Tag Archives: Best practice

Boots’ archives help evoke fond memories for care home residents

Boots’ archives help evoke fond memories for care home residents

Boots UK has teamed up with the University of West London on a new project designed to stimulate the memories of people living with dementia.

Dementia care group named among most inspiring companies

A Somerset based specialist dementia group has been named one of the UK’s most dynamic and fastest growing companies.

Orchard Care Homes signs up for anti-choking device

Harrogate based Orchard Care Homes has become the latest provider to roll-out an anti-choking device.

Encore Care Homes launches Oomph! partnership

Encore Care Homes has announced the launch of a partnership with Oomph! at its three homes in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Fareham.

Colten Care creates Music and Arts Partner role

South coast care home provider Colten Care has created a Music and Arts Partner role to help improve residents’ wellbeing and quality of life.

Carers victims of ‘always on’ work culture

Stress, poor quality sleep and feeling exhausted are some of the consequences of the ‘always on’ care culture, a survey has found.

Barchester home installs Tovertafel ‘magic table’

Barchester Healthcare’s Hollyfields care home in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, has installed a Tovertafel ‘magic table’ for its residents living with dementia.

SUPPLIER FOCUS: Fire Marshal ‘super-training’ for your care home!

If you hold fire marshal responsibilities within your care home, you will know the importance of training to safely and efficiently carry out high risk moves in an emergency.

EXCLUSIVE: Belmont Healthcare MD offers advice on better staff retention

Healthcare managing director Adam Hutchison says better staff retention is crucial to maintaining a high quality care business in the face of the challenging recruitment environment.
Tony Stein at Healthcare Management Solutions at Drakes Cross near Wythall

Care homes can take strain from busy A&E departments

A leading consultancy has outlined to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care how care homes can take the strain from busy A&E departments.