Tag: Caring Homes

Cheltenham care home invites locals in to celebrate CQC rating

Cheltenham care home invites locals in to celebrate CQC rating

Whittington House nursing home in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, is hoping friends, family and the general public will come along to the Whittington House Open Day on Saturday, May 20th. The day has been planned to celebrate the good rating which the home has been awarded from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and show off the recent […]

May 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Southwold staff praised for being friendly, caring and responsive

Southwold staff praised for being friendly, caring and responsive

Southwold House a care service, in Leigh-on-Sea, which specialises in residential support for people with learning disabilities and other associated complex needs has been rated as ‘Good’, according to its latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   Southwold House was praised by inspectors, for providing a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led service. […]

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cheltenham care home staff praised as warm, friendly and respectful

Cheltenham care home staff praised as warm, friendly and respectful

Whittington House nursing home in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire has been praised in its latest CQC inspection report for its warm, friendly and respectful staff. The home – which was taken over by Caring Homes last year and provides residential and nursing care for up to 66 people who have nursing needs –  was rated as providing […]

April 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Praise for dementia awareness event at Oxfordshire care home

Praise for dementia awareness event at Oxfordshire care home

Tall Trees in Shipton under Wychwood, Oxfordshire, has been sharing knowledge of dementia with the community through a special event held at the care home recently. Tall Trees, run by Caring Homes, welcomed members of the public to the free dementia awareness session which explored what dementia is, how it is diagnosed, and the effects it […]

April 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Oxfordshire care home residents and staff look forward to the cricket season

Oxfordshire care home residents and staff look forward to the cricket season

RESIDENTS and staff at Tall Trees care home in the beautiful village of Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire, are eagerly awaiting the start of the season after sponsoring their neighbours at the local cricket club. The gardens at Tall Trees, a care home run by Caring Homes and providing personalised nursing, residential and dementia care for up to […]

April 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Taunton care home staff praised as warm, spontaneous and respectful

Taunton care home staff praised as warm, spontaneous and respectful

Frethey House care home in Taunton, Somerset, has been praised in its latest CQC inspection report for its’ warm, spontaneous and respectful staff. 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 to care, treatment and support. […]

March 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home group prepares to support Nutrition and Hydration Week

Care home group prepares to support Nutrition and Hydration Week

Homes run by Caring Homes across the country will be supporting Nutrition and Hydration Week which starts on Monday March 13th.  Nutrition and Hydration Week aims to highlight, promote and celebrate improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally. This year organisations large and small are encouraged to take part in […]

March 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Kingston Upon Thames care home residents knitting hats for premature babies

Kingston Upon Thames care home residents knitting hats for premature babies

Keen knitters at Galsworthy House care home in Kingston Upon Thames are casting on to knit hats for premature babies at nearby Kingston Hospital.   Activities co-ordinators Irene Giordano and Sue Ottoway have picked out patterns to start work on the hats with members of the regular Tuesday knitting group.   Statistics have shown that […]

March 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Surrey topping out ceremony signifies final stages of care home rebuild

Surrey topping out ceremony signifies final stages of care home rebuild

Kingsclear reached a new milestone in its development this week, with a topping out ceremony to signify the final stages of its rebuild by Caring Homes. The final roof tile, at the care home in Camberley, Surrey, was fitted by Surrey Heath Mayor John Winterton in the presence of colleagues from Caring Homes, to celebrate […]

March 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC praise Surrey care home for compassionate and respectful staff

CQC praise Surrey care home for compassionate and respectful staff

Knowle Park care home in Cranleigh, Surrey, has been praised in its latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection report for its’ compassionate and respectful staff. 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 to care, treatment […]

February 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Norwich care home awarded for end of life care

Norwich care home awarded for end of life care

Ivy Court Care Home in Norwich has been awarded the industry-recognised Six Steps to Success accreditation for providing the best possible end of life care to residents. Three nurses at Ivy Court, a home run by Caring Homes in Ivy Road, Norwich, have studied for the Six Steps to Success qualification over the past year […]

February 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Excellent all round for Marchglen care team

Excellent all round for Marchglen care team

Marchglen Care Centre in Fishcross, Clackmannanshire, is celebrating after receiving a superb report from the Care Inspectorate in Scotland for the second year running. Part of the Caring Homes Group, Marchglen was inspected in October and received top marks. Inspectors assessed two of the four categories, quality of care and support, plus quality of management […]

December 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Healing light therapy trial for Forth Valley care home

Healing light therapy trial for Forth Valley care home

Pioneering light therapy used on a trial basis at a specialist care home in Forth Valley is now to become a permanent treatment at the home for a range of conditions, including pressure ulcers.    The light therapy will assist patients at Marchglen Care Centre in Clackmannanshire, where it has been used to help long term resident […]

December 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Caring Homes receives inaugural Princess Royal Training Award

Caring Homes receives inaugural Princess Royal Training Award

Caring Homes Group is delighted to be recognised in the first Princess Royal Training Awards for its unique Dementia Training programme, ‘My World’. The award is a new honour for employers in the UK who have created lasting impact by successfully linking their skills development needs to business performance. Caring Homes shares the prestigious accolade […]

August 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Caring Homes appoints Manager for latest care home

Caring Homes appoints Manager for latest care home

Caring Homes has appointed Heather Hadizad as Home Manager at its newest care home, Belmont House near Sutton, Surrey.  The purpose-built 60-bed home, which opens in July, offers residential, nursing and dementia care. In line with Caring Homes’ policy for Home Managers and Peripatetic Managers, specified by Founder Director Helena Jeffery, Heather is a Registered […]

June 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Angela Rippon at Ascot-themed opening of Home of Compassion

Angela Rippon at Ascot-themed opening of Home of Compassion

Hats and horses were the order of the day at the Ascot-themed Grand Opening of Home of Compassion care home in Thames Ditton. Caring Homes’ flagship care home in Surrey was opened by TV and radio presenter Angela Rippon. She was assisted by the Mayor of Elmbridge, Cllr. Tannia Shipley, the home’s first resident Patsy Herrod […]

June 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
MP takes time out to visit Thames Ditton care home

MP takes time out to visit Thames Ditton care home

The local MP for Esher and Walton, Dominic Raab, visited the newly-opened Home of Compassion care home in Thames Ditton on Friday 20th May to meet the Home Manager, care team and residents. During his visit Mr Raab planted a tree in the garden, followed by a tour of the historic building. He also spoke […]

May 31, 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home reminiscence room stirs memories

Care home reminiscence room stirs memories

Residents at Caring Homes’ St Wilfrid’s Hall care home near Lancaster are taking repeated trips down memory lane, thanks to an enterprising care worker. Activities Co-ordinator Julie Evans has created a Reminiscence Room at the home, filled with memorabilia from the 1920s to the 1970s. Appealing to friends, relatives, local antiques shops and the community […]

April 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Caring Homes management team celebrate ‘Topping Out’ dementia care home

Caring Homes management team celebrate ‘Topping Out’ dementia care home

Members of Caring Homes management team helped to ‘top out’ Belmont House in Sutton this week, their newly-built 60-bed care home for dementia and nursing care.  Finishing touches to brickwork were made in the presence of construction partners Dalton Homes with the marketing suite opening on 11 April 2016.     The bright and airy […]

February 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ray Harmer MHK and Geoffrey Boot MHK Visit Castle View

Ray Harmer MHK and Geoffrey Boot MHK Visit Castle View

The MHK for Peel, Ray Harmer, and the MHK for Glenfaba, Geoffrey Boot, visited Castle View care home, Peel, Isle of Man, on Monday 16 November to meet with the Home Manager, care team and residents. Ray Harmer received a tour of the home and also spent time talking to the care home’s residents and […]

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