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    Midlands care home chef achieves five star food rating

    Midlands care home chef achieves five star food rating

    A widely respected chef based at a Hagley care home has played a key role in the home achieving a top status for the quality of its food. Keyren Anderson, head chef at Chandos Lodge Residential Home, has helped the home gain a coveted five stars following a recent unannounced inspection from the Food Standards […]

    4th January 2019 | By | Reply More
    Frome care home supports budding young chefs

    Frome care home supports budding young chefs

    Gracewell of Frome, on Welshmill Lane, were delighted to sponsor young cooking enthusiasts from the community in the local heat of the Rotary Young Chef Competition. Held on Monday 26 November, this year’s heat saw the short-listed 12 entrants, made up of Frome College Students, go head-to-head as part of the annual national competition organised […]

    12th December 2018 | By | Reply More
    Michelin Star chef brings his lifetime love of food to care home residents

    Michelin Star chef brings his lifetime love of food to care home residents

    Catering to the taste buds is one of the UK’s finest chefs, Paul Wright, as he takes up his full-time position as chef at the Malpas based Prospect House residential care home. With over 26 years in the catering business the former Gleneagles and Michelin Star chef brings his lifetime love of food to residents […]

    6th December 2018 | By | Reply More
    2018 award winners announced at NACC gala dinner

    2018 award winners announced at NACC gala dinner

    The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) announced the winners of the 2018 NACC Awards at a gala dinner.   The innovation, achievements and dedication of teams and individuals that make an exceptional contribution in the specialist field of care catering were rewarded and celebrated by the association’s members, industry partners and guests at the […]

    10th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Blandford care home in the running for national dining award

    Blandford care home in the running for national dining award

    Blandford Grange care home in Blandford Forum has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of its catering excellence, as part of an innovation ‘Care Dine with Me’ competition. The home, which is part of the Healthcare Homes group, provides residential and nursing care for up to 63 people, many of whom live with […]

    9th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    National Association of Care Catering reveals awards shortlist

    National Association of Care Catering reveals awards shortlist

    The shortlist for the NACC Awards 2018 has been revealed by the National Association of Care Catering (NACC). Recognising teams and individuals across the care catering sector, the prestigious awards celebrate innovation, excellence and the dedication to deliver above and beyond and ensure exceptional service every day. The winners will be announced at the NACC […]

    7th September 2018 | By | Reply More
    Stay Nourished campaign launches as research shows eating takes a dive at 75

    Stay Nourished campaign launches as research shows eating takes a dive at 75

    Home Instead Senior Care is launching an initiative to tackle malnutrition in Britain’s older generations, as new research shows almost three in ten (27%) over 75s don’t think they need to eat as much now they are older.   Half of over 75s (50%) eat smaller meals and more than a third (34%) regularly skip […]

    13th August 2018 | By | Reply More
    Avery chefs whip up a treat at the NACC finals

    Avery chefs whip up a treat at the NACC finals

    Two of Avery Healthcare’s finest chefs reached the National Finals of the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Care Chef of the Year 2018 competition and came away with two fantastic awards!   The NACC raises the profile of care catering and is celebrated across the care sector. This year the finals were held at […]

    6th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care Chef of the Year 2018 finalists confirmed

    Care Chef of the Year 2018 finalists confirmed

    The 12 finalists for the NACC Care Chef of the Year 2018 culinary competition have been confirmed.   Following a series of regional heats, the National Association of Care Catering is one step closer to crowning the nation’s best chef working in the care sector.   Across Scotland, Wales, the North, the Midlands, the South […]

    4th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care home cook set to retire after more than two decades caring for the elderly.

    Care home cook set to retire after more than two decades caring for the elderly.

      CARE home cook Judy Wilson is set to retire after more than two decades caring for elderly residents.   The 74-year-old has been working at Ingleby Care Home, in Ingleby Barwick, for 22 years – as a domestic worker, then care assistant and eventually cook.   She started at the home, on Lamb Lane, […]

    19th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Bristol care home scoops rare award for cooking up a healthy and sustainable approach to food

    Bristol care home scoops rare award for cooking up a healthy and sustainable approach to food

    A Bristol care home run by Milestones Trust has clinched a top award for its work in providing healthy and sustainable food to its residents. 2A Court Road provides around the clock support for 15 residents with learning disabilities in three self-contained houses. The Soil Association presented the gold level Food for Life Served Here […]

    30th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Avery Healthcare celebrate 100% in 5 stars in Food Standards

    Avery Healthcare celebrate 100% in 5 stars in Food Standards

    With over fifty care and senior living locations throughout the country, Avery Healthcare has probably achieved a sector first for a larger care provider by attaining a 5-star rating from the EHO for food standards in all of its locations. Environmental Health Officers (EHO) are responsible for carrying out measures for protecting public health, including […]

    10th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    NACC Training & Development Forum 2017 – a time for learning, debate and celebration

    NACC Training & Development Forum 2017 – a time for learning, debate and celebration

    The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Training & Development Forum 2017 on 4-6 October at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, will bring the NACC’s 30th anniversary celebrations to a grand crescendo with an engaging programme, excellent networking and entertainment, and a special cake competition. The tailored two-day training event will address the latest […]

    26th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Yarnton Sanctuary Care chef enjoys another taste of success!

    Yarnton Sanctuary Care chef enjoys another taste of success!

    The culinary talents of a Sanctuary Care chef in Yarnton have secured her victory in the organisation’s prestigious annual cookery contest.   Competing against finalists from Sanctuary Care’s homes across the country Marcella Field, chef manager at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home in Rutten Lane has been crowned the organisation’s Chef of the Year 2017. […]

    11th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    South Wales care home honoured for commitment to vegetarian cuisine

    South Wales care home honoured for commitment to vegetarian cuisine

    The SilverCrest Group has been honoured for its commitment to vegetarian cuisine amongst the food it serves to residents.   Morgana Court in South Wales, part of the SilverCrest Group, has received a special award for being the 1,000th residential home in the UK to be accepted onto the Vegetarian for Life charity’s care home […]

    19th June 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
    New Stourbridge care home manager to focus on health and nutrition for residents

    New Stourbridge care home manager to focus on health and nutrition for residents

    A Stourbridge care home has appointed a new manager who plans to introduce a new health and nutrition programme for residents. With 14 years’ experience in the care and adult support sector, specialist Wallence Miyoba has been appointed to run The Foresters Nursing Home in Clent. He said: “I am thrilled to join the team […]

    31st March 2017 | By | Reply More
    Chelsea residential home rewrites the rulebook of care home food

    Chelsea residential home rewrites the rulebook of care home food

    The hospitality team at Chelsea Court Place is passionate about raising the standards of care home food and changing the future of food nutrition in aged care.   In addition to the basic enjoyment of eating quality, nutritious food, taste is a very powerful sense which has the ability to trigger memories of life experiences, […]

    16th March 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care home group prepares to support Nutrition and Hydration Week

    Care home group prepares to support Nutrition and Hydration Week

    Homes run by Caring Homes across the country will be supporting Nutrition and Hydration Week which starts on Monday March 13th.  Nutrition and Hydration Week aims to highlight, promote and celebrate improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally. This year organisations large and small are encouraged to take part in […]

    8th March 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care home group one of first in UK to serve up pureed food that looks like a meal

    Care home group one of first in UK to serve up pureed food that looks like a meal

    Elderly residents at six care homes across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire who have difficulty swallowing food are benefiting from an initiative aimed at encouraging them to eat more.   People experience problems eating and drinking for a number of reasons, for example if they’ve had a stroke or suffer from dementia.   Milford Care, which has homes in […]

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