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Can dementia be tackled through diet?

It is widely believed that a healthy, balanced diet is a key factor when it comes to preventing dementia, but could it also be used to treat the disease? One man has claimed that a diet high in berries and leafy green vegetables, while also being low in processed and fatty foods, has helped to […]


First Response delegate puts ‘invaluable’ first aid training to use

A delegate who attended a first aid training course delivered by First Response Training (FRT) has told how he put his “invaluable” new skills to use when he witnessed a serious accident. The individual, who attended a Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work training course delivered by the national training provider on 11th […]


Major UK home care provider in financial difficulty

One of the largest providers of home care in the UK has revealed that it is in financial difficulty after “operating in a highly challenging environment for a sustained period of time.” Allied Healthcare, which provides home care for 13,500 elderly and vulnerable individuals and currently has contracts with 150 local authorities across England, Scotland […]


Worker suffers life-threatening injuries in fall from height

A Principal contractor has appeared in court after a self-employed worker involved in a construction project suffered life threatening injuries in a fall from height. On 29th October 2015, the self-employed worker was completing a task on the unprotected area of the roof of the dormer extension – trying to make it watertight – when […]


Two firms fined £1 million after worker is fatally crushed

Two firms have been prosecuted and fined after a worker was fatally crushed in a “wholly avoidable” and tragic incident. R K Civil Engineers Ltd and EON Renewable Energy Plant appeared at Sheffield Crown Court where they both pleaded guilty to breaching the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and were each fined […]


Firm fined £40K after employees injured in major fire

An adhesive manufacturer has been prosecuted and fined £40,000 after two employees suffered injuries in a major fire at their site. Itac Ltd, based in Radcliffe, Manchester, appeared at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court earlier this week to answer charges in relation to the incident, which occurred on 28th April 2015. The court heard that […]


Facebook apps used in over half of child grooming cases

Figures reveal that apps owned by social media giant Facebook were used in over half of child grooming cases last year. Data publicised by the NSPCC shows that, in the first 9 months since having sexual communication with a child officially became a criminal offence in April 2017, there were 1,628 such offences recorded by […]


Pen pal project connects young and old

A school’s pen pal project has been successful in connecting people across generations. Higham Ferrers Junior School in Northamptonshire has taken part in the Pen Pal Pledge, which is part of the intergenerational School of Life Project. The project sees year five pupils from the school connect to pen pals from an elderly day care […]


Care sector ‘under extreme stress’ as workers leave for other industries

Skills for Care have warned that the adult social care sector is “under extreme stress” as workers who feel undervalued and unsupported are leaving to join other industries. In a board briefing last month, the independent workforce development charity said that recruitment and retention remained the biggest issues facing employers in care, as they were […]


ADASS president to promote value of care workers

The incoming president of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), has said one of his key priorities will be promoting the value of care workers. Speaking at the spring seminar, Glen Garrod, the Executive Director of Adult Care and Community Wellbeing for Lincolnshire Council, said that promoting the contributions of care workers […]


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