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Four Seasons Health Care to launch financial creditor and leasehold estate restructuring

Four Seasons Health Care to launch financial creditor and leasehold estate restructuring

For the past 18 months, FSHC has publicly stated that its capital structure is not appropriate for the long term stability and requirements of the business.  Throughout that period, the holding company of FSHC has been engaged in discussions with Terra Firma and other stakeholders to bring about a consensual solution to the capital structure […]

17th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Four Seasons announces new Managing Director for the England South East Region

Four Seasons announces new Managing Director for the England South East Region

Four Seasons Health Care has announced the appointment of Fiona Williams as Managing Director for the England South East Region, leading a number of senior managers responsible for care quality and the resident experience in 40 care homes.  She is currently the Group Director of Operations at Bluebird Care Group. Fiona joined Bluebird Care in […]

9th October 2017 | By | Reply More
New leadership appointments for Four Seasons Health Care

New leadership appointments for Four Seasons Health Care

Four Seasons Health Care has announced new leadership appointments and they are all promotions of people in the business. Amanda Cunningham has been appointed as Care Services Director, responsible for continuing improvement of care quality, safety, clinical standards and the resident experience. She was previously Managing Director for the North East England Region. Amanda joined […]

26th April 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Budget 2017 brings an extra £2bn for social care-Comments

Budget 2017 brings an extra £2bn for social care-Comments

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his first Budget, which the Treasury says will prepare Britain for a “new chapter” in its history after Brexit. The Local Government Association says councils with responsibility for social care are facing a funding gap of £2.6bn by 2020 and the entire system stands on the “brink of collapse” without an […]

8th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Four Seasons offer rapid response discharge service to free up hospital beds

Four Seasons offer rapid response discharge service to free up hospital beds

A new rapid response service is helping to arrange for medically stable patients to be discharged from hospital to care in nursing homes, so freeing up beds in hospital wards. Delays in discharging people who have had their medical condition stabilised to out of hospital after treatment is at its highest level in five years, […]

16th February 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Four Seasons staff among first to qualify for new nursing home role

Four Seasons staff among first to qualify for new nursing home role

A group of 13 care staff with Four Seasons Health Care are celebrating being among the first to qualify for a new role in nursing home teams – the Care Home Assistant Practitioner (CHAP). This new role provides promising carers with the opportunity to develop their skills to support Registered Nurses. It was developed as […]

19th December 2015 | By | Reply More
Government urged to step in as Four Seasons Health Care fends off take over-Reports The Independent

Government urged to step in as Four Seasons Health Care fends off take over-Reports The Independent

6th November 2015 | By | Reply More
Sale rumours continue as Four Seasons said to soon run out of cash

Sale rumours continue as Four Seasons said to soon run out of cash

Rumours refuse to abate in the care industry on the possible property disposal of Four Seasons care homes forced by the need to raise equity following warnings. According to Property Week troubled Cheshire-based Four Seasons Health Care has released £60m of property from its portfolio following various reports in the national newspapers warning that the […]

6th November 2015 | By | Reply More
Four Seasons’ Quality of Life Programme wins silver National Customer Experience Award

Four Seasons’ Quality of Life Programme wins silver National Customer Experience Award

Four Seasons Health Care’s ground-breaking Quality of Life Programme has won silver in the UK Customer Experience Awards 2015. The award recognises how it has raised the game in listening to residents’ to give them the experience they want. The awards showcase best practice by companies across all sectors to improve their customers’ experience of […]

6th October 2015 | By | Reply More
Four Seasons pioneers customer feedback technology to improve residents’ experiences

Four Seasons pioneers customer feedback technology to improve residents’ experiences

Four Seasons Health Care is pioneering the use of technology to collect immediate feedback about care so it can find and fix issues quickly and give residents the experience they want. Its new “Quality of Life Programme” is unique amongst major care providers. Purpose designed software systems are accessed via iPads that are being put […]

10th June 2015 | By | Reply More
Residents get connected as Four Seasons rolls out Wi-Fi to 370 care homes

Residents get connected as Four Seasons rolls out Wi-Fi to 370 care homes

Four Seasons Health Care has introduced Wi-Fi into its 370 care homes and residents have been taking advantage of the opportunities that internet access provides. They have readily adapted to using the technology to keep in touch more frequently with relatives or friends who live far away. Violet Amies at The Maltings Care Home in […]

22nd May 2015 | By | Reply More
Four Seasons care homes business appoints Care Services and Quality Director

Four Seasons care homes business appoints Care Services and Quality Director

Four Seasons Health Care, the national network of more than 370 homes providing personalised dementia and nursing care, has appointed former regional Managing Director Pauline Lawrance to the newly-created position of Care Services and Quality Director.  In her new role, she will be responsible for development of dementia and nursing care services and raising care […]

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Care Home hosts inaugural Flame of Forgiveness Fortnight to commemorate the centenary of WW1

Care Home hosts inaugural Flame of Forgiveness Fortnight to commemorate the centenary of WW1

Community leaders, school children and care home residents gathered at an inaugural event to commemorate the centenary of World War 1 in the spirit of forgiveness. Marlborough Court Care Home in Thamesmead was the venue for the historic occasion of the first ever Flame of Forgiveness event, which was held as part of the Flame […]

15th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Aberdeen Care Home Gets Green Fingered after Winning Funds from City Council

Aberdeen Care Home Gets Green Fingered after Winning Funds from City Council

An Aberdeen care home has successfully been awarded a grant from Aberdeen City Council’s Great Outdoors Fund to transform an unused outdoors space into a beautiful garden for residents to enjoy.   As part of their application for the fund, Four Seasons Health Care’s Laurels Lodge Care Home drew up plans to redesign the area […]

14th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Nottingham Deputy Manager wins Four Seasons Health Care’s Health and Safety Week Competition

Nottingham Deputy Manager wins Four Seasons Health Care’s Health and Safety Week Competition

Molly Ellis-Scafe, Deputy Manager at Portland House Hospital in Nottingham, has won Four Seasons Health Care’s nationwide internal Health and Safety Week competition for her suggestion of appointing a Health and Safety Champion at each of the company’s care homes and specialist hospitals.   A panel of judges carefully considered a shortlist of entries and […]

19th June 2014 | By | Reply More
Four Seasons Health Care voted Specialist Care Provider of the Year at HealthInvestor Awards

Four Seasons Health Care voted Specialist Care Provider of the Year at HealthInvestor Awards

Four Seasons Health Care won the award for ‘Specialist Care Provider of the Year’ at this year’s prestigious HealthInvestor Awards. In the ‘Specialist Care Provider of the Year’ category, Four Seasons’ innovative PEARL programme stood out to the judges for its success in delivering specialised dementia care. Since its launch in 2008, PEARL-accredited homes have […]

16th June 2014 | By | Reply More
Home care can cost far more than living in a care home with 24 hour support

Home care can cost far more than living in a care home with 24 hour support

New analysis reveals that providing just a few hours of care visits a day for elderly people in their own homes may be costing the taxpayer more than it would to provide around the clock care in a care home. If the person has a need for more complex nursing care needs or they are […]

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