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Avery Healthcare celebrate 100% in 5 stars in Food Standards

Avery Healthcare celebrate 100% in 5 stars in Food Standards

With over fifty care and senior living locations throughout the country, Avery Healthcare has probably achieved a sector first for a larger care provider by attaining a 5-star rating from the EHO for food standards in all of its locations. Environmental Health Officers (EHO) are responsible for carrying out measures for protecting public health, including […]

10th August 2017 | By | Reply More
NACC Training & Development Forum 2017 – a time for learning, debate and celebration

NACC Training & Development Forum 2017 – a time for learning, debate and celebration

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Training & Development Forum 2017 on 4-6 October at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, will bring the NACC’s 30th anniversary celebrations to a grand crescendo with an engaging programme, excellent networking and entertainment, and a special cake competition. The tailored two-day training event will address the latest […]

26th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Yarnton Sanctuary Care chef enjoys another taste of success!

Yarnton Sanctuary Care chef enjoys another taste of success!

The culinary talents of a Sanctuary Care chef in Yarnton have secured her victory in the organisation’s prestigious annual cookery contest.   Competing against finalists from Sanctuary Care’s homes across the country Marcella Field, chef manager at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home in Rutten Lane has been crowned the organisation’s Chef of the Year 2017. […]

11th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Nestlé Health Science launches new online education hub to address lack of dysphagia training and support resources for carers

Nestlé Health Science launches new online education hub to address lack of dysphagia training and support resources for carers

Nestlé Health Science launches new online education hub to address lack of dysphagia training and support resources for carers. Nestlé Health Science has launched a new online healthcare professional hub featuring support tools and educational CPD modules following research revealing that 52% of Speech and Language Therapists believe that limited support available to carers leads […]

21st April 2017 | By | Reply More
New Stourbridge care home manager to focus on health and nutrition for residents

New Stourbridge care home manager to focus on health and nutrition for residents

A Stourbridge care home has appointed a new manager who plans to introduce a new health and nutrition programme for residents. With 14 years’ experience in the care and adult support sector, specialist Wallence Miyoba has been appointed to run The Foresters Nursing Home in Clent. He said: “I am thrilled to join the team […]

31st March 2017 | By | Reply More
Nightingale Hammerson care homes celebrate Nutrition and Hydration Week

Nightingale Hammerson care homes celebrate Nutrition and Hydration Week

One of the Jewish community’s leading providers of care for older people, Nightingale Hammerson is celebrating Nutrition and Hydration week with a series of initiatives for its residents.   The week, which takes place every year, aims to highlight, promote and celebrate improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally.   Nightingale […]

15th March 2017 | By | Reply More
National Association of Care Catering announces its new ambassadors

National Association of Care Catering announces its new ambassadors

Chris and Jayne Roberts named as new ambassadors for National Association of Care Catering The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) is honoured to announce that Chris and Jayne Roberts are its new ambassadors. Chris and Jayne are committed to educating others about dementias, drawing on their particular experiences. Jayne’s mother has a diagnosis of […]

23rd February 2017 | By | Reply More
Leading care home group demonstrates excellence in food hygiene standards

Leading care home group demonstrates excellence in food hygiene standards

Healthcare Homes group, which provides residential, nursing and domiciliary care services, is making a commitment to achieving the highest possible food hygiene standards throughout its 35 homes.   Out of all the homes in the group, which are located across East Anglia and the south of England, an impressive 91% are rated as being of 5 […]

6th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home head chefs gather to share best practice and skills

Care home head chefs gather to share best practice and skills

The head chefs from Meallmore’s 22 care homes gathered for a two-day catering conference.   The event – which was held at the company’s newest care home, Mearns House, and also at the Tennent’s Training Academy Cook School – allowed the chefs to share best practice and develop their skills.   Training included an in-depth […]

28th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Top catering award for Care UK nutrition expert

Top catering award for Care UK nutrition expert

A Care UK nutrition and hydration expert has won a prestigious national award that recognises and celebrates excellence, innovation and education in the field of care catering.   James Clear, Care UK’s hotel services manager, was named Catering Manager of the Year at the annual National Association of Care Catering (NACC) awards on Thursday 6 […]

27th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Prestigious care catering awards announce winners at annual dinner

Prestigious care catering awards announce winners at annual dinner

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) crowned the winners of the NACC Awards 2016, last night, at its annual gala dinner. The prestigious awards spotlight the continued exceptional work undertaken by care providers and caterers, as well as the sector’s unsung heroes.  Every winner exemplifies a true commitment to excellence, innovation and education, and […]

7th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Nutrition & hydration expert shortlisted for top care catering award

Nutrition & hydration expert shortlisted for top care catering award

One of Care UK’s team of nutrition and hydration experts has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award that recognises and celebrates excellence, innovation and education in the field of care catering.   James Clear, Care UK’s hotel services manager, has been shortlisted by the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) in the Catering Manager […]

16th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Ayr care home enjoys a taste of success

Ayr care home enjoys a taste of success

A care home has become the first of its kind in the local area to receive a prestigious Eat Safe Award for food safety.   Bupa’s Claremont care home in Whitletts, South Ayrshire has been awarded the merit through the Eat Safe scheme, run by national agency Food Standards Scotland in conjunction with local Councils to recognise […]

12th September 2016 | By | Reply More
NACC Training & Development Forum set to inform, update and inspire care catering professionals

NACC Training & Development Forum set to inform, update and inspire care catering professionals

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Training & Development Forum2016 returns to the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, on 5-7 October with the clear objective to inform, update and inspire delegates on the latest issues affecting care catering. The two-day event has a strong reputation for introducing new perspectives and ideas through relevant, thought-provoking […]

3rd August 2016 | By | Reply More
Food donor scheme cuts charity care home’s bills

Food donor scheme cuts charity care home’s bills

Staff at Rogers House Residential Home in Wigmore, Gillingham have been working with FareShare, a UK-wide initiative that redistributes food that would otherwise have gone to waste.   On a mission to make use of the 270,000 tonnes of surplus food and drink that could be redistributed each year, FareShare is part of a global movement […]

14th July 2016 | By | Reply More
NACC welcomes all Sunrise and Gracewell care homes

NACC welcomes all Sunrise and Gracewell care homes

Sunrise Senior Living and Gracewell Healthcare have become the first care providers to sign up all of their sites to the National Association of Care Catering (NACC). Sunrise, who acquired Gracewell in 2014, have committed all 45 of their UK-wide care homes to membership of the NACC, a body that champions high quality care catering […]

28th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Nelson care home scoops 5 stars!

Nelson care home scoops 5 stars!

Smiles of beaming joy painted the faces of the staff at Andrew Smith House, Marsden Hall Rd North Nelson! Rightly so, they have a lots to be proud of. Recently the Environmental Health gave an unannounced visit to the Home and awarded them a whopping 5 star accreditation for their Food Hygiene rating. This is […]

24th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Sanctuary Chef tastes success

Sanctuary Chef tastes success

A talented Sanctuary Care chef got taste buds tingling at an annual Chef of the Year Competition.   Suzanne Pinney, chef manager at Hatfield Residential and Nursing Home in Hatfield, Hertfordshire went head-to-head with six colleagues from across the organisation in a 90-minute cook-off to win the final of Sanctuary Care’s Chef of the Year […]

24th June 2016 | By | Reply More
New appointment mentors Autism in the kitchen

New appointment mentors Autism in the kitchen

Newly appointed house cook, Dan Penistone from Goole, is cooking up gourmet fair in the Goldcrest Kitchen as his skills support service users learn how to navigate throughout a kitchen and cook nutritious meals.   We take for granted the process of cooking ourselves a meal, it starts with the very thought of what to […]

16th June 2016 | By | Reply More
NACC Care Cook of the Year 2016 announced

NACC Care Cook of the Year 2016 announced

Alex Morte, chef de partie at Signature’s Coombe Hill Manor in Kingston-upon-Thames, is officially the best care cook in the UK. Alex was crowned the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Care Cook of the Year 2016 yesterday, following the thrilling national final of the respected culinary competition. At the age of 21 he is […]

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