Caring Times Extra


New resource supports people with learning disabilities

Caring Times, November 2016

VODG (Voluntary Organisations Disability Group) and NDTI (National Development Team for Inclusion) have published the second edition of a guide which explains how the health charter... Read More »


Sense launches new housing services strategy

Caring Times, November 2016

The national disability charity, Sense, has launched its new strategy for delivering housing services, designed to enable more people with complex needs to live independently. It happened on... Read More »


Caring Homes receives inaugural training award

Caring Times, November 2016

Caring Homes Group has been recognised in the first Princess Royal Training Awards for its dementia training programme, ‘My World’.

The award is a new honour for employers in... Read More »


Elaine steps out at Birch Green

Caring Times, November 2016

Care worker Elaine Philpott decided to try using the pedometer offered by her employers – and found herself walking nearly 90 miles in the first week.

Domestic... Read More »


Another crack at reducing red tape

Caring Times, November 2016

NHS Providers, NHS Confederation and social care representative body Care England are supporting a new initiative from the Department of Health to reduce the burden of... Read More »


More older people clue-up on fees

Caring Times, November 2016

A growing number of over-45s believe it would be helpful for local councils to refer people seeking information and advice on how to pay for care... Read More »


Disability care provider celebrates 20th anniversary

Caring Times, October 2016

People from across the country who are supported by learning disability care provider Care Management Group (CMG) came together at one of its services in Essex... Read More »


SweetTree shines in Care Certificate Training

Caring Times, October 2016

SweetTree Home Care Services has been praised for its implementation of the Care Certificate and called a ‘shining light’ for its work with new starters.

 Skills for... Read More »


Hadrian Healthcare joins NACC

Caring Times, October 2016

Head chefs at all Hadrian Healthcare Group’s care homes are now members of the National Association of Care Catering (NACC). This gives them access to specialist... Read More »


Hill Care works with National Citizenship Service to enhance residents’ lives

Caring Times, October 2016

Care home operator Hill Care continues to work closely with local National Citizenship Service (NCS) groups whereby young volunteers aged 15-17 are having a huge impact... Read More »


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