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    Care group named as ‘inspiring’ company

    Care group named as ‘inspiring’ company

    Springhill Care Group has been identified as one of the 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain in a report by the London Stock Exchange Group. The list is the fifth edition of the of the report, which celebrates the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic SMEs. To be included in the list, companies need to show consistent […]

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    Northampton-based brain injury service praised for exceptional leadership

    Northampton-based brain injury service praised for exceptional leadership

    Staff at Abington-based Christchurch Court have been praised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for their ‘caring and compassionate’ approach in a recently published inspection report.   The service, which provides specialist residential rehabilitation care and support for up to 17 adults with acquired brain injuries, demonstrated ‘an excellent commitment to providing outstanding care’ according […]

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    And they said it wouldn’t last!

    And they said it wouldn’t last!

    Somerset couple Frank and Patricia Baker celebrate 60 years of wedded bliss this month, even though the groom’s mother predicted the match wouldn’t last long. The pair met in 1957 at RAF Aldergrove in Northern Ireland where they were both serving in the Royal Air Force, wed on May Day in 1958, and have four […]

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    Supported Living Service run by The Fremantle Trust secures Outstanding rating

    Supported Living Service run by The Fremantle Trust secures Outstanding rating

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated The Fremantle Trust’s Milton Keynes Supported Living Service as Outstanding. The service enables 107 people with learning disabilities to live as independently as possible and was praised by the Regulator for its ‘empowering and empathetic attitude to support people’s personal development.’ Managed by Lorraine McGinley since 2008, when […]

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    Andover care home resident celebrates 100th birthday

    Andover care home resident celebrates 100th birthday

    Mountwood care home in Andover celebrated the 100th birthday of one of its residents with a special event for her family and friends. Vicky Aldridge was joined by her daughter Gill McGarry, who made the trip from Cornwall to see her mother on the big day, and her younger sister Rene, 97. Vicky has two […]

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    Stockport care home gets extension go ahead

    Stockport care home gets extension go ahead

    Borough Care, the largest not for profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, has been given the go ahead to extend one of its homes.  Planning permission has been granted for a new wing to be added to Bruce Lodge in Offerton, Stockport. The new wing will be based on the ‘household model’. […]

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    Northumberland home care organisation appoints in-house trainer

    Northumberland home care organisation appoints in-house trainer

    A Northumberland homecare organisation has appointed an in-house trainer to support its expansion plans.   Helping Hands Community Care, which provides social and specialist care to hundreds of people across Northumberland, has welcomed Natalie Perera to its Cramlington branch.   Before joining the organisation, Natalie worked in a range of job roles, including senior lead […]

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    Scarborough care services enjoyed a triple slice of the Royal Wedding and FA Cup celebrations.

    Scarborough care services enjoyed a triple slice of the Royal Wedding and FA Cup celebrations.

    Scarborough care provider Saint Cecilia’s enjoyed a triple slice of the Royal Wedding and FA Cup celebrations. The company held parties at all three of its Scarborough centres – the care home on Stepney Road, nursing home on Filey Road and day care centre at Eastway, Eastfield. At the homes, residents gathered to watch the […]

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    HC-One the kind care company takes advantage of investor appetite

    HC-One the kind care company takes advantage of investor appetite

    Britain’s biggest provider of residential and nursing care homes for the elderly is on sale for £1bn as owners seek to take advantage of increasing investor appetite for social care assets; according to today’s Financial Times (paywall) HC-One, which has about 14,000 staff working in 369 registered care homes, was founded in 2011 from the […]

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    Care Industry News Protection Policy Update

    Care Industry News Protection Policy Update

      The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force on 25 May 2018. At Care Industry News, we’re completely committed to protecting the data you share with us, so we’ve updated our Data Protection Notice and encourage you to have a read. Here’s what’s new: It’s clearer. We’ve rewritten our Privacy Policy to […]

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    Lowestoft care centre hosts open day to increase awareness about its services

    Lowestoft care centre hosts open day to increase awareness about its services

    A care centre providing over-65s with much-needed support held an open day to increase awareness about its services.   The Wellbeing Day Centre – an extension of The Dell Care Home in Oulton Broad – offers a place where those in need of care can socialise and enjoy activities alongside like-minded people.   On Saturday, […]

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    Carers raise money for Kent hospice

    Carers raise money for Kent hospice

    Supporting local people living with terminal illness and their families Hilton Nursing Partners take on a challenge and raise a massive £1,842.84 for the Heart of Kent Hospice as part of the charity’s Shop Takeover Challenge. Coming out of their comfort zones, Hilton Nursing Partners staff, who are ordinarily freeing up hospital beds and getting patients […]

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    Sporting Memories project delivered by partners, Tottenham Hotspur Foundation

    Sporting Memories project delivered by partners, Tottenham Hotspur Foundation

    “Whether sports fans have played or spectated, sport has the power to trigger strong memories from a time when we first saw a particular player, went to a famous sports stadium or watched an exciting match on TV.”  These are the words of Rob White, London coordinator of the nationwide Sporting Memories programme, who has […]

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    Huddersfield care home pulls out the stops to celebrate the royal wedding

    Huddersfield care home pulls out the stops to celebrate the royal wedding

    Across the country care homes have celebrated the royal wedding with various events. Huddersfield care home residents at, The Oakes enjoyed an afternoon with Lindley Brass Band. The afternoon was so warm that residents were able to enjoy the music outside along with afternoon tea. ‘It was a ‘right royal send-off’ said Lisa Bailey the […]

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    Skelmersdale Care Home supports Dying Matters Awareness Week

    Skelmersdale Care Home supports Dying Matters Awareness Week

    Stocks Hall Care Home in Skelmersdale, West Lancashire is urging people to talk openly about death, dying and bereavement as Dying Matters Awareness Week takes place. Running from Monday 14th May to Sunday 20th May 2018, Dying Matters Awareness Week is an annual event  providing invaluable opportunity for communities to talk about the things that […]

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    Belper care home transports residents back to the 1950’s

    Belper care home transports residents back to the 1950’s

    To celebrate National Care Home Open Day, Milford Care took residents at one of its homes on a trip down memory lane back to the 1950’s.   The doors were flung open at Spencer Grove care home in Belper, with a fun filled day of activities for the residents and staff.   On Friday staff […]

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    In-house gym and physiotherapy at Edinburgh care home aims to stop falls

    In-house gym and physiotherapy at Edinburgh care home aims to stop falls

    Edinburgh’s newest and most luxurious care home is to have a state-of-the-art gym and give its residents access to unrivalled health and fitness support, including innovative fall prevention classes.   Due to open this summer, Cramond Residence has announced an exclusive physiotherapy partnership with Balanced Edinburgh, which specialises in functional rehabilitation and fall prevention to […]

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    Southbourne care home residents get a visit from a duo of alpacas

    Southbourne care home residents get a visit from a duo of alpacas

    Residents at a care home in Southbourne were thrilled when they had a visit from a duo of friendly alpacas.   Glebe House residents, staff and visitors welcomed their new friends, named Baron and Jupiter, from Dunreyth Alpacas, based in Funtington, and enjoyed learning all about them. For the less mobile residents, the furry duo […]

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    South Wales care home prepares for royal wedding fun

    South Wales care home prepares for royal wedding fun

    Residents at a South Wales care home will be clinking champagne flutes with senior royals as they host their own royal wedding in honour of Prince Harry and Meghan. Treetops Residential Home in Bridgend, a member of care champions Care Forum Wales, will be holding a lavish wedding ceremony on May 19th in celebration of […]

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    Castle View Windsor Celebrates Royal Wedding Art Finalists

    Castle View Windsor Celebrates Royal Wedding Art Finalists

    Site hoarding becomes royal wedding gallery thanks to local children   Site hoarding at the new Castle View Retirement Village in Windsor has become a royal wedding gallery thanks to children from Clewer Green First School, Windsor.   The children aged between four and nine were asked to create their version of Harry and Meghan’s […]

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