Tag: Healthcare Homes Group

    Care home residents contribute to community remembrance

    Care home residents contribute to community remembrance

    Residents of Meadow House nursing home in Swaffham, Norfolk have contributed to a local restaurant’s poppy collection for a community remembrance display.   This weekend marks the centenary of the end of the First World War, and remembrance services and poppy displays are taking place all over the country. In Swaffham, the owner of the […]

    11th November 2018 | By | Reply More
    Blandford care home in the running for national dining award

    Blandford care home in the running for national dining award

    Blandford Grange care home in Blandford Forum has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of its catering excellence, as part of an innovation ‘Care Dine with Me’ competition. The home, which is part of the Healthcare Homes group, provides residential and nursing care for up to 63 people, many of whom live with […]

    9th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Felixstowe care home resident celebrates 100th birthday

    Felixstowe care home resident celebrates 100th birthday

    A resident at Maynell House care home in Felixstowe has celebrated her 100th birthday, marking the occasion with a special party with family and friends. Marjorie Theobald has been a resident at the home on High Road East since March 2018 and celebrated her centennial year on the 5th September.   Marjorie was born in […]

    8th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Sherborne students create summerhouse oasis for care home residents

    Sherborne students create summerhouse oasis for care home residents

    Students from The Gryphon School in Sherborne, Dorset have completed a fantastic art and textiles project, which has seen them transform the interior of a summerhouse for residents at The Old Vicarage residential care home in the nearby village of Leigh.   Year 9 students were tasked with creating a ‘vintage beach’ themed interior, which […]

    2nd August 2018 | By | Reply More
    Needham Market care home residents remember the fun of the fifties

    Needham Market care home residents remember the fun of the fifties

    Residents at Barking Hall nursing home in Barking, near Needham Market, are enjoying remembering the fun of the fifties thanks to a new ‘reminiscence pod’ that has been created in the grounds of the home.   Staff at the home, which is part of the Healthcare Homes Group, have transformed a summer house in the […]

    1st June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Healthcare Homes Group celebrates its staff with annual awards

    Healthcare Homes Group celebrates its staff with annual awards

    Healthcare Homes Group, which provides residential and domiciliary care services, has hosted its inaugural Star Awards to recognise the efforts of its staff and to celebrate excellence across its organisation. In total, nine awards were presented to staff who have consistently performed and were recognised by their peers for their ongoing commitment.   The awards, […]

    3rd May 2018 | By | Reply More
    60th wedding anniversary celebrations for St Neots couple

    60th wedding anniversary celebrations for St Neots couple

    The team from The Hillings residential home in Eaton Socon were delighted to celebrate the 60th wedding anniversary of resident, PJ Johnstone and his wife Sylvia, at the end of March.  The couple, who have always lived in St Neots, were delighted to mark their special day with a celebratory tea at the home.   […]

    18th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Turning St Neots’ community into Dementia Friends

    Turning St Neots’ community into Dementia Friends

    The team at The Hillings residential home is on a mission to help turn the St Neots and Eaton Socon communities into ‘Dementia Friends’, by hosting a number of free Dementia Friends sessions.   The ‘Dementia Friends Information Sessions’ are being held to help people understand more about dementia and how they can help those […]

    11th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Norfolk-based care home scoops local award for its dedication to residents’ dignity and respect

    Norfolk-based care home scoops local award for its dedication to residents’ dignity and respect

      A Norfolk-based care home has been announced as winners of the prestigious Norfolk Care Awards 2018 for its commitment towards residents’ dignity and respect.   Claremont House and Lodge in Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk – part of the Healthcare Homes Group – is delighted to win the category of ‘Promoting Dignity and Respect In Every Day […]

    3rd March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Swaffham care home marks Burns Night with traditional food and music

    Swaffham care home marks Burns Night with traditional food and music

    Residents and staff at Meadow House, the ‘outstanding’ rated nursing home in Swaffham, celebrated Burns Night with a visit from local traditional piper, Dave Harper.  Dave kindly came to the home to play the bagpipes for the residents and wore a full traditional piper’s uniform, including heavyweight kilt.  Music was played, Mr Burns’ famous poetry […]

    6th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Healthcare Homes launch cook book full of memories

    Healthcare Homes launch cook book full of memories

    Forget those celebrity-led New Year cookbooks. Instead, there’s a unique culinary creation which should grace every kitchen bookshelf this January.   Dozens of care home residents across the UK have been working together over recent months to produce a special cookbook, which delves into their childhood memories and offers delicious recipes which every family will […]

    22nd January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Healthcare Homes celebrate good result for Bristol care home

    Healthcare Homes celebrate good result for Bristol care home

    A nursing care home in Bristol that supports individuals who live with dementia has achieved an across-the-board rating of ‘Good’, following its latest inspection by the healthcare regulator, CQC. Avon Lodge Care Home in Kingswood caters for elder residents, those with dementia needs, and for young adults. Part of the Healthcare Homes Group, the home […]

    13th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    North Walsham care home welcomes new manager

    North Walsham care home welcomes new manager

    The Manor House care home in North Walsham, Norfolk, is delighted to announce the appointment of a new manager.  Paula Pawsey takes the helm at the residential care home, having worked in the care industry for over 20 years.    Paula joins the home focused on maintaining the standard of quality care being provided, while […]

    22nd November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Graham who lives with dementia wins ‘Best Resident Contribution’ at national awards

    Graham who lives with dementia wins ‘Best Resident Contribution’ at national awards

    A resident at Bilney Hall care home near Dereham is today celebrating after being presented with the ‘Best Resident Contribution’ award at the National Dementia Care Awards 2017 at a glittering ceremony earlier this month. Despite living with dementia, 71-year old Graham Mason contributes towards daily life at the home, and has been recognised at […]

    20th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Healthcare Homes launch accredited apprenticeship programme

    Healthcare Homes launch accredited apprenticeship programme

    The Healthcare Homes Group, a leading provider of residential and domiciliary care services, is announcing the introduction of a brand new role to support nursing care across the group.  The new Health Care Practitioner role has launched, which offers staff an accredited apprenticeship programme that results in them transitioning to a skilled post alongside the […]

    14th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Poole care home welcomes youngsters in exciting new project

    Poole care home welcomes youngsters in exciting new project

    Residents at Ashley Court care home in Poole are benefitting from an exciting new project that brings generations together in a partnership with a local childcare group. The home has teamed up with Hedgehogs Childcare Ltd, also based in Poole, and welcomes their group of young children into the home every week.   Hedgehogs practitioner […]

    13th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Cambridgeshire care home worker recognised at Alzheimer’s Society’s ‘Dementia Friendly Awards’

    Cambridgeshire care home worker recognised at Alzheimer’s Society’s ‘Dementia Friendly Awards’

    Joe Ballard, the Activities Coordinator at Home Meadow residential care home in Toft, near Cambridge, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The home, which is part of the Healthcare Homes Group, is proudly announcing that Joe has been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Inspiring Individual’ category of the Alzheimer’s Society’s ‘Dementia Friendly […]

    12th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Retired carer crowned ‘star of Norfolk and Waveney’ enjoys a London treat

    Retired carer crowned ‘star of Norfolk and Waveney’ enjoys a London treat

    A lady from Poringland who devoted quarter of a century to caring for others enjoyed a day of indulgence in London last weekend a part of a special prize.     Retired carer for Manorcourt Homecare, Jan Parslow-Williams was recognised at the Eastern Daily Press ‘Stars of Norfolk and Waveney’ awards last year, and was […]

    27th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care group supports residents who wish to bring much loved pets into the care environment

    Care group supports residents who wish to bring much loved pets into the care environment

    The Healthcare Homes Group, which provides high quality residential and nursing care in homes across the South and East of England, is demonstrating its commitment to supporting residents who wish to bring much-loved pets into the care home environment, through its work with the Cinnamon Trust. Eight of the group’s homes are now registered with […]

    18th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Poole care home celebrates summer fete success

    Poole care home celebrates summer fete success

    Ashley Court care home based in Poole recently held its annual summer fete and is proudly sharing its huge success. The home, which is part of the Healthcare Homes Group, provides nursing and residential care for up to 60 residents, many of whom live with dementia. The fete was held on Saturday 12th August and […]

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