Tag: Coverage Care

    Shropshire care home looks to reduce falls with fun project

    Shropshire care home looks to reduce falls with fun project

    A Shropshire care home is anticipating a reduction in falls among its residents after starting a fun project to encourage them to ‘pimp’ their Zimmer frames.   Users at Coverage Care’s Woodcroft home in Market Drayton have been personalising their walking aids by spray painting them different colours including pink, orange, blue and purple or […]

    6th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Shropshire care home operator gives boost to cancer charity

    Shropshire care home operator gives boost to cancer charity

    A charity that works to improve life and treatment for people living with cancer has received a welcome boost from Shropshire’s leading independent care home provider.   Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes in the county on a not-for-profit basis, donated £500 to the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund in lieu of sending Christmas cards during […]

    26th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Purpose built Shropshire care home recruits new care staff

    Purpose built Shropshire care home recruits new care staff

    A purpose built Shropshire care home will welcome more residents early next year when it opens its fourth and final unit. Coverage Care will unlock the doors to the Grinshill Unit at Montgomery House in Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury, to provide an alternative to hospital or to care for those who have recently been discharged from […]

    1st December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Bridgnorth care staff go the extra mile for residents

    Bridgnorth care staff go the extra mile for residents

    Two members of staff from a Bridgnorth care home have raised more than £300 in aid of the residents they look after by completing a mud and obstacle run. Care assistants Katrina Jones and Kimberley Coombs, who work at Innage Grange in Bridgnorth, completed the Scorpion 10k obstacle race in Stafford to collect £303.50 towards […]

    24th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Shropshire LGBT group snaps up Age UK Spirit of Age Equality & Diversity Award

    Shropshire LGBT group snaps up Age UK Spirit of Age Equality & Diversity Award

    A group that works to provide better services for older and old lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Shropshire has won a national award.   SAND – Safe Ageing No Discrimination – has snapped up the Age UK Spirit of Age Equality & Diversity Award that is given to people or organisations that go […]

    11th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Shropshire care provider announces strategic appointment

    Shropshire care provider announces strategic appointment

    Shropshire’s leading independent care home provider has announced a strategic appointment to its senior management team.   Chris Wall will take up the post of Finance Director at Coverage Care, which runs 14 residential and nursing homes on a not for profit basis, in August.   He is currently the Finance Director, Deputy Chief Executive […]

    22nd June 2017 | By | Reply More
    Shropshire care home staff clock up more than 100 years of dedicated service

    Shropshire care home staff clock up more than 100 years of dedicated service

    Three members of staff at a Shropshire care home have clocked up more than 100 years of dedicated service. Care Assistant Susan Morris and Relief Care Assistants Anne Steed and Lorna Knill have all passed a landmark 35 years working at Stone House in Bishops Castle. The home, which is run by Coverage Care, Shropshire’s […]

    5th June 2017 | By | Reply More
    Icy challenge nets cash for Shropshire hospice

    Icy challenge nets cash for Shropshire hospice

    A fundraising afternoon involving a chilling challenge has helped to raise £200 in aid of Shropshire’s Severn Hospice.   Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes for mainly older people in Shropshire on a not for profit basis, organised the event at its headquarters at the Oxon Business Park, Shrewsbury, on May 10.   Five members […]

    24th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    Classic jukebox provides the sound of music at Shropshire care home

    Classic jukebox provides the sound of music at Shropshire care home

    Residents at a Shropshire care home are being entertained by the sound of music thanks to a new arrival – an iconic Wurlitzer jukebox.   The machine, which holds 2,500 CDs from the 1950s to the 1980s, has been bought for Coverage Care’s Innage Grange in Bridgnorth from a generous legacy left to the home. […]

    16th February 2017 | By | Reply More
    Midlands care provider supports call for clearer pet policies

    Midlands care provider supports call for clearer pet policies

    The Chief Executive of Shropshire’s leading not-for-profit care provider has welcomed a call for more residential homes to implement a pet policy to make the transition into care an easier process for older people. David Coull from Coverage Care says he supported the campaign by the charity Blue Cross for all care homes for elderly […]

    31st January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Shropshire’s newest and largest care home opens its doors to the public

    Shropshire’s newest and largest care home opens its doors to the public

    A series of open days will be held next week to showcase Shropshire’s newest and largest care home. The first residents are due to move in to Coverage Care’s new home – Montgomery House in Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury – in early November. Existing Coverage Care residents will be the first to check out the new […]

    21st October 2016 | By | Reply More
    Care provider recognised for commitment to staff

    Care provider recognised for commitment to staff

    Shropshire’s largest care provider is celebrating after retaining the prestigious Investors in People award following a rigorous assessment process. Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes in the county on a not for profit basis, has held the standard that recognises organisations for their investment and commitment to their workforce continuously since 2001. It has now […]

    16th March 2016 | By | Reply More
    Care specialist takes up new role at Coverage Care

    Care specialist takes up new role at Coverage Care

    A care specialist has taken up a new role as Operations Director of Shropshire’s leading provider of care homes. Debbie Price, former Chief Officer of Shropshire Partners in Care, has joined Coverage Care Services, which runs 14 homes across the county. She previously led Shropshire Partners in Care (SPIC), a not for profit organisation that […]

    2nd February 2016 | By | Reply More
    Demolition work gets under way on site of new Shrewsbury care home

    Demolition work gets under way on site of new Shrewsbury care home

    Work has begun to demolish the former Territorial Army centre in Shrewsbury to make way for a multi-million pound care home with nursing facilities. Specialists have moved onto the Sundorne Road site to pave the way for turning the former MOD base into a 90-bed home for Shropshire’s largest independent care provider, Coverage Care Services. […]

    19th March 2015 | By | Reply More
    Coverage Care’s Operations boss scoops top national award

    Coverage Care’s Operations boss scoops top national award

    A director of a Shropshire care provider has won one of the top titles at an award ceremony to celebrate and showcase innovation and excellence in the not for profit care sector. Bev Aldridge, who is is Operations Director and sits on the board in charge of Coverage Care’s 15 homes in the county, was […]

    19th December 2014 | By | Reply More
    Care home introduce ‘henpower’ to benefit residents

    Care home introduce ‘henpower’ to benefit residents

    A Shropshire care provider has welcomed some new residents to its homes – a brood of chickens that are helping to improve people’s health and wellbeing. Coverage Care has introduced a flock of feathered friends at Barleyfields House in Shrewsbury, and at Lightmoor View, in Telford, to stimulate and engage residents, especially those with dementia. […]

    20th October 2014 | By | Reply More
    £8m care home plan for Shrewsbury site

    £8m care home plan for Shrewsbury site

    A new multi-million pound care home with nursing facilities is being planned for Shrewsbury by Shropshire’s largest independent care provider.   Not-for-profit Coverage Care has applied for full planning permission for the 90-bed home on land occupied by the former Territorial Army centre, on Sundorne Road.   The proposed £8m project is the latest in […]

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