Tag: Community Integrated Care Group

Manchester care home celebrates 10th birthday in style

Manchester care home celebrates 10th birthday in style

Pemberton Fold Care Home in Little Hulton, Manchester, celebrated their 10th birthday party in style with a glitzy party complete with ballroom dancing, Michael Bublé tribute act and firework display.   Pemberton Fold supports older people, including people who live with dementia. It is part of national health and social care charity, Community Integrated Care […]

November 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Widnes Vikings and Community Integrated Care Shortlisted for National Awards

Widnes Vikings and Community Integrated Care Shortlisted for National Awards

The pioneering partnership between Community Integrated Care and Widnes Vikings has been recognised for its incredible impact with two nominations at the 3rd Sector Care Awards.   The 3rd Sector Care Awards celebrate exceptional practice in the not-for-profit care sector. The partnership is shortlisted for the Citizenship Award, recognising its success in enabling people with […]

November 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Castle Douglas dementia care home garden transformed with £2000 donation

Castle Douglas dementia care home garden transformed with £2000 donation

Residents at Carlingwark House in Castle Douglas can enjoy stunning gardens thanks to a £2000 donation from the Winifred Kennedy Trust.     Carlingwark House supports 30 people in Castle Douglas, who live with dementia and age-related needs. It also provides day care to older people from across the local community.    Friends of Carlingwark – a […]

October 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rugby league legend surprises care homes to present match tickets

Rugby league legend surprises care homes to present match tickets

Former Widnes Vikings and St Helens rugby league star, John Stankevitch, surprised people supported at a learning disability care service and older people’s care home last week, inviting them to an upcoming St Helens vs Widnes Vikings Legends charity match.   John, who played for both Saints and Widnes, made a surprise visit to Glenwood Care […]

October 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home staff walk seven miles from St Helens RFC to Widnes Vikings

Care home staff walk seven miles from St Helens RFC to Widnes Vikings

A specialist dementia care home in Widnes, St Patrick’s, has raised hundreds of pounds for a new sensory room after its staff took part in a seven mile fundraising walk from St Helens RFC’s stadium, Langtree Park, to Widnes Vikings’ Select Security Stadium.   17 members of staff, all dressed in fancy dress, headed south […]

September 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Widnes Vikings’ Chemics Café is a Hit with People Affected by Dementia

Widnes Vikings’ Chemics Café is a Hit with People Affected by Dementia

People living with dementia and their relatives had a fantastic time at Widnes Vikings and Community Integrated Care’s latest Chemics Café, enjoying a tour of the Select Security Stadium, meeting star player Gil Dudson, and receiving excellent nutritional advice.   The Chemics Café, is a unique free monthly event, which aims to support people who […]

August 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Unites Community and Supported Living Services

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Unites Community and Supported Living Services

Coachman’s Drive, a supported living service for people with complex special needs in Croxteth Country Park, hosted a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, bringing together staff and people supported from other nearby services, neighbours from the Park, as well as the local community police.   Coachman’s Drive, on Croxteth Country Park, is home to two people […]

August 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Pioneering dementia care home invites students to share memories with time capsule

Pioneering dementia care home invites students to share memories with time capsule

EachStep Blackburn, a new pioneering £5m specialist dementia care service, invited students from Tauheedul Islam Girls’ School and Blackburn College to share their treasured memories in a special time capsule project. This symbolised how EachStep is connected to its local community and cherishes the memories of the people it supports. This project has been captured […]

July 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
A message for the Social Care sector

A message for the Social Care sector

A team that receives support and also helps improve the support that others receive, as experts by experience, has produced an inspiring Christmas Message video for the Social Care sector.     Community Integrated Care’s Peer Reviewers have developed and starred in the video, which can be viewed below. In it, they describe how securing their […]

December 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Awards Success for Community Integrated Care

Awards Success for Community Integrated Care

Community Integrated Care was proud to pick up a prestigious award at the Laing Buisson Awards, held at London’s Lancaster Hotel – as well as being shortlisted in two further categories. Spencers Villa, a supported living service for three young men with autism, picked up the Autism Spectrum Service Award, celebrating their commitment to person-centredness […]

November 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Charity raises £1000 for MacMillan Cancer Support

Charity raises £1000 for MacMillan Cancer Support

Colleagues of and people supported by the charity Community Integrated Care in the Hampshire community raised over £1000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Their services and offices took part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, whilst one member of its local management team dared to ‘Brave the Shave’, sheering her locks to fundraise for the charity. […]

October 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Learning disability drama group takes part in International Carnival

Learning disability drama group takes part in International Carnival

Students at Tees Alive, a Billingham-based service that supports people with learning disabilities to enjoy fun activities and develop valuable life skills, took part in the Stockton International River Festival Community Carnival this month.   The annual festival is attended by thousands of people and features street theatre, dance and music productions from all around […]

August 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Pioneering integrated approach to dementia care celebrated

Pioneering integrated approach to dementia care celebrated

National social care charity Community Integrated Care celebrated a major refurbishment of its St Luke’s Care Home in Runcorn, part of a pioneering partnership with Halton NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Halton Borough Council, on Friday 19th June. St Luke’s is a specialist dementia care home in Palacefields, Runcorn, which supports 60 people with dementia. Just […]

July 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
People who access support develop unique voting guide for General Election 2015

People who access support develop unique voting guide for General Election 2015

People supported by the national charity Community Integrated Care have developed a unique guide, giving people who work in social care services their top tips for enabling people to vote. The guide, which is available to download for free from the Community Integrated Care website, was developed by the charity’s Peer Reviewers in Leicester, Heidi […]

April 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Care home discusses election on Swiss National Radio

Care home discusses election on Swiss National Radio

Residents at a Hartlepool Care Home for older people, Charlotte Grange, were delighted to welcome Swiss National Radio for a discussion about the upcoming election.   The home was visited by Dr Martin Alioth, the UK and Ireland Correspondent for the station. Swiss National Radio is an equivalent of the BBC. They were interviewed for […]

April 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Daredevil, Joseph, jumps 10,000ft for charity

Daredevil, Joseph, jumps 10,000ft for charity

A West Lothian man who lives with a learning disability achieved his greatest ambition this weekend, when he took part in a skydive for charity.   Daredevil Joseph Gigli, 27, from Broxburn, West Lothian, took to the skies on Saturday 5th April, raising money for Dreamflight – a charity that supports children with disabilities and […]

April 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Manchester TV Star Brings Comedy to Care Home

Manchester TV Star Brings Comedy to Care Home

One of Manchester’s biggest stars of Comedy and TV brought comedy to a care home this weekend, as part of an epic stand-up comedy marathon to raise money for Comic Relief.  Smug Roberts, renowned for his roles in Mrs Brown’s Boys and Phoenix Nights took to the stage at EachStep Blackley on Saturday evening – […]

March 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Middlesbrough FC Welcome Local Disability Group

Middlesbrough FC Welcome Local Disability Group

A local disability group were guests of honour at the Riverside Stadium at the weekend, invited to pitch-side for their home game against Charlton by the Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation. The special day marked the end of a fantastic 20-week training course from the MFC Foundation to the group, who attend Tees Alive – a […]

February 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Susan Brimelow, HEI Chief Inspector and Community Integrated Care Trustee, Awarded OBE

Susan Brimelow, HEI Chief Inspector and Community Integrated Care Trustee, Awarded OBE

National social charity Community Integrated Care would like to extend its sincere congratulations to its Trustee, Susan Brimelow, who was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours.   Susan, who is Chief Inspector at the Healthcare Environment Inspectorate, received the honour in recognition of her Services to Patient Care and Safety.   Susan was […]

January 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Charity CEO one of UK’s best leaders

Charity CEO one of UK’s best leaders

The Chief Executive of national social care charity Community Integrated Care, Neil Matthewman, has been recognised for his exceptional achievements in care, winning the Leadership Award at the prestigious 3rd Sector Care Awards earlier this month. Neil collected the award, which recognises an individual who has ‘significantly contributed to a culture of care and service […]

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