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Start-up seeks to transform social care with technology

Start-up seeks to transform social care with technology

London-based health start-up OnCare is aiming to transform social care having raised £550,000 through a seed investment round.

EXCLUSIVE: Mapping your dementia care

We take a look at how Susan Goldsmith of The Care Home Coach has helped take Hallmark Care Homes’ together dementia strategy to the next level through the use of Dementia Care Mapping (DCM).
Dementia Perception

Dementia patients more likely to be given unnecessary prescriptions

People living with dementia are 17% more likely to be given unnecessary prescriptions, according to new research.

Woman dies in supported living flats fire

A woman has died after a fire broke out in supporting living flats provided by Sequence Care Group in Chingford, Waltham Forest.

Bournemouth care home installs dementia care innovation

Muscliff Care Home in Bournemouth has installed the Tovertafel (‘Magic Table’ in Dutch) in its care home following an overwhelming reaction from residents. This award-winning innovation comes from the Netherlands, which is renowned for its cutting-edge approach to dementia care.

Go ahead for £8m York dementia care home

Planning permission has been granted for an £8m, 80-bed care home in York.

SUPPLIER FOCUS: Liberta Vie introduces complete care bedroom furnishing solution

Introducing Liberta Vie, the complete solution to the time involved in furnishing care community bedrooms.

Former head of NHS nursing strategy joins Belong

Former NHS England head of nursing strategy and commissioning, Stacey McCann, has been appointed chief operation officer at care village operator, Belong.

Care home malnutrition and dehydration risks exposed

Thousands of elderly people are at risk of malnutrition and dehydration at care homes across the country, according to research carried out by The Independent.

St Ives care home given second lowest food rating

Trewidden Care Home in St Ives, Cornwall has been given the second lowest rating by food hygiene inspectors.