) (01-Jan-17)
The Daily Express wrote 'Number of families looking for care homes are expected to rise by 25 per cent in January' - based on figures from carehome.co.uk
NetDoctor co uk (27-Nov-16)
Feature in NetDoctor.co.uk on creative activities to do with people with dementia
Davina Ludlow, director of carehome.co.uk, was quoted in the feature - 'Couples living together in care homes share their love stories'
The news story - NHS 'failing older people with mental health issues' - was based on a report by Age UK claiming the NHS is letting down older people with anxiety and depression.
The Huffington Post (05-Aug-16)
Care homes need to do more to keep residents stimulated
The Huffington Post (24-Jun-16)
Initiatives to tackle loneliness
The Independent (04-May-16)
The news story in the Independent - 'Dementia sufferers unwittingly paying for free NHS services, claims damning report' - was based on a report by Alzheimer's Society and Care England.
Care & Nursing Essentials (30-Mar-16)
Cartref Y Borth Nursing Home is celebrating after the home received a top ranking as part of the carehome.co.uk annual top 20 care home awards.
The Carer (29-Mar-16)
Cartreft Y Borth Nursing Home in Conwy is celebrating after receiving a top ranking as part of the carehome.co.uk top 20 home awards.
The Guardian (12-Feb-16)
Sue Learner, editor of carehome.co.uk, wrote a feature for the Guardian's Social Care Network about an exhibition where older people talked about the difference love made to their lives.
BBC Radio Tees (09-Feb-16)
Davina Ludlow, carehome.co.uk director gave her opinion on CCTV in care homes in a heated debate on the issue
The Daily Mail (30-Dec-15)
The article in the Daily Mail featured a video that had gone viral of a grandmother with dementia being given a baby doll for Christmas. The article quoted information from an article on doll therapy from carehome.co.uk http://www.carehome.co.uk/news/article.cfm/id/1562785/care-homes-controversial-doll-therapy-people-dementia
The Metro ran a story on a video that had gone viral of a baby doll being given to a grandmother. It referred to a feature on carehome.co.uk quoting information on doll therapy.
BBC The One Show (28-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, after a care home in Birmingham trialled surveillance cameras.
BBC Radio Sussex (20-Mar-15)
Parveen Goyal, owner of Cross Lane House care home, was interviewed on BBC Radio Sussex about being named top recommended care home in the UK in the carehome.co.uk awards.
Care & Nursing Essentials (15-Feb-15)
Care & Nursing Essentials ran a profile on Davina Ludlow, carehome.co.uk director, in which she gave her views on the challenges facing the care sector.
BBC Radio Berkshire (26-Jan-15)
Roxi Chirita, activities coordinator of Care Home Idol, was interviewed at BBC Radio Berkshire
LBC Radio (23-Nov-14)
Davina Ludlow, director of carehome.co.uk was interviewed on LBC radio about the CQC publishing guidance on CCTV in care homes. She was asked about other measures that can be put in place to stamp out abuse
BBC News (19-Nov-14)
Davina Ludlow, carehome.co.uk director, was interviewed live on BBC News Channel about what she thought of covert surveillance in care homes after CQC said it would publish guidance on surveillance.
The Guardian (29-Oct-14)
The Guardian ran a feature on Care Home Idol - the online talent competition run by carehome.co.uk - as part of its series on The Big Ageing Population Debate.
The Telegraph (06-Oct-14)
Davina Ludlow, director of carehome.co.uk was quoted in The Telegraph giving her opinion on covert surveillance in care homes, in relation to guidance being given by the CQC on the issue.
The Guardian (15-Jul-14)
Davina Ludlow, director of carehome.co.uk, is quoted in a feature in the Guardian on a rise in older people playing games on the Wii, Kindle and iPad. She backed up the findings with anecdotal evidence on an increase in care homes using tablets as reminiscence tools, as well as keeping in touch with family and friends via Skype, email and social media.
The Daily Mail (28-Jun-14)
The Financial Mail on Sunday ran a feature giving advice on paying care bills and recommended carehome.co.uk as the site to go to when looking for a care home
Nursing Times (24-Feb-14)
The Nursing Times ran a story on a poll by carehome.co.uk on whether staff should wear uniforms in care homes. A total of 57 per cent were in favour of the idea, with 34 per cent against and around 8 per cent saying maybe.
BBC London 94.9 (24-Feb-14)
BBC London radio discussed the issue of whether staff should wear uniforms in care homes after carehome.co.uk carried out a poll finding over half of people were in favour. Davina Ludlow, director of carehome.co.uk was interviewed.
The Independent (23-Feb-14)
The Independent ran a news story on carehome.co.uk's poll on whether staff in care homes should wear uniforms.
The Telegraph (02-Dec-13)
The Telegraph ran a story on data held by carehome.co.uk which showed a 40 per cent increase in the number of people searching for residential care for the elderly in the New Year.
The Guardian (02-Dec-13)
Davina Ludlow, carehome.co.uk director, was quoted in a news story in The Guardian on dehydration and malnutrition in care homes.
The Guardian (15-Oct-13)
Davina Ludlow, carehome.co.uk director, was quoted in a news story in The Guardian on the CQC's proposal to look at the use of CCTV in care homes.
The Daily Mail (15-Oct-13)
Davina Ludlow, director of carehome.co.uk was quoted in the Daily Mail about the CQC revealing it is going to consult on covert cameras in care homes
BBC Radio Tees (13-Oct-13)
carehome.co.uk director Davina Ludlow discusses CCTV in care homes on BBC Radio Tees.
The Guardian (27-Aug-13)
Sue Learner, news editor of carehome.co.uk wrote an article in The Guardian's Social Care Network about the different initiatives that care homes are coming up with to fight the negative stereotypes about care homes.
The Telegraph (19-Aug-13)
The Telegraph ran a news story featuring research from carehome.co.uk, showing that only one in six of the 20,000 care homes in the UK provides internet access to residents.
The Guardian (29-Apr-13)
Sue Learner, news editor of carehome.co.uk, wrote an article for the Guardian Social Care Network, about a growing number of care homes using doll therapy for people with dementia.
The Guardian (13-Mar-13)
Sue Learner, news editor of carehome.co.uk wrote an article in The Guardian's Social Care Network about care home provider, Family Mosaic Housing, which has appointed sex champions to teach staff to see sex as a natural part of life for older people.