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Student develops fall detecting smartwatch

Student develops fall detecting smartwatch

A university student has designed a smartwatch which detects falls for elderly people.

Orchard Care unveils new Dementia+ unit

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

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.

Shared school and care home sites can bridge age divide, says report

Shared sites integrating schools and care homes can help bridge the age divide in the UK, a report argues.

Luxurycare celebrates Outstanding hat trick

Dorset operator Luxurycare now boasts the enviable record of having all three of its care homes rated Outstanding.

Hallmark care home scoops national dementia design award

A Hallmark Care Homes’ facility in Cardiff has scooped a prestigious dementia design award.

EXCLUSIVE: Oxfordshire care home shares Outstanding formula

Godswell Park in Bloxham, Oxfordshire recently became one of a handful of care homes to be rated Outstanding in all five CQC criteria. CHP asked leadership team, Chairman Michael Bone and Registered Manager Dina Lee Rodriguez, how they did it.

Care Roadshow focuses on innovation

Care Roadshow Cardiff, hosted at Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday 17 October, was the third time that organiser, Broadway Events, has brought the show to the Welsh care community.

Care Show: Innovative home provides template for future dementia care

Head of Development James Parkhurst provided an update on Abbeyfield’s revolutionary Winnersh dementia care home at Care Show yesterday.

Care home celebrates Outstanding in all categories

Godswell Park in Bloxham, Oxfordshire is celebrating becoming one of only a handful of services to achieve Outstanding in all five CQC categories.