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Toddler integration with elderly residents, goes from strength to strength

Toddler integration with elderly residents, goes from strength to strength

Monsters, witches, ghouls and ghosts were found at Dormy House care home in Sunningdale last week as the regular toddler group enjoyed a theme morning with residents. Dormy House Toddler Group is going from strength to strength, backing up all the research which indicates that intergenerational projects are beneficial to both older people, including those living […]

9th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Successful dementia awareness events at Oxford care home

Successful dementia awareness events at Oxford care home

Businesses, relatives and members of the public have praised Wytham House for sharing knowledge of dementia with the community through two special events held at the care home recently. Wytham House, a newly-built home, which sits within the Oaken Holt estate in Oxford, offers specialist residential and nursing dementia care. Together with Oaken Holt main […]

13th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Organisation empowers and enhances people’s lives through art and creativity

Organisation empowers and enhances people’s lives through art and creativity

Residents at Galsworthy House care home in Kingston Upon Thames had the opportunity to explore their creative side recently with a fun and therapeutic art session from visiting artists. Activities co-ordinator Sue Ottoway explained that the Creative Minds session involved a visiting artist and was available to all residents who wanted to take part. It […]

13th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Lord Mayor of Oxford attends dementia awareness event at local care home

Lord Mayor of Oxford attends dementia awareness event at local care home

THE Lord Mayor of Oxford Mohammed Altaf-Khan praised the ‘excellent facilities’ at Wytham House where he attended a dementia awareness event last week. The Lord Mayor, who previously visited the Caring Homes residential, nursing and dementia care home to plant a rose bush when it opened last year, attended the event along with representatives from […]

5th April 2017 | By | Reply More
MP meets staff and residents at Cheltenham care home

MP meets staff and residents at Cheltenham care home

MP for Cheltenham Alex Chalk spent time meeting staff, relatives and residents at Whittington House during a constituency visit last Friday.  During his visit Mr Chalk was shown around the home by activities co-ordinators Jo Cann and Jenny Spencer and introduced to some residents who were enjoying a coffee morning.  “Mr Chalk sat for quite a […]

15th March 2017 | By | Reply More
East Sussex care team take on April Fools’ Day challenge

East Sussex care team take on April Fools’ Day challenge

A team from Heffle Court, a care home run by Caring Homes in East Sussex, will be reaching new heights next month as they climb Mount Snowdon. The team of six – Home Manager Debby Potter, Deputy Manager Steve Orwell, Administrator Julie Wishman, Nurse Tina Hewitt, Head Chef Sam Armstrong and Assistant Chef Stuart Potter […]

13th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Norwich care home praised by CQC for kindness, compassion and respect

Norwich care home praised by CQC for kindness, compassion and respect

Sanford House nursing home in East Dereham, Norwich, has been praised in its latest CQC inspection report for kindness, compassion and having the ability to make residents happy. The home was rated as providing a ‘good’ care service in all areas in the inspection and staff were seen to demonstrate best practice in their approach […]

6th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Care group shortlisted for prestigious marketing award

Care group shortlisted for prestigious marketing award

The marketing team at Colchester based Caring Homes Group is celebrating after being shortlisted for a prestigious national industry award. The team, based at Bradbury House, Colchester Business Park, has had the marketing campaign for Caring Homes flagship Home of Compassion in Thames Ditton picked out by the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the Marketing […]

28th February 2017 | By | Reply More
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 […]

14th December 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 […]

2nd December 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 […]

22nd March 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 […]

21st March 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, […]

8th March 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 […]

25th February 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 […]

16th February 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 […]

18th January 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 […]

31st December 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 […]

23rd December 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 […]

14th December 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 […]

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