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VIDEO: New app development to help people suffering with dementia

VIDEO: New app development to help people suffering with dementia

The app allows people to create their own music, with an aim to help people living with dementia.

Newham Shared Lives scheme rated Outstanding by CQC

Based in The Grove, Stratford, the scheme facilitates arrangements between people with support needs and shared lives carers, who accommodate people in their own homes.

Going for Gold as Wiltshire care home achieves highest ever score for dementia design

Awarded by Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) at the University of Stirling, Goodson Lodge attained an assessment score of 98% for its dementia friendly design.

Intervention by Surrey CCG sees rise in care home hydration and nutrition

The clinical commissioning group has introduced a number of ‘hydration stations’ at care homes in Surrey as part of its Quality in Care Homes programme.

Couple renew marriage vows at dementia care home

Brian and Maureen Greengrass both live at the NorseCare-operated home and have recently renewed their vows.

Secretary of State praises Islington care home’s use of innovative technology

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has praised an Islington care home for its innovative use of technology.

SUPPLIER FOCUS: An expert laundry solution, from CAD designs to installation 

Forbes Professional understands that specifying and designing a commercial laundry function is a complicated process and we work closely with clients through planning and design stages. 

Care home operator fined £25,000 after resident falls down flight of stairs

The former operator of the Bentley Care Home in Liverpool has been fined £25,000 after a resident suffered serious injuries from a fall down a flight of stairs.

Health and social music provider appoints new CEO

Barbara Osborne has been appointed CEO UK of interactive live music specialist Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC).

New manager at Worcester care home targets dementia initiatives

Care specialist Jackie Houghton has taken the helm at the Care Home, with a pledge to make the home a more dementia-friendly environment.