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Care home music bridges the generation gap

Care home music bridges the generation gap

Children from a pre-school nursery and elderly residents of a care home in Crewe have bridged the generation gap by making music together.

NAPA offers tips on successful care home visits

Sylvie Silver, Executive Director of the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA), offers some tips on providing successful care home visits.
Hallmark Care, Quality, Governance and Compliance Director, Julie Rayner,

Hallmark offers Outstanding tips

Following Hallmark Care Homes first Outstanding CQC rating, Care, Quality, Governance and Compliance Director, Julie Rayner, shares Bucklesham Grange Care Home’s secrets of success and how the company supports the homes within its group to deliver high-quality care.
John Strowbridge

Almost 50% of staff sign up to Avery benefits scheme

Almost half of Avery Healthcare’s workforce have signed up to a new benefits scheme launched in October.
Graham Stokes II

Bupa dementia expert to join HC-One

Bupa Global Director of Dementia Care Professor Graham Stokes is to join HC-One in January.
Bridgeside Lodge

Islington care home goes two better with second Outstanding

Bridgeside Lodge Care Centre in Islington is celebrating its second CQC Outstanding.

White Paper sets out case for going digital

A Surrey Care Association (SCA) White Paper has set out the case for the adoption of digital care technology.

Virtual reality brings son’s wedding to care home resident

Virtual Reality technology has allowed a Yorkshire care home resident to experience her son’s wedding day.
Elaine Farrer, Colten Care Operations Director; Rick Otten, Colten Care Co-Chairman; Admiral Nurse Kay Gibson; Dementia UK’s Rachel Johnstone; and Mark Aitchison, Colten Care Chief Executive

Best practice celebrated at Dementia Utopia conference

Team members from five family-owned care homes in Dorset and Hampshire have shared their latest insights on how people with dementia can be helped to live well.
Ablegrange's Severn Heights

Ablegrange trials PCS electronic care planning system

Care home operator Ablegrange has successfully trialled Person Centre Software’s (PCS) electronic care planning system.