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    CMG boosts budding entrepreneurs with a ‘Dragon’s Den’s style event

    CMG boosts budding entrepreneurs with a ‘Dragon’s Den’s style event

    CMG, the leading provider of residential care and supported living has hosted an innovative ‘Dragon’s Den’ style event, to encourage and support service users to pursue their entrepreneurial ambitions and enter the world of work. The entrepreneurial event called on all service users across CMG with a passion for business to step forward and present […]

    9th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    CMG Hosts Event To Drive Up Quality

    CMG Hosts Event To Drive Up Quality

    CMG, a leading provider of residential care and supported living services for people with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, and this month hosted its annual Driving Up Quality event, as it continues to lead the way in providing high-quality care provision in the sector.   The Driving Up Quality event was attended by 113 […]

    8th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Singing, Sandwiches and Sunshine – Care Home Open Day with HC-One

    Singing, Sandwiches and Sunshine – Care Home Open Day with HC-One

    Across its family of homes around the UK, leading care provider HC-One welcomed hundreds of local people and distinguished guests into their homes to celebrate the sixth annual Care Home Open Day in style on 21st April.   Care Home Open Day is a national event that gives local people the opportunity to learn more […]

    2nd May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Belper care home celebrates ‘graduation’ success

    Belper care home celebrates ‘graduation’ success

    Staff and residents at Milford House care home in Belper have thrown a ‘graduation’ party to celebrate one of their residents returning home following rehabilitation at Milford House.   Ex-headteacher, Maurice Shenton (91), came to Milford House for rehabilitation on Christmas Eve, following a fall outside which left him unable care for himself due to […]

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    Bield resident war veteran awarded France’s highest honour

    Bield resident war veteran awarded France’s highest honour

    A 94-year-old Linlithgow pensioner has been awarded one of the highest military honours by the French government. Thomas Gilmour, who served as a Commando during the Second World War, has been given the rank of Chevalier in “l’Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur”, which translates as The National Order of the Legion of Honour, in recognition […]

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    HRH Princess Alexandra visits veterans at The Royal Star & Garter Homes

    HRH Princess Alexandra visits veterans at The Royal Star & Garter Homes

    Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra visited the disabled veterans living at The Royal Star & Garter Homes, Surbiton, to mark the Charity’s 102nd anniversary. The Princess was received by the Charity’s Chairman, Major General Tim Tyler, Chief Executive, Andy Cole, Director of Care, Pauline Shaw, and Surbiton Home Manager, Barbara Carter.   Her Royal Highness […]

    8th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    More care homes sign up to Care Home Open Day 2017

    More care homes sign up to Care Home Open Day 2017

    Once again care homes are planning to celebrate connections with their local communities. After a successful day of celebrating great care across the UK on Care Home Open Day 2016, with over 4,300 care homes taking part, this year’s event is on the 16th June.   With Care Home Open Day’s emphasis on the importance […]

    2nd June 2017 | By | Reply More
    Specialist care provider appoints Dr Mark Jackson as Chairman

    Specialist care provider appoints Dr Mark Jackson as Chairman

    Agilitas, a pan-European, mid-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Mark Jackson as Chairman of its portfolio company, Exemplar Healthcare, a leading specialist provider of nurse-led residential care for adults with disabilities, with immediate effect.   Dr Jackson worked for many years as a GP, and as a GP practice […]

    10th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Competition and Markets Authority to review care homes market and customer experience

    Competition and Markets Authority to review care homes market and customer experience

    The CMA has today launched a market study into care homes for the elderly, to review how well the market works and whether people are treated fairly. By its very nature, the need to find a care home can come at a distressing time, with decisions taken in challenging circumstances. The Competition and Markets Authority’s […]

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    Virtual cruise helps residents visit Mediterranean from comfort of care home

    Virtual cruise helps residents visit Mediterranean from comfort of care home

    Residents at Parklands residential care home in Macclesfield left behind the downpours of the Great British Summer and explored the delights of the Mediterranean on a ‘virtual cruise’, which enabled them to enjoy the history, food and culture of southern Europe from the comfort of the CLS-run home.   The virtual cruise, organised by staff […]

    16th September 2016 | By | Reply More
    Deeside Care home celebrates Care Inspectorate audit

    Deeside Care home celebrates Care Inspectorate audit

    A well-known Aberdeen facility offering care for the elderly has announced that it achieved very good grades during a recent Care Inspectorate audit.   The 68-bed Deeside Care Home in Cults has recently been the focus of a rolling programme of investment by owners Deeside Care LLP and, to date, the extensive project has exceeded […]

    5th September 2016 | By | Reply More
    New care unit to benefit older patients

    New care unit to benefit older patients

    A facility to improve care for older people and speed up hospital discharge times has been opened on the George Eliot Hospital site which serves North Warwickshire, South West Leicestershire and North Coventry. Arbury Lodge, run by Sanctuary Care, will support people who are able to leave hospital wards, but need on-going assessment of their […]

    28th June 2016 | By | Reply More
    Clos-o-Mat giving a new lease of life to 30,000 and counting!

    Clos-o-Mat giving a new lease of life to 30,000 and counting!

    Dignity and independence has been retained by 30,000 people through use of the latest incarnation of assistive technology.   The Clos-o-Mat Palma Vita wash and dry toilet saw its 30,000th model roll of the British manufacturing line this week.     The landmark affirms the Palma Vita’s position as the brand leader, and Clos-o-Mat as […]

    2nd June 2016 | By | Reply More
    Regard CEO shortlisted for prestigious Investors In People Awards 2016

    Regard CEO shortlisted for prestigious Investors In People Awards 2016

    Sandie Foxall-Smith, CEO of care-provider Regard, has been shortlisted for Leader of the year in the global Investors in People Awards.   The category, for leaders in businesses with over 250 employees, recognises inspirational leadership that stands out above the rest.   The Awards, which received over 300 entries internationally, celebrate the best people management […]

    4th May 2016 | By | Reply More
    St Annes care home complimentary meal initiative is a success

    St Annes care home complimentary meal initiative is a success

    Do you know a retired person like to join a St Annes care home for a complimentary meal and enjoyable companionship? Residents and staff at The Moorings Luxury Rest Home have been delighted by the success of their Complimentary Meal initiative. Throughout April, the home extended a warm welcome to any retired locals who might welcome companionship, free tea […]

    3rd May 2016 | By | Reply More
    Specialist care property consultant HPC has announced its latest deal in the care home sector.

    Specialist care property consultant HPC has announced its latest deal in the care home sector.

    Specialist care property consultant HPC has announced its latest deal in the care home sector. Target Healthcare REIT Limited and its subsidiaries (“the Group”), the only UK listed specialist investor in care homes, has completed the acquisition of a care home in Sheffield. Tapton Court is a 69 bed home which was built in the […]

    26th January 2016 | By | Reply More
    CQC inspectors publish reports on 110 adult social care services in the Central region

    CQC inspectors publish reports on 110 adult social care services in the Central region

    CQC inspectors publish reports on 110 adult social care services in the Central region   In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 110 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social care services across the Central region. Following recent inspections, 73 of these care homes and homecare agencies […]

    12th January 2016 | By | Reply More
    Hampshire school wins ‘outstanding’ praise from Ofsted

    Hampshire school wins ‘outstanding’ praise from Ofsted

    Coxlease School in Lyndhurst, Hampshire is celebrating after being officially recognised as an ‘outstanding’ school for children and young people with emotional, social, behavioural and mental health difficulties.   In its latest report, Ofsted, the independent education watchdog, said the New Forest school was outstanding across the board for its ‘effective leadership and management’, ‘quality […]

    12th January 2016 | By | Reply More
    Scottish carers win top awards

    Scottish carers win top awards

    A group of top carers have been recognised for their outstanding performance and dedication at the fifth annual Meallmore Awards, which took place in October.   Members of staff from Meallmore’s 21 care homes, community services and support staff across Scotland gathered at Perth Race Course to celebrate a successful year and recognise employees who make […]

    4th November 2015 | By | Reply More
    NorthStar extra care development for BCHA underway in Bedford

    NorthStar extra care development for BCHA underway in Bedford

    NorthStar announces phase two of the acclaimed multi-million pound Bedford Citizens Housing Association’s Charter House redevelopment of elderly residential care provision is now underway. Designed and project managed by NorthStar, construction has begun on 42 self-contained Extra Care apartments that will enable residents to maintain their independence whilst benefitting from the facilities on offer at […]

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