Tag: Encore Care Homes

    Encore Care Homes working to meet the nutritional needs of residents with dysphagia

    Encore Care Homes working to meet the nutritional needs of residents with dysphagia

    Encore Care Homes is working closely with Dining with Dignity, a specialist training provider, to help meet the nutritional needs of residents who have dysphagia.   Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing difficulties and is usually caused by nerve or muscle problems. It is very common amongst the elderly which can limit the range […]

    11th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Bournemouth care home wins LABC Dorset Building Excellence Award 2018

    Bournemouth care home wins LABC Dorset Building Excellence Award 2018

    Great Oaks, a specialist residential, nursing and dementia care home in Bournemouth, has been crowned the winner of the Dorset Building Excellence Awards 2018 for Best Inclusive Building.   The Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Excellence Awards celebrate achievements within the construction industry.  They reward excellent buildings, outstanding companies, as well as partnerships and individuals […]

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    South west care provider begins recruitment drive for care staff

    South west care provider begins recruitment drive for care staff

    Encore is currently recruiting for dedicated nurses, carers and other roles across its established family of care homes.    Encore manages three care homes in Dorset and Hampshire, with Great Oaks in Bournemouth being the latest to open in June last year. Working for Encore is like being part of a family and allows you […]

    2nd February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Bournemouth care home emphasises the importance of activities for residents’ wellbeing

    Bournemouth care home emphasises the importance of activities for residents’ wellbeing

    Great Oaks, a specialist residential, nursing and dementia care home in Bournemouth hosted a festive family-friendly open day as part of its on-going strategy to strengthen its links with the local community.   Great Oaks’ care programme consists of daily activities and events which are carefully planned by the dedicated activities manager, who works hard […]

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    Encore Care Homes enters a multimillion pound partnership to tackle the elderly care crisis

    Encore Care Homes enters a multimillion pound partnership to tackle the elderly care crisis

    Encore Care Homes has entered a £250million strategic development partnership with U.S healthcare REIT (real estate investment trust), Welltower.  The partnership will provide Welltower with the exclusive option to acquire £250million of Encore’s future developments which secures long term care options for the elderly and will allow Encore to continue to design and construct its […]

    16th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Encore Care Homes is the first in Dorset to provide an immersive dementia experience

    Encore Care Homes is the first in Dorset to provide an immersive dementia experience

    Encore Care Homes is the first care group in Dorset to offer a Virtual Dementia Tour, which provides care and health professionals with an inside look into what it’s like to live with dementia, and training on the best ways to support someone suffering with the disease.  Encore manages three care homes in Dorset and […]

    10th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    A day in the life of a care home nurse

    A day in the life of a care home nurse

    Marie Ancsell, a Registered Nurse, reveals what it is like to work for Encore Care Homes. Working here feels less like a job and more of a pleasure. This is down to the very supportive team and warm ambience I experience throughout the care homes. Encore’s staff are so passionate about what they do and […]

    4th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Recently opened Bournemouth care home to host open day

    Recently opened Bournemouth care home to host open day

    Great Oaks, a new purpose-built 80-bed care home which recently opened in Bournemouth, is hosting an open day. The luxurious care home opened in June following a successful Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection and is welcoming residents to the home for residential, nursing, dementia and palliative care. Short-term respite stays are also offered at the […]

    9th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    New residential and dementia care home in Bournemouth welcomes residents

    New residential and dementia care home in Bournemouth welcomes residents

    Great Oaks, a brand new residential, nursing and dementia specialist care home located in Bournemouth, has officially opened its doors.   The luxurious 80-bed care home has opened following a successful Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection and is now ready to welcome residents to the home for residential, nursing, dementia and palliative care. Short-term respite […]

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