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AgeCare vision on digital transformation

AgeCare vision on digital transformation

Founder and chief executive Dr Vishen Ramkisson explains how recent market entrant AgeCare UK is transforming its delivery of care through digitalisation. Part of Canadian care home operator AgeCare, AgeCare...

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Special visit from Dollar the Miniature Pony

Special visit from Dollar the Miniature Pony

An American miniature pony, named Dollar, popped into Millway House in Andover recently to give its residents a happy boost. Visiting the nurse-led care home with Rachel Cavill from Show Tell and Talk Animals...

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Retired Nurse finally sees her wish come true

Retired Nurse finally sees her wish come true

Janet Louwe - A resident of Bullsmoor Lodge had only one wish at 83 years old, and that was to get her ears pierced. Her wish came true and she was ecstatic. After spending her life taking care of others she...

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What is respite care? How does it work?

What is respite care? How does it work?

What is respite care? Do I spell "respite" or "restbite"? It’s reported that there are more than seven million caregivers caring for someone in the UK. Yet the mention of respite care for the elderly can...

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Is a dementia cure coming soon?

Is a dementia cure coming soon?

New drug trials suggest dementia cure is coming Biogen (a US based pharmaceutical company) could be on the cusp of a breakthrough, after successful initial trials suggest they soon may have coming the first...

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The definitive guide to care home fees

The definitive guide to care home fees

Moving to a care home can be a stressful and emotional time, which is compounded when you take into account the financial worries over how you’re going to afford the fees. You can seek support for help with...

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Celebrating a birthday with pet therapy

Celebrating a birthday with pet therapy

Celebrating a birthday in residential care with pet therapy Do you enjoy caring for or looking after pets? One of our residents at Hargrave House (our care home in Essex) certainly does. As a special birthday...

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Care home jobs – a rewarding career

Care home jobs – a rewarding career

In the UK, there are thousands of jobs that span across many industries and it can often be difficult to know where to begin. While it is completely possible to step into a job with ease and little guidance,...

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What does freedom mean for care homes?

What does freedom mean for care homes?

COVID-19 Freedom Day - What to expect in our care homes The health, safety and well-being of our residents and staff continues to be paramount at AgeCare Care Homes. We are continuing with a robust and...

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