19th May 2020
New App Helping Families Caring for Those with Dementia During Lockdown
12th May 2020
Covid-19 Care Provider Impact Study
The comments included in the survey tell a story of utter despair as providers have had to fight their way though this pandemic with little information support from government.
12th May 2020
Covid 19 Statement From The Board Of National Care Association
National Care Association have been deeply disturbed by the tone and sentiment of government briefings over the past few days in relation to Covid-19 related deaths in care homes
16th Apr 2020
PRESS RELEASE: Covid-19 Testing for Care Services
National Care Association Press Release
11th Apr 2020
PRESS RELEASE: Call to remove VAT from social care essential items
National Care Association press release
10th September 2015
Partnership arrangement with Sky, here are the following benefits to our Members
Sky has developed tailored packages for the care home sector, enabling operators to offer a home-from-home experience for both residents and visitors, by providing Sky in communal areas and in rooms, as well as Wi-Fi connectivity, powered by The Cloud. This bespoke package has been produced after discovering over 65’s view more TV on Sky than any other age group*.
January 2015 sees the launch of an exciting new partnership between Sky and a activity provider Oomph! (Our Organisation Makes People Happy!). As part of this, new Care Home Subscribers to the Sky Lounge package will receive a £500Oomph! voucher to put towards bringing some more Oomph! into your home every day.
With a Sky+ box^ activity co-ordinators and planners can pause, rewind and record live TV, – turning residents’ favourite programmes into a truly interactive experience. The combination of TV and WiFi access can also be of benefit to residents’ families, encouraging them to visit more, stay longer and make the care home experience really feel like a “home from home” for residents and loved ones alike.
* Over 65s Sky TV viewing statistics based on Sky IQ data, April 2014. ^Sky+ box costs an additional £55 ex VAT. WiFi availability subject to location. WiFi pricing subject to survey. Set up fee applies.