Tag: Amore Care

Dementia care home celebrates ‘Outstanding’ result from CQC inspection

Dementia care home celebrates ‘Outstanding’ result from CQC inspection

A care home for people with dementia, in Wimbledon, Arthur House, has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the health and social care watchdog.   The home was also rated as “outstanding” for being responsive and well-led. This result places the home in the top 1% across the country.   The CQC […]

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Priory Group announces merger of two adult care services

Priory Group announces merger of two adult care services

The Priory Group has today merged its two adult care divisions, Craegmoor and Amore Care, to create Priory Adult Care, one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist adult care.   This new division, which will be operational from 3 April 2017, will be headed by new Chief Executive, Jim Willis, previously the Managing Director […]

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Amore Care wins dementia training award

Amore Care wins dementia training award

Amore Care, part of the Priory Group, has won the ‘Excellence in Training’ award at the 2015 LaingBuisson Awards ceremony in London.   The prestigious event, one of the main highlights in the health sector calendar, celebrates the achievements of independent healthcare providers who are ‘best in class’.   The 2015 competition was fierce with […]

16th November 2015 | By | Reply More
Armagh care home receives top universities’ accreditation

Armagh care home receives top universities’ accreditation

Apple Mews care home in Armagh, managed by Amore Care, has received university accreditation from both the University of Ulster and Queen’s University Belfast for the training of nurses.   It means that some university students will spend time at Apple Mews as part of their training in caring for older people with learning disabilities. […]

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Amore Care’s CEO wins top leadership award

Amore Care’s CEO wins top leadership award

Adrian Pancott, chief executive officer of Amore Care, part of the Priory Group of companies, has won a prestigious award at the National Care Awards 2014.   He received the Care Leadership Award at the awards ceremony held in central London.   Winners were presented with their trophies at the high profile gala night, at […]

2nd December 2014 | By | Reply More
National award success for Amore Care’s Addison Court care home

National award success for Amore Care’s Addison Court care home

Amore Care is celebrating after an employee won a prestigious national award recognising excellence in dementia care.   Lesley Quigley, who works at Addison Court care home in Accrington, Lancashire, won Best Dementia Activities Co-ordinator at the 2014 National Dementia Care Awards.   She was presented with a trophy by stand-up comedian Paul Sinha at […]

17th November 2014 | By | Reply More
Armagh nurse received top national award

Armagh nurse received top national award

Dawn Rhodie, who works at Amore Care’s Apple Mews care home in Armagh, has been named as Registered Nurse of the Year in the Northern Ireland Independent Care Awards 2014.   Dawn underwent a stringent final stage interview with an independent judging panel before triumphing in the category, which states that the winner ‘will be […]

6th November 2014 | By | Reply More
Banbridge care home manager received top national accolade

Banbridge care home manager received top national accolade

John Rafferty, home manager at Amore Care’s Bannview House in Banbridge has been named Registered Manager of the Year in the Northern Ireland Independent Care Awards 2014. John, who it is believed received the highest number of nominations in any category, had to undergo a stringent final stage interview with an independent judging panel after […]

5th November 2014 | By | Reply More
Care home bridges the generation gap

Care home bridges the generation gap

Bohill House care home in Coleraine is bridging the generation gap by inviting students from nearby Dunluce School to join in their activities. Fourteen students, under the supervision of two staff members, visit for an hour each week. The aim is to promote and enhance the lives of the residents as well as give students […]

4th November 2014 | By | Reply More
Care home’s gardens win quality award

Care home’s gardens win quality award

Amore Care’s Bannview House in Banbridge has been highly commended in the Northern Ireland Amenity Council’s Best Kept Awards.   The home, which is part of the Priory Group, attracted praise in the 2014 Best Kept Residential Facility (Southern Region) category.   Bannview was judged on the quality and tidiness of its outside space which […]

28th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Care home forms innovative partnership with college

Care home forms innovative partnership with college

Amore Care’s Bannview House in Banbridge has formed an innovative partnership with a nearby college by becoming part of its students’ Enrichment Programme.   New-Bridge Integrated College, in Loughbrickland, offers its Sixth Form students an extensive Enrichment Programme, where they can choose from a range of activities that are designed to develop their personal qualities, […]

9th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Recognition for Amore Care dementia strategy

Recognition for Amore Care dementia strategy

Amore Care’s Dementia Strategy and Creative Minds programme has been shortlisted for a Positive Practice Mental Health Award, recognising outstanding work in the Older People’s category.   The Dementia Strategy, which has been created with Amore nurses and carers, is supported by Martin Green, CEO of the English Care Homes Association and Jeremy Hughes, CEO […]

2nd September 2014 | By | Reply More
Northern Ireland care home praised by minister for nutritional excellence

Northern Ireland care home praised by minister for nutritional excellence

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Health , Social Services and Public Safety Edwin Poots has commended the catering and nutrition offered to residents at Amore Care’s Bannview House in Banbridge. Bannview House, part of the Priory Group, welcomed Mr Poots to the home where he chatted with residents, met the staff and reviewed the home’s catering processes […]

8th August 2014 | By | Reply More
Dementia Friends session welcomes Mayor to Priory care home in Accrington

Dementia Friends session welcomes Mayor to Priory care home in Accrington

Amore Care’s Addison Court care home, welcomed The Mayor of Hyndburn, Judith Addison to join in with a ‘Dementia Friend’s’ session.   During her visit, the Mayor viewed the care home’s new Namaste care room, a worldwide programme that provides compassionate, holistic and person centred care. She took the opportunity to chat with residents and […]

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