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Care home hosts ‘come dine with us’ event to celebrate refurbished dining room

Care home hosts ‘come dine with us’ event to celebrate refurbished dining room

A care home in Liss, Hampshire played host to residents’ friends and families, with a special ‘Come Dine With Us’ event to celebrate the refurbishment of its dining room. Heathmount Care Home, which is based on London Road, ran the four-day event which brought people from the local community in to join residents for a […]

11th January 2018 | By | Reply More
Blairgowrie care home bids fond farewell to long serving housekeeper

Blairgowrie care home bids fond farewell to long serving housekeeper

A care home in Blairgowrie is saying farewell to the housekeeper who has been part of the team for almost 30 years, as she takes a well-earned retirement. Helen Lovie, who was the housekeeper at Muirton House, on Essendy Road, has retired from the post after 28 years of service. Helen was initially employed as […]

8th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Wickford care home plays host to some unusual visitors

Wickford care home plays host to some unusual visitors

A Wickford care home played host to some unusual visitors, when local business Pony Pals Club paid them a visit. Chaplin Lodge, on Nevendon Road, spent an afternoon of fun with the ponies, including one dressed up as a unicorn, and other pets including puppies. The residents were given the opportunity to spend time with […]

9th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Larchwood Care is celebrating after raising more than £2200 for Macmillan

Larchwood Care is celebrating after raising more than £2200 for Macmillan

Larchwood Care is celebrating after raising more than £2200 for Macmillan as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning campaign. The homes held a number of events across the UK, including cake stalls, bake offs, entertainers and visitors from local community groups. Larchwood care has residential and day-care facilities across the UK, and provides specialist […]

3rd November 2017 | By | Reply More
Taunton care home celebrates grand ‘re-opening’ following refurbishment

Taunton care home celebrates grand ‘re-opening’ following refurbishment

A Taunton care home, which has been undergoing a series of improvements and refurbishments, is celebrating its ‘re-opening’ with a visit from the Mayor of Taunton Deane. Sherford Manor is constantly improving its service, recently hiring experienced new manager Katrina Ball, investing more than £300,000 in renovations, and the improvements the home has made were […]

2nd October 2017 | By | Reply More
Thirsk care home welcomes local cycling hero to celebrate fundraising success

Thirsk care home welcomes local cycling hero to celebrate fundraising success

Sowerby House is celebrating after raising £205 for Macmillan, and receiving a visit from fundraiser Jim Bumby and councillor Hazel Dalgliesh-Brown for afternoon tea. The Thirsk-based home, on Front Street, raised money for the charity in support of Jim, the nephew of one of Sowerby House’s residents, who cycled with his brother-in-law Simon from Land’s […]

20th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Droitwich care home opens its doors to local community

Droitwich care home opens its doors to local community

A Droitwich care home has opened its doors to the local community for its annual summer fair. Ravenstone Care Home, which is based on St Andrews Road, welcomed friends and relatives from the local community to celebrate with the residents in the sunshine. One resident, John Tarleton, took the role of Ravenstone Mayor, and opened […]

18th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Colchester care home welcomes community to annual summer fair

Colchester care home welcomes community to annual summer fair

A Colchester care home has welcomed the local community to celebrate the sunshine at its annual summer fair. Nayland House Care Home, off Bear Street, enjoyed an afternoon of sunshine, stalls and homemade cakes, as friends and family joined staff and residents for their summer open day. The event raised £230 to pay for treats […]

23rd August 2017 | By | Reply More
Preston care home celebrates after completing a ‘quadruple’ with its latest CQC rating

Preston care home celebrates after completing a ‘quadruple’ with its latest CQC rating

Belmont care home is celebrating after completing a ‘quadruple’ with its latest ‘Good’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The Preston-based home, on Inglewhite Road, Longridge, was deemed ‘Good’ in all categories by the independent regulator, having previously received praise at each of its last three inspections. The CQC judges a care facility on […]

22nd August 2017 | By | Reply More
Andover care home hosts fundraising summer fete

Andover care home hosts fundraising summer fete

An Andover care home has brought Texas to town with their barn dance themed summer fete. Mountwood Care Home, on Millway Road, enjoyed an afternoon of sunshine, stalls and barbecue, as friends and family joined staff and residents for their annual summer fete. The event raised £347 to pay for treats and activities for the […]

14th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Rochford care home celebrates ‘Good’ award from CQC

Rochford care home celebrates ‘Good’ award from CQC

Stambridge Meadows care home is celebrating after being awarded a ‘Good’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The Rochford-based home, on Stambridge Road, was deemed ‘Good’ in all categories by the independent regulator. The home had previously been disappointed to receive a ‘Requires Improvement’ rating in January, and the team has worked hard to […]

7th August 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC reports significant improvements to Thirsk care home

CQC reports significant improvements to Thirsk care home

Sowerby House care home has shown ‘significant improvements’ during its latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The Thirsk-based home, on Front Street, received a ‘good’ rating, in two categories by the independent regulator. The home had been disappointed to be put in special measures during an inspection in October 2016, and the team […]

4th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Taunton care home undergoes extensive refurbishment

Taunton care home undergoes extensive refurbishment

Taunton care home, Sherford Manor is undergoing an extensive programme of upgrading its facilities to improve the day-to-day experience of its residents. The home, which offers care to both residential and nursing clients, has had a refurbishment of its dementia and nursing units, and improvements were made to the residents’ rooms and the communal areas. […]

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