Best Practice articles

Andrew Knight, managing director of residential care, Care UK, Phillip Steyn, regional director, Care UK, Aidan Dunn, director of resource management, Suffolk County Council, Tim Jennings, contract manager, Suffolk County Council

Care UK and Suffolk County Council scoop award

Care UK and Suffolk County Council scoop award

A ground-breaking project to deliver ten brand new care homes for Suffolk people has taken the top award at one of the most prestigious health and social care ceremonies in the country.
Wren Hall

Nottinghamshire care home rated Outstanding

Wren Hall Nursing Home in Selston has been rated Outstanding by the CQC.
NHS hospital

Devolution deal for health and care in Surrey

Heath and care organisations have signed to a devolution agreement to increase joined up working in Surrey.
Mayor Cllr Eve Keenan at a bake sale fundraiser for the home

Pupils to transform care home garden

Pupils from Rawmarsh Ashwood Primary School in Rotherham are set to transform a care home garden as part of a young leadership project.
Red bag scheme launch at Kingston Hosptial emergency dept

NHS scheme speeds up elderly hospital admissions

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare (HRCH) NHS Trust has launched a new scheme designed to help elderly care home residents receive quick and effective treatment in hospital.
Castle Brook - innovation hub launch

WCS Care launches Innovation Hub

Leading Outstanding care home operator WCS Care has officially opened an Innovation Hub designed to share best practice with other health and care providers.
Afton Lodge care home

Care home teams up with NHS to cut hospital admissions

Hospital admissions have been cut by a Merseyside care home through a partnership with its local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
Professor Martin Green.

Just 3% of people save for care homes

Just 3% of people are saving for care home costs, according to research by Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care.

ROUNDTABLE: Care transparency in the digital age

We spoke with care leaders representing providers, relatives and care management systems to ask them what the transfer from paper to electronic care recording means for future transparency and care quality.
Ed Sutcliffe

EXCLUSIVE: Outstanding – making it achievable for all

Striving for outstanding may feel like searching for a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow but Ed Watkinson, Director of Care Quality at Quality Compliance Systems, offers some helpful tips on how it can be done.