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Green Paper consultation launched on social care workforce

Green Paper consultation launched on social care workforce

A consultation on the challenges facing the social care workforce that will feed into the Government’s Green Paper this summer, has been launched by the Department of Health and Social Care and Skills for Care.

Orchard Care unveils new Dementia+ unit

A new 18-bed Dementia+ Unit has been unveiled at Green Park Care Home in Warrington, Cheshire.

Virtual reality opens up new worlds for Somerset Care residents

A virtual reality (VR) headset is opening up new worlds for residents at a Somerset Care home.

Nursing home given ‘one star’ food hygiene rating

A Derby nursing home has been given a one star food hygiene rating following a council inspection.

Cavendish Coalition issues social care workforce Brexit warning

The Cavendish Coalition has warned the UK cannot afford to lose its EU health and social care workforce following Brexit.

London conference helps bridge the care age divide

A Nightingale Hammerson conference has highlighted the benefits of intergenerational activity in care homes.

Retirement village wins European design award 

Lime Tree Village a range of independent retirement living residences based in Dunchurch, Warwickshire, has won a European hospitality design award celebrating stylish hotels, B&Bs and retirement living.

North Shields care home pioneers feedback app

Appleby Care Home in North Shields is one of the first care homes in the country to use a new app-based quality feedback system.

Colten Care celebrates Outstanding hat rick

Woodpeckers nursing home in the New Forest has become the third Colten Care home to be rated Outstanding by the CQC.

Thousands of care home residents suffering financial abuse

The CQC has investigated almost 13,000 concerns over the financial abuse of elderly care home residents, a FOI has found.