New SSKS early years and care for older people portals

Social Services Knowledge Scotland (SSKS) has updated two of their web portals which showcase early years and care for older people ebooks and journals. The new portals make it easier ... Continue Reading →

Work in a care home and registered with the NMC?

Are you a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registered nurse working in a care home? The majority of nurses who are due to revalidate in May have now started their applications. If ... Continue Reading →

My Home Life – 10 years on

My Home Life is celebrating their 10th anniversary by publishing monthly briefing papers throughout 2016. The first and second briefings are now available.  The first gives an overview ... Continue Reading →

The day the ponies came to visit

Life in Camilla House is never dull! Staff are continually looking at ways to provide interesting and enjoyable experiences for residents as well as caring for their physical well-being. ... Continue Reading →

Understanding sight loss and dementia

Eye Health Care for Everyone is a new eLearning module created by the Royal National Institute of Blind People’s (RNIB) Practice and Development Team to help social service, support ... Continue Reading →

Margaret serves up a recipe for success

A care home chef who made her own recipe book after word spread across Scotland about her impressive culinary skills has won a coveted Chef of the Year Award. Local Paisley resident ... Continue Reading →

Festivities at the top of the UK

The UK’s most northerly care home, Nordalea Care Centre in Baltasound, Unst supports seven people with various needs. This Christmas they have a few fun activities planned. Kicking ... Continue Reading →

Santa’s 11am visit to Singleton Park

Each year at Singleton Park, Santa Claus and his helpers visit on Christmas Day. At 11am sharp Santa arrives with an elf, two reindeer, Mrs Claus, a sleigh and a sack full of presents ... Continue Reading →

New power of attorney guide for care home staff

The Mental Welfare Commission has launched a new campaign to explain the power of attorney to care home staff, hospital ward staff  and GPs across Scotland. More and more people are ... Continue Reading →

New model set to improve dementia care

Researchers at University College London (UCL), funded by the charity, Marie Curie, have developed a novel and innovative way to care for people with dementia in care homes at the end ... Continue Reading →