Tag: Borough Care

    Stockport care home gets extension go ahead

    Stockport care home gets extension go ahead

    Borough Care, the largest not for profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, has been given the go ahead to extend one of its homes.  Planning permission has been granted for a new wing to be added to Bruce Lodge in Offerton, Stockport. The new wing will be based on the ‘household model’. […]

    22nd May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Borough Care hosts social walks for elderly and friends

    Borough Care hosts social walks for elderly and friends

    May is National Walking Month and older persons care provider, Borough Care, is hosting weekly social walks for the elderly and their friends.  The walks take place around Woodbank Park in Offerton, Stockport every Tuesday until the winter, starting at 2.00pm.  The short, gentle walks are appropriate for those with dementia to participate in.  Sophie […]

    16th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Partnerships are essential in shaping exemplary dementia care-says care provider

    Partnerships are essential in shaping exemplary dementia care-says care provider

    Kathryn Farmer, CEO of Borough Care Ltd, talks about Dementia United and making Greater Manchester the best place in the world for dementia care: Dementia is one of the greatest health challenges facing our society today, a fact that has meant it has finally made it to the top of the political agenda. In Greater […]

    21st July 2016 | By | Reply More
    Stockport care legend retires after 39 years

    Stockport care legend retires after 39 years

    One of Stockport’s most respected care workers Ines Kirby has retired after 39 years service first with Stockport Council and since 1993 with Borough Care. Working with older people with dementia her mission has been to ensure: “We concentrate on their strengths, on what they can do, not on what they can’t do and that […]

    14th March 2016 | By | Reply More
    The secret of a long life is to do nothing out of the ordinary says 105 year-old Pat

    The secret of a long life is to do nothing out of the ordinary says 105 year-old Pat

    The last of the hatters Patricia Wood is looking forward to a cracking time as she prepares to celebrate her 105th birthday on December 27. The former hat worker with the world famous Woodrow Hats on Lowfield Road in Stockport is also a life long Stockport County fan and the life and soul of the […]

    22nd December 2015 | By | Reply More
    Death defying Coronation Street star says heartfelt thanks to Stockport care workers

    Death defying Coronation Street star says heartfelt thanks to Stockport care workers

    Comedian and Coronation Street actor Ted Robbins delivered a genuinely heart felt thank you to Borough Care’s dedicated professionals when he presented the trophies at the company’s annual awards night. Flying down the motorway to Edgeley Park after turning on the Christmas lights in Blackburn, the 60 year-old funny man joked about how he himself […]

    20th November 2015 | By | Reply More
    Stockport’s top carer wins Outstanding Contribution Award

    Stockport’s top carer wins Outstanding Contribution Award

    Learning to care for her grandparents as a young child gave Leanne Tobin a special humanity which helped her win Borough Care’s Chairman’s Award for an ‘Outstanding Contribution’ at their annual Presentation Evening. Leanne, 28, from Heaton Chapel, has had a rapid rise through the ranks at Stockport’s largest care group, starting as a Care […]

    20th October 2014 | By | Reply More
    Borough Care wins Stockport top business award

    Borough Care wins Stockport top business award

    The constant drive to improve quality standards at Borough Care has been recognised in Stockport’s Business Awards. The care group, which has 500 permanent staff across 11 homes caring for over 460 residents won the ‘Best Non for Profit Organisation’ in a glittering ceremony held at the Hallmark Hotel in Handforth. The award follows a […]

    10th October 2014 | By | Reply More
    Stockport’s oldest generation pay tribute to World War One heroes

    Stockport’s oldest generation pay tribute to World War One heroes

    Stockport’s oldest generation paid tribute to the heroes some could still remember in a poignant tribute to those that fell in World War One. Across Borough Care’s 11 local homes staff had spent the last six months researching how many local men had died in some foreign field during World War One. To mark the […]

    18th August 2014 | By | Reply More
    Borough Care has been recognised as one of the U.K.’s most conscientious employers.

    Borough Care has been recognised as one of the U.K.’s most conscientious employers.

    Stockport care group Borough Care has been recognised as one of the U.K.’s most conscientious employers. The town’s 13th largest employer, with 550 staff working in 11 residential and day care homes across the community, Borough Care is one of only 150 organisations in the U.K. to earn the Investors in People silver accreditation. Awarded […]

    16th July 2014 | By | Reply More
    Stockport’s largest provider of care services for older people appoints new Chairman

    Stockport’s largest provider of care services for older people appoints new Chairman

    Borough Care, Stockport’s largest provider of care services for older people, Steven Normansell as its new Chairman. Born and raised in Stockport and a product of Stockport School, as Director of Development and Property Services for a North West based housing provider, Steven oversaw the development of over 4,000 homes across Northern England for the […]

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