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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 […]

March 15, 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 […]

March 13, 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 […]

March 6, 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 […]

February 28, 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 […]

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 […]

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