Residents were evacuated with six taken to hospital for treatment following a fire caused by electrics at a care home in North Wales yesterday.
Rescue training provider Ruth Lee explains the importance for care home providers in planning for emergency scenarios.
Two Cumbria care homes have upgraded their fire safety with the installation of Kentec Taktis Fire systems.
Hygiene needs to be assured from the floor up, but sound practice and selection of floor cleaning equipment will also safeguard health, safety and wellbeing, says Gordon McVean, International Sales & Marketing Director of Truvox International.
Dr Stephen Tomkins, a dedicated GP working for Encore’s Fairmile Grange, explains the importance of the elderly retaining their weight this January.
Northampton General Hospital is spending £1m on care home places in order to ease winter pressures on its beds.
Barchester founder Mike Parsons, Dutch operator Martha Flora NL and Castleoak have teamed up to create new specialist boutique dementia care provider, Martha Flora UK.
Dorset operator Luxurycare now boasts the enviable record of having all three of its care homes rated Outstanding.