Tag: HC-One

    GMB joins forces with UK’s largest care provider to champion careers in care

    GMB joins forces with UK’s largest care provider to champion careers in care

    HC-One, the UK’s leading care home provider, and the GMB Union have today come together at the House of Commons to launch Careforce, a new initiative to champion careers in care. Devised by HC-One and GMB, Careforce has been prompted by a triple-whammy of increasing demand caused by an ageing population, low pay caused by […]

    20th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Alice in Wonderland becomes a permanent fixture at Benfleet care home

    Alice in Wonderland becomes a permanent fixture at Benfleet care home

    Artistic Residents at a Benfleet care home proved that ‘it’s always tea time’ when they created an Alice in Wonderland themed graffiti board.   The artwork was produced by staff and Residents at HC-One’s Godden Lodge as a way to remember the brilliant day had by all at a Mad Hatter themed tea party for […]

    11th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Enthusiastic sailors from Peterborough care home transported down The River Great Ouse

    Enthusiastic sailors from Peterborough care home transported down The River Great Ouse

    The Ladybird canal boat docked at Hartford Marina in Wyton recently to pick up staff and residents from HC-One’s The Elms care home in Peterborough.   Enthusiastic sailors were transported down a beautiful stretch of The River Great Ouse, feeding ducks and swans as they glided by before ending the wonderful journey back at the […]

    7th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    HC-One the kind care company takes advantage of investor appetite

    HC-One the kind care company takes advantage of investor appetite

    Britain’s biggest provider of residential and nursing care homes for the elderly is on sale for £1bn as owners seek to take advantage of increasing investor appetite for social care assets; according to today’s Financial Times (paywall) HC-One, which has about 14,000 staff working in 369 registered care homes, was founded in 2011 from the […]

    21st May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Huddersfield care home pulls out the stops to celebrate the royal wedding

    Huddersfield care home pulls out the stops to celebrate the royal wedding

    Across the country care homes have celebrated the royal wedding with various events. Huddersfield care home residents at, The Oakes enjoyed an afternoon with Lindley Brass Band. The afternoon was so warm that residents were able to enjoy the music outside along with afternoon tea. ‘It was a ‘right royal send-off’ said Lisa Bailey the […]

    20th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Singing, Sandwiches and Sunshine – Care Home Open Day with HC-One

    Singing, Sandwiches and Sunshine – Care Home Open Day with HC-One

    Across its family of homes around the UK, leading care provider HC-One welcomed hundreds of local people and distinguished guests into their homes to celebrate the sixth annual Care Home Open Day in style on 21st April.   Care Home Open Day is a national event that gives local people the opportunity to learn more […]

    2nd May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Mossley care home residents dance the afternoon away!

    Mossley care home residents dance the afternoon away!

    HC-One’s Sandon House in Mossley recently danced the afternoon away, when Glenn’s Girls came to sing their rock & roll hits.   They sang an array of songs in their rock and roll red spotted dresses, which the residents & staff sang along to.   During the show, the girls got 3 members of staff […]

    11th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    HC-One announces re-launch of pioneering Nursing Assistant Programme

    HC-One announces re-launch of pioneering Nursing Assistant Programme

    In the context of a national shortage of nurses across the country, as well as the dramatic rise in the use of agency staff in the health and social care sectors, HC-One, a leading care home provider in the UK are offering an alternative solution to a problem faced by care providers and the NHS […]

    4th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Young carer fulfils Grandad’s wishes of working in social care

    Young carer fulfils Grandad’s wishes of working in social care

    A former Gateshead College student with learning difficulties has spoken out about how his Grandad’s dying wish led him to a career in the care sector.   Twenty one -year-old Jack Parker, who participated in the college’s ‘Project Choice’ programme, has been working as an Activities Coordinator at HC-One’s Springfield House since August 2016 after […]

    29th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Champagne corks have been popping at a Stalybridge care home

    Champagne corks have been popping at a Stalybridge care home

    A resident at a Tameside care home reunited with her Canadian based son after he travelled back to the UK to celebrate her birthday. The sound of popping corks filled the corridor of HC-One’s Millbrook Care Centre in Stalybridge recently as Ida Duffy received a memorable visit from her son David, who travelled over from Vancouver […]

    17th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    HC-One shortlisted for title of Residential Care Provider of the Year at HealthInvestor Awards

    HC-One shortlisted for title of Residential Care Provider of the Year at HealthInvestor Awards

    HC-One, the Kind Care Company, are celebrating being named as a finalist for HealthInvestor’s Residential Care Provider of the Year award. The shortlisting is in recognition of the excellent work that goes on day in, day out throughout HC-One’s family of homes. The HealthInvestor Awards, which will be held on 13 June 2018, promote excellence […]

    12th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    ‘Forget Me Not’ café a big hit with Peterlee community

    ‘Forget Me Not’ café a big hit with Peterlee community

    A care home in Durham is helping residents and members of the community with dementia to build up a support network thanks to its ‘Forget Me Not’ café.   HC-One’s Grampian Court in Peterlee opened its doors to visitors for an afternoon tea, with Residents, Ivy and Irene, acting as ‘tea ladies’ to hungry guests. […]

    17th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    HC-One care home residents to benefit from transformation funds

    HC-One care home residents to benefit from transformation funds

    Residents at two HC-One care homes will benefit greatly from Greater Manchester Transformation Funding awarded to them in partnership with Bolton Council.   HC-One’s Bolton based Four Seasons and Meadowbank House care home have been awarded with the Innovation Funds, which aims to reduce isolation and encourage social interaction in and around the community.   […]

    14th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Living a clean life is the key to longevity according Chandlers Ford care home resident

    Living a clean life is the key to longevity according Chandlers Ford care home resident

    Living a clean life is the key to longevity according to Stella Brewer, who has just celebrated her 101st birthday at HC-One’s Chandlers Ford care home in Hampshire.   The centenarian, who was born and bred in Southampton, spent her working life in the grocery industry. She married her husband Leonard, who served in North […]

    10th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    HC-One care home residents celebrate Burns Night with haggis and Irn Bru

    HC-One care home residents celebrate Burns Night with haggis and Irn Bru

    A Fort William care home celebrated all things Scottish during an afternoon of Burns Night activities. HC-One’s Moss Park invited residents, their families and members of the community in to enjoy an afternoon of entertainment, which included musician Larry Burns and his granddaughter singing Scottish favourites on the guitar and accordion. Visitors enjoyed an assortment […]

    29th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Generous barmaid raises  £400 for HC-One’s Greenfield Park care home

    Generous barmaid raises £400 for HC-One’s Greenfield Park care home

    A generous barmaid at a Glasgow pub raised £400 for residents at HC-One’s Greenfield Park care home after taking part in Sober October.    Nancy from Westburn Bar in Carntyne took part in the annual event, which encourages people to go alcohol free for the 31 days of October, in order to pay for residents […]

    15th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    91-year-old former Brownie leader recalled her memories of being in the Girl Guides

    91-year-old former Brownie leader recalled her memories of being in the Girl Guides

    A 91-year-old former Brownie leader recalled her memories of being in the famous Girl Guides group during a visit from children at Brandon House in Coventry recently. Dorothy Henwood, Brownie leader at the 28th North Coventry St Albans branch, which was based in Valley Road in 1965, met with Brownies from Alderman Green after they came […]

    2nd January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Generous members of the Perthshire community raise £900 for local care home

    Generous members of the Perthshire community raise £900 for local care home

    Generous members of the Perthshire community raised an impressive £900 for residents at HC-One care home, The Birches, during a recent bingo night. Volunteers at the Royal British Legion Scotland clubrooms in Crieff hosted the evening, which included 26 game prizes, a raffle sponsored by local businesses, and a high tea.  Robert Ainslie, HC-One Care […]

    29th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    HC-One begins recruitment drive after a year of successes

    HC-One begins recruitment drive after a year of successes

    After winning a swathe of awards for providing exceptional care in 2017, the last two months have seen HC-One team members achieve national acclaim after wins at various national awards along with further nominations at each. As well as colleagues’ individual success, HC-One was also a finalist for the Care Home Group of the Year Award at […]

    29th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care about physical activity initiative brings health happiness and social interaction in Perth

    Care about physical activity initiative brings health happiness and social interaction in Perth

    Residents at HC-One’s Catmoor House in Perth are noticing the benefits of a new programme aimed at improving health, happiness and social interaction amongst seniors. The CAPA initiative is helping elderly ladies and gentlemen at the home, including Norma Wainwright to become more physically active after ill health through a series of walking exercises and activities that […]

    Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
    19th December 2017 | By | Reply More