Barchester plan to build new 60-bed care home in Crowthorne

A care provider has submitted plans to build a new care home in Crowthorne after demolishing the existing house on site. If approved, the Oak Dale site on Lower Wokingham Road would be transformed into a 60-bed facility to provide accommodation for the elderly, including those with dementia. The Crowthorne Care project would be operated … Read more

Allegra/Moorfield JV acquires 183-bed care home portfolio

A joint venture (‘JV’) between Allegra Care, a UK-focused care home operator, and Moorfield Group, a UK specialist real estate fund manager acting on behalf of Moorfield Real Estate Fund V (Moorfield), has completed the acquisition of four nursing, dementia and care homes in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. The JV acquired the homes from Grove … Read more

Rushden specialist 51-bed short-term care centre facing closure as West Northants Council look to drop facility

A 51-bed Rushden care home that provides short stay re-ablement and respite could close after a funding row between the county’s unitary councils. After the break-up of Northamptonshire County Council (NCC), two care home facilities in the north of the county were taken on by West Northamptonshire Council (WNC). Spinneyfields Specialist Support Center in HE … Read more

Swing bed care offers rehabilitation close to home | Life

HINTON, W.Va. – Jean Gore is independent, taking care of her house and running necessary errands. “Thank goodness, I’m able to get up and go, drive my car and get around town on my own,” the 84-year-old Hinton native says. Gore says she’s thankful for her mobility, as two accidents have resulted in the need … Read more

Pattaya gives special care to bed-ridden elders in the community

Deputy Mayor Kritsana Boonsawat (2nd left) together with his city hall team visits bedridden senior citizens to afford them comfort, while health officers give them a medical checkup. Pattaya Deputy Mayor Kritsana Boonsawat together with assistant secretary to the Pattaya Mayor, council members, officials of Public Health Service Section and staff of the Pattaya City … Read more

New Ontario law for hospital bed shortages worsens situation for patients, advocates say

A new law that allows Ontario hospitals to send certain patients to long-term care facilities without their consent will only worsen the existing bed shortage in hospitals, experts and advocates say, because it is making a hospital admission the only route to securing a care- home bed. The legislation passed in August was designed to … Read more

Kolkata: Cancer Care Hub starts 15-bed kids’ chemo unit | Kolkata News

KOLKATA: The Cancer Care Hub (CCH), set up following a tie-up between Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research’s (IPGMER) abd Tata Memorial Center Mumbai, took a step forward on Friday with pediatric oncology and haematology services being introduced A 35-bed unit on Friday started functioning at Kolkata Police Hospital, which, for now, will … Read more

New 3-bed hospice for palliative care patients experiencing homelessness opens in Windsor

Nancy Lefebre, senior vice president and chief operating officer for the Saint Elizabeth Foundation, attended the opening of Windsor’s first Journey Home Hospice, a palliative care facility meant for people experiencing homelessness. (Stacey Janzer/CBC – image credit) End-of-life care is difficult enough to navigate, but for people experiencing homelessness, palliative resources are largely unavailable. Saint … Read more