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    Lion-hearted Care UK adventurer hands over cheque to Colchester based Rob George Foundation

    Lion-hearted Care UK adventurer hands over cheque to Colchester based Rob George Foundation

    A Care UK regional facilities manager, praised by colleagues for his determination in ensuring residents’ wellbeing, presented money he raised – by racing in a 300 mile Arctic Ultra race in temperatures as low as minus 54 degrees – to a charity supporting young people.   The race, the Yukon Arctic Ultra, was a gruelling […]

    16th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Director of Supporter Engagement appointed by The Royal Star & Garter Homes

    Director of Supporter Engagement appointed by The Royal Star & Garter Homes

    Caley Eldred has been appointed as the new Director of Supporter Engagement heading up the Fundraising & Marketing Team at The Royal Star & Garter Homes. She joins the Charity, which provides specialist care for veterans and their partners who live with disability or dementia, in state-of-the-art care homes, on 9 July.   Previously the Director […]

    13th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Fylde rest home offers support to local Foodbank

    Fylde rest home offers support to local Foodbank

    Staff and residents at a Fylde rest home offer support to the Fylde Foodbank.   Residents and their team at The Moorings, one of Lakeview Rest Homes four establishments, made a generous donation to the Fylde Foodbank, which is part of the Trussel Trust UK.   Residents Margaret Hill and Ann Lord visited Fylde Foodbank’s […]

    11th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Wilmslow care provider hosts cupcake stall for dementia charity

    Wilmslow care provider hosts cupcake stall for dementia charity

    Cupcake Day is an annual event in support of the UK’s leading dementia charity, Alzheimer’s Society, with communities across the country baking and selling cupcakes to raise as much ‘dough’ as possible. All funds raised go to helping fight dementia and last year over £1 million was raised nationally.   The team at local care […]

    5th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Alzheimer’s Society’s Cupcake Day a success for North Hykeham care home

    Alzheimer’s Society’s Cupcake Day a success for North Hykeham care home

    Neale Court Care Home in North Hykeham enjoyed a successful coffee morning in aid of Alzheimer’s Society’s cupcake day. The event was very well supported by families, staff and the local community of North Hykeham. “We’ve had local people knocking on the door and donating boxes of cakes, as well as lots of people who’ve […]

    3rd July 2018 | By | Reply More
    1-year charity partnership marked by Great Wall of China Trek

    1-year charity partnership marked by Great Wall of China Trek

    Nurseplus’ Managing Director has committed to the Great Wall of China Trek, marking a one-year partnership with disability charity Leonard Cheshire.   Pamela Bruce is training hard for the 6,000km, five-day hike, which will make its way across mountains, through valleys and along the impressive man-made structure.   The national healthcare organisation has pledged to […]

    25th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Malhotra Group announces charity partnership

    Malhotra Group announces charity partnership

    A leading care, leisure and property group, has given its backing to not one, but four, North East charities. Newcastle-based Malhotra Group plc has chosen Age UK Gateshead, Age UK North Tyneside, Age UK Northumberland and Age UK Sunderland as its nominated charities for 2018. The charities provide a range of services for older people, […]

    29th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care manager leads fundraising for sister Dianne

    Care manager leads fundraising for sister Dianne

    Tina Willey, an Anchor Scheme Manager at Highfield Court in Rotherham and she and her colleagues have raised over £450 for a brilliant cause.   Her sister, Dianne Ford who is a nurse at nearby Rotherham Hospital was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. She has had the cancer removed and started radiotherapy last week. . […]

    17th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Bristol charity to give away healthy mood food for Mental Health Awareness Week

    Bristol charity to give away healthy mood food for Mental Health Awareness Week

    Bristol charity Milestones Trust will be giving away healthy mood food tasters to workers in Bristol’s Temple Quarter next week (Thursday 17 May) to mark Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May 2018). There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that good nutrition is essential to good mental health and that a number of psychological […]

    11th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care team gets baking for Macmillan Cancer Support

    Care team gets baking for Macmillan Cancer Support

    Staff at Gloucestershire homecare company DoCare turned up the heat on their fundraising efforts by baking cakes and holding a coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support.   The team baked a range of goodies and opened the doors at their Stroud headquarters, serving teas and coffees. Their efforts netted more than £50 for the charity, […]

    24th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Avery Healthcare raises £2,635.54 for Dementia UK

    Avery Healthcare raises £2,635.54 for Dementia UK

    Staff and residents across Avery care homes were proud to support Dementia UK through their March Tea Party event, part of the charity’s Time for a Cuppa campaign. Despite the cold and snow that week the Avery homes persevered and enjoyed a great time raising a total of £2,635.54 for Dementia UK.   Residents and […]

    19th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Community Integrated Care celebrates its 30th anniversary

    Community Integrated Care celebrates its 30th anniversary

    National social care charity, Community Integrated Care, celebrated its 30th anniversary last month, hosting a major event that explored the progress made by the care sector in the past three decades. With participation from some of the most influential figures in the UK health and social care sector, colleagues and people who access care and […]

    4th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Andover care home supports Alzheimer’s Society skydive

    Andover care home supports Alzheimer’s Society skydive

    An Andover care home is supporting the son-in –law of one of its residents, who is going to take part in a tandem skydive at 10,000 feet to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. Kevin Bellis, who is 41, will be braving the jump on Sunday 27 May to raise sponsorship money for the Alzheimer’s Society, […]

    13th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Hanover Housing staff and residents raise £50K for Macmillan

    Hanover Housing staff and residents raise £50K for Macmillan

    Staff and residents at retirement housing estates managed by Hanover Housing Association were celebrating today after the organisation’s Chair, Dr Stuart Burgess, presented Macmillan Cancer Support with a cheque for £50,000 thanks to fundraising efforts from a number of their estates across the country.   This year residents from Hanover Court in Dorking were among […]

    9th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    New Trustee for Brunelcare Board

    New Trustee for Brunelcare Board

    Nick Hooper is to become a new Trustee on the Board of Brunelcare, the Bristol based Charity and Housing Association Nick has spent most of his career in local government, but has also worked in the voluntary and private sectors. His background is in housing development and in the nearly 30 years he spent with […]

    8th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Weston-super-Mare based charity pays for sensory garden for disabled girl

    Weston-super-Mare based charity pays for sensory garden for disabled girl

    A Weston-super-Mare-based charity has funded the creation of a sensory garden which has given a local girl a new lease of life. The family of six-year-old Alannah say they are extremely grateful to the Axentis Michael Charitable Trust, which provided £5,000 for the garden to be created. Alannah, who lives with parents Andy and Lisa, […]

    1st March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Phil Orton, HR lead, moves from Belong to Making Space

    Phil Orton, HR lead, moves from Belong to Making Space

    Phil Orton has been named the new executive director of HR for charity Making Space. Previously head of people at specialist nursing and dementia care provider Belong, Phil will work strategically with the executive management team, taking on responsibility for the workforce and the operational management of human resources, learning & development and payroll. Phil […]

    22nd February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Rugby nursing home’s shoebox appeal helps the homeless

    Rugby nursing home’s shoebox appeal helps the homeless

    Residents and staff at a Rugby nursing home have been helping the homeless with an appeal in aid of a local charity.   Willow Tree Nursing Home, based in School Street, ran a ‘shoebox appeal’ with support from staff, residents and their families in aid of Hope4.   Led by staff at the home, people […]

    19th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Players of People’s Postcode Lottery making a massive difference to the lives of people living with dementia

    Players of People’s Postcode Lottery making a massive difference to the lives of people living with dementia

    Chelmsford charity Dementia Adventure is delighted to have attended the 2018 People’s Postcode Lottery annual Charity Gala where it was announced that £93.4 million was awarded to charities and good causes in 2017 – thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Dementia Adventure received an incredible £250,000 in 2017 which allowed the charity to increase […]

    5th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care home operator pledges £100,000 to healthcare charities

    Care home operator pledges £100,000 to healthcare charities

    Award-winning care provider, Hallmark Care Homes is joining forces with Alzheimer’s Research UK and The Care Workers Charity this year in an effort to defeat dementia and ensure no care worker will ever face financial hardship alone.   Employees and residents from Hallmark’s 17 homes and Central Support Office are embarking on fundraising activities for […]

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