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Award-winning soprano at Diss care home

Award-winning soprano at Diss care home

On Friday 17th June, an award winning soprano from Norwich, Emma Nuule, performed a concert for residents and visitors to Care Home Open Day event at De Lucy House in Diss. De Lucy House, operated by Greensleeves Care, embraced this year’s National Care Home Open Day theme of “celebration” by holding a Royal Garden Party […]

June 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
MP catches up with friends at Loughton care home celebration

MP catches up with friends at Loughton care home celebration

Epping Forest MP, Eleanor Laing, caught up with some old friends during a special visit to Woodland Grove care home in Loughton. The deputy speaker for the House of Commons met familiar faces among the residents, staff and visitors at the 72-bed home on Rectory Lane.   Mrs Laing made the visit on Friday as part […]

June 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Geared up for National Bike Week

Geared up for National Bike Week

A 62-year-old man who is tackling a gruelling cycling challenge for Dementia UK dropped into a Sanctuary Care home in Stepney to speak with residents about his climb. Richard Burt is training to break cycling records for the national dementia charity by taking on Simon Warren’s ‘100 Greatest Cycling Climbs’ in just 12 days during […]

June 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Glasgow care home hosts pantomime – Oh yes they did!

Glasgow care home hosts pantomime – Oh yes they did!

A Glasgow care home brought panto to its own front room this summer to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday, by setting up an exclusive entertaining performance for residents.   Bupa’s Eastbank care home in Shettleston invited local professional entertainment company Rovin Productions to bring the show in-house, giving residents, family and friends a front row experience […]

June 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rugby league legends celebrate National Care Home Open Day

Rugby league legends celebrate National Care Home Open Day

National social care provider Community Integrated Care welcomed rugby league legends Paul Sculthorpe, Eddie Cunningham and John Stankevitch to two of its dementia care homes on Friday, to mark National Care Home Open Day. St Helens legends Paul Sculthorpe and Eddie Cunningham officially opened a St Helens RFC reminiscence area in Eccleston Court, a St […]

June 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Oxfordshire care home secures top CQC inspection rating

Oxfordshire care home secures top CQC inspection rating

“Outstanding skills when looking after people” and “excellent role models” in the management team have led The Grange Care Centre in Faringdon secure the top rating following its most recent unannounced inspection by the Care Quality Commission. The Grange, part of the Forest Healthcare Group family of homes, has been run for the last 30 […]

June 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Alternative therapy care home to open in Blackburn

Alternative therapy care home to open in Blackburn

A new Blackburn care home specialising in alternative therapy is set to open its doors at the end of June, after receiving development funding from Yorkshire Bank.   Situated on the outskirts of Blackburn, Feng Shui House will be one of only two alternative therapy care homes in the UK. Featuring 16 beds, the home […]

June 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
‘Queen Connie’ celebrates 100th birthday

‘Queen Connie’ celebrates 100th birthday

Constance ‘Connie’ Stubbs, a resident of Florence Grogan House care home in Chester, celebrated hitting a century with a birthday party organised by staff at the CLS-run home.   Crowned queen for the day with a special tiara, Connie celebrated her milestone surrounded by staff and residents at the home, where she was presented with […]

June 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Midlands care group targets growth and recruitment after £27m refinancing package

Midlands care group targets growth and recruitment after £27m refinancing package

One of the UK’s most established care home operators is targeting growth and new recruitment following agreement on a new £27 million refinancing package with Yorkshire Bank.     Midlands-based St Philip’s Care Group has more than 30 homes across the UK and has enjoyed ongoing growth via regular redevelopment of its portfolio. Founded in […]

June 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home summer fete is a great success

Care home summer fete is a great success

A care home in Bampton opened its doors to the community this weekend and held a memorable garden fete, which saw over 100 people attend.   Residents from Rosebank Care Home were joined by guests for an afternoon of fun with games, stalls, afternoon tea and a raffle raising £800 for the home’s residents’ fund. […]

June 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rugby home celebrates Queen’s birthday

Rugby home celebrates Queen’s birthday

Residents of a Rugby nursing home have celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday in style with a special garden party.   Staff at Willow Tree Nursing Home dressed in the fashions of the decade when Her Majesty was born, which saw the event go from roaring Twenties to roaring success.   Families joined the residents of […]

June 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Canterbury care home marks Queen’s Birthday with garden tea party

Canterbury care home marks Queen’s Birthday with garden tea party

Residents at Connors House made the most of their recently renovated courtyard by enjoying an alfresco tea party, to commemorate Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday.   With the sun shining, for a couple of hours at least, residents of the Craddock Road residential home, got together for a celebratory tea party on Saturday 11th June.   […]

June 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Telehealth benefits care home residents

Telehealth benefits care home residents

Residents at a Lancashire care home are reaping the benefits of groundbreaking technology allowing them to take greater control of their health.    The Telehealth system is being used at Springhill Care Home in Accrington, and enables healthcare professionals to monitor and manage patients’ long term health conditions through the remote exchange of data.   […]

June 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Avery win at HealthInvestor Awards

Avery win at HealthInvestor Awards

Avery Healthcare won the Residential Care Provider of the Year at the 2016 Health Investor Awards. Held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on June 15 ; the annual event is a celebration of those who invest in, advise, lend to and operate in the health and social care markets. Residential Care Provider of the Year is […]

June 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Lucy joins The Manor House Knaresborough

Lucy joins The Manor House Knaresborough

Hadrian Healthcare Group has appointed Lucy Gradwell as manager for The Manor House care home in Knaresborough.   Lucy, from Harrogate, began her career as a care assistant. She has worked her way up through various care roles to manager gaining experience in nursing, residential and dementia care settings and taking every opportunity for training […]

June 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Glastonbury care team providing outstanding care

Glastonbury care team providing outstanding care

The care team at Brunelcare’s Glastonbury Care Home were awarded with an ‘Outstanding’ in Care by the Care Quality Commission, May 2016. In April 2016 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) completed an unannounced inspection of the home, over a two day period, awarding the home an overall rating of Good. The CQC report states: “On […]

June 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Country Court Care welcome local dignitaries to Grand Opening of new care home

Country Court Care welcome local dignitaries to Grand Opening of new care home

Country Court Care were delighted to welcome local dignitaries and business people to the Grand Opening of their leading edge care home, Ferrars Hall, in Huntingdon. Ferrars Hall Care Home provides residential and essential specialist dementia care in a luxurious environment tailored to fulfil the needs of the residents. With 66 tastefully decorated ensuite rooms, […]

June 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Community Integrated Care signs up to Scottish Care and ARC Scotland commitments

Community Integrated Care signs up to Scottish Care and ARC Scotland commitments

Community Integrated Care is proud to have signed up to ARC (Association for Real Change) Scotland’s Charter for Involvement and Scottish Care’s Convention on the Rights of Residents in Care Homes for Adults and Older People.   The pledges were signed by Karen Sheridan, Managing Director for Community Integrated Care in Scotland, at the charity’s […]

June 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hill Care invites Teeside carers to help explore local support on Care Home Open Day

Hill Care invites Teeside carers to help explore local support on Care Home Open Day

Hill Care Group is opening the doors of its 5 care homes across the North East to invite carers to come and find out about the local support available this Friday (17th June), to mark National Care Home Open Day.   National Care Home Open Day is a UK-wide initiative, now in its fourth year, […]

June 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Successful owners take on second Oxfordshire care home

Successful owners take on second Oxfordshire care home

Churchfields Care Home in Cassington, Oxfordshire, is set to see a number of positive changes, as the new owners set their plans for the home into motion.   Churchfields Care Home was taken over by Jane and Gerry Roberts in March, who also own Rosebank Care Home in Bampton, Oxfordshire.   Starting with residents’ sitting […]

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