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My Care My Home at Ascot Retirement Fair

This year marked a very impressive anniversary for the Ascot Retirement Fair, who were celebrating their 10th show. It was My Care My Home’s first official time attending the fair and our representatives found it to be a great success, throughly enjoying meeting many of the 1,550 visitors who attended the fair. We are pleased… read full article

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National Care Home Open Day

The National Care Home Open Day will take place on June 21 2013. Thousands of care homes will open their doors to those who have experiences within care, or who work within the industry itself. This will officially be the first National Care Home Open Day to take place. The main objective of the National… read full article

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What’s Happening In Care Homes

BBC Panorama recently produced a report about the treatment of elderly residents within several care homes across the UK, which aired on the 30th April 2014. The documentary showcased various members of staff across several care homes neglect and mistreat residents within the homes. Thankfully, all members of staff have since been reprimanded, and currently… read full article

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Transcript for My Care My Home BBC Radio Oxford

P: Oxfordshire’s Country Councils Deputy Director for Adult Social Care is John Dixon. John welcome to the show. JD: Hello, thank you very much for asking me on. P: Now, when you hear from someone like Tim, what happens next? JD: Right, well, the first thing is we know is it’s a very difficult time… read full article

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What can clinical commissioning groups learn from Oxfordshire?

The providers of Oxfordshire’s CCG’s have proven that they are still in charge when it comes down to finances. This is definitely something that the CCG’s commissioners can learn from, although experience establishes that they’ll still have continuous control over the finances. The outcomes-based service plans that are currently being introduced definitely prove that while… read full article

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My Care My Home at the Birmingham 50+ Show 2013

Birmingham 50+ show

My Care My Home will be exhibiting and giving a seminar on “the maze of finding and funding care” at the Birmingham 50+ Show. This is the first time the event has come to Birmingham and will take place at the NEC on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th December 2013. Hundreds of exhibitors provide a… read full article

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Later Life Matters Event in Wellingborough on the 8th of October

A special event hosted by Later Life Matters will be held at The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough on Tuesday the 8th of October between 10am and 3pm. Come along for advice and information for the over-50s on staying healthy, exploring new technologies and finding the assistance you need. Free health checks and hearing tests will also… read full article

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Concerns over Respite Care in Northamptonshire

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Northamptonshire’s new Healthwatch organisation has highlighted concerns regarding respite care and support for carers in the county, specifically in relation to those suffering from neuro-degenerative conditions. Healthwatch Northamptonshire made its referral to the County Council’s Health & Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee last month after a public consultation where the watchdog organisation listened to… read full article

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Meet Northamptonshire’s New Health and Social Care Watchdog

Healthwatch Northamptonshire

Rosie Newbigging has been appointed as the new chief executive for Northamptonshire’s health and social care watchdog, Healthwatch Northamptonshire. Newbigging is the former executive director of Asthma UK and said she is “delighted” to take on the role within the new independent health body. “I […] look forward to working with local communities across the… read full article

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New Masters Degree Aims to Improve Care for Veterans

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A new Masters degree has been launched at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford to improve the care offered to military veterans. The course was devised by Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the Ministry of Defence’s head of psychology and a former soldier, and will offer specialist education and training for those working in the health service… read full article

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