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Red bag scheme launch at Kingston Hosptial emergency dept

NHS scheme speeds up elderly hospital admissions

NHS scheme speeds up elderly hospital admissions

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare (HRCH) NHS Trust has launched a new scheme designed to help elderly care home residents receive quick and effective treatment in hospital.
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Care home teams up with NHS to cut hospital admissions

Hospital admissions have been cut by a Merseyside care home through a partnership with its local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
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Care Intelligence from CareShield and MED e-care

Two of the sector’s leading service providers, CareShield and MED e-care, are working together to provide the data, systems and processes needed to help care providers deliver consistent quality outcomes across the continuum of care.

Medication administration webinar announced

Technology company Electronic Mar (emar) is hosting a webinar which aims to help care providers support and empower their staff in administering and reporting on Medication Administration Reporting (MAR) sheets.
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Power Plate® Partners with Aevum Care

Power Plate®, the leaders in whole body vibration training, are delighted to announce their partnership with Aevum Care, a company dedicated to improving the quality of life for older people.

EXCLUSIVE: Spectacular results for fluid intake project

A Yorkare Homes hydration project has achieved spectacular results with a two-thirds drop in falls and significant improvements in residents’ fluid intake and mood.
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‘Wonder drug’ could halt dementia

An exciting breakthrough in medical research could lead to the first effective treatment for dementia.
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Online hub addresses gap in dysphagia training

A new online training and support tool to help care for people with dysphagia (swallowing difficulty) has been launched by Nestlé Health Science.

NAIDEX 2017: GrandCare showcases health monitoring system

Care software platform specialist GrandCare showcased its health monitoring system at Naidex at the Birmingham NEC yesterday.

NAIDEX 2017: Atel rolls out vital health signs monitor

A new contactless sensor unveiled at the Naidex show at the Birmingham NEC allows remote monitoring of heart rates and respiration.