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    Charity to expand its range of care and provide affordable housing in Gloucestershire

    Charity to expand its range of care and provide affordable housing in Gloucestershire

    With all the homes rated as Good in all areas, Lilian Faithfull is looking to expand its breadth of care in Gloucestershire. There is a distinct shortage of options for older people looking to remain independent but not tie-up their capital in a retirement property.     In April 2019, Lilian Faithfull will offer quality […]

    15th January 2019 | By | Reply More
    North Yorkshire care home elves raise funds for dementia charity

    North Yorkshire care home elves raise funds for dementia charity

    Staff and residents from a nursing home in Cross Hills have over raised over £800 for its residents fund, £100 of which will be donated to dementia charity, Alzheimer’s Society, after its staff paid to wear elf outfits and ran a ‘name the elf competition’. Czajka Care Group’s Beanlands Nursing Home hosted the special ‘Elf […]

    14th January 2019 | By | Reply More
    Bognor Regis busker brings festive cheer to mental health charity

    Bognor Regis busker brings festive cheer to mental health charity

    A Bognor Regis busker brought festive cheer to a mental health charity after raising £1,000. Robin Cooper, 41, singlehandedly raised the funds for United Response over the last year, which has a service based on Sudley Road in the seaside resort. United Response’s ‘House 48’ service is a mental health resource centre for people who […]

    10th January 2019 | By | Reply More
    Glasgow care home raises £1000 for autism charity after Christmas campaign

    Glasgow care home raises £1000 for autism charity after Christmas campaign

    A Glasgow care home got into the Christmas spirit and presented a cheque for £1000 to a national autism charity. Each year, care provider Meallmore sends electronic Christmas cards in lieu of paper ones in order to donate the money saved to a charity selected by one of its care homes. This Christmas, The Oaks […]

    4th January 2019 | By | Reply More
    Fundraising ball raises over £140,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK and Care Workers Charity

    Fundraising ball raises over £140,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK and Care Workers Charity

    Hallmark Care Homes Chair and Chair of Care England, Avnish Goyal, recently presented cheques worth a combined £144,804 to The Care Workers Charity and Alzheimer’s Research UK, following a successful fundraising ball in September. The presentation took place at The Dorchester Hotel in Mayfair, London, last Thursday at the annual Caring Times Christmas lunch, hosted […]

    19th December 2018 | By | Reply More
    Select Lifestyle staff raise funds for Children in Need

    Select Lifestyle staff raise funds for Children in Need

    Whenever and wherever possible the dedicated team behind Select Lifestyles make sure that they are always doing their part in helping those in need, by participating in special events and fundraising at all given chances throughout the year. So, it goes without saying that they wouldn’t miss the opportunity to give a little more and […]

    26th November 2018 | By | Reply More
    Huddersfield care home raises funds for staff member with breast cancer

    Huddersfield care home raises funds for staff member with breast cancer

    We are mid-way through Breast Cancer Awareness month and this Friday is Breast Cancer Awareness day so it seems poignant that Huddersfield care home The Oakes should host such a successful event, raising awareness but also pointing out how hard it can be for those fighting the disease on their own. On Saturday the 13th […]

    16th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Birds of a Feather actress joins 2,700 others to take part in London Memory Walk!

    Birds of a Feather actress joins 2,700 others to take part in London Memory Walk!

    Birds of a Feather star and Loose Women panelist Linda Robson admitted she “did not know whether to laugh or cry” after taking part in the Alzheimer’s Society London Memory Walk. Linda, whose mother was living with dementia when she died, opened up about her mixed emotions after she joined 2,700 people taking part in […]

    16th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    York disability charity celebrates two years of helping people with autism

    York disability charity celebrates two years of helping people with autism

    A disability charity has been celebrating the 2nd anniversary of its Autism Hub in York which provides support for some of the most vulnerable people in the city.   United Response has been supporting people with autism and their families to help them live their lives to the full. The charity opened its Autism Hub […]

    5th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Audley Group raise over £4,500 for British Health Foundation

    Audley Group raise over £4,500 for British Health Foundation

    Staff across Audley Group took part in the Blenheim Palace 10k run on Sunday 30th September and raised an exceptional £4,527 for the British Heart Foundation.   Dusting off their running shoes, twenty Audley team members headed to Blenheim Palace, including CEO Nick Sanderson and Managing Director Operations Paul Morgan, to take part in the […]

    4th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ campaign for dementia charity

    The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ campaign for dementia charity

    Surrey-based care home The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society marked World Alzheimer’s Day on 21st September by helping to raise awareness of the disease and dementia – a symptom often linked to Alzheimer’s. In the UK there are 850,000 people living with dementia[1] and many do not have the right support to cope with the condition. […]

    1st October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Investment firm awards The Brain Charity £150,000 as part of its Dementia Initiative

    Investment firm awards The Brain Charity £150,000 as part of its Dementia Initiative

    Quilter Cheviot has announced that it has awarded £150,000 funding to The Brain Charity as part of its ongoing Dementia Initiative.   The charity, which is based in Liverpool, offers emotional support, practical help and social activities to anyone with a neurological condition, as well as their family, friends and carers. 60% of staff and 80% […]

    26th September 2018 | By | Reply More
    Three Lions legend urges support for Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walk

    Three Lions legend urges support for Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walk

    England football legend Gordon Banks has made an emotional appeal for the nation to step up and help defeat dementia.    The 1966 World Cup winner opened his heart about his personal experience of dementia as he urged the public to support Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk – the charity’s flagship fundraising campaign.   Memory Walk […]

    7th September 2018 | By | Reply More
    Taunton care home links up with local charity

    Taunton care home links up with local charity

    Oake Meadows in Taunton is continuing its community support with a partnership of a local homeless charity. The care home has established a relationship with Taunton-based charity, Arc, formerly Taunton Association for the Homeless, and has a series of events planned for the coming months. As part of its fundraising activities, Oake Meadows’ Activities Co-ordinator, […]

    30th August 2018 | By | Reply More
    Chester-le-Street care home staff raise over £200 for the Stroke Association

    Chester-le-Street care home staff raise over £200 for the Stroke Association

    CARE home workers have been helping Chester-le-Street supermarket shoppers to raise funds for charity.   Pelton Grange Care Home collected almost £200 in donations from generous shoppers after helping to pack their bags at the town’s Tesco store.   The money adds to the £55 raised at the home’s coffee morning for the Stroke Association […]

    20th August 2018 | By | Reply More
    Encore Care Homes’ staff member completes the Jurassic Coast Mighty Hike

    Encore Care Homes’ staff member completes the Jurassic Coast Mighty Hike

    Managed by Encore Care Homes, Great Oaks’ home administrator, Sarah Sims, has taken part in the Jurassic Coast Mighty Hike to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Great Oaks, the residential, nursing and dementia care home in Bournemouth, held a coffee morning to help raise funds for Sarah’s 22-mile trek along the Jurassic Coast. The […]

    2nd August 2018 | By | Reply More
    Social care charity is top investor in people

    Social care charity is top investor in people

    An adult health and social care charity has become one of just a handful of organisations in the country to retain a Silver standard Investors People (IiP) award.   Warrington-based Making Space, which employs around a thousand people nationwide, has been accredited with IiP since 2009. First awarded Silver status in 2014, the charity has […]

    31st July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Sun Shines on Bield Retiree at Royal Garden Party

    Sun Shines on Bield Retiree at Royal Garden Party

    A 69-year-old retiree is elated after his ‘once in a lifetime’ meeting with The Queen at this year’s Garden Party in Edinburgh. Held on Wednesday 4th July at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, John Stockan, a former chartered surveyor, and his wife, Jan, dressed in their Sunday finest as they attended the annual summer event. The couple, […]

    27th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    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 […]

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