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Caring Homes has made two senior operational appointments

Caring Homes has made two senior operational appointments

Caring Homes has made two senior operational appointments, further strengthening the management structure supporting its 61 care homes across the UK. Richard Hawes and Jane Prior join the company as Regional Operations Directors. Both are Registered Nurses, in line with Caring Homes’ policy of appointing nurses in operational management roles. Jane is responsible for 24 […]

December 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Carer of the Year scoop for Richmond carer

Carer of the Year scoop for Richmond carer

Tina Ravenhill has been named Carer of the Year by Richmond Council in their recent Dignity in Care Awards. Tina, who works as a Senior Care Assistant at Deer Park View Care Centre in Teddington, was nominated for the award by Mary Mitchell the daughter of a resident at the home. In her nomination Mrs […]

December 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Afternoon tea and Mothers Day celebration for West Sussex care home residents

Afternoon tea and Mothers Day celebration for West Sussex care home residents

Residents at Walstead Place near Linfield, West Sussex celebrated Mother’s day with Afternoon Tea and a celebration of Mothers. Many friends and family joined in as did the team to make all the ladies feel extra special. Jacquie Ferguson, Home Manager, Walstead Place, says: “It was a huge success and we have been receiving nothing […]

March 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Sonning Common care home gets top health billing

Sonning Common care home gets top health billing

Abbeycrest care home in Sonning Common has been described by South Oxfordshire Environmental Health Officer, Christian Moore, as ‘one of the best homes I have ever visited’. The comment came after the home, which is part of the Caring Homes Group, received an unannounced inspection. Abbeycrest was awarded a Food Standards Agency Five Star hygiene […]

March 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Staffordshire care home wins Dignity in Care Award

Staffordshire care home wins Dignity in Care Award

Mount Pleasant care home in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, has been named a winner at the Staffordshire County Council’s Dignity in Care Awards. Our award was given under the learning category for promoting dignity through learning, training or knowledge.   Details were submitted on their new in-house training programme for all colleagues – Living in my World, […]

March 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Land Girls fly the flag at Magna Care Centre

Land Girls fly the flag at Magna Care Centre

Residents at The Magna Care Centre in Wimborne enjoyed an afternoon of nostalgia on Wednesday, when Singing duo The Land Girls entertained them with wartime songs.   Among The Land Girls’ repertoire were classics such as Bugle Boy, I’ll be with you in apple blossom time, and White cliffs of Dover.  Residents joined in with […]

February 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mayor joins in with Cotman House BHF fundraiser

Mayor joins in with Cotman House BHF fundraiser

Felixstowe Town Mayor, Cllr. Doreen Savage joined in the fun at a fundraising coffee morning at Cotman House and Lodge in aid of the British Heart Foundation The event at the Caring Homes Felixstowe care home raised £237 for the BHF’s Wear It. Beat It campaign.   Staff at the home dressed in red and […]

February 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Topping out ceremony for final stages of restored Surrey care home

Topping out ceremony for final stages of restored Surrey care home

Home of Compassion reached a new milestone in its history this week, with a topping out ceremony to signify the final stages of its restoration by Caring Homes Group.  The Thames Ditton landmark will open as a luxury care home in April after 18 months of refurbishment and renovation.   The final roof tile was […]

January 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Margaret’s Christmas card design is a winner for Caring Homes

Margaret’s Christmas card design is a winner for Caring Homes

Scoonie House resident Margaret McNeill has designed Scoonie’s official Christmas card for 2015. Her family also received a gift of 50 cards of the winning design to send to friends and relatives.   The Leven care home, owned by Caring Homes, holds an annual Christmas card competition for its 36 residents. This year, 83 year […]

December 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
It’s a Wi-fi Christmas for residents at Norfolk nursing home

It’s a Wi-fi Christmas for residents at Norfolk nursing home

Residents at Brooklyn Nursing Home, Attleborough, Norfolk, won’t be lonely this Christmas thanks to new wi-fi helping them to keep in touch with friends and family all over the world.   Kathryn Abbs, Acting Home Manager, Brooklyn House Nursing Home, was inspired by the latest Christmas John Lewis TV ad and wanted to ensure her […]

December 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Caring Homes Group founder wins Lifetime Achievement award

Caring Homes Group founder wins Lifetime Achievement award

The founder of Caring Homes Group, Helena Jeffery, has been rewarded for her lifetime of care and dedication to the care industry with a ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award at the National Care Awards on 27 November at the Hilton London Metropole.   Helena Jeffery established the Caring Homes Group in 1994 with her son Paul, following […]

December 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Norwich care home judged Most Outstanding Care Home in the UK

Norwich care home judged Most Outstanding Care Home in the UK

Ivy Court Nursing Home in Norwich has been judged to be the Most Outstanding Care Home in the UK. This prestigious award was presented to Caring Homes on behalf of Ivy Court Nursing Home at the Over 50s Housing Awards, run by Seniors Housing, which is a world-wide organisation that comments and predicts trends in […]

December 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Crawley care provider launches club nights for people with learning disabilities

Crawley care provider launches club nights for people with learning disabilities

Consensus, a leading care provider for individuals with learning disabilities and additional needs, has launched a pioneering programme to offer special club nights for people with learning disabilities in Crawley.   The programme has been organised by Consensus’ Manager, Hayley Wilkins, in association with Crawley’s top night spot, Moka. The nightclub has worked in partnership […]

December 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Caring Homes’ acquires three new homes

Caring Homes’ acquires three new homes

Caring Homes Group has recently acquired three homes – located in Suffolk, Aberdeen and the Isle of Man – to add to its portfolio of UK care homes.   Caring Homes now has more than 60 elderly care homes, with Cotman House & Lodge on the Suffolk Coast at Felixstowe, Hawkhill House in Aberdeen and […]

November 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Braintree care home celebrates 21 years of providing specialist care

Braintree care home celebrates 21 years of providing specialist care

Caring Homes Bradbury House care home in Braintree, Essex held a party with residents, families past and present, to celebrate 21 years providing care this week.   The home was the first opened by Helena and Paul Jeffery, founders of Caring Homes, in summer 1994 and Helena Jeffery attended the 21st birthday celebration to cut a […]

August 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
‘Caring Homes’ supports National Care Home Open Day

‘Caring Homes’ supports National Care Home Open Day

Many Caring Homes Group private care homes will open their doors to their local community this Friday in support of National Care Home Open Day.  This national day is a UK wide initiative inviting care homes to open their doors to the local community by hosting an event to welcome visitors, with the aim of […]

June 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
New guide helps cut through the confusion of funding care

New guide helps cut through the confusion of funding care

Meeting the challenge of successfully funding the cost of full-time residential care placements can be a daunting and emotional journey for many people. Despite ongoing reforms, clearly understanding how much you are likely to pay and what you could be entitled to remains confusing and can depend on a lot of different factors such as […]

April 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Caring Homes celebrates ‘topping out’ of newest care centre

Caring Homes celebrates ‘topping out’ of newest care centre

A local purpose built care home was one step closer to completion this week as the team behind the development celebrated the traditional ‘topping out’ ceremony at the Hastings Road property in Bexhill on Sea.   Southlands Place is the latest state-of-the-art care centre to be built by the award-wining independent provider Caring Homes and […]

January 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Bristol care home welcomes new manager

Bristol care home welcomes new manager

The staff and residents at St George Care Home in Bristol welcomed their new manager; Ken Bishop, who took over the running of the Bristol based care home this month.   Ken has had a wealth of experience in his varied career, having come from a military background as a Royal Navy diver and medic, […]

December 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sunningdale care home hosts festive community cheese and wine evening

Sunningdale care home hosts festive community cheese and wine evening

Dormy House care home in Sunningdale played host to the local community this week as it opened its doors for a festive cheese and wine evening.   The guests included the town’s Mayor, Councillor Richard Kellaway, his wife Mrs Mary-Lou Kellaway, and the home’s local vicar.   Dormy House Manager Kay Wainwright explained the importance […]

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