Are you taking part in Care Home Open Day 2016?

Care Home Open Day is being held on 17 June 2016.  It is a UK wide initiative inviting care homes to open their doors to their local communities. Thousands of care homes across the ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Dundee care home scoops compassion award

A Dundee care home which developed a pioneering ‘village’ to enable those living with dementia to reconnect with old memories has won a well respected UK-wide award for the quality ... Continue Reading →