Care Home News & Care Home Industry Events

Health and Social Care Integration in Scotland: One Year On

Emma Divers, Account Executive, PLMR Scotland , 24-Apr-17 article from 'Opinion' section

The 1st of April 2016 marked the implementation of The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014, otherwise known as the Act responsible for the integration of health and social care in Scotland. One

Care home leader criticises £1m legal battle over nursing home funding as 'pathetic and very expensive squabble'

Sue Learner , 24-Apr-17 article from 'News' section

The £1m legal battle between the local authorities and health boards in Wales as to who should fund nursing home fees, has been condemned by Care Forum Wales as a “pathetic and very expensive squabble”. The

UK's top care homes as picked by care home residents

Sue Learner , 21-Apr-17 article from 'Innovative Care' section

Care home residents as well as their friends and relatives have rated care homes across the UK, giving their Top 20 for each region. Their reviews of the overall standard of a care home, also include ratings

Fire at Tamworth care home caused by discarded cigarette

Melissa McAlees , 20-Apr-17 article from 'News' section

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have issued a reminder to care homes to take care when disposing of smoking materials. The call comes after an investigation into a serious fire at a Tamworth care home was found to have been

Chai Patel hands over reins as chief executive of HC-One - one of UK's biggest care providers

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

Chai Patel, founder of HC-One, the UK’s third largest care home provider has stepped down from his position as chief executive. Dr Patel who founded HC-One in 2011, will continue as chairman of HC-One. Justin

GPs are not diagnosing IBS early enough

Michaela Mildenhall , 19-Apr-17 article from 'News' section

GPs are not detecting Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) early enough, new research reveals. One third of IBS and IBD patients asked by researchers reveals they visited

Never too old to graduate: 101-year-old care home resident finally gets degree

Melissa McAlees , 19-Apr-17 article from 'News' section

Care home resident Betty Yorke had double the reason to celebrate on 17 March, after turning 101 and becoming one of the UK’s oldest graduates, proving you are never too old to fulfil your wishes. Last year,

New church at Dundee care home answers residents' prayers

Melissa McAlees , 18-Apr-17 article from 'News' section

Residents at Bupa’s Balcarres Care Home no longer need to worry about missing Sunday service, after dedicated staff created their own church in the home’s garden. The chapel - complete with pews, an altar, stained glass windows and an organ

Care homes probed for 'unfair' fees charged to families after residents die

Melissa McAlees , 18-Apr-17 article from 'News Analysis' section

Care homes are charging families for ‘extended periods’ after the death of an elderly relative, prompting a string of complaints to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The watchdog is investigating

Hats off to ladies' egg-ceptional Easter bonnets

Angeline Albert , 13-Apr-17 article from 'News' section

The Easter Bunny paid an early visit to Dene Holm Care Home, where ladies inspired by Spring’s blooming flowers, donned colourful bonnets they'd made in time for a festive parade this Bank holiday weekend. The

Care home owner fined thousands after 98-year-old's bed fall death

Angeline Albert , 12-Apr-17 article from 'News' section

The owner of a care home has been ordered to pay £163,185.15 for care failings that led to the death of a 98-year-old man who fell from his bed. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has prosecuted Joseph Rowntree

Where Clooney goes Theresa May follows: Prime Minister throws shapes with care home residents

Angeline Albert , 12-Apr-17 article from 'Innovative Care' section

Celebrities are stalking a care home in Sonning it seems – with the latest visit including some dance moves from Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May. Life for the residents of Sunrise Senior Living of

Upcoming Care Sector Exhibitions & Conferences

Care Roadshow Liverpool

Date: Tuesday 09 May 2017

Organiser: Care Roadshows

Contact: 01425 838393


Upcoming Care Sector Awards

Upcoming Care Home Events & Open Days

Fish and Chip Supper - 2nd Friday of the month from 5.00 pm

Date: Saturday 01 Apr 2017 – Sunday 30 Apr 2017

Organiser: Forthbank Care Home

Dementia Group - Every Tuesday from 2.00 pm at Breightmet Library

Date: Saturday 01 Apr 2017 – Sunday 30 Apr 2017

Organiser: Four Seasons Care Home

Rievaulx House providing Day Care!

Date: Saturday 01 Apr 2017 – Sunday 30 Apr 2017

Organiser: Rievaulx House Care Centre

Coffee Morning - 1st Monday of the month from 10.30 am

Date: Monday 03 Apr 2017 – Sunday 30 Apr 2017

Organiser: Yew Trees

Afternoon Tea and Tour

Date: Tuesday 04 Apr 2017 – Thursday 27 Apr 2017

Location: Beaumont Manor Care Home, Kirkby Road, Great Holland, Frinton-On-Sea, C013 0FB

Organiser: Beaumont Manor

Holy Communion starting from 5th April

Date: Wednesday 05 Apr 2017 – Sunday 30 Apr 2017

Organiser: Holme Lea