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Care to Make a Difference?

#CaretobeDifferent campaign begins with Fiori’s story, taking care of her client living well with dementia.

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13 December 2016

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National increase in Admiral Nurses to help meet demand – by Hilda Hayo, Chief Admiral Nurse

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia through our world-class Admiral Nurses.  We work hand in hand with families, helping them cope with fear, uncertainty and the difficult everyday reality of dementia.  Living with dementia can be an incredibly hard and lonely experience for both the person with dementia and their family.  Admiral Nurses are an invaluable source of contact and support at particular points of difficulty in the dementia journey, including diagnosis, when the condition progresses, or when tough decisions need to be made, such as a family member entering residential care.  Their aim is to build resilience; empowering family carers, and encouraging problem solving approaches.

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20 September 2016
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The Good Care Group leads the way in graduate recruitment

A story in The Guardian has revealed that social care employers in the social care sector are starting to see the benefits of employing graduates. Although social care providers haven’t traditionally recruited graduates, a number of firms, including The Good Care Group, are reaping the benefits of graduate talent. 

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03 September 2015

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Dementia UK and The Good Care Group appoint Admiral Nurse to support advanced dementia clients

Specialised 24/7 live-in home care maximises client well-being and prevents trauma and disruption

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07 May 2015
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Research study shows the training of care home nurses is neglected

The University of York has recently published concerning results from their research into patient care and professional development for nursing staff in care homes.

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30 April 2015

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'This is an undervalued workforce': expert views on social care recruitment

A roundup of opinions from our livechat on recruitment and retention, from better pay to improving the image of the sector

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17 December 2014
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The Good Care Group strengthens its team with specialist nurse, Penny Hibberd

The care service offered by The Good Care Group has recently been strengthened by the addition of a specialist nurse to its care team. Penny Hibberd is an experienced RN, RMN and DN having trained at Royal London Hospital London. She has extensive community nursing experience having been a specialist dementia nurse for over eleven years.

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30 October 2014