Tag: Community Integrated Care

    Official opening of state-of-the-art apartment complex for adults with disabilities

    Official opening of state-of-the-art apartment complex for adults with disabilities

    On Thursday 8th December, award-winning charity Community Integrated Care, officially opened School Close, a state-of-the-art care service for adults with learning disabilities. School Close is a brand new specialist care service in the heart of Kirkcudbright that offers tenants a homely and accessible living environment. By using both leading architectural approaches and assistive technologies, it […]

    4th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Community Integrated Care supports pioneering dementia artistic research

    Community Integrated Care supports pioneering dementia artistic research

    Community Integrated Care is supporting pioneering artistic research that explores the impact that touch can have in promoting stimulation and emotional connection in dementia care, working with the leading arts collective, Invisible Flock. Community Integrated Care is one of Britain’s biggest and most successful social care charities. It provides specialist support to almost 1000 people […]

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    Wythenshawe care home residents get crafty with pupils from local primary school

    Wythenshawe care home residents get crafty with pupils from local primary school

    Residents at Wythenshaw-based care home, The Peele, enjoyed a festive morning of arts, crafts and carols with pupils from Crossacres Primary Academy.   In the lead up to Christmas, 20 Year 4 pupils from Crossacres Primary Academy spent the morning making festive cards and gifts with people supported at The Peele care home. They also […]

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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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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, […]

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