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Yeovil nursing home enters into three month pilot initiative to relieve pressure on hospital wards

Yeovil nursing home enters into three month pilot initiative to relieve pressure on hospital wards

A Yeovil-based specialist dementia-care home has entered into a pilot with Yeovil Hospital in a new initiative to help further improve patient discharge from the hospital’s acute wards.   Acacia Nursing Home on Hendford Hill, run by Camelot Care, is working with the Trust on a three month pilot to use six beds for patients […]

21st April 2017 | By | Reply More
Brain tumour survivor leads care home’s ‘Wear a Hat Day’

Brain tumour survivor leads care home’s ‘Wear a Hat Day’

A FORMER Mental Health Nurse who was diagnosed with a brain tumour that left her unable to speak and move has backed an appeal to raise money to research the disease.   Dionne Ferguson, aged 42, and her family supported ‘Wear A Hat Day’ in aid of Brain Tumour Research with the message “a brain […]

13th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Middlesbrough complex care centre gets new head

Middlesbrough complex care centre gets new head

A STATE of the art complex care centre in the heart of Middlesbrough has appointed a new General Manager. Stephen Scollard, who has spent his entire career working in healthcare in the North East, will head up The Bridge Care Centre when it opens later in the Spring. The 59-year-old said he was delighted to […]

24th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Taunton specialist respite centre welcomes Norwegian students

Taunton specialist respite centre welcomes Norwegian students

Clients and staff at the Halcon Centre welcomed students from Norway into their Taunton home. The students have been in the UK for a month and have spent three days a week at the Taunton respite centre for adults with physical disabilities. Clients at the respite centre welcomed the new faces into their home and […]

23rd February 2017 | By | Reply More
Growing complex care provider appoints new HR director

Growing complex care provider appoints new HR director

COMPLEX care provider Badby Park Group has appointed Diana Nash as its new Human Resources Director. Diana, 58, will have a significant input into shaping the overall strategy for the business, its focus and direction and is responsible for ensuring that the group has the people and the talent to support an exciting period of […]

3rd October 2016 | By | Reply More
Complex care provider announces new CEO

Complex care provider announces new CEO

COMPLEX care provider Badby Park Group has appointed Paul Hill as its new Chief Executive Officer. Paul will head up the group’s growing portfolio of specialist complex care facilities, including the multi award-winning Badby Park, Daventry and Adderley Green, Stoke. The leading edge neurological centres provide rehabilitation, long-term care, respite and palliative care for people […]

20th July 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
Ho! Ho! Ho! Reindeer bring cheer to Manchester dementia care home

Ho! Ho! Ho! Reindeer bring cheer to Manchester dementia care home

A Manchester dementia care service was visited by reindeer this week, as part of a special festive celebration for families and residents.   EachStep Blackley in Manchester is an award-winning specialist dementia care service in North Manchester. The £5m care home offers specialist respite care, and residential and nursing care. It is part of the […]

19th December 2015 | By | Reply More
Specialist care provider welcomes back manager in new role

Specialist care provider welcomes back manager in new role

joined Holmleigh Care in 2006 and has acted as the company’s Recruitment Officer for the last nine years, ensuring that the group’s services users receive first class care from some of the best staff in the Industry. Last year she left her job at Holmleigh’s head office in Gloucester to go on maternity leave. However, […]

16th July 2015 | By | Reply More
Care homes offer respite care for Local Community

Care homes offer respite care for Local Community

Hill Care homes across the North East region, including Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Hartlepool are encouraging those in the local community to use their services and facilities for respite care, with recent statistics showing that the numbers of people over the age of 85 in the UK, the age group most likely to need care, is […]

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