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Akari Care appoints experienced Operations Director

Akari Care appoints experienced Operations Director

Care home provider Akari Care has appointed Alison Boote as its new Operations Director.     Alison, who started her career in 1984 as a nurse, has worked in a variety of care settings, including hospitals and care centres, gaining more than 30 years’ experience in the healthcare industry.   Alison joins Akari Care from Roseberry […]

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Couple at Sheffield care home celebrate Diamond wedding anniversary

Couple at Sheffield care home celebrate Diamond wedding anniversary

A couple at Sheffield’s Silver Lodge Care Home celebrated 60 years of being happily married with a party at the home.   Barry Seymour (83) from Firth Park and Jean Seymour (85) from Shiregreen celebrated the milestone anniversary at the home with more than 30 of their friends and family, including Barry’s cousin, David Seymour, […]

30th March 2015 | By | Reply More
Mayor of Newcastle officially opens refurbished Gosforth care home

Mayor of Newcastle officially opens refurbished Gosforth care home

Gosforth-based Dene Park House care home, which is part of Akari Care, welcomed a special VIP guest to officially open the newly refurbished home, which now includes a bar and hair salon. The Lord Mayor of Newcastle, George Pattison, attended the grand launch of the refurbishment, which is part of Akari Care’s £15 million investment […]

23rd March 2015 | By | Reply More
Experienced manager welcomed by Newcastle care home

Experienced manager welcomed by Newcastle care home

A Newcastle care home has announced the appointment of an experienced health care professional.   Hillfield Nursing Home, which is based in Elswick, has welcomed Kevin Mulvey, who possesses more than 40 years’ experience in the care industry, to the role of home manager.   Kevin has worked in a variety of care settings, including […]

17th February 2015 | By | Reply More
Gateshead care Home celebrates residents’ 68th wedding anniversary

Gateshead care Home celebrates residents’ 68th wedding anniversary

A couple at Alexandra House care home is celebrating being happily married for 68 years with a party at the home.   David and Janet Baird, both 87, met in secondary school when Janet was 12 and David was 11 and their romance blossomed when David walked across the floor at a dancing group they both […]

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Care home welcomes VIP guest to celebrate refurbishment

Care home welcomes VIP guest to celebrate refurbishment

Residents at Bridge View care home, which is based in Stakeford and is part of Akari Care, welcomed a special VIP guest to officially open their newly refurbished home.   Staff and residents were joined by members of the public as they watched local Councillor, Ray Butler, cut the ribbon and officially launch the new […]

26th January 2015 | By | Reply More
Carer at Birmingham care home wins prestigious title

Carer at Birmingham care home wins prestigious title

A carer at Ivy Bank care home in Birmingham is celebrating after receiving a prestigious award in recognition of her hard work undertaken to achieve an important qualification. Kim McGuinness, an experienced Carer who works at the Akari Care home, triumphed over 1300 other candidates to be named Omega Training’s ‘Learner of the Year 2014.’ […]

30th December 2014 | By | Reply More
Gateshead care home given double boost

Gateshead care home given double boost

Gateshead-based Philips Court care home has two reasons to celebrate as it has been praised for its standard of care by the CQC and is undergoing major refurbishment work to benefit its residents.   The home is currently undergoing a complete refurbishment and redecoration as part of Akari Care’s £15 million investment programme in its […]

26th November 2014 | By | Reply More
Newcastle care home resident celebrates her birthday in style!

Newcastle care home resident celebrates her birthday in style!

A resident at a Newcastle care home has celebrated her 100th birthday in style with family and friends, as well as receiving recognition from the Queen.   Margaret Richley, known as Ena, received a telegram and card from the Queen and celebrated the milestone at Wheatfield Court care home, which is owned and operated by […]

14th November 2014 | By | Reply More
Acresford care home launches complete refurb with open day!

Acresford care home launches complete refurb with open day!

Seale Pastures House care home, which is based in Acresford, Swadlincote, officially launched its new-look with an open day for all the community.   The care home, which specialises in residential care for up to 40 elderly residents, has undergone an extra-special refurbishment as part of Akari Care’s £15 million investment programme in its homes […]

6th November 2014 | By | Reply More
Nantwich care home welcomes VIP guests to mark its new look

Nantwich care home welcomes VIP guests to mark its new look

Akari Care’s Church House care home, which is based in Austerson, has celebrated the launch of its newly-refurbished home by welcoming some VIP guests to mark the occasion. Deputy Mayor, Hilda Gaddum, was on hand to cut the ribbon to launch the new-look home with the help of Vicar Barry Wilson, who conducted a special […]

30th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Felmingham care home unveils complete refurbishment

Felmingham care home unveils complete refurbishment

A Felmingham care home has celebrated the launch of its newly-refurbished facilities.   The home has recently undergone a major refurbishment and redecoration as part of Akari Care’s £12 million investment programme in its homes throughout the UK. Senior Management and VIP guests attended the official launch and were given a tour around the premises […]

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Newcastle care home undergoes complete refurbishment

Newcastle care home undergoes complete refurbishment

Hillfield Nursing Home, which is based in Elswick, Newcastle, has undergone a major refurbishment as part of Akari Care’s £12 million investment programme in its homes throughout the UK.   The home has a fresh new-look following a complete refurbishment and redecoration.   To help make the surroundings more comfortable for residents, the inside of […]

16th September 2014 | By | Reply More
MEMBER OF STAFF AT WALLSEND CARE HOME TAKES THE PLUNGE FOR CHARITY

MEMBER OF STAFF AT WALLSEND CARE HOME TAKES THE PLUNGE FOR CHARITY

A brave member of staff at Wallsend-based Charlton Court care home took the plunge for charity in memory of her late cousin. Emma Binks, 21, who has been a Care Assistant at Charlton Court for three years, completed a bungee jump at Lightwater Valley to raise funds for the Toma Fund, a charity which supports […]

2nd September 2014 | By | Reply More
Newcastle care home joined by Mayor for community summer fayre

Newcastle care home joined by Mayor for community summer fayre

Residents and staff at Wordsworth House care home were joined by special guest, The Lord Mayor of Newcastle upon Tyne, Councillor George Pattison, for a fun summer fayre, which was enjoyed by members of the community. Held in the grounds of the home, the fayre included a visit from the miniature ponies of KL Pony Therapy, […]

31st August 2014 | By | Reply More
Bar-illiant work by members of staff and residents at Aycliffe Care Home

Bar-illiant work by members of staff and residents at Aycliffe Care Home

Aycliffe care home, which is based in Newton Aycliffe, welcomed the Mayor of Aycliffe, Councillor Wendy Hillary, to raise a glass to a new bar that has been created in the home.   Councillor Hillary officially opened the home’s new fully-stocked bar named the ‘Jolly Carers’ by residents, which used to be an un-used lounge […]

18th August 2014 | By | Reply More
Double boost for Jesmond care home

Double boost for Jesmond care home

Jesmond-based Wordsworth House care home has two reasons to celebrate as it has made an experienced appointment and is undergoing refurbishment work to benefit its residents. Michelle Daglish, who has 15 years’ experience working with older people as a care home Manager, has been appointed as a Peripatetic Manager based at Wordsworth Houseand will bring […]

2nd August 2014 | By | Reply More
Gateshead care home manager shaves head to support residents

Gateshead care home manager shaves head to support residents

A brave manager at Philips Court care home, which is part of Akari Care, shaved her head during the home’s summer fayre to raise funds for an exciting sensory project for residents. Karleen Taylor-Williams, who has been manager at Philips Court for one year, took the plunge, raising £700 for a giant cow statue as […]

18th July 2014 | By | Reply More
Dedicated care home manager to shave head for sensory project

Dedicated care home manager to shave head for sensory project

A dedicated care home manager at Philips Court care home, which is part of Akari Care, will shave her head during the home’s summer fayre to raise funds for an exciting sensory project. Karleen Taylor-Williams, who has been Manager at Philips Court for one year, will take the plunge during the fayre, which is free […]

4th July 2014 | By | Reply More
Double boost for Shropshire care home

Double boost for Shropshire care home

Whitchurch-based Edgeley House care home has two reasons to celebrate as it has made an experienced appointment and is undergoing major refurbishment work to benefit its residents.   Ann Wynn, who has more than 30 years’ experience in the care sector, has been appointed to the role of Manager.   Following five years of training, […]

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