Weekly coronavirus cases in US nursing homes hit the highest peak since spring, new report finds

Weekly coronavirus cases in US nursing homes have hit their highest peak since spring 2020, a new report finds. During the week of November 15m the latest for which data is available, more than 16,000 cases were recorded in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living … Read more Weekly coronavirus cases in US nursing homes hit the highest peak since spring, new report finds

Relatives can finally talk to loved ones in care homes as non-profit project makes sealed cabins

Thank pod! Relatives can finally talk to their loved ones in care homes as non-profit project makes sealed cabins that allow safe communication via intercom By Mario Ledwith for Daily Mail Published: 22:31 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 08:59 GMT, 2 December 2020 Since visits were banned, care homes have been forced to find … Read more Relatives can finally talk to loved ones in care homes as non-profit project makes sealed cabins

HELEN WHATELY hails decision to allow families to hug elderly loved ones in care homes at Christmas 

This is wonderful news for families everywhere: Minister of State for Social Care HELEN WHATELY hails decision to allow families to hug elderly loved ones in care homes this Christmas By Helen Whately, Minister Of State For Social Care Published: 01:24 GMT, 2 December 2020 | Updated: 01:24 GMT, 2 December 2020 Conservative MP and … Read more HELEN WHATELY hails decision to allow families to hug elderly loved ones in care homes at Christmas 

Coronavirus UK: Ministers reverse ban on hugging elderly loved ones in care homes this Christmas 

Care home residents will finally be able to hug their families again, ministers announced last night. A national roll-out of rapid tests means relatives who are free of Covid will be allowed visits for the first time since March. Each care home resident will be able to nominate two loved ones to see them twice … Read more Coronavirus UK: Ministers reverse ban on hugging elderly loved ones in care homes this Christmas 

Hugs in care homes WILL be allowed again this Christmas in England

Hugs in care homes WILL be allowed this Christmas: Government confirms sector will be given 1million rapid coronavirus tests to scrap social distancing in family visits Department of Health said ‘holding hands and a hug… may be possible’ Homes will have to test residents and visitors often to keep coronavirus at bay Residents are most … Read more Hugs in care homes WILL be allowed again this Christmas in England

Is the Green Homes Grant alienating smaller firms?

Trade experts have called on the Government to make the Green Homes Grant scheme more accessible for tradespeople. Rated People, a website that helps customers find qualified tradespeople, said the current registration process is alienating some smaller businesses due to the lengthy application and costs associated. To be able to complete jobs under the Green … Read more Is the Green Homes Grant alienating smaller firms?

The care homes Christmas lottery

A cruel postcode lottery means heartbroken relatives face bans on seeing loved ones in care homes over Christmas. Families are being banned from visiting care homes over the festive season, despite a Government pledge that mass visitor testing will allow all residents to hold hands and hug once again. Some care providers say they are … Read more The care homes Christmas lottery

Historic landscape immortalised by John Constable set to be ‘concreted over’ with 5,000 homes

When old master John Constable set up his easel in 1804 in a rural Hampshire village, he considered the setting so inspirational he recreated it in watercolours. But there are now fears the picturesque landscape that he captured in his ‘A View at Hursley’ could soon look a little different – with three solar farms … Read more Historic landscape immortalised by John Constable set to be ‘concreted over’ with 5,000 homes

Indonesian volcano erupts forcing thousands to flee their island homes

Indonesian volcano erupts forcing thousands to flee their island homes as giant cloud of deadly gas fills sky and avalanche of lava roars down mountainside The Mount Ile Lewotolok volcano in the East Nusa Tenggara province of Lembata Area near the volcano is likely to be inundated with ‘hot clouds and lava stream’  No casualties have … Read more Indonesian volcano erupts forcing thousands to flee their island homes

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Back Greensleeves care homes bond

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Back Greensleeves care homes bond, and follow in the footsteps of a very famous supporter – HM Queen By Joanne Hart, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:49 GMT, 28 November 2020 | Updated: 21:49 GMT, 28 November 2020 The Women’s Royal Voluntary Service was formed just before the Second World War to … Read more MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Back Greensleeves care homes bond