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    Care boss puts forward plan for care homes to relieve pressure on NHS

    Care boss puts forward plan for care homes to relieve pressure on NHS

    Tony Stein, chief executive of Healthcare Management Solutions, has written to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Jeremy Hunt to outline how care homes could take some of the strain from busy A&E departments.    Mr Hunt recently called for MPs to come up with ideas for ensuring the NHS and social […]

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    Doctor celebrates his century with friends and family

    Doctor celebrates his century with friends and family

    The family of Dr. Geoffrey Radford MBChB were delighted to celebrate his 100th birthday with him recently, together with fellow residents, staff and volunteers at Jewish Care’s Lady Sarah Cohen House in Friern Barnet. Geoffrey’s son Neill flew over from America to mark his centenary year with the centenarian’s daughter Jill, who lives in London, […]

    7th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Cheese Lover’s Day Dream at care home

    Cheese Lover’s Day Dream at care home

    A BRIE-LLIANT time was had by Stockton care home residents celebrating National Cheese Lover’s Day.   Crackers and cocktails sticks were flying as those living at The Beeches Care Home got stuck into a wide variety of delicious local and international cheeses.   The samples included everything from local cheddar through to Mexican chilli cheese. […]

    1st February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Worrying number of care homes not up to scratch!

    Worrying number of care homes not up to scratch!

    A lack of good quality care means some parts of the country have more than half of their care home beds in homes rated as requiring improvement or inadequate, according to a new investigation by consumer champion Which?. Which? analysis of Care Quality Commission (CQC) data shows that in six local authority areas, good quality […]

    29th November 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
    Leading Swansea Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Service Celebrates Ten Years

    Leading Swansea Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Service Celebrates Ten Years

    Oakhill, a unique community based Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) service in Swansea, is celebrating its tenth anniversary.   The service, which helps individuals to re-learn a wide range of life-skills in a positive and empowering environment, marked this wonderful occasion with a special party. Staff and the individuals supported at the service were joined by […]

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    Super gran set to soar in Tiger Moth for 95th birthday

    Super gran set to soar in Tiger Moth for 95th birthday

    A great grandmother who repaired planes during World War Two will fly in a De Havilland Tiger Moth for her 95th birthday.   Eunice Roe, a resident at Ashbourne Lodge care home, part of The Milford Care Group, turns 95 on October 8.   Her son Matthew came up with the idea for the special flight after […]

    27th September 2016 | By | Reply More
    Panto visit is pure magic for pupils and care home residents

    Panto visit is pure magic for pupils and care home residents

    PANTOMIME performers from a Hampshire care home swapped Peking for Peckham when they staged Aladdin at a nearby primary school.   The troupe of staff from Colten Care’s Belmore Lodge home entertained children at Pennington Infant School with an ‘Only Fools and Horses’ take on the traditional story of the genie and the magic lamp. […]

    8th February 2016 | By | Reply More
    Synergy between care suppliers is a win win for care homes!

    Synergy between care suppliers is a win win for care homes!

    Leeds based Fusion Care Solutions Ltd have announced the appointment of John Richardson to its Board of Directors. Fusion Care Solutions stated that John has joined the company as Director, bringing with him a background and many years’ experience in delivering solutions to the Care Sector. John Richardson also owns eMARx Solutions an electronic medication […]

    17th April 2015 | By | Reply More
    Dayex helps Heathfield Care Homes expansion at new Canford Manor

    Dayex helps Heathfield Care Homes expansion at new Canford Manor

    Care home furnishing specialist, Dayex, has played a key role at Heathfield Care Homes to furnish 24 bedrooms, a lounge, and dining room its newest care home, Canford Manor in Hampshire. Jane Palmer, Director at Heathfield Care Homes, explains: “We bought the 24-bed care home when it was desperately in need of refurbishment. As there […]

    19th March 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
    Specialist food buying agency asks ‘could your team be ‘buying better’…?

    Specialist food buying agency asks ‘could your team be ‘buying better’…?

    Care Homes can now access care caterers’ best kept secret partner and transform their bottom line! Specialist food buying agency asks ‘could your team be ‘buying better’…?   Specialist, food service buying consultancy, Acquire, has launched its highly sought-after service into the Care Home sector, enabling care caterers to ‘buy better’ and potentially transform their […]

    10th March 2015 | By | Reply More
    Lanes in UK drainage deal with care home maintenance service provider

    Lanes in UK drainage deal with care home maintenance service provider

    Lanes Group has agreed a deal to deliver a national drainage unblocking and repair service for one of the UK’s fastest growing care home maintenance solutions providers. Lanes, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist with depots at 23 locations across the country, is providing the reactive maintenance service for Real Contractor. The bulk of the […]

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