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Nutrition & hydration expert shortlisted for top care catering award

Nutrition & hydration expert shortlisted for top care catering award

One of Care UK’s team of nutrition and hydration experts has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award that recognises and celebrates excellence, innovation and education in the field of care catering.   James Clear, Care UK’s hotel services manager, has been shortlisted by the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) in the Catering Manager […]

16th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Encourage the cared for to hydrate says Bluebird Care

Encourage the cared for to hydrate says Bluebird Care

A care provider in South Gloucestershire is giving older people free advice on how to stay cool this summer.   The recent hot weather has all the hallmarks of a scorching hot summer ahead! Whilst this is a real treat, it also brings with it a number of dangers for the more vulnerable and older […]

11th July 2016 | By | Reply More
‘Mocktail morning’ highlights importance of good hydration at care home

‘Mocktail morning’ highlights importance of good hydration at care home

Residents at a care home in West Sussex have been given a taste of the summer after taking part in a ‘mocktail morning’ to highlight the importance of good hydration. Glebe House care home is taking part in a pilot scheme called ‘Hydrate in Care Homes’, which has been devised by the Kent-Surrey-Sussex Academic Health […]

21st June 2016 | By | Reply More
Sonning Common care home gets top health billing

Sonning Common care home gets top health billing

Abbeycrest care home in Sonning Common has been described by South Oxfordshire Environmental Health Officer, Christian Moore, as ‘one of the best homes I have ever visited’. The comment came after the home, which is part of the Caring Homes Group, received an unannounced inspection. Abbeycrest was awarded a Food Standards Agency Five Star hygiene […]

21st March 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home group raises a cup to residents’ health

Care home group raises a cup to residents’ health

A Hull based care home group has embraced global Nutrition and Hydration Week by running afternoon tea open events across all of its 20 homes. Residential and specialist dementia care homes from across The Hica Group invited members of the local community, including friends and family of the residents, schools and local businesses to join […]

18th March 2016 | By | Reply More
Head of Nutrition and Hydration Talks Allergy Management in Care Sector

Head of Nutrition and Hydration Talks Allergy Management in Care Sector

Sunrise Senior Living’s first ever Head of Nutrition and Hydration talks about her experience in the role and the challenges she faces particularly with regard to allergy management. With new laws around allergy management coming into force only last year, this is a critical area for the care sector to stay abreast of. ”Catering for people […]

9th December 2015 | By | Reply More
46,000 older people have been stripped of ‘Meals on Wheels’ in last three years

46,000 older people have been stripped of ‘Meals on Wheels’ in last three years

More than 46,000 older people have been stripped of their ‘Meals on Wheels’ service in the past three years, according to The Malnutrition Task Force[i]. The findings, released to mark Meals on Wheels Week, show that in just three years spending on ‘Meals on Wheels’ for older people aged 65 and over has fallen by […]

13th November 2015 | By | Reply More
Nutrition & Hydration week at Sunnybank House in Eastleigh

Nutrition & Hydration week at Sunnybank House in Eastleigh

Residents at Sunnybank House Residential Home, Fair Oak, Eastleigh, thoroughly enjoyed taking part in Nutrition and Hydration this week. Staff members at Sunnybank House planned a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to reiterate and promote the importance of nutrition and hydration as a part of providing great care. The event took place on 19th March when […]

25th March 2015 | By | Reply More
Care home provides food for thought with malnutrition awareness campaign

Care home provides food for thought with malnutrition awareness campaign

A Bradford-based care group is backing a government-funded initiative that has recently been launched in the UK to combat malnutrition among elderly people. Czajka Care Group will be promoting and sharing the firm’s best practice in order to help others understand the importance of providing both a choice of nutritious, appetising meals to residents as […]

11th November 2014 | By | Reply More
Homecarers tap into way to keep hydrated

Homecarers tap into way to keep hydrated

It’s a case of water, water everywhere for staff of a Gloucestershire homecare company which has tapped into a way to keep its team hydrated – water bottles.   Stroud-based DoCare has invested in hundreds of branded water bottles for its support team, and also for its more vulnerable clients. With the weather set fair, […]

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