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Electrical fire leads to care home evacuation

Electrical fire leads to care home evacuation

Residents were evacuated with six taken to hospital for treatment following a fire caused by electrics at a care home in North Wales yesterday.
Ruth Lee II

Be prepared for anything

Rescue training provider Ruth Lee explains the importance for care home providers in planning for emergency scenarios.

Taktis upgrades care home fire safety

Two Cumbria care homes have upgraded their fire safety with the installation of Kentec Taktis Fire systems.
Gordon McVean, International Sales & Marketing Director of Truvox International

ASK THE EXPERT: Taking care of cleaning

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

Encore Care Homes promotes the need for the elderly to maintain a healthy weight

Dr Stephen Tomkins, a dedicated GP working for Encore’s Fairmile Grange, explains the importance of the elderly retaining their weight this January.
NHS hospital

Hospital spends £1m on care home places to ease bed pressures

Northampton General Hospital is spending £1m on care home places in order to ease winter pressures on its beds.
Photo left to right (attached) are Mike Parsons, Marco Ouwehand and Mel Knight.

Barchester founder and Castleoak team up with Dutch care provider

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.

Luxurycare celebrates Outstanding hat trick

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

Care Protect calls on insurers to slash premiums for homes with CCTV

Care Protect is calling on insurers to slash premiums for care homes with CCTV systems.
CSI CEO Barnaby Griffith

Tech entrepreneur launches compliance dashboard

Tech entrepreneur Barnaby Griffith has developed an innovative dashboard for care home owners.