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Care home resident left ‘dangling’ from hoist after sling slips from hook, inquest hears

Care home resident left ‘dangling’ from hoist after sling slips from hook, inquest hears

A resident at a care home in Shrewsbury died two days after an incident that left her ‘dangling’ from a hoist after the sling being used to transfer her slipped from its hooks, a jury has been told.

Construction of £16m Belong Care Village begins

Construction work has begun on a £16m Belong Care Village in Birkdale, Merseyside.

OSJCT appoints first deputy chief executive

Kerry Dearden has been appointed as The Orders of St John Care Trust’s (OSJCT) first deputy chief executive.

ROUNDTABLE: How to provide Outstanding care

Care home providers WCS Care, Colten Care, Birtley House, Stow Healthcare and Anchor share how they achieve Outstanding care with CHP. 

Care sector vacancies and salaries rise in May

Job vacancies in the care sector reached a four-month high in May with salaries also on the rise, according to the latest data from recruitment specialist, CV-Library.

Inspiring outstanding practice at Care Roadshow Birmingham

Returning to Villa Park Stadium on 3rd July, Care Roadshow aims to inform and inspire its visitors throughout the one-day event.

Social care recruiter boosts leadership team

Kevin Green, former chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), has been appointed non-executive director at Affinity Workforce.

CHP website readership tops 40,000 mark

CHP website readership continued to hit new highs in February with page views doubling on the previous year to more than 43,500.

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Maria Ball, CEO Quantum Care

In a time when many care home operators are focusing exclusively on the luxury private market, CEO Maria Ball says not for profit provider Quantum Care remains steadfast in its commitment to local authority fee payers.

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.