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Discovery of Safe Infection Control Solution gives Day Centre residents reassurance

Award-winning First City Nursing, provider of nursing care that is rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission, was swift to develop a robust Covid-prevention protocol prior to reopening its day-centres following the first lockdown of the current pandemic.

Home care company achieves landmark success with third CQC outstanding rating

Home Instead Wimbledon and Kingston has become the first home care provider in the country to have received three consecutive CQC outstanding ratings. It’s a double celebration as the company recently delivered its millionth hour of care since opening 10 years ago.

Ex-NHS Nurse Makes a Positive Impact on Gracewell of Ascot

Maria Mallaband Care Group (MMCG) is delighted to confirm that it has successfully passed its latest review with Investors in People

Calls for the Budget to help care sector

The Budget offers Rishi Sunak the opportunity to be bold and to go down in history as the Chancellor who finally began to tackle the crisis in social care. “Covid-19 exposed a care sector in crisis

‘Learning from events’ – free digital learning for managers in social care

Maria Mallaband Care Group (MMCG) is delighted to confirm that it has successfully passed its latest review with Investors in People

Balhousie Care praises staff and warns of long-lasting impact and cost of COVID

Balhousie Care Group says impact on staff, residents and relatives continues, warns of long-lasting impact on care sector and reveals extra business costs of more than £500,000

Domiciliary care agency responds to lockdown restrictions with enhanced testing

County Carers, leading domiciliary care agency based in Berkshire has today responded to the newly-implemented UK lockdown measures by introducing improved weekly COVID testing procedures for all care staff and management.

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...

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