Tag: Caring Homes

Caring Homes celebrate their care staff in Scotland

Caring Homes celebrate their care staff in Scotland

Team members from Caring Homes’ seven Scottish care homes gathered together at Marchglen Care Centre in Fishcross, this month for the company’s Scottish Recognition Awards. Colleagues, residents and relatives were asked to nominate across nine categories: Nurse of the Year, Nurse Newcomer, Care & Support, Care Newcomer, Meaningful Activities, Nutrition/Eating Well, Management/Leadership, Specialist Adult Care […]

1st November 2017 | By | Reply More
MP for Cheltenham joins care home for dementia awareness event

MP for Cheltenham joins care home for dementia awareness event

MP for Cheltenham Alex Chalk joined businesses, relatives and members of the public at Whittington House Nursing Home to share knowledge of dementia through two special events held recently. Two dementia awareness events took place at the home, one aimed at family members of those living with dementia and the other at local businesses and […]

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Traditional topping out ceremony to mark the latest milestone of Ware care home

Traditional topping out ceremony to mark the latest milestone of Ware care home

The final trim was secured on the roof of a new luxury care home in Ware this week as part of a traditional topping out ceremony to mark the latest milestone at the development. Deputy Mayor of Ware Cllr Mick Standley helped to secure the final elements of the roof at Riverside Place by Caring […]

20th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Wild West birthday celebrations at Surrey nursing home

Wild West birthday celebrations at Surrey nursing home

Cowboy hats and checked shirts were the order of the day as Belmont House Nursing Home in Surrey celebrated a year of providing first-class nursing care to the local community with a Wild Wild West Party. Belmont House, run by Caring Homes, is a purpose built nursing home in the principal town of Sutton. Offering the highest standards […]

4th August 2017 | By | Reply More
East Dereham care team take part in carnival parade

East Dereham care team take part in carnival parade

Sanford House care home in East Dereham has achieved a ‘first’ for a care home in the area by taking part in the community carnival parade which took place on Sunday. The team, along with residents and relatives, worked hard to decorate their bus on a Royal Family theme with bunting, balloons and a crown […]

20th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Caring Homes celebrate 1000th staff member to complete dementia training

Caring Homes celebrate 1000th staff member to complete dementia training

A care worker at Oak Manor care home in Norfolk had a surprise visit from the Caring Homes managing director who presented her with an Ipad as the 1000th person to successfully complete the company’s dementia training.   Marlise Moura, who has worked at Oak Manor for a year alongside her husband Joao was delighted […]

19th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Thames Ditton care home residents celebrate 1st birthday

Thames Ditton care home residents celebrate 1st birthday

Home of Compassion celebrated a year of providing first-class care to Thames Ditton residents with a birthday celebration on Saturday, one of the hottest days of the year so far.   The event was attended by more than 100 relatives, friends and members of the local community with a glass of champagne on arrival and […]

26th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Residents, relatives and carers eagerly await egg-citing new arrivals at care home

Residents, relatives and carers eagerly await egg-citing new arrivals at care home

Residents, relatives and carers at Tall Trees nursing home have been eagerly waiting for the patter of tiny claws this week as they welcomed chicks to the home following an Incredible Eggs delivery. The eight chicks have all hatched out and have been doing the rounds at the home meeting all residents who are not […]

19th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Cheltenham’s new mayor joins in local care home celebrations

Cheltenham’s new mayor joins in local care home celebrations

Whittington House nursing home in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, welcomed friends, family and the new Mayor of Cheltenham Councillor Klara Sudbury to the Whittington House Open Day this week. The day was planned to celebrate the good rating which the home has been awarded from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and show off the recent refurbishment carried […]

31st May 2017 | By | Reply More
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 […]

11th May 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. […]

3rd May 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 […]

24th April 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 […]

6th April 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 […]

3rd April 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. […]

16th March 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 […]

8th March 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 […]

7th March 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 […]

2nd March 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 […]

24th February 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 […]

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