DCNH 2020

9th - 10th Nov 2020
NEC, Birmingham

RUNNING ALONGSIDE:

 Home Care ExpoEuropean Neuro ConventionCPD Member

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  • The recent announcement that the NHS will be phasing out pagers in lieu of more modern technology shows a clear ambition from the NHS to integrate contemporary technology throughout the service.
  • The Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo is the UK’s most dynamic event for social care professionals and dedicated to inspiring the industry growth and a sustainable social care model. Boasting a position as one of the leading events within the social care sector, the event welcomed 5,800 decision makers from across the industry and gave them a platform to experience the best in technology, products, services and CPD accredited education. Combining the show focus of sustainable business with a focus on home care this year, the event was a chance for the care sector to come face to face with real innovation in technology, services, and practises that will improve the delivery of care for all service users.
  • Mental Health Matters

    14 May 2019 Josh Hopkins
    Mental Health Awareness Week was founded by the Mental Health Foundation and will take place from the 13th-19th May 2019. The Mental Health Foundation has collected great knowledge over the past 60 years which has been down to their rigorous research and practical studies; knowledge that has been used to pioneer change and challenge the status quo or tackle difficult or under-researched issues. It was created to raise awareness for topics such as: stress, relationships, loneliness, altruism, sleep, alcohol, and friendship.
  • “Loneliness affects people in all walks of life but can have a significant impact on some of our most vulnerable citizens”, writes Caroline Dinenage who shares her thoughts on what care homes can do to tackle loneliness, in an exclusive opinion piece for carehome.co.uk.
  • Dame Barbara Windsor and her husband Scott Mitchell as well as Alzheimer’s Society CEO Jeremy Hughes and Director of Policy Sally Copley met with Prime Minister and presented an open letter signed by more than 110,000 to No.10 calling on the Prime Minister to fix the crisis in social care.
  • Hollywood film star Samuel L Jackson has appeared in a short film to raise awareness about dementia after six members of his family including his mum were diagnosed with the disease.
  • National charity Methodist Homes (MHA), one of the UK’s leading providers of later life care, is launching a national campaign to raise awareness of the impact music therapy has on people living with dementia.
  • Social Care is constantly changing to provide the most effective care to an ever-growing number of people. Understanding the ins and outs of your chosen sector is vital in enabling yourself to provide the best care you can, because everyone deserves person-centred care. Whether it be someone living with dementia, or a disabled young adult; every person deserves to have their own specially designed care.
  • The latest survey by carehome.co.uk, the leading care home reviews site, reveals one in four care staff say their care homes use smart speakers such as Alexa or Echo to assist or entertain residents.
  • In response to this findings, Alzheimer’s Research UK and Ricoh have teamed up with a powerful awareness campaign Dementia Uncovered which includes a series of hard-hitting films that highlight the experiences of people living with different types of dementia.
  • In response to this findings, Alzheimer’s Research UK and Ricoh have teamed up with a powerful awareness campaign Dementia Uncovered which includes a series of hard-hitting films that highlight the experiences of people living with different types of dementia.
  • During the build up to a general election in the UK, every political party will release their manifesto, a published declaration of their intentions and motives of issues throughout society to the public.
  • Healthcare workers at Christmas

    13 Dec 2019 Hannah Grenfell
    As friends and families join together for Christmas parties, carol concerts and sit down to festive meals, healthcare workers are hard at work providing high-quality care for patients. The holiday season can be overwhelming and stressful for most, let alone for NHS workers who are under immense pressure.
  • CQC’s enforcement powers for failures in care provision are wide-ranging. The most draconian measure it can take is to cancel a home’s registration. There are a number of ways in which CQC can do this, depending on the structure of your registration and the urgency required.
  • Key workshops at milestone stages of a property project are a way to fully embrace client requirements for the development, and to ascertain their technology needs.
  • Founded by the Managing Director, Angie Khupe, Women in Healthcare UK (WiH UK) is a platform for healthcare professionals that provides networking opportunities, professional and social support and a space to share and grow ideas, all while raising a progressive profile of the industry.
  • Care England is the leading representative body for independent care providers. Our membership includes single care homes, small local groups, national providers and not-for-profit organisations. Between them they provide a variety of services for older people and those with long term conditions, learning disabilities or mental health problems.
  • Would you like to have an easier life running your Care Home business?

    27 Feb 2020 Care Home Business Support Solutions
    Would you like to have an easier life running your Care Home business? Care Home Business Support Solutions offer a whole range of different solutions to help you save time, provide evidence of your care, save you tax and ensure you are compliant to legislation and regulations. We offer bespoke solutions to help you solve the issues that you face.
  • The P50 from Blackthorn Fire

    27 Feb 2020 Blackthorn Fire
    The P50 from Blackthorn Fire is the most powerful extinguisher on the market, yet it requires no annual servicing by an engineer - just a simple 2 minute check that can be carried out in-house.
  • The Care Shop are the leading supplier of care home equipment and supplies in the country. We are proud of being a clear, easily accessible, and responsive seller of care home supplies with an expert knowledge of the industry and the needs of care homes.