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Birmingham care home resident celebrates 105th birthday

Birmingham care home resident celebrates 105th birthday

A resident at a Birmingham based HC-One care home celebrated her 105th birthday surrounded by family and friends, and guest of honour Lord Mayor Cllr Anne Underwood. Minnie Ratheram, who has lived at The Orchards for nearly five years, enjoyed an afternoon party with close friends Jim and Anne, and all the homes residents and staff. […]

29th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Victoria Gardens care home making dreams come true

Victoria Gardens care home making dreams come true

A new initiative at a Coventry care home has been helping the staff to make dreams come true for its Residents. Victoria Gardens care home in Tile Hill has recently introduced a ‘Dream Catcher Tree’ that allows Residents to highlight lost hobbies they would like to rediscover or activities they have always wanted to try.  […]

20th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home manager braves the shave for Macmillan Cancer Support

Care home manager braves the shave for Macmillan Cancer Support

Caroline Price, Home Manager at HC-One’s Meadowlands Care Home in Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf, has shaved her head to raise awareness and over £1200 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan is one of Britain’s largest charities, providing advice and support for those affected by cancer. Their Brave the Shave campaign encourages people to stand proudly beside […]

11th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Pudsey MP meets HC-One care home residents

Pudsey MP meets HC-One care home residents

Residents and staff at HC-One’s Acacia Court received a visit from local MP Stuart Andrew recently to take a tour of the care home. The MP for Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough met with 101-year-old Francis Moran after viewing her living quarters, before witnessing some of the activities taking place at the Pudsey based home, including […]

4th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Firm friendships have been forged at HC-One homes

Firm friendships have been forged at HC-One homes

Firm friendships have been forged at HC-One homes after residents have been reunited and introduced to new people as part of an initiative to reduce social isolation and encourage companionship.  A resident at HC-One’s Meadowbank care home in Bolton had an emotional reunion with a life-long friend he hadn’t seen in 20 years, whilst Daisy […]

7th August 2017 | By | Reply More
West Yorkshire care homes aim to combat loneliness with afternoon tea

West Yorkshire care homes aim to combat loneliness with afternoon tea

A new scheme at three HC-One homes in West Yorkshire aims to combat the loneliness epidemic with an Afternoon Tea for seniors.    Older members of the community can enjoy a delicious array of sandwiches, scones and tea before participating in a day of activities, ranging from games, quizzes, arts and crafts and entertainment.    […]

5th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Bolton care home staff pull out the stops to make residents’ wishes come true

Bolton care home staff pull out the stops to make residents’ wishes come true

National care home provider HC-One has been pulling out all the stops to make residents’ wishes come true at Meadowbank House in Bolton.    The ‘Grant a Wish’ project has been thought up as part of a plan to allow residents to get motivated and take part in activities that are specifically tailored to their […]

30th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Britain’s Got Talent 2017 contestant joins in Care Home Open Day celebrations

Britain’s Got Talent 2017 contestant joins in Care Home Open Day celebrations

A Huddersfield-based care home invited members of the community to attend its Care Home Open Day celebrations on 16th June with special guest Luke Lenihan, Britain’s Got Talent 2017 contestant.   Teen magician Luke Lenihan wowed celebrity judges on the hit nationwide show with Simon Cowell rating his performance as “the most unique magic act ever.” […]

21st June 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home residents joined in with the General Election

Care home residents joined in with the General Election

Residents at HC-One’s The Denby joined in with the General Election frenzy when they headed to their local polling station to cast their votes into the ballot box.   Staff transported voters to Pie Hall in Denby Dale, Yorkshire, to place the all-important cross next to their chosen party, with many of the residents in […]

13th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Manchester care home receives high praise as part of Government-backed pilot scheme

Manchester care home receives high praise as part of Government-backed pilot scheme

HC-One’s Rose Court Care Home in Radcliffe, Manchester, has received high praise for its role as part of a successful government-backed pilot scheme in the newly published Teaching Care Home Impact Report. Rose Court (rated ‘Good’ by the CQC in August 2015-read here) was one of a select group of services chosen to take part in […]

15th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Third largest care home provider prepares for next phase of its journey

Third largest care home provider prepares for next phase of its journey

HC-One, the UK’s third largest care home provider is preparing for the next phase of its journey with the appointment of Justin Hutchens as its new Chief Executive Officer. Hutchens has spent his twenty-three year career in the healthcare sector in the United States. He will be joining HC-One on 1st June 2017 from HCP […]

6th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Knight Frank advises on the sale of Helen McArdle Care to HC-One

Knight Frank advises on the sale of Helen McArdle Care to HC-One

Knight Frank, the global property adviser, has advised Helen McArdle, the largest independent care home operator in the North East of England, on the sale of a portfolio of 20 care homes, to HC-One, one of the largest care providers in the UK.   The portfolio operates 1,343 beds and has an income in excess […]

20th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Care awards recognise and celebrate care staff who demonstrate the kindest care and best practice

Care awards recognise and celebrate care staff who demonstrate the kindest care and best practice

HC-One, the UK’s third largest care home provider, hosted its inaugural One of a Kind Awards in a glittering ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester.    The event was a chance to celebrate HC-One’s 14,000 colleagues who go above and beyond each day to make a real difference to the lives of Residents in […]

15th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Getting the message write

Getting the message write

Anoto’s digitial pen technology is transforming business processes in HC-One’s 200-plus care homes, freeing time for staff to spend with patients and delivering real efficiency gains.   Robert Murray, manager of HC-One’s Greenfield Park Home in Glasgow, loves his digital pen. It’s got a long battery life, it’s easy to use and above all it […]

22nd October 2015 | By | Reply More
Care funding cuts will lead to more care home closures

Care funding cuts will lead to more care home closures

  Four Seasons, Bupa and HC-One, the three largest operators in the UK’s £24bn care home market, are warning that the system is in crisis says GMB. According to the Financial Times on March 18th; ”Britain’s biggest providers of care homes for the elderly have warned that cuts to public funding for residents are “unsustainable” […]

21st March 2015 | By | Reply More
HC-One acquire Meridian Healthcare in £100m deal

HC-One acquire Meridian Healthcare in £100m deal

Meridian Healthcare run by Yorkshire businessman Alan Firth has changed hands in a deal reportedly worth £100m. Meridian Healthcare based in Hyde, which has 30 sites across the North West and Yorkshire, has been acquired by HC-One, a business led by the former boss of Priory Health Clinics Dr Chai Patel and backed by US […]

9th February 2015 | By | Reply More
Sale of HC-One announced on deal worth £477 million

Sale of HC-One announced on deal worth £477 million

HC-One, which took on 240 care homes when Southern Cross collapsed three years ago, has been sold along with its parent company NHP for £477m. The businesses have been bought by healthcare-focused private investment company Formation Capital, global investment firm Safanad, healthcare turnaround specialist Court Cavendish and NHP’s management team. The deal for NHP, which […]

4th November 2014 | By | Reply More
HC-One initiate debate on CCTV as 53% of residents oppose the useage

HC-One initiate debate on CCTV as 53% of residents oppose the useage

HC-One, the UK’s third largest care home provider, has today initiated a sector-wide debate on implementing an opt-in, visible camera scheme in care homes, following their consultation on the matter. Leading the way in restoring trust in the care sector, HC-One launched a consultation with Residents, relatives and colleagues to gauge their views on an […]

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