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Gloucestershire homecare service rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

Gloucestershire homecare service rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

A care service in Gloucestershire where staff go out of their way to ensure people’s wellbeing needs are promoted and respected has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission following an inspection in June. Inspectors rated Care-Nursing Alliance Recruitment in High Orchard Street, Gloucester Outstanding for being caring and responsive to people’s needs and […]

18th September 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC approves nurse-led homecare service for Canterbury

CQC approves nurse-led homecare service for Canterbury

Home care provider MyLife Living Assistance has won CQC approval to launch a nurse-led homecare business serving Canterbury. The company already provides home care in the local area and recently received an ‘Outstanding’ rating for caring in its latest CQC report.    It will now be adding high quality, bespoke complex healthcare to its portfolio […]

14th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Scottish home care provider Constance Care acquired by City & County Healthcare Group

Scottish home care provider Constance Care acquired by City & County Healthcare Group

City & County Healthcare Group, the UK’s largest national provider of home care, has acquired Constance Care Limited in a move to strengthen its presence in Scotland.   Constance Care is a family-run Scottish domiciliary care business based in Kilmarnock with six branches covering central and western Scotland. It employs more than 400 staff who […]

14th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Care provider hosts Cupcake day to raise awareness of dementia

Care provider hosts Cupcake day to raise awareness of dementia

Morrisons supermarket teamed up with Carefound Home Care to hold a cupcake day in Ripon as part of a national campaign to raise awareness for dementia.     Natalie Davy, Community Champion for Morrisons Ripon and Carol Giblin, Community & HR Coordinator for Carefound Home Care Harrogate   The Alzheimer’s Society encouraged local organisations across the […]

13th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Home care provider Bluebird Care is urging public to appreciate carers in their area

Home care provider Bluebird Care is urging public to appreciate carers in their area

Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells based care company Bluebird Care are urging the public to get involved and lend their support to Carers Week 2017. Running from 12-18th June 2017, National Carers Week aims to promote awareness of the career challenges carers across the UK face and help promote awareness of the fantastic job that carers […]

12th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Homecare provider to trek the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge for Alzheimer’s Society

Homecare provider to trek the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge for Alzheimer’s Society

Businesswoman and home care franchise owner Visha Keshwala is to trek the arduous Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on 1st July, to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. The increasing number of clients in Visha’s home care business who struggle with dementia or Alzheimer’s made her want to support the charity and take up this challenge. […]

19th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Charities join forces to build carer friendly communities

Charities join forces to build carer friendly communities

Eight major charities have combined forces to get communities across the UK involved, encouraging people to register events and pledge support in the run-up to Carers Week 2017 (12-18 June) – a national awareness week that celebrates and recognises the vital contribution made by the 6.5 million people across the UK who currently provide unpaid […]

1st March 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC award more GOOD ratings to Caremark franchises

CQC award more GOOD ratings to Caremark franchises

The Care Quality Commission recently released two further reports on inspections made to Caremark offices in Berkshire and Essex, awarding both businesses GOOD ratings across all 5 elements. Caremark (Slough & South Bucks) and (Southend & Rochford) deliver care and support to a diverse range of people of differing ages, ethnicities and abilities, enabling many […]

6th January 2017 | By | Reply More
West Sussex council adult social care managers joins home care workers on home visits

West Sussex council adult social care managers joins home care workers on home visits

As part of West Sussex County Council’s “back to the floor” campaign this month, several senior managers from County Hall have shelved meetings in favour of learning what it is like to be a home care worker and how the care is actually delivered on the ground. Tracie Thomas, Head of Adult Social Care and […]

1st December 2016 | By | Reply More
Overall outstanding report for West London domiciliary care service

Overall outstanding report for West London domiciliary care service

A West London domiciliary care service has been rated as overall Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. Care Concern (Homecare) Limited, based in Chiswick, was rated Outstanding for being caring and well-led. It was rated Good for being safe, effective and responsive, after the inspection in September. Care Concern (Homecare) Limited provides a range of […]

24th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Super 7 CQC Outstanding Ratings for Home Instead Senior Care

Super 7 CQC Outstanding Ratings for Home Instead Senior Care

Home Instead Senior Care is thrilled to announce it is the only homecare provider to hold 7 outstanding ratings from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The super 7 ratings pay testimony to the national elderly homecare provider’s mission – to change the face of ageing and to its ethos of delivering dignified, relationship-led care. The […]

24th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Home care provider SureCare unveils four new franchisees

Home care provider SureCare unveils four new franchisees

Leading home care company SureCare has announced four new franchisees. The four new franchises cover the territories of Hillingdon, North Leeds, Rugby and North Warwickshire and Coventry and South Warwickshire. They are the latest franchisees to join SureCare which is expanding rapidly across the UK. The family owned business is led by Managing Director Gary […]

3rd October 2016 | By | Reply More
City & Country Healthcare secures new £25m funding for strategic acquisitions

City & Country Healthcare secures new £25m funding for strategic acquisitions

City and County Healthcare Group (CCH), the UK’s third largest independent provider of home care services, has secured funding for a new £25 million facility to finance strategic acquisitions. The funding has been raised from a consortium of banks comprising HSBC Bank plc, Investec, Royal Bank of Scotland and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.   The […]

4th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Fast growing SureCare opens new franchise in Barnet & Brent

Fast growing SureCare opens new franchise in Barnet & Brent

Two brothers have joined forces to run leading care company SureCare Barnet & Brent. Shaun and Kevin Ali have taken on 10 carers since they opened the franchise and are looking for more highly trained and experienced carers to join the team. They recently recruited registered care manager Farah Yatally to ensure a safe and […]

25th July 2016 | By | Reply More
High 5 scored for Home Instead with latest Outstanding Rating from CQC

High 5 scored for Home Instead with latest Outstanding Rating from CQC

Home Instead Senior Care is proud to be the only homecare provider to hold 5 Outstanding Ratings from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   It is thrilled to celebrate its latest Outstanding achieved by Richard and Jo Aram, its East Notts and Melton Mowbray owners who opened their business four years ago.   Holding 5 […]

19th July 2016 | By | Reply More
SPACE lands in Slough and partners with ategi Homeshare to make a real difference to those in need

SPACE lands in Slough and partners with ategi Homeshare to make a real difference to those in need

SPACE is a new consortium of 40 organisations looking to make a real difference to those people in the local community of Slough who need advice, care and support. ategi Homeshare works by matching the elderly living alone who need extra support, with young professionals who are struggling with spiralling rents and are willing to help. […]

17th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Home Instead starts wish granting charity for older people

Home Instead starts wish granting charity for older people

Pure joy as wish granting charity for older people raises £100K Homecare provider Home Instead Senior Care has set up a charity with a sole mission – to bring the joy and fun back into ageing.     The Bring Joy Foundation was set up just over a year ago to help groups and organisations […]

7th June 2016 | By | Reply More
National Trading Standards partners with Home Instead to tackle elderly fraud

National Trading Standards partners with Home Instead to tackle elderly fraud

A new partnership between the National Trading Standards Scams Team and home care provider, Home Instead Senior Care, will place Home Instead’s 8,000 caregivers at the forefront of a new scambusting initiative. This will see Home Instead’s caregivers trained to combat mass market scams and arms the company’s caregivers with the ability to report suspected […]

23rd May 2016 | By | Reply More
9 out of 10 elderly people enjoy retirement living

9 out of 10 elderly people enjoy retirement living

Around 9 out of 10 elderly people say they love their experience of living in retirement housing or enjoy it most of the time, according to a new report by the NHBC Foundation.   The report found that there is high demand in the UK for more quality retirement housing with residents citing companionship and […]

5th May 2016 | By | Reply More
Redcar and Cleveland resident reveals the secret to living at home on 100th birthday

Redcar and Cleveland resident reveals the secret to living at home on 100th birthday

A centenarian from Redcar and Cleveland has celebrated her 100th birthday at the home she’s lived in for more than 30 years, thanks in part to the support of Coast & Country Housing’s Independent Living Service, HomeCall. Isabelle Brown, who was born on 21st March 1916, first moved into her Bankfields home in the 1980s […]

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