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Former Finance Director takes over as Belong Chief Executive

Former Finance Director takes over as Belong Chief Executive

Belong’s former Finance Director, Tracey Stakes, has assumed the role of Chief Executive and former Operations Director, Tracy Paine, has been promoted to Deputy Chief Executive, following the retirement of Nick Dykes. Chris Hughes has also been appointed as Chief Finance Officer.     Tracey Stakes, Belong’s Chief Executive, said: “This a really exciting time […]

11th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Belong name change reaffirms commitment to specialist care village model

Belong name change reaffirms commitment to specialist care village model

The operator of Belong care villages has formally changed its name from CLS Care Services Limited to Belong Limited. The name change follows the divestment of the organisation’s remaining CLS care homes at the end of 2016 to focus solely on its world-leading, state-of-the-art Belong care villages and registered domiciliary home care service, Belong at […]

10th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Belong director brings global research into dementia care facilities back to the UK

Belong director brings global research into dementia care facilities back to the UK

Award-winning dementia design champion, Tracy Paine, who is the operations director at care provider, Belong, has travelled across the globe investigating housing and care facilities for older people living with dementia, in a bid to bring the best of international practice and design back to the UK.   Tracy travelled to Australia and the USA […]

22nd August 2016 | By | Reply More
‘Never Forget, Never Again’ Holocaust remembrance garden launched at RHS Tatton 2016

‘Never Forget, Never Again’ Holocaust remembrance garden launched at RHS Tatton 2016

North West care provider, Belong, and award-winning garden designer, Carolyn Hardern, joined forces with the Morris Feinmann Homes Trust to create a remembrance garden commemorating victims of the Holocaust.   The garden – Never Forget, Never Again – was unveiled at RHS Tatton 2016, where it was awarded a prestigious silver-gilt medal from the Royal […]

27th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Specialist care operator shortlisted for ‘best employer’ award at national ceremony

Specialist care operator shortlisted for ‘best employer’ award at national ceremony

Specialist care operator, Belong, which runs five care villages in the North West, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national care award for its commitment to investing in its people and providing high quality care to customers.   Belong is in the running for a Skills for Care Accolade, a national award recognising care organisations […]

26th February 2016 | By | Reply More
Care village residents take up the reins

Care village residents take up the reins

The ‘horsey’ smells and sounds of the stables unlocked fond memories for equestrian-enthusiasts and Belong Wigan care village residents, John Green (86) and Bob Smith (69), thanks to a special day out organised by Marie Calderbank, who works as an Experience Coordinator at the community care village on Millers Lane. John and Bob, both wheelchair […]

19th August 2015 | By | Reply More
Belong Staff Shine at Star Awards

Belong Staff Shine at Star Awards

Talented care staff from Belong villages were celebrated at the Star Awards 2014. The annual awards celebrate the care provider’s people and volunteers for their extraordinary contributions to the lives of customers at Belong villages across the North West. The awards were announced in a ceremony at the Mere Golf Resort and Spa in Knutsford, […]

15th December 2014 | By | Reply More
Belong scoops Extra Care Provider award

Belong scoops Extra Care Provider award

North West care provider, Belong, has won the Extra Care Provider category at the prestigious LaingBuisson Independent Healthcare Awards 2014. The not-for-profit organisation that operates five care villages in the North West was recognised for the success of its Belong apartment schemes.   Every Belong community care village comprises a number of apartments for independent […]

21st October 2014 | By | Reply More
Artist prompts Belong Warrington residents to get creative

Artist prompts Belong Warrington residents to get creative

Customers at the new community care village, Belong Warrington, have been connecting with their creative side through an inspiring sensory art workshop. Aimed particularly at the needs of people living with dementia, the Five Senses workshop is designed to stimulate the senses and inspire participants to express themselves through art.   Led by artist, Christina […]

15th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Belong Wigan celebrate a summer of sport

Belong Wigan celebrate a summer of sport

Apartment tenants, household residents and Experience Day customers from Belong Wigan, in Platt Bridge, celebrated a summer of sport with their families and members of staff in an internationally themed barbecue at the community care village.   Inspired by the Commonwealth Games and the fun had in the village watching the World Cup, everybody at […]

7th August 2014 | By | Reply More
Amy Hirst at Belong Atherton celebrates 101st birthday

Amy Hirst at Belong Atherton celebrates 101st birthday

One of Leigh’s oldest residents, Amy Hirst, celebrated her 101st birthday this year in a party with friends at Belong Atherton, on Mealhouse Lane.  Born in 1913, Amy has lived in Leigh all of her life, though a great deal of that time was spent travelling around the world, paving the way for modern holidaymakers. […]

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