Need to register for the Care and Dementia Show next week?

Care & Dementia Show takes place next Tuesday and Wednesday at NEC Birmingham and if you haven’t got your free entry ticket yet there’s still time.   Follow this link to register now and watch the video. In just one day, this event will allow you to: – Size up hundreds of leading care […]

“Homes not hospitals”: What are the unintended consequences

NHS England today released a report, Homes not Hospitals, announcing the closure of up to 50% of NHS long stay hospital beds for people with learning disabilities, and a parallel announcement of £45m funding over 3 years for community based support.     Dimensions strongly welcomes this move. It has been a long time coming. […]

Worcester care home residents wear it pink

Residents of a Worcester care home were tickled pink after raising vital funds to help combat breast cancer.   Northwick Grange Care Home held the special charity event for the official Big Pink Day for breast care awareness on 23rd October.   Residents at the Old Northwick Lane home were joined by their families, friends […]

Mayor of Poole re-launches Extra Care Facility

The official re-launch of Belmont Court, a PHP extra care scheme in Parkstone, took place last week as residents, volunteers, contractors and the Mayor of Poole Cllr Anne Stribley joined the Developer PHP to celebrate all the building works and changes that have happened there over the last two years. Belmont Court was originally a […]

Foundation stone laid for new care centre in Trowbridge

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) has launched construction for a brand-new, state-of-the-art care centre in Trowbridge, as the building’s foundation stone was officially laid on Wednesday 21st October.   The new £6.1 million 64-bed care centre, which is set for completion during Winter 2016, will include two floors dedicated to providing residential […]

Glasgow care worker’s contribution is perfect tonic for award

A member of staff who helped create a traditional ‘pub’ for residents at a Glasgow care home has been nominated for this year’s Scottish Care – National Care Home Awards. Kenny Roy, Maintenance Manager at Bupa’s Craigbank Care Home has been shortlisted in the Ancillary & Support Staff category for his daily dedication to Craigbank’s […]

Oxford rugby teams support local Leonard Cheshire Disability Care Home

Oxford University’s top rugby talent visited Agnes Court care home in Banbury, Oxfordshire on Saturday to meet some of the disabled people the forthcoming Varsity Match will support.   The 134th Men’s Varsity Match will take place at Twickenham Stadium on Thursday, 10 December, with Oxford renewing their age-old rivalry with Cambridge.     “Meeting […]

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