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    Hampshire care homes get ready to celebrate Care Home Open Day

    Hampshire care homes get ready to celebrate Care Home Open Day

    Hartford Care’s Hampshire Care Homes will be celebrating Care Home Open Day on Saturday 21st April 2018 with the theme ‘connecting communities’. The exciting day of activities will allow us to open our doors to the Hampshire area to ensure care homes are considered to be an active part of the community.       […]

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    Care home celebrates Coventry’s eldest recorded citizen

    Care home celebrates Coventry’s eldest recorded citizen

    There was much to celebrate as the eldest recorded person in Coventry, marked her 109th birthday  at her Sanctuary Care home. Surrounded by family and friends, Edith Smith celebrated her milestone birthday at Lammas House Residential Care Home on Lammas Road, where she has lived since 2014, living independently until she was 104. Looking back […]

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    Activities coordinator takes on daring zip wire challenge for veterans’ charity

    Activities coordinator takes on daring zip wire challenge for veterans’ charity

    Patcham care home in Brighton is supporting its activities co-ordinator, Paula Grout, who is taking on a daring zip wire challenge to raise money for the charity Blind Veterans UK. Paula will take part in the event, which will be held on 21 April, at the Blind Veterans Centre in Ovingdean. This is the third […]

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    South Petherton care home staff surprise avid biker

    South Petherton care home staff surprise avid biker

    Burnworthy House in South Petherton recently organise a special surprise for one of their residents, Bill Ambrose. Great grandfather and Founder Member of the Ilminster Lions, Bill is an avid biker and spent his younger years biking across Europe with his wife. After discovering a photograph album with images of Bill and his bikes, Claire Hickey, […]

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    Rotherham community gets crafty with care home residents

    Rotherham community gets crafty with care home residents

    A COMMUNITY charity has been holding regular arts and crafts sessions at a Rotherham care home to boost elderly residents’ creativity.   RotherFed has been visiting Broadacres Care Home, in Parkgate, twice a month to run the sessions.   The latest was over Easter, when residents, relatives and children of the home’s staff all took […]

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    World Darts Champion guest of honour at Middlesbrough care home

    World Darts Champion guest of honour at Middlesbrough care home

    BDO World Darts Champion Glen Durrant has officially opened a new pub in a care home in Middlesbrough.   Glen, who was born in the town, was guest of honour at the ceremony Anchor’s Middlesbrough Grange in Fosdyke Green.   Residents had been looking forward to having their own pub – the Netherfield Arms, which […]

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    Couple celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary over a Champagne afternoon tea!

    Couple celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary over a Champagne afternoon tea!

    Ethel (82) and Chris (81) Hayward celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary at Milford House Care Home on Thursday with all the staff and residents congratulating them over a Champagne afternoon tea!   The Belper born and bred couple, who have been married 60 years met at a regular Saturday night dance at the Assembly Rooms […]

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    Bristol nursing home residents team up with community charity

    Bristol nursing home residents team up with community charity

    Riversway Nursing Home will be ‘Making Pals’ in the community after teaming up with a charity. The home is working with the Alive organisation on its Making Pals project in Bristol to connect communities with care homes. Alive introduced the three-year project last year and works with ten, carefully selected, care homes across Greater Bristol. […]

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    Mossley care home residents dance the afternoon away!

    Mossley care home residents dance the afternoon away!

    HC-One’s Sandon House in Mossley recently danced the afternoon away, when Glenn’s Girls came to sing their rock & roll hits.   They sang an array of songs in their rock and roll red spotted dresses, which the residents & staff sang along to.   During the show, the girls got 3 members of staff […]

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    Residents and Lord Mayor of Chester officially open Grosvenor Manor Care Centre

    Residents and Lord Mayor of Chester officially open Grosvenor Manor Care Centre

    The doors to Grosvenor Manor Care Centre, on Heath Lane in Chester, have been officially opened by one of the care home’s first residents, Miss Margaret Laird.   Margaret, who is due to move into Grosvenor Manor in the coming days, was joined by William Jakeman (a New Care resident at Ashlands Manor in Sale) […]

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    Taunton care home residents have the need for speed at stock car racing day

    Taunton care home residents have the need for speed at stock car racing day

    Sherford Manor residents swapped tea and cakes for gears and brakes when they attended a stock car racing event at Smeatharpe Stadium. The Taunton home, based on Wyvern Road, arranged the day at the races for a group of residents who wanted to brave the cold to experience the action. Entertainment was provided by the […]

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    Derbyshire care home residents enjoy some foodie fun during Nutrition and Hydration Week

    Derbyshire care home residents enjoy some foodie fun during Nutrition and Hydration Week

    Residents at Derbyshire based Milford House Care Home, got fully on board with Nutrition and Hydration Week, by hosting an array of activities, which left them well and truly hungry for more!   On Tuesday, the residents experimented by baking with vegetables, with carrot and ginger cake, along with a courgette loaf being hailed as […]

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    Country Court Care Group prepares for Care Home Open Day 2018

    Country Court Care Group prepares for Care Home Open Day 2018

    Care homes across the Country Court Care group are opening their doors to the local community, relatives and friends on Saturday 21st April 2018. The idea behind the day is to encourage local people to visit care homes in their community and to work together to develop better relationships.   All of the Country Court […]

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    St Albans care home found ‘Outstanding’ by CQC

    St Albans care home found ‘Outstanding’ by CQC

    The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Tenterden House Care Home in Bricket Wood, St Albans, to be Outstanding following an inspection in January.     Tenterden House Care Home is run by Bupa Care Homes (BNH) Limited. It is registered to provide accommodation for up to 40 people who require […]

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    Lord O’Shaughnessy discusses how GDPR can benefit care homes

    Lord O’Shaughnessy discusses how GDPR can benefit care homes

    Data protection laws are set to change in a few weeks as we prepare for the introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). But what do the new rules mean, and why do they matter for care homes?  The GDPR replaces the current Data Protection Act, and will set a stronger framework for […]

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    Poole care home residents and guests celebrate 10th anniversary

    Poole care home residents and guests celebrate 10th anniversary

    The Laurels & Pine Lodge Care Home in Oakdale, Poole celebrated its 10th anniversary on Wednesday 4th April 2018.   A host of prestigious guests, residents, relatives and community supporters attended the celebration to toast the Poole care home.     Dignitaries included MP for Poole – Robert Syms along with The High Sheriff of […]

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    Shropshire care home looks to reduce falls with fun project

    Shropshire care home looks to reduce falls with fun project

    A Shropshire care home is anticipating a reduction in falls among its residents after starting a fun project to encourage them to ‘pimp’ their Zimmer frames.   Users at Coverage Care’s Woodcroft home in Market Drayton have been personalising their walking aids by spray painting them different colours including pink, orange, blue and purple or […]

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    HC-One announces re-launch of pioneering Nursing Assistant Programme

    HC-One announces re-launch of pioneering Nursing Assistant Programme

    In the context of a national shortage of nurses across the country, as well as the dramatic rise in the use of agency staff in the health and social care sectors, HC-One, a leading care home provider in the UK are offering an alternative solution to a problem faced by care providers and the NHS […]

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    Top dog Mungo joins in thank-you celebrations at Lymington care home

    Top dog Mungo joins in thank-you celebrations at Lymington care home

    Residents at a dementia care home said hello to an ‘amazingly clever’ disability assistance dog that has transformed the life of a New Forest woman.    Nine-year-old Mungo and his partner Barbara Houston visited Colten Care’s Linden House to say thank-you for supporting the charity that brought the pair of them together.   Dogs specially […]

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    Lord Mayor of Birmingham officially opens Heartlands Care Home

    Lord Mayor of Birmingham officially opens Heartlands Care Home

    On the 16th of March, Country Court Care were delighted to welcome local dignitaries, healthcare professionals and business people to the Grand Opening of their Heartlands Care Home, Yardley, Birmingham. The Right Worshipful, The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Anne Underwood, along with Mr Alykhan Kachra, Managing Director of Country Court Care cut the ribbon […]

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