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Graham who lives with dementia wins ‘Best Resident Contribution’ at national awards

Graham who lives with dementia wins ‘Best Resident Contribution’ at national awards

A resident at Bilney Hall care home near Dereham is today celebrating after being presented with the ‘Best Resident Contribution’ award at the National Dementia Care Awards 2017 at a glittering ceremony earlier this month. Despite living with dementia, 71-year old Graham Mason contributes towards daily life at the home, and has been recognised at […]

20th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Housekeeping and Catering Double Gold Award for Stafford care home

Housekeeping and Catering Double Gold Award for Stafford care home

In a first for the adult social care sector 2017, Avery Healthcare in collaboration with the CAP Awards (Continuous Advancement Programme), is delighted to announce that Avery’s Crispin Court Care Home in Stafford has won a double Gold Award for both Housekeeping and Catering.   The CAP Awards promote and reward excellence in Catering and […]

17th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Hat-trick of quality care awards for Worcestershire nursing home

Hat-trick of quality care awards for Worcestershire nursing home

The quality of care provided by staff at a Worcestershire nursing home has been recognised with a prestigious industry award for the third time in a row. Kidderminster’s Brookdale Nursing Home, which cares for up to 40 residents, is one of only two care homes in Worcestershire to have received the 2017 Gold Standards Framework’s […]

30th October 2017 | By | Reply More
National Association of Care Catering crown 2017 NACC Care Chef of the Year

National Association of Care Catering crown 2017 NACC Care Chef of the Year

The National Association of Care Catering crowned the 2017 NACC Care Chef of the Year at the national final. Stuart Middleton of Meallmore Lodge Care Home, Inverness, was victorious in the respected culinary competition that seeks out the UK’s best chef working in the care sector.   At Barking & Dagenham College’s Technical Skills Academy, […]

13th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Precious Homes pick up Pinders Healthcare Design Award

Precious Homes pick up Pinders Healthcare Design Award

Precious Homes are an innovative community social care provider supporting 160 people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum condition and other complex needs,  working across London, Birmingham, Hertfordshire, Central Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes and Devon. Joining healthcare design finalists from across the UK at the prestigious award ceremony on 15th March 2017, high praise […]

24th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Norwich care home awarded for end of life care

Norwich care home awarded for end of life care

Ivy Court Care Home in Norwich has been awarded the industry-recognised Six Steps to Success accreditation for providing the best possible end of life care to residents. Three nurses at Ivy Court, a home run by Caring Homes in Ivy Road, Norwich, have studied for the Six Steps to Success qualification over the past year […]

14th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Home Instead Senior Care has received the Queen’s Award for innovation

Home Instead Senior Care has received the Queen’s Award for innovation

National homecare provider Home Instead Senior Care has been royally recognised for the contribution its relationship-led model has brought to the care sector, as it was officially presented with the Queen’s Award for innovation. HRH’s official representative for Cheshire, the Lord Lieutenant David Briggs, MBE, K.St.J. presented the prestigious award, a pinnacle of achievement in […]

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Manchester dementia care home awarded for its compassionate end of life care

Manchester dementia care home awarded for its compassionate end of life care

A Manchester dementia care home collected a top award for its compassionate end of life care yesterday at the prestigious 3rd Sector Care Awards. EachStep Blackley received the ‘End of Life Care Award’ at the prestigious event, which was hosted in London by Dame Esther Rantzen. The awards are one of the biggest honours in the […]

12th December 2016 | By | Reply More
St Catherine’s Care Home in Nantwich wins top garden awards

St Catherine’s Care Home in Nantwich wins top garden awards

St Catherine’s Care Home in Nantwich has been awarded two top accolades from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) for its stunning dementia friendly gardens.   St Catherine’s supports older people, including people who live with dementia. It is part of national health and social care charity, Community Integrated Care.   The home’s stunning gardens have […]

14th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Banstead care home celebrates award shortlistings and positive CQC inspection

Banstead care home celebrates award shortlistings and positive CQC inspection

Staff at the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society care home in Banstead are celebrating after achieving a resounding GOOD rating in its latest Care Quality Commission report after a recent unannounced inspection.   The Society was visited by Care Quality Commission inspectors who awarded the Home a GOOD rating based on assessment in the five key […]

9th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Top catering award for Care UK nutrition expert

Top catering award for Care UK nutrition expert

A Care UK nutrition and hydration expert has won a prestigious national award that recognises and celebrates excellence, innovation and education in the field of care catering.   James Clear, Care UK’s hotel services manager, was named Catering Manager of the Year at the annual National Association of Care Catering (NACC) awards on Thursday 6 […]

27th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Green fingered residents and care home staff award for blooming marvellous gardens!

Green fingered residents and care home staff award for blooming marvellous gardens!

Green fingered residents and care home staff have been awarded for their impressive garden makeovers. Creative care home Raleigh Court, based in Hull, and supported living housing Horrox Court, based in Keyingham, were awarded joint first out of dozens of entries in the annual Hica in Bloom garden makeover competition. The Hica in Bloom competition […]

19th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Prestigious care catering awards announce winners at annual dinner

Prestigious care catering awards announce winners at annual dinner

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) crowned the winners of the NACC Awards 2016, last night, at its annual gala dinner. The prestigious awards spotlight the continued exceptional work undertaken by care providers and caterers, as well as the sector’s unsung heroes.  Every winner exemplifies a true commitment to excellence, innovation and education, and […]

7th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Cumbrian care home named Care Home of the Year by Gold Standards Framework

Cumbrian care home named Care Home of the Year by Gold Standards Framework

A Cumbrian care home where the residents control their own care and the staff describe themselves as working in their residents’ home, has been named Care Home of the Year by the National Gold Standards Framework Centre (GSF).   Silloth Nursing Home beat off stiff opposition from the six other homes on the shortlist to win the […]

6th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Hallmark care home scoops two titles at business awards ceremony

Hallmark care home scoops two titles at business awards ceremony

Hallmark care home’s facility in South Wales has been named Macro Business of the Year and Employer of the Year at the Merthyr Tydfil Business Awards.   Greenhill Manor, which provides nursing, dementia and young physically disabled care were praised for their people management, financial performance and business excellence at the Merthyr Tydfil Business Club’s […]

30th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Become a Care Employer of Choice

Become a Care Employer of Choice

The biggest challenge facing many care providers is recruiting and retaining good carers. The UK’s ageing population and negative media coverage of the industry, means this problem is set to grow. The Best Employers In Care Awards have been launched to overcome this challenge and recognise the sector’s best companies to work for.     […]

12th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Caring Homes receives inaugural Princess Royal Training Award

Caring Homes receives inaugural Princess Royal Training Award

Caring Homes Group is delighted to be recognised in the first Princess Royal Training Awards for its unique Dementia Training programme, ‘My World’. The award is a new honour for employers in the UK who have created lasting impact by successfully linking their skills development needs to business performance. Caring Homes shares the prestigious accolade […]

22nd August 2016 | By | Reply More
CLS Care Services awarded Investors in People Gold standard

CLS Care Services awarded Investors in People Gold standard

CLS Care Services, comprising Belong Villages and CLS Homes, is celebrating after being awarded the Gold Standard by Investors in People (IIP), the UK’s leading accreditation for business improvement through people management.   While CLS has held IIP accreditation since 2005, this is the first occasion that the care provider has been awarded the Gold Standard, joining the […]

22nd July 2016 | By | Reply More
International IIP Leader Award For Regard CEO

International IIP Leader Award For Regard CEO

The Chief Executive of care-provider Regard, one of the UK’s largest organisations supporting people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and acquired brain injury, has won the prestigious Investors in People Leader of the Year Award.   Sandie Foxall-Smith became CEO at Regard in 2012 and since then has led it to achieving Investors in […]

1st July 2016 | By | Reply More
Danshell recognises outstanding employees

Danshell recognises outstanding employees

Danshell Healthcare Group has acknowledged the fantastic contributions made by members of its team.   The Danshell Staff Recognition Awards honoured staff who have gone above and beyond in supporting both service users and colleagues.     A number of awards were presented during a gala dinner, held at the Marriot Hotel in York.  The winners […]

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