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Jewish Care’s residents at Anita Dorfman House at Sandringham receive Covid-19 vaccine

More than 100 staff and residents received the Covid-19 vaccine at Jewish Care’s Anita Dorfman House at Sandringham yesterday, Tuesday 29 December.

Social care must be a Government priority now Brexit is done

A campaigner says his New Year wish is for the reform of care of older and vulnerable people to be an urgent Government priority now that Brexit is done.

Healthcare Hero Award for HC-One Nurse

Karen Johnson, Clinical Director and Chief Nurse at HC-One, has won a prestigious and inaugural Healthcare Hero Award from Knight Frank, in recognition of her commitment and dedication throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Covidbusters and Covid-19 Vaccinations at Jewish Care

Jewish Care launched a campaign last week to encourage staff, residents, tenants and relatives of those in our care to have the Covid-19 vaccine...

Adult Social Care Winter Plan aims to curb the spread of COVID-19

A new Adult Social Care Winter Plan will aim to curb the spread of COVID-19 infections in care settings throughout the winter months, the...

Excelcare thank frontline staff through rainbow-themed fundraising effort

As the UK went into ‘lockdown’ due to the outbreak of COVID-19, key workers in the Health and Social Care sector found themselves in...

Study reveals how people with hearing loss are affected by Covid-19 lockdown

A new report into how people with hearing loss have been experiencing the Covid-19 lockdown has found there have been many negative effects on...

Largest home antibody testing programme for Covid-19 publishes results

The first report from the world’s largest home antibody testing programme tracking who has been infected by Covid-19 in England has today been published.   The...

Avery Healthcare pilots Covid pin prick anti-body test

In a continual quest to ensure that its homes stay free of the coronavirus, and to enable families and friends to visit the residents,...

CQC reviews will help social care providers prepare for future COVID-19 pressures

To help providers of health and social care services learn from the experience of responding to COVID-19 around the country, the Care Quality Commission...

PM’s comments on care homes ‘neither accurate nor welcome’ and ‘a slap in the face’ for care staff

Prime Minister Boris Johnson accused some care homes of not properly following the procedures during the coronavirus crisis during his visit to Goole this...

Research into significant long-term health impacts of coronavirus announced by Matt Hancock

One of the world’s largest comprehensive research studies into the long-term health impacts of coronavirus on hospitalised patients has been launched in the UK...

Independent SAGE warns on relaxation of social distancing measures

  INDEPENDENT SAGE warns that it is not safe to relax social distancing rules for indoor settings and that the government’s proposal to reduce to...

Crewe care staff come up with creative and inventive ideas to keep residents entertained in lockdown

Guinness Care staff have been coming up with creative and inventive ideas to keep residents living at Pickmere Court, an independent living development in...

Jewish Care creates online resource to provide fun and engaging virtual activities

Jewish Care has created an online resource to provide fun and engaging virtual activities for older people at home whilst on lockdown. Since suspending...

Months of mixed messages, mismanagement and missed opportunities- Care homes and COVID-19

Balhousie Care Group, the award-winning Scottish care provider, has revealed “three months of mixed messages, mismanagement and missed opportunities” as it lifts the lid...

Government’s life assurance scheme extended to include care workers

Care England, a representative body for independent providers of adult social care, has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will extend the life assurance...

Urgent need for a complete overhaul of the social care system straightaway

Deaths in social care settings from coronavirus have demonstrated the urgent need for a complete overhaul of the care system straightaway, campaigners said. The Independent...

Testing programme for social care set to remain chaotic as the sector asks even more tests

Despite the government’s efforts to develop a testing programme for social care, the testing arrangements remain chaotic, there is no reliable timescale for getting...

Trading Standards confirms new COVID-19 contact tracing app open to fraud

The UK Government is currently trialling a new COVID-19 coronavirus contact tracing app on the Isle of Wight. Many expect that the app will...

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