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Fund invests in £15.75m Knebworth home

Fund invests in £15.75m Knebworth home

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets has announced its £15.75m acquisition of Knebworth Care Home in Hertfordshire.
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People bathed once a month at Inadequate HC-One home

People only bathed once or twice a month and were found helping each other to eat at a Cheshire care home rated Inadequate by the CQC.
Andrea Sutcliffe, CQC chief inspector of adult social services.

CQC pledges change following consultation

The CQC has pledged to change the way it regulates adult social care services following its consultation on its next phase of regulation.

HC-One fined £45,000 over burns incident

HC-One has been fined £45,000 after a 72-year-old was burned by a portable heater at Elmwood Nursing Home in Croydon.

Private sector failing to meet rising care home demand

A shortfall in care home bed spaces is continuing to increase in the UK as private sector building fails to offset the decline in public sector provision.
GIPskins inventor and director Charise Mullings

GIPskins PPE offers protective antimicrobial arm sleeves for health care workers

Protective arm wear developed by GIPskins offers a win-win solution to carers, residents and care home providers.
Courtney Thorne - Altra Care wireless nurse call system

The end of the nurse call system?

Courtney Thorne shares its latest innovation in wireless nurse call systems technology.
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Former Bupa nurse struck-off for manhandling and threatening resident

A former Bupa nurse has been struck off for manhandling and threatening a resident.
care home nurse

Irish nursing homes face anti-competitive conduct probe

An investigation into potential anti-competitive practices by private nursing homes in Ireland has been launched by the consumer protection watchdog.

Christie Finance introduces new brokerage service

Christie Finance has announced a new brokerage service for its clients, Christie Finance Unsecured.