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Professor Martin Green.

Care England and ITN Productions launch Shaping Tomorrow

Care England and ITN Productions launch Shaping Tomorrow

Care England and ITN Production have teamed up on a news and current affairs style programme exploring the future of health and social care and the challenges facing the sector.

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Care providers and families must work in partnership

The issue of how care homes work with relatives and deal professionally with disputes and other challenges is a very topical and highly emotive area.

Shaping Tomorrow: Abena aims to revolutionise continence care

Abena and wearable sensor specialist MediSens are targeting the UK care home market with a revolutionary continence aid product.

CareShield partners on care career pathway

Leading care sector eLearning and workforce development solutions provider, CareShield, has partnered with the University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) to create a unique career pathway and offer a number of varied courses to suit all health and social care professionals from nursing and clinical supervision to dementia care and cognitive behavioural studies.

Think twice if you’re dealing with tricky customers on International Day for Tolerance

South West care charity Milestones Trust is calling on people to think twice when dealing with ‘difficult’ members of the public to mark International Day for Tolerance.
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EXCLUSIVE: Residents’ relatives should never be demonised, says R&RA

Judy Downey, Chair of The Relatives & Residents Association (R&RA), tells CHP families should not be afraid to speak about poor standards.
Simon Lawrence (Group Culinary Manager), Lorraine Ford (Home Manager) and Davesh Kumar (Head of Hotel Services)

Avery scoops housekeeping and catering awards

Avery Healthcare’s Crispin Court Care Home in Stafford is celebrating a housekeeping and catering awards double.
Welsh rugby player Rhys Webb with the Mayor of Cardiff Councillor Monica Walsh, General Manager Karen Grapes and Hallmark Care Homes Managing Director at Avnish Goyal at the relaunch of Shire Hall Care Home last November

Hallmark care home scoops national dementia design award

A Hallmark Care Homes’ facility in Cardiff has scooped a prestigious dementia design award.
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Something’s fishy at Orchard Care Homes

Cooks from across Orchard Care Homes have been getting to grips with fish dishes through a partnership with Young’s Foodservice.

Young volunteers become Dementia Friends

Young volunteers from the National Citizens Service (NCS) have been getting to know residents at Belong’s state of the art care village in Wigan.