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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 […]

1st December 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 […]

9th November 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 […]

21st August 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 […]

16th June 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 […]

20th April 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 […]

19th January 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, […]

30th December 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 […]

29th December 2014 | By | Reply More
Caring Homes celebrates ‘topping out’ of newest Care Centre

Caring Homes celebrates ‘topping out’ of newest Care Centre

A purpose built care home moved a step closer to completion this week as the team behind the development celebrated the traditional ‘topping out’ ceremony at the Ivy Road property in Norwich.   Ivy Court is the latest state-of-the-art care centre to be built by the award-winning independent provider Caring Homes and will offer residential, […]

19th December 2014 | By | Reply More
Zac Goldsmith MP unveils exciting new Caring Homes Group initiatives

Zac Goldsmith MP unveils exciting new Caring Homes Group initiatives

Richmond Park MP Zac Goldsmith delighted Residents, relatives and staff at Galsworthy House Nursing Home, part of the Caring Homes Group family, by helping the home to launch exciting new recruitment and training initiatives.    The beautiful Galsworthy House – formerly home to Sir John Galsworthy, the novelist and playwright best remembered for The Forsyte […]

14th November 2014 | By | Reply More
Outdoor care home project for residents turns into a retreat for visitors and residents

Outdoor care home project for residents turns into a retreat for visitors and residents

An outdoor project for residents at Marchglen care home has turned into a rural retreat for residents to spend time with their families.   The aim of the project was to include and encourage residents from the Avondhu unit to make choices for their garden and to have the outside space as an ongoing project. […]

30th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Sunningdale  care home resident celebrates 100th birthday

Sunningdale care home resident celebrates 100th birthday

Former nurse and First World War baby Edith Doyle celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by several generations of her beloved family at Dormy House care home recently. Edith (Edie) was born in Mountcharles, on the west coast of co. Donegal, Ireland, on 26 September 1914.  She was the youngest of seven children and had 59 […]

20th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Bhangra beats at Chobham care home

Bhangra beats at Chobham care home

Residents of Coxhill Manor in Chobham enjoyed a mix of Bhangra and classical Indian dance moves when they took part in a specially organised workshop recently.   Those who live at the Chobham care home, which is part of the Caring Homes group, take part in a varied programme of activities and they deemed this […]

10th October 2014 | By | Reply More
100th birthday party at Haywards Heath care home

100th birthday party at Haywards Heath care home

Sylvia Wyatt enjoyed her 100th birthday party at a Haywards Heath residential home where she was presented with a gift and celebration cake.   With Mrs. Wyatt enjoying regular respite stays at Walstead Place in Haywards Heath, the staff and residents were keen to celebrate her milestone event. She enjoyed a birthday tea party with […]

10th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Hulcott’s Garden Party is a Roaring Hit

Hulcott’s Garden Party is a Roaring Hit

Hulcott Nursing home took a step back in time when its annual garden party was themed around the ‘Roaring Twenties’.   Complete with flapper dresses, boas and pearls, the residents and staff alike joined together to make the afternoon event a great success.   The 19th Century house, which is part of the Caring Homes […]

24th September 2014 | By | Reply More
East Hill House roll out Dementia Friends Information Sessions

East Hill House roll out Dementia Friends Information Sessions

Staff at East Hill House care home have been working closely with Waitrose Petersfield to deliver the store’s first Dementia Friends Information Session.   The care home’s deputy manager, Rebecca Connolly, activities co-ordinator, Tracey Stokes and senior carer, Emma Bennett, delivered two training sessions at the branch, to give customer-facing staff a better understanding of […]

26th August 2014 | By | Reply More
Fun filled day at Chippenham care home fete

Fun filled day at Chippenham care home fete

A local dignitary attended the popular annual summer fete at Ferfoot care home in Chippenham recently.   Staff and residents at the specialist dementia home, part of the Caring Homes group, were delighted when the Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor John Scragg,paid them a visit.   Activities taking place during the fete included a tombola, raffle, […]

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