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Manchester dementia care home awarded for its compassionate end of life care

Manchester dementia care home awarded for its compassionate end of life care

A Manchester dementia care home collected a top award for its compassionate end of life care yesterday at the prestigious 3rd Sector Care Awards. EachStep Blackley received the ‘End of Life Care Award’ at the prestigious event, which was hosted in London by Dame Esther Rantzen. The awards are one of the biggest honours in the […]

12th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Castle Douglas care home named Finalists at Scottish Care Awards

Castle Douglas care home named Finalists at Scottish Care Awards

Carlingwark House, a Castle Douglas care home, were finalists in three categories at Scottish Care’s 2016 Care Home Awards this weekend. The home was recognised in the Manager of the Year, Meaningful Activity and Innovative Practice categories.   Carlingwark House supports 30 people who live with dementia and age-related needs. The home also provides day […]

25th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Castle Douglas care home shortlisted for three care awards

Castle Douglas care home shortlisted for three care awards

Carlingwark House, a Castle Douglas care home, has been shortlisted in three categories at the Scottish Care Home Awards.  Carlingwark House supports 30 people who live with dementia and age-related needs. The home also provides day care opportunities to local people. It is part of national social care charity, Community Integrated Care.  The home has […]

8th November 2016 | By | Reply More
State-of-the-art apartment complex opens for adults with disabilities

State-of-the-art apartment complex opens for adults with disabilities

A new state-of-the-art apartment complex for adults with learning and physical disabilities welcomed its first tenants this month. School Close is a brand new specialist care service in the heart of Kirkcudbright that will offer tenants a life-enhancing living environment, which promotes a more independent way of living. The purpose-built supported living service is managed […]

28th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Widnes Vikings star to host accessible sports festival for people with learning disabilities

Widnes Vikings star to host accessible sports festival for people with learning disabilities

Widnes Vikings star player Hep Cahill will be hosting a unique sports festival for people with learning disabilities on Saturday 1st October, working with the charity Community Integrated Care. The event, which is inspired by the spirit of the Paralympics, will see participants raise money for a special community project that the rugby star has […]

26th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Footie fans unite to support Stranraer care home

Footie fans unite to support Stranraer care home

Thorney Croft care home will be enjoying a new indoor seating area to promote the relaxation and activity for the people it supports, thanks to the generosity of Stranraer Football Club’s fans.   Six staff members from Thorney Croft were invited to host a fundraising collection at the club’s recent game against Scottish Premiership giants […]

1st September 2016 | By | Reply More
Widnes Charities Partner to Support People with Learning Disabilities into Employment

Widnes Charities Partner to Support People with Learning Disabilities into Employment

Widnes-based Cathie Stankevitch Foundation has this week launched a partnership with Community Integrated Care, to offer people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and autism, volunteering opportunities – enhancing their work experience and employment skills.   The Cathie Stankevitch Foundation was founded by rugby league legend John Stankevitch in honour of his late mother. The foundation, […]

4th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Exotic beach party for Manchester care home residents

Exotic beach party for Manchester care home residents

Saint-Tropez came to Manchester as residents of Pemberton Fold Care Home enjoyed an exotic beach party in the summer sun.   Residents in the Little Hulton home celebrated the summer in style with their families in an amazing garden, which was transformed with sand and seaside memorabilia – bringing the fun of the seaside to […]

3rd August 2016 | By | Reply More
100 people from care charity watch Widnes Vikings slay Dragons

100 people from care charity watch Widnes Vikings slay Dragons

100 people from the charity Community Integrated Care watched Widnes Vikings beat Catalans Dragons this weekend, giving a special day out to people with care and support needs, their families, volunteers and dedicated staff.   This visit represented an unprecedented effort by a social care charity and a sports club to enable as many people […]

27th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Families help raise £1000 for Liverpool care home

Families help raise £1000 for Liverpool care home

Amberleigh House, a care home that supports people with age related needs and dementia, raised over £1000 at its recent Summer Fair, paving the way for fun-filled day trips and activities for the people they support.    The Fazakerly-based care home, which houses 38 older people, is part of national social care charity Community Integrated […]

25th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Widnes Vikings star surprises care charity with Super League trophy

Widnes Vikings star surprises care charity with Super League trophy

People supported by the charity Community Integrated Care were surprised when Widnes Vikings star Alex Gerrard dropped by for a special visit with the Super League trophy.   Every week, people supported by Community Integrated Care enjoy special accessible activity and sports sessions with the Widnes Vikings, as part of a pioneering partnership between the […]

19th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Widnes Vikings and Community Integrated Care host dementia support event

Widnes Vikings and Community Integrated Care host dementia support event

Super League rugby team, Widnes Vikings, and social care charity, Community Integrated Care, held their second Chemics Café on 6th July, with a packed session that supported people affected by dementia to connect with their treasured rugby league memories. The Chemics Café is a unique free monthly event that aims to support people who live […]

12th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Rugby league legends celebrate National Care Home Open Day

Rugby league legends celebrate National Care Home Open Day

National social care provider Community Integrated Care welcomed rugby league legends Paul Sculthorpe, Eddie Cunningham and John Stankevitch to two of its dementia care homes on Friday, to mark National Care Home Open Day. St Helens legends Paul Sculthorpe and Eddie Cunningham officially opened a St Helens RFC reminiscence area in Eccleston Court, a St […]

21st June 2016 | By | Reply More
Community Integrated Care signs up to Scottish Care and ARC Scotland commitments

Community Integrated Care signs up to Scottish Care and ARC Scotland commitments

Community Integrated Care is proud to have signed up to ARC (Association for Real Change) Scotland’s Charter for Involvement and Scottish Care’s Convention on the Rights of Residents in Care Homes for Adults and Older People.   The pledges were signed by Karen Sheridan, Managing Director for Community Integrated Care in Scotland, at the charity’s […]

16th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Community Integrated Care hosts national social care conference

Community Integrated Care hosts national social care conference

Community Integrated Care held its first national conference for Scotland in Glasgow on 13th June, featuring contributions from Care Inspectorate, ARC Scotland, SCLD, CCPS and Scottish Care.   Community Integrated Care is one of Britain’s biggest and most successful charities. In Scotland, it supports over 650 people, employs 1110 colleagues and has an annual turnover […]

15th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Disability group strengthens its position

Disability group strengthens its position

Neil Matthewman joins leading disability group to further strengthen its position   Steve Scown the chair of the Voluntary Organisation Disability Group today announced the chief executive of Community Integrated Care, Neil Matthewman, has been co-opted onto the VODG board.   Steve Scown said:   “One of VODG’s unique characteristics is our pan disability membership. […]

10th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Blackburn gets pioneering specialist dementia care services

Blackburn gets pioneering specialist dementia care services

One of Britain’s most pioneering specialist dementia care services opened Blackburn, during National Dementia Awareness Week. EachStep Blackburn is a £5m state-of-the-art dementia care home that provides specialist residential, nursing and respite care. It has been developed by the award-winning national social care charity Community Integrated Care. The home was opened by Guest of Honour, […]

7th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Widnes Vikings and Community Integrated Care Celebrate Pioneering Partnership

Widnes Vikings and Community Integrated Care Celebrate Pioneering Partnership

People supported by the national social charity Community Integrated Care were special guests of Widnes Vikings at their Super League victory against Huddersfield Giants this weekend. This visit also saw the charity award the club its highest honour, celebrating the outstanding backing that Widnes Vikings has given it. The visit marked the public launch of […]

1st June 2016 | By | Reply More
Widnes Vikings and social care charity announce pioneering community partnership

Widnes Vikings and social care charity announce pioneering community partnership

Super League team, Widnes Vikings, and national social care charity Community Integrated Care, are proud to announce one of Britain’s most ambitious partnerships between a professional sports team and a care provider. The two Halton-based organisations will work together to deliver a pioneering long-term programme that promotes the health, wellbeing and happiness of people supported […]

12th May 2016 | By | Reply More
Community Integrated Care proud to be shortlisted for a prestigious Skills for Care Accolade

Community Integrated Care proud to be shortlisted for a prestigious Skills for Care Accolade

Community Integrated Care was proud to be shortlisted for a prestigious Skills for Care Accolade this weekend, at a glittering ceremony which took place at Birmingham’s Hilton Metropole.   Our shortlisting for the ‘Most effective approach to integration and new models of care’ award comes as a result of our thriving partnership with Halton CCG […]

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