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Brunelcare wins Employee Engagement Award

Brunelcare wins Employee Engagement Award

This month, the charity Brunelcare received an award for the results of a recent employee survey, carried out for the charity by Agenda Consulting. The survey response rate of 58% was good and the overall employee satisfaction level of 85% was extremely positive. Agenda Consulting explain that Brunelcare’s results have been benchmarked against other organisations […]

8th February 2018 | By | Reply More
Brunelcare announces new care home development in South Gloucestershire to provide 100 care jobs

Brunelcare announces new care home development in South Gloucestershire to provide 100 care jobs

Brunelcare announces plans for new care home development in Cadbury Heath, South Gloucestershire Charity and care and housing provider Brunelcare is delighted to announce that contracts have been for the development of a new 64-bed care home and 24-bed reablement service in Cadbury Heath, South Gloucestershire. It is hoped that the new care home and […]

24th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Brunelcare staff celebrate care award success!

Brunelcare staff celebrate care award success!

Charity Brunelcare is proudly celebrating and sharing the success of one their care teams this month! The Palliative Care Team, based at Brunelcare’s Robinson House care home scooped the specialist care award for ‘Palliative Care’ at the Care and Support West Awards 2017 held on 14th October at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium. The purpose of […]

19th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Brunelcare’s ABC Centre extra care housing scheme is given a boost this summer

Brunelcare’s ABC Centre extra care housing scheme is given a boost this summer

Some fantastic teams of volunteers from Lloyds Bank and RBS in Bristol have provided support to Brunelcare’s ABC Centre extra care housing scheme in Whitchurch, Bristol on three separate days this summer! In June a team from Lloyds Bank redecorated the indoor and outdoor communal areas at the ABC Centre. Following this, volunteers from RBS […]

14th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Brunelcare’s Glastonbury care home strikes platinum for quality care

Brunelcare’s Glastonbury care home strikes platinum for quality care

A Brunelcare care and nursing home dedicated to providing the best possible care for all of its residents right up until the end of their lives, has been recognised with a major national award – for the second time. Brunelcare’s Glastonbury Care Home is among 68 homes from across England to win a Quality Hallmark Award […]

4th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Brunelcare announces appointment of three new Trustees to their Board

Brunelcare announces appointment of three new Trustees to their Board

Brunelcare, the Bristol based Charity and Housing Association, has strengthened its Board by appointing three new Trustees.       ·         Deborah Evans – worked as a senior manager and Chief Executive in the NHS for 35 years. For the last five years Deborah has been Managing Director of the West of England Academic Health […]

21st August 2017 | By | Reply More
Brunelcare appoints new Finance Director

Brunelcare appoints new Finance Director

Charity and Housing Association Brunelcare has appointed Karen Taylor as its new Finance Director.   Karen most recently worked for an NHS Trust and has seven years’ experience with a South West based housing association.  Karen joins Brunelcare to take responsibility for all aspects of the charity’s financial management and their finance and information systems […]

3rd August 2017 | By | Reply More
Cultural food festival celebration at Bristol care home

Cultural food festival celebration at Bristol care home

Brunelcare’s Robinson House care home in Stockwood, South Bristol, held a ‘food festival’ afternoon last week to celebrate the cultural diversity of the home’s residents and staff.   Friends and carers were invited to join in the cultural celebration by bringing food and music CDs along to the party that represented their family’s country of […]

7th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Residents of Brunelcare’s Deerhurst Care Home Cycled from London to Bristol!

Residents of Brunelcare’s Deerhurst Care Home Cycled from London to Bristol!

Residents of Brunelcare’s Deerhurst Care Home in Soundwell marked their 20th anniversary by raising funds for sports equipment for local youngsters with a sponsored ride on static bikes on 6th July. On the day, between residents, staff, family and visiting school children, everyone cycled more than the target distance of the Isambard kingdom Brunel railway […]

6th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Innovative £1m HenPower scheme cultivates creativity in Bristol care home setting

Innovative £1m HenPower scheme cultivates creativity in Bristol care home setting

On 8th May Bristol MP Chris Skidmore (pictured) and Brunelcare’s CEO Kevin Fairman joined residents, staff and six hens at Deerhurst Care Home to launch the HenPower project.   MP Chris cut the ribbon to the hencoop declaring HenPower officially launched and then sat to chat with residents in their ‘hen-inspired’ art class.    Creative […]

15th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Brunelcare celebrate 19 years of being awarded Investors in People

Brunelcare celebrate 19 years of being awarded Investors in People

For the 19th year running, Brunelcare have been awarded the Investors in People Standard. This is a standard recognising that Brunelcare is a great employer, is an outstanding place to work and has a clear commitment to sustainability. Investors in People is the standard for people management.  Their standard defines what it takes for organisations […]

12th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Brunelcare is to pay above living wage

Brunelcare is to pay above living wage

A charity care and housing provider in Bristol is leading the way in deciding to pay its staff at least 25p per hour more than the National Living Wage this year. Due to come in to effect on 1 April 2017, the national living wage is being increased for workers aged 25 and over.   […]

23rd February 2017 | By | Reply More
Appointments: Brunelcare appoints new CEO

Appointments: Brunelcare appoints new CEO

  Brunelcare announces a change to its executive team with the appointment of Kevin Fairman as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Working previously as Brunelcare’s Finance Director, Kevin has been with the organisation since January 2016. Kevin said: “I am delighted to have been given this opportunity as CEO and I am excited about […]

17th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Bristol care home team provide outstanding care

Bristol care home team provide outstanding care

Brunelcare’s Deerhurst Care and Nursing Home has been awarded with an overall rating of ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), announced by the CQC on 27th January 2017.  Currently, only 1% of adult social care homes within the UK have obtained an overall CQC rating of ‘Outstanding’. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) completed an […]

8th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Brunelcare hosts renewed wedding vows of Gloucestershire care home resident

Brunelcare hosts renewed wedding vows of Gloucestershire care home resident

Malcolm and Jan De Gay renewed their wedding vows after 53 years of marriage on Sunday 14th August, surrounded by 150 guests. The ceremony was very special because it took place at Brunelcare’s Deerhurst Care Home in Gloucestershire where Malcolm has lived since January 2015. His wife Jan lives nearby and volunteers at the home; visiting […]

24th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Glastonbury care team providing outstanding care

Glastonbury care team providing outstanding care

The care team at Brunelcare’s Glastonbury Care Home were awarded with an ‘Outstanding’ in Care by the Care Quality Commission, May 2016. In April 2016 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) completed an unannounced inspection of the home, over a two day period, awarding the home an overall rating of Good. The CQC report states: “On […]

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