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Solehawk opens £3m outstanding North East care home

Solehawk opens £3m outstanding North East care home

PROVIDER of professional care, Solehawk, has opened an impressive new development in the West End of Newcastle following a significant £3.2m investment.   Ashton Court Care Home, located on West Road in Fenham, has welcomed its first residents creating 30 local jobs, and was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Newcastle Councillor Linda Wright. […]

7th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Bucks fizz celebration as Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees opens care home’s new bistro

Bucks fizz celebration as Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees opens care home’s new bistro

A NEW bistro has been officially opened by the Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees at The Beeches Care Home.   Mayor Councillor Maurice Perry and Mayoress Laraine Perry cut the ribbon at the event to officially declare the new facility open.   Residents, relatives and staff at the care home, on Green Lane, Newtown, all attended to […]

5th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Dundee care home gets hair salon and American-style diner thanks to generous donation

Dundee care home gets hair salon and American-style diner thanks to generous donation

RESIDENTS at a Dundee care home will be able to enjoy American-style dining and get their hair cut in style, thanks to a generous donation from a former resident’s fundraiser. The memorial for 101-year-old Jerry Morrison raised £500 for the Bupa Balcarres Care Home following his death in September. Now staff have spent the money […]

21st November 2017 | By | Reply More
Tranquility Room opened at Lancashire care home

Tranquility Room opened at Lancashire care home

Residents and relatives have been able to enjoy a little bit of peace and quiet in style, as Stocks Hall Care Home in Ormskirk, Lancashire unveiled its new Tranquility Room. The renovated project of an existing conservatory has taken 4 months to complete was officially opened by Edna Adams, 95 who lives at the Care […]

3rd November 2017 | By | Reply More
Shortfall in bed spaces continues to increase in the UK care home market

Shortfall in bed spaces continues to increase in the UK care home market

Over the next 5 years, demand for care home places is expected to far exceed the number of bed spaces available. Demand is forecast to increase by around 9,000 bed spaces each year, while the current rate of care home development is at 5000-6000 new beds per year, leading to a substantial shortfall. The most […]

23rd October 2017 | By | Reply More
Abbeyfield Scotland celebrates completion of interiors upgrade

Abbeyfield Scotland celebrates completion of interiors upgrade

Abbeyfield Scotland, the charity that provides independent living with support for older people across Scotland, held a celebration at their house in Garngaber Avenue in Lenzie to mark the completion of an interiors upgrade project. Local MSP, Ms Rona Mackay joined, residents, local volunteers, and the Abbeyfield Scotland team to officially cut the ribbon on […]

26th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Red carpet opening for Gracewell care home

Red carpet opening for Gracewell care home

Guests celebrated the opening of Gracewell of Sutton Coldfield, a new luxury care home on Jockey Road, in grand style last week. 75 VIP visitors were welcomed by a red carpet to an afternoon of free-flowing champagne and gourmet canapés to celebrate the newest care home in Sutton Coldfield. Councillor Margaret Waddington from Birmingham City […]

21st February 2017 | By | Reply More
Somerset landmarks become major talking points in specialist dementia-care nursing homes

Somerset landmarks become major talking points in specialist dementia-care nursing homes

Murals showing well-known Somerset landmarks are becoming major talking points in local specialist dementia-care nursing homes run by Camelot Care.   In particular the large mural of Wimbleball Lake on Exmoor (pictured) which has been installed at Camelot House in Wellington is proving a firm favourite with residents, prompting them to share their memories about […]

16th February 2017 | By | Reply More
1950s-style American diner and ice cream parlour opens at Blackhall Colliery care complex

1950s-style American diner and ice cream parlour opens at Blackhall Colliery care complex

A newly developed 1950s American diner is set to enhance the lives of people living with dementia in a Hartlepool care home. Yohden Care Complex in Blackhall Colliery spent over £5000 converting a smaller dining room at the nursing and residential home into an on-site retro American diner and ice cream parlour, complete with seating […]

8th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Hallmark care home unveils its £700,000 refurbishment with help from the Mayor and international rugby star

Hallmark care home unveils its £700,000 refurbishment with help from the Mayor and international rugby star

Hallmark Care Homes’ facility in Cardiff has unveiled its £700,000 refurbishment to the general public with help from the Mayor Councillor Monica Walsh and Welsh rugby star Rhys Webb.   Shire Hall, which provides residential, nursing and dementia care, revealed its entire home refurbishment with tours for over 50 interested guests at an official grand […]

5th December 2016 | By | Reply More
NorthStar raises the bar on delivering five star care home design in Norfolk

NorthStar raises the bar on delivering five star care home design in Norfolk

Care home design and development specialists NorthStar have delivered a stunning new care home in the heart of Norwich for regional operator Castlemeadow Care.  This is the third collaboration for the two companies in as many years. The location of the new home in leafy Heigham Road in the heart of Norwich’s ‘Golden Triangle’ demanded […]

2nd December 2016 | By | Reply More
Dewsbury care home refurbishment includes brand new facilities

Dewsbury care home refurbishment includes brand new facilities

The Mayor of Kirklees officially reopened Ashworth Grange in Dewsbury this week, after the home completed a series of exciting renovations.  Councillor Jim Dodds enjoyed the Remembrance Day activities and war time singer to celebrate the occasion with residents and visitors alike.  Councillor Dodds was treated to a tour of the facilities and stopped for […]

18th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Supportive care worker shortlisted for Ancillary & Support award

Supportive care worker shortlisted for Ancillary & Support award

A member of staff who helped create a summer house and sweet shop for residents at a Glasgow care home has been nominated for this year’s Scottish Care – National Care Home Awards. Alex Ross, of Bupa’s Quayside Care Home, has been shortlisted in the Ancillary & Support Staff category for his daily dedication to […]

7th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Greensleeves Care starts work on a new care home in Kent

Greensleeves Care starts work on a new care home in Kent

Greensleeves Care has begun construction of its latest new home in Seal in Kent. The state-of-the-art home will provide premium accommodation for 75 local, elderly residents. The home is due to open in late 2017 and will provide nursing and residential care and create over 100 new jobs in the area.  Greensleeves Care took part in a […]

3rd November 2016 | By | Reply More
Somerset’s Casa di Lusso welcomes first residents…

Somerset’s Casa di Lusso welcomes first residents…

Notaro Homes latest care home Casa di Lusso, in Bower Lane, Bridgwater, in Somerset has opened its doors to residents. The home is equipped to care for 90 residents over three floors. Specialising in providing both Dementia and nursing care. Once the home is fully operational it will employ over 140 staff. Ten individuals have already moved […]

28th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Marlborough care home unveils £240,000 refurbishment

Marlborough care home unveils £240,000 refurbishment

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), which runs 18 care homes throughout Wiltshire, has officially unveiled a £240,000 refurbishment project at its Marlborough care facility.   The renovation project, has been designed to help further meet the physical and social needs of residents living with dementia at Coombe End Court, Marlborough.   As […]

3rd October 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home construction on track to reach five-year high says Care & Dementia Show

Care home construction on track to reach five-year high says Care & Dementia Show

The British care home market is an attractive source of investment, with the value of construction contracts forecasted to reach a five year high in 2016. This is according to research conducted for the Care & Dementia Show as it launches a Care in Construction zone at this year’s event (11 – 12 October 2016, […]

12th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Artist helps to transform corridors at Northfleet care home

Artist helps to transform corridors at Northfleet care home

Sam Warman-Townsend has painted a number of striking works of art throughout the corridors at Dene Holm care home, adding to their growing display of wall art.   Sam, whose sister Nicola is a senior carer at Dene Holm, has lent a hand in brightening up the corridors at the Deneholm Road residential care home in […]

12th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Watching children play gives care home residents a sense of well-being

Watching children play gives care home residents a sense of well-being

N. Notaro Homes Ltd,  the company behind the new 88 bed Dementia nursing home in Bridgwater have been thinking of ways to keep their younger visitors entertained whilst visiting elderly relatives. “From our experience, people love watching children play, it can help promote a sense of well-being  and happiness in those living with Dementia, it […]

16th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Hull care home introduces new manager following significant investment

Hull care home introduces new manager following significant investment

A Hull care home has introduced a new manager following significant investment and refurbishment. Longhill House, based in Coldstream Close, welcomed Stephen Fenwick to his role as manager of the residential care home, which specialises in care for older people and people with dementia. Stephen, 59 and from Hull, brings almost two decades of care […]

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