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Rise in delayed transfers requires partnership between independent care and the NHS

Rise in delayed transfers requires partnership between independent care and the NHS

Care England, a representative body for independent care providers, has expressed frustration over the rise in delayed transfers of care figures stating that if properly engaged, the independent adult social care sector could help ensure people can be discharged from hospital safely and quickly.   Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive of Care England says: […]

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
St Annes rest home hosts Mad Hatters Tea Party

St Annes rest home hosts Mad Hatters Tea Party

An extravagant and thoroughly mad Tea Party was enjoyed by residents in a St Annes rest home.   Rosewood Lodge, which celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year, hosted a Mad Hatters Tea Party – complete with costumes, entertainment and delicious delights to tempt even the Mad Hatter!   Visitors and guests flocked to the invitation […]

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sheffield care home appoints new home manager

Sheffield care home appoints new home manager

THE LAURELS Care Home has promoted Louise Spooner to home manager – after more than 24 years at the home.   The dementia care home is one half of The Laurels and The Limes Care Home, on Manchester Road, Sheffield.   Louise is the longest serving member of staff at the home, having started as […]

May 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lost loved ones celebrated at Colten Care homes

Lost loved ones celebrated at Colten Care homes

Families and friends have gathered at care homes across the South to share memories of loved ones they have lost in the past year.   All 20 homes run by family-owned Colten Care in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and Sussex took part in the provider’s Celebration of Life day.   Such was the response from dozens […]

May 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Conservative manifesto fails to address the real cost of long term care funding

Conservative manifesto fails to address the real cost of long term care funding

Commenting on the Conservative party manifesto proposals on social care, published last week, LaingBuisson founder and healthcare economist William Laing said: “A ‘manifesto mouse’ looks to be a fair description of the Conservative party proposals on social care funding published last week. They amount to half of Dilnot (the £100,000 capital threshold) but not the […]

May 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dementia care home celebrates ‘Outstanding’ result from CQC inspection

Dementia care home celebrates ‘Outstanding’ result from CQC inspection

A care home for people with dementia, in Wimbledon, Arthur House, has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the health and social care watchdog.   The home was also rated as “outstanding” for being responsive and well-led. This result places the home in the top 1% across the country.   The CQC […]

May 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Care team climb mountains for charity Seafarers UK

Care team climb mountains for charity Seafarers UK

Staff from Banstead-based maritime charity, the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, are aiming to raise at least £4,000 in support of maritime charity Seafarers UK by competing in the charity’s 24 Peaks Challenge.   The team of caring and estates staff from the Society’s specialist maritime nursing home, Belvedere House, has been preparing for months to […]

May 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Isleworth care home found to be ‘Outstanding’

Isleworth care home found to be ‘Outstanding’

No. 36, The Grove, Isleworth, is an Outstanding care home according to Care Quality Commission inspectors. No. 36, which is in the London Borough of Hounslow, is run by LD Care Limited and at the time of the inspection in March 2017 was supporting nine people with a learning disability and/or autism. It was rated […]

May 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Care homes say thank you on International Nurses Day

Care homes say thank you on International Nurses Day

Care homes run by family-owned Colten Care have paid tribute to their hard-working and dedicated nurses on a special celebration day. Homes in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and Sussex all marked Nurses’ Day with cakes, thank-you cards and even written certificates of recognition. Held internationally, Nurses’ Day is timed to coincide with the anniversary of the […]

May 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ideal Carehomes announce significant appointment following strong growth

Ideal Carehomes announce significant appointment following strong growth

Ideal Carehomes has today announced the appointment of Paul Farmer as Managing Director.  The appointment follows continued strong performance of the North and Midlands based care provider.  Having sold a significant proportion of its portfolio in 2015, Ideal Carehomes has consolidated its offering, concentrating on reinvestment in the built environment, staffing and activities to redesign […]

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bognor Regis care home staff raise more than £600 for charity

Bognor Regis care home staff raise more than £600 for charity

Four care home workers from Bognor Regis have completed a ‘jailbreak challenge’ to raise more than £600 for a Sussex children’s charity. Marcia Ellis, Danni Andrews, Nikki Kenchington and Kodie Chesters, who work at Elizabeth House care home, took part in the challenge to raise the funds for local cause, The Sussex Snowdrop Trust. The […]

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Epsom care home heads to the ‘Wild, wild west’ to celebrate CQC success

Epsom care home heads to the ‘Wild, wild west’ to celebrate CQC success

An Epsom care home has been given a seal of approval by the Mayor of Epsom and Ewell, as well as the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   Linden House, which is part of Wren Retirement Living, under the management of Healthcare Management Solutions (HCMS), welcomed Councillor George Crawford QPM to the home for a ‘Wild […]

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Healthcare Homes unite to raise dementia awareness

Healthcare Homes unite to raise dementia awareness

Thirty-five care homes in the South and East of England are uniting in a campaign to raise awareness of dementia during a national awareness week.   As part of this year’s Dementia Awareness Week, the Healthcare Homes Group is promoting the work it does in homes and within communities to support those living with dementia […]

May 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ducklings at De Lucy House in Diss

Ducklings at De Lucy House in Diss

On Monday 24 April, residents and staff at De Lucy House care home is Diss became the proud owners of 6 duck eggs, together with incubator, brooder and cage. Over the next few days all 6 ducklings successfully hatched.   Residents have thoroughly enjoyed caring for the ducklings, from watching patiently, waiting for the eggs […]

May 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Manchester care home receives high praise as part of Government-backed pilot scheme

Manchester care home receives high praise as part of Government-backed pilot scheme

HC-One’s Rose Court Care Home in Radcliffe, Manchester, has received high praise for its role as part of a successful government-backed pilot scheme in the newly published Teaching Care Home Impact Report. Rose Court (rated ‘Good’ by the CQC in August 2015-read here) was one of a select group of services chosen to take part in […]

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Thousand mile fundraising walk for new dementia therapy room at Sheffield care home

Thousand mile fundraising walk for new dementia therapy room at Sheffield care home

Well-being and Activity Champion, Michelle Ketland at Norwood Grange Care Home is raising money for a sensory room by organizing a 1000 mile walk, with the help of Parkwood E-ACT Academy. Staff and residents at Norwood Grange planned to walk 500 miles and children and staff at the local Academy will walk 500 miles more. […]

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Innovative £1m HenPower scheme cultivates creativity in Bristol care home setting

Innovative £1m HenPower scheme cultivates creativity in Bristol care home setting

On 8th May Bristol MP Chris Skidmore (pictured) and Brunelcare’s CEO Kevin Fairman joined residents, staff and six hens at Deerhurst Care Home to launch the HenPower project.   MP Chris cut the ribbon to the hencoop declaring HenPower officially launched and then sat to chat with residents in their ‘hen-inspired’ art class.    Creative […]

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sutton-in-Ashfield’s newest care home welcomes first resident

Sutton-in-Ashfield’s newest care home welcomes first resident

Sutton-in-Ashfield’s newest care home, Kingfisher Court, has officially welcomed its first resident.  Betty Banbury, who has lived in the local area all her life, moved in last month and has been settling into her new home well. Kingfisher Court was officially opened by Rtd Lt Col Keith Seddon MBE and Betty enjoyed welcoming all the […]

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Social care manifesto launched with an explicit need for EU nursing staff and support for care providers

Social care manifesto launched with an explicit need for EU nursing staff and support for care providers

An influential social care provider has launched his own personal manifesto in a bid to get a better deal for older and vulnerable adults from the forthcoming General Election. Mike Padgham says it is vital that the next government tackles a social care crisis which has left 1.2m people living with unmet care needs and […]

May 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Barchester care homes celebrate International Nurses Day

Barchester care homes celebrate International Nurses Day

This International Nurses’ Day, nurses in Barchester care homes and hospitals across the UK are being thanked for their fantastic work and celebrated for the vital role they play in care settings.   A box of Thorntons chocolates has been sent to nurses by the care provider, with a message of thanks from its senior […]

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