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Newcastle care home 1970’s event raises £400 for treats and trips

Newcastle care home 1970’s event raises £400 for treats and trips

Staff, residents and the wider community have come together to celebrate ‘Hillfest’ at a Newcastle care home. Hillfield Nursing Home, on Grainger Park Road, held the 1970s-themed event, which raised more than £400 for its residents’ comfort fund – for additional treats and trips out for residents.   Staff and residents dressed up in 70s […]

October 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Lord Mayor of Newcastle celebrates care home residents 101st birthday

Lord Mayor of Newcastle celebrates care home residents 101st birthday

The Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Councillor Hazel Stephenson, has joined in the celebrations of a Newcastle resident’s 101st birthday. Eunice Mckay, a resident at Dene Park House care home, celebrated the landmark birthday with family, friends and staff at a special party held at the home. Eunice, who was born and lived her whole life […]

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Praise for Whitchurch care home

Praise for Whitchurch care home

A Whitchurch care home has been praised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following a recent inspection. Edgeley House, which is operated by care home provider Akari Care, was given a ‘Good’ rating by the independent regulator. The report said: “People received care from staff who were trained and motivated to provide care. Staff were […]

September 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Court celebrates clean bill of health from CQC

The Court celebrates clean bill of health from CQC

A West Felton care home is celebrating after receiving a clean bill of health from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The Court, which is operated by Akari Care, was rated ‘Good’ in all categories set out by the independent regulator. The CQC judges a care facility on its safety, effectiveness, level of care, responsiveness and […]

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Choppington care home launches cafe to battle loneliness.

Choppington care home launches cafe to battle loneliness.

A Choppington care home has launched a unique dining experience for its residents, in a bid to combat loneliness and encourage social interaction.    Bridge View care home, on Ashington Drive, which is operated by care home provider Akari Care, has opened a ‘Listening Post Café’. The home has also welcomed Rita Clark as its […]

July 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Belle’s century celebrated by Gateshead Mayor

Belle’s century celebrated by Gateshead Mayor

The Mayor of Gateshead, Councillor Alex Geddes, has joined in the celebrations of one of the town’s residents who was given the red carpet treatment at a special party on her 100th birthday. Isabella Ann Cowans, known as Belle, celebrated her century with the Mayor, family members and friends at a party organised by staff […]

May 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Akari Care invests in staff with £1.35 million pledge

Akari Care invests in staff with £1.35 million pledge

Akari Care is demonstrating its commitment to its employees with a £1.35 million pound investment.   The care provider has announced that it is implementing the new National Living Wage (NLW) for all employees who currently earn less than £7.20 regardless of their age, and that all current differentials are being maintained for all grades […]

April 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Combined 210 years recognised at Seale Pastures House

Combined 210 years recognised at Seale Pastures House

A Swadlincote care home has two significant reasons to celebrate after two of its residents surpassed their centuries in the space of week.     Seale Pastures House residents Eva Bird and Ethel Lambert celebrated their 108th and 102nd birthdays, respectively, at a special party held at the home.   The home, on Burton Road, […]

December 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Catford care home celebrates CQC success

Catford care home celebrates CQC success

Beechcroft Care Home, in Catford, is celebrating after receiving additional praise from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   The home, which is operated by Akari Care, is meeting all standards of care, set out by the regulator, which judges a care home’s services based on safety, effectiveness, care, responsiveness and its leadership.   Last year, […]

November 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Further CQC success for Coble House

Further CQC success for Coble House

A Whitley Bay care home is celebrating after receiving further praise from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   Coble House, which is operated by Akari Care, received a clean bill of health from the independent regulator, following on from its previous positive CQC report last year.   The home is meeting all standards of care […]

October 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Gateshead care home resident celebrates her century

Gateshead care home resident celebrates her century

Staff and residents at a Gateshead care home have come together to celebrate the 100th birthday of one of its longest serving residents.   Lillian Hunter, who marked the milestone at Alexandra House, which is operated by Akari Care, was joined by her family, including sons Gordon, who made the trip from San Francisco, and […]

October 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Prudhoe community visits ‘wonderland’ at care home

Prudhoe community visits ‘wonderland’ at care home

A Prudhoe care home has paid a visit to ‘Wonderland’ after hosting a fun-filled Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Guests and residents were treated to the party at Red Brick House care home, on Victoria Terrace, which was open to the community. Staff and residents dressed up in Alice and Wonderland fancy dress for the event, […]

September 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Newcastle care home hosts ‘groovy’ open day celebration

Newcastle care home hosts ‘groovy’ open day celebration

Hillfield Nursing Home has spread plenty of peace and love throughout the community after hosting a fun-filled 1960s-themed open day.   Hillfield Nursing Home, which is based in Elswick and operated by Akari Care, showcased a raft of classic cars for the event – ranging from Volkswagen vans and Beetles to Hillmans and Triumphs – […]

September 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Local Yarm community get to enjoy care home’s garden party

Local Yarm community get to enjoy care home’s garden party

A Yarm care home has hosted its annual fun-filled garden party for the community, to the benefit of its residents.   Ayresome Court Nursing Home, which is operated by Akari Care, opened its doors to the local public for the event, which raised a total of £293.75 towards the home’s residents’ fund.   Guests, residents […]

August 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Stockton care home gets clean bill of health

Stockton care home gets clean bill of health

Piper Court care home is celebrating after being praised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), following an inspection. The home, which is based on Sycamore Way, Hardwick, is meeting all standards of care set out by the regulator, following an inspection which judged the home’s services based on safety, effectiveness, care, responsiveness and its leadership. […]

August 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
‘Art Attack’ comes to Akari Care Home

‘Art Attack’ comes to Akari Care Home

A Stakeford care home put its community’s creativity to the test when it opened its doors to the local public for a fun-filled open day.   Bridge View Care Home, which is operated by Akari Care, invited residents, guests and family members to take part in an artistic competition, comprising three categories – Children, Adults […]

August 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Blyth care home given a new look

Blyth care home given a new look

Crofton Court care home in Blyth, which is part of Akari Care, has been given a new look to enhance the home for its residents.   The two lounges on the dementia house at the care home, which is based on Edward Street and provides residential and specialist dementia care for 50 elderly residents, have […]

July 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
Akari Care home hosts fun-filled summer fete for local community

Akari Care home hosts fun-filled summer fete for local community

A Newton Aycliffe care home has hosted a fun-filled summer fete for the local community, to the benefit of its residents and two charities.   Aycliffe Care Home, which is part of Akari Care, raised a total of £910 for Veterans at Ease and the Joanne McCourt Fund, with a proportion going to the residents’ […]

July 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Gateshead care home holds surprise celebration to mark resident’s diamond wedding anniversary

Gateshead care home holds surprise celebration to mark resident’s diamond wedding anniversary

A resident at Alexandra House care home was joined by her husband for a surprise diamond wedding anniversary celebration at the home.   Enid Cromarty (81), who is a resident at Alexandra House, was paid a surprise visit by her husband, Raymond Cromarty (82), who resides at another nearby care home, to celebrate their 60 […]

June 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Akari Care targets top nurses to deliver quality strategy

Akari Care targets top nurses to deliver quality strategy

  Leading care home operator Akari Care is putting the recruitment of high calibre nurses at the heart of its Quality Strategy.   To attract the very best qualified nurses Akari has enhanced its terms and conditions and has already seen the number and quality of applications rise.   The improved package includes:-   Minimum […]

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