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Cheshire care home appointment strengthens management team

Cheshire care home appointment strengthens management team

Croftwood Care (Cheshire) has strengthened its already outstanding management team by appointing highly experience care professional, Jackie Walker, as Home Manager at New Milton House, in Alsager, Cheshire.   Jackie has worked in the social care sector for 28 years, and has vast experience in care home management and rolling out new initiatives. In her […]

April 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Third largest care home provider prepares for next phase of its journey

Third largest care home provider prepares for next phase of its journey

HC-One, the UK’s third largest care home provider is preparing for the next phase of its journey with the appointment of Justin Hutchens as its new Chief Executive Officer. Hutchens has spent his twenty-three year career in the healthcare sector in the United States. He will be joining HC-One on 1st June 2017 from HCP […]

April 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Eastbourne care home manager selected for prestigious programme at Kings College London

Eastbourne care home manager selected for prestigious programme at Kings College London

Sunrise Senior Living of Eastbourne’s General Manager, Fiona White, has been selected to complete the prestigious Older Person’s Fellowship (OPF) at King’s College London. As one of only thirty selected participants in the country, Fiona’s fellowship will focus on ‘quality improvement’, furthering the innovation and development of care championed by Sunrise Senior Living UK. The […]

April 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Peterborough care home announces new General Manager

Peterborough care home announces new General Manager

Barchester care home Braeburn Lodge, has announced that Fiona Johnston has joined the Home as General Manager. Fiona has been nursing for over 40 years but has spent a significant time in health and social care having previously managed a high quality home in Peterborough for twelve years. She has also worked with the local Alzheimer’s […]

March 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Danshell promote dedicated Lorna to Manager at Willow House in Edgbaston

Danshell promote dedicated Lorna to Manager at Willow House in Edgbaston

Danshell Group has promoted Lorna Featherstone to Manager of Willow House in Edgbaston, Birmingham.   Lorna has worked for Danshell since qualifying in 2012 and her dedication and skills have seen her progress successfully. She was previously Deputy Manager at another of the company’s services, Wast Hill Hospital in Kings Norton, Birmingham.   The team […]

March 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Soon-to-open Sale care home appoints manager

Soon-to-open Sale care home appoints manager

Fast growing care home operator, New Care, has appointed Hayley Bebbington as registered manager for its soon-to-open care home, Ashlands Manor in Ashton-on-Mersey, Sale.   In her new role, Hayley takes responsibility for the new state-of-the-art 57-bed care facility on Ashlands, its 55 residents and 80-strong employee team.  She will work consistently to ensure the […]

March 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Scunthorpe care home appoints new manager

Scunthorpe care home appoints new manager

A Scunthorpe care home has appointed a new manager following significant refurbishment. Anthony Egan, an experienced manager with more than two decades of experience in the care industry, joins Sunningdale Court, a home operated by Hull-based Hica Group. Anthony, who was inspired to join the care sector after fostering 25 children in 1990s, began as […]

February 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Former care home manager promoted to regional director

Former care home manager promoted to regional director

A former care home manager from Glasgow, who started out as a part time nurse for a care service provider, is celebrating after being promoted – to regional director.   Lyn McConville, who began working night shifts two days a week at Bupa’s Darnley Court care home in Glasgow, has revealed how this can lead […]

January 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Oakdale Care Group appoints new manager for new Sutton-in-Ashfield care home

Oakdale Care Group appoints new manager for new Sutton-in-Ashfield care home

Oakdale Care Group, has appointed a new manager for its first care home, Kingfisher Court at Sutton-in-Ashfield. Paul Quirk is an experienced care, hospitality and services manager with several awards and has previously worked with Avery Healthcare and Sunrise Senior Living.  “I am delighted and excited to be working with this new innovative and growing […]

January 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
We want your views on what it’s like to run a care home?

We want your views on what it’s like to run a care home?

UK care and nursing homes have been in the news a lot recently, but amid all the conversation not much has been heard about what it’s like to provide such a complex service. Given the much-debated pressures on the sector, and the extreme importance of caring for vulnerable elderly people, it’s crucial that the market […]

December 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Care group thanks for care staff working at Christmas

Care group thanks for care staff working at Christmas

A national care group campaigning to highlight the Caring Heroes of the sector is extending a special thank you to those working at Christmas.   The ‘spare a thought’ message comes from the Springhill Care Group to employees throughout the industry working through Christmas.   Donna Briggs, managing director of Springhill Care Group, said: “Let’s […]

December 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Belong at Home Macclesfield rated ‘Good’ by CQC

Belong at Home Macclesfield rated ‘Good’ by CQC

Specialist care village, Belong Macclesfield, has been rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for its Belong at Home domiciliary care service.   The CQC found that Belong at Home Macclesfield was ‘safe, person centred, sensitive and compassionate.’ It commended Belong at Home’s emphasis on recruiting staff who are suitable to work with vulnerable […]

December 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home manager raises awareness of homelessness in Preston

Care home manager raises awareness of homelessness in Preston

A care home manager has spent a night sleeping rough in Preston town centre as part of a move to raise awareness and money for the homeless as we enter the coldest season of the year. Kim Horton, General Manager at Barchester’s Sherwood Court Care Home joined a group of 5 local people on Friday […]

December 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
As care homes come under CMA scrutiny Your Voice Matters speaks out on ‘banning’

As care homes come under CMA scrutiny Your Voice Matters speaks out on ‘banning’

As the Competitions and Markets Authority launches a market study into care homes for the elderly, to review how well the market works and whether people are treated fairly Care Industry News speaks to Jenny Moore of Your Voice Matters a body developed to protect the interests of both care home residents and their loved ones. […]

December 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Luxury care community in Yeovil welcomes first residents

Luxury care community in Yeovil welcomes first residents

YEOVIL’S first luxury care community has opened its doors and is preparing to welcome its new residents. Latimer Lodge, on Preston Road, has undergone a £450,000 renovation to transform it into a five-star hotel-style care home. The opening of Latimer Lodge marks the completion of the first phase of the wider Yeovil Care Community which […]

November 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Lowestoft care home receives outstanding CQC report

Lowestoft care home receives outstanding CQC report

Greensleeves Care, a national care charity, is celebrating that one of its care homes has been recognised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for the outstanding service provided to the residents. Broadlands, a residential care home located near Lowestoft, has achieved an overall “Outstanding” rating from inspectors for its “exceptional standard of care”.  The management […]

November 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Pendlebury Care Homes create 60 new care jobs at Derbyshire care home

Pendlebury Care Homes create 60 new care jobs at Derbyshire care home

Pendlebury Care Homes Ltd has announced its third care home in the group, Regency Hall, has opened its doors in Hadfield, Derbyshire, offering specialist care and support for up to 68 people with dementia or frailty. Six-figure funding has been provided by Royal Bank of Scotland to support this latest acquisition. Previously a nursing home […]

October 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
HC-One People Development Programmes Awarded Centre of Excellence Status by Skills for Care

HC-One People Development Programmes Awarded Centre of Excellence Status by Skills for Care

HC-One’s People Development programmes have been awarded Centre of Excellence status by Skills for Care, recognising that they demonstrate exemplary learning and development for their staff.   There are only six other Skills for Care Centres of Excellence in the UK, and the HC-One People Development Team is only one of two in-house training providers, […]

October 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Turnaround Sheffield care home staff celebrate positive results

Turnaround Sheffield care home staff celebrate positive results

The swift action of a specialist dementia care home to rectify an unsatisfactory and inadequate inspection report has turned it into a model of Improvement in practice, for the care industry. The turnaround of Upperthorpe’s Leahyrst Care Home in just five weeks was led by new manager Adele Stokes. The Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor […]

October 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
New era and new team for luxury Melksham care home

New era and new team for luxury Melksham care home

A MELKSHAM luxury care home has unveiled its all new senior leadership team as the home prepares to almost double in size. Home Manager Mark Barnes and his team will welcome residents to the new look Blenheim House Care Centre in October with the opening of a state-of-the-art extension. The new 32 bed building will […]

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