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Cheshire care home appoints new manager

Cheshire care home appoints new manager

The Hawthorns, the Minster Care-run residential home in Wilmslow, Cheshire, has strengthened its management team with the appointment of new Home Manager, Marie Sharp. Marie, who has worked in the care sector for over thirty years, began her career as a trainee care assistant before working her way up to Registered Manager. She has a […]

23rd August 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home manager overcomes her fear of heights to support Alzheimer’s Society

Care home manager overcomes her fear of heights to support Alzheimer’s Society

On 6th August  Orchard Court Care Home in Brigg Manager Tracy Mussett took a leap of faith and overcome her fears of heights and flying by doing a skydive in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. The manager Tracy Mussett said” it was a fantastic experience as well as raising money for a cause so close […]

15th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Norfolk care home welcomes new Home Manager

Norfolk care home welcomes new Home Manager

Overbury House residential care home, located in Wroxham, Norfolk, has announced the appointment of Gerard Dooley as its new Home Manager. Gerard joins the home, which specialises in delivering quality care to elderly adults including those living with dementia, having previously managed a care home where the service was recognised as being ‘outstanding’ in the […]

10th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Community health professionals give a South coast care home company top marks

Community health professionals give a South coast care home company top marks

Community health professionals have given a South coast care home company top marks in a survey designed to identify areas of best practice and scope for improvement. Respondents to the Colten Care poll included GPs, nurses, first responders, mental health teams and other medical specialists.   Altogether, 171 responses were received from external clinical experts […]

2nd August 2017 | By | Reply More
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy invites care homes to complete short survey

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy invites care homes to complete short survey

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) is calling for Care Home Managers to complete a short survey which is now live at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ZFF59TX The survey (which should take less than 10 minutes to complete) aims to find out whether talking therapies are available in UK care homes; and where they are available how […]

14th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh’s newest care home appoints general manager

Edinburgh’s newest care home appoints general manager

Edinburgh’s newest and finest care home, Cramond Residence has appointed Eileen Gray as general manager. Cramond Residence, a purpose-built care home finished to an exceptional standard, will be managed exclusively by Walker Healthcare.  Eileen will be responsible for the general management of the Residence and ensure the highest standards of personalised nursing care when it […]

5th June 2017 | By | Reply More
New Lytham St Anne’s £12.5 million care home appoints manager

New Lytham St Anne’s £12.5 million care home appoints manager

With build well underway and the official opening of the care home scheduled for this summer, New Care has appointed Lorraine Disley as registered manager at The Hamptons Care Centre on Main Drive in Lytham St Anne’s.   In her new role, Lorraine will take responsibility for the soon-to-open, state-of-the-art 76-bed care facility, including all […]

1st June 2017 | By | Reply More
New manager for Bridgwater care home

New manager for Bridgwater care home

Paula Howlett has been appointed as the new manager of Avalon Nursing Home in Taunton Road, Bridgwater, which is part of the west country-based Camelot Care group of specialist dementia care homes.   Paula was previously the registered manager at a home in Burnham, where her expertise had been swiftly recognised by promotion from carer […]

30th May 2017 | By | Reply More
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 […]

19th April 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 […]

6th April 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 […]

4th April 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 […]

30th March 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 […]

30th March 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 […]

20th March 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 […]

15th February 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 […]

25th January 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 […]

20th January 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 […]

21st December 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 […]

21st December 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 […]

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