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Gunnislake residential service creates its own pub and cinema during lockdown

Top of the list of pastimes they missed was going to the cinema, so the Woodlands team created a special cinema experience for the evening. This included hiring a big outdoor screen and constructing gazebos to sit under in case of bad weather.

Social care leader slams council for “hypocrisy” over pay rates

Ellie Pflanz, 23, and Phillippa Stephenson, 34, both live in Bournemouth. They both changed careers to become carers with Good Oaks Home Care during the Covid-19 pandemic. As the one-year anniversary of the first national lockdown approaches on March 23rd, they talk about how the last year has changed their lives.

Home care heroes reflect on the one year anniversary of Covid Lockdown One

Ellie Pflanz, 23, and Phillippa Stephenson, 34, both live in Bournemouth. They both changed careers to become carers with Good Oaks Home Care during the Covid-19 pandemic. As the one-year anniversary of the first national lockdown approaches on March 23rd, they talk about how the last year has changed their lives.

Care Providers Urge “extreme caution” Over Care Home Visits

The decision by Flintshire County Council to base care home fees on paying half the staff the minimum wage is a “kick in the teeth” for the frontline Covid heroes, it’s been claimed.

Tonbridge care home residents receive gift from local NatWest

Jo Wallwork, Community Banker at the Tunbridge Wells NatWest Bank was kind enough to nominate Barnes Lodge as her chosen care home, which meant the residents would be sent a free Samsung Tablet. Devices such as this are crucial for keeping in touch with loved ones

Nottingham’s specialist care group residents and staff receive first COVID injection

Church Farm Care homes' residents, have received their first COVID-19 injections as part of the government’s national coronavirus vaccination programme.

Morrisons deliver the icing on the cake for care home residents

Keen to help them stay occupied in lockdown, staff of the local supermarket delivered some cakes and decorating tools to residents at Dene Holm Residential Care Home.

Care home lockdown constraints strengthen staff teams

In Home Care’s Chelmsford branch will be officially launched in January. The branch will provide hourly, overnight, and live-in care services for individuals with physical disabilities and learning difficulties. These services also include tailored dementia care and companionship, as well as elderly care.

Nursing home residents receive delicious treats thanks to local Co-op

Residents and staff at Home Close nursing home in Fulbourn have enjoyed a wonderful cream tea thanks to a generous donation from their local...

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...

Dundee chef continues teaching life skills through lockdown

A Dundee chef has not let the lockdown stop him continuing to teach life skills to children in foster care.   Prior to the Coronavirus pandemic,...

Covid-safe visits for Colte Care residents

Residents at Colten Care’s 21 care homes in the south have been reunited with their loved ones thanks to a new COVID-safe visiting approach. Perspex...

Social care faces toughest dilemma as pressure mounts to allow visitors into care homes

Care and nursing homes are facing one of their toughest dilemmas since the onset of coronavirus as pressure mounts for them to open their...

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