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    Glasgow care home raises £1000 for autism charity after Christmas campaign

    Glasgow care home raises £1000 for autism charity after Christmas campaign

    A Glasgow care home got into the Christmas spirit and presented a cheque for £1000 to a national autism charity. Each year, care provider Meallmore sends electronic Christmas cards in lieu of paper ones in order to donate the money saved to a charity selected by one of its care homes. This Christmas, The Oaks […]

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    Scottish Care Awards praise Meallmore for exceptional employee training and development

    Scottish Care Awards praise Meallmore for exceptional employee training and development

    A Scottish care provider has scooped a top industry award for exceptional employee training and development at this year’s Scottish Care National Care Home Awards. Inverness-based Meallmore triumphed in the coveted Training and Staff Development category for its ‘Good to Great Upskills Academy’ Senior Care Worker programme. The CPD accredited, three day interactive training course […]

    29th November 2018 | By | Reply More
    Scottish carers recognised for outstanding performance and dedication

    Scottish carers recognised for outstanding performance and dedication

    A group of top carers have been recognised for their outstanding performance and dedication at the Meallmore Staff Awards.   Members of staff from Meallmore’s 23 care homes across Scotland came together at Perth Race Course to celebrate a successful year and recognise employees who make a real difference to the lives of residents and […]

    16th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Ready, steady, grow! Greenock care home triumphs in gardening competition with beach theme

    Ready, steady, grow! Greenock care home triumphs in gardening competition with beach theme

    Green-fingered staff and residents at a Greenock care home are celebrating after digging their way to victory in an annual gardening competition.   Kincaid House Care Home triumphed over 22 other Meallmore care homes across Scotland, securing the top spot in the care provider’s “Meallmore in Bloom” competition with its creative nautical themed garden design. […]

    10th August 2018 | By | Reply More
    Aberdeenshire care home welcomes in the local community

    Aberdeenshire care home welcomes in the local community

    An Aberdeenshire care home recently welcomed the local community for a fun-filled event and the opportunity to meet its care team.   Meallmore’s Bayview Care Home, in Cruden Bay, relaunched last month as part of an ongoing initiative to ensure the delivery of exceptional standards of care.   Over the past six months, the care […]

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    “Care Sector Relies on Overseas Recruitment”, says care operator

    “Care Sector Relies on Overseas Recruitment”, says care operator

    Overseas recruitment is vital to maintain appropriate staffing levels in Scotland’s care home sector, a leading Scottish care provider said today.   Meallmore, which operates 23 care homes across Scotland, estimates about five per cent of its nursing staff are from overseas. Recruiting from the EU and beyond is now a regular management process and […]

    6th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Aberdeenshire care home undergoes relaunch

    Aberdeenshire care home undergoes relaunch

    A local Aberdeenshire care home has relaunched to reflect its transformation under a brand new care team. Located in Cruden Bay, the former Sunnybank Care Home has been renamed as Bayview Care Home as part of an ongoing initiative to ensure the delivery of exceptional standards of care. A new senior management team is led […]

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    Aberdeen Couple Celebrate 62nd Valentine’s Day – Give Top Tips for Long, Happy Marriage

    Aberdeen Couple Celebrate 62nd Valentine’s Day – Give Top Tips for Long, Happy Marriage

    An Aberdeen couple are perfectly placed to give lessons in love this Valentine’s Day – as it will be the 62nd time they will celebrate February 14th together. And Jimmy Mathers, 93, and wife Betty, 84, believe they can give couples of all ages some simple tips for a long and happy marriage: it’s all […]

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    Falkirk care home residents enjoy an afternoon with Shetland ponies

    Falkirk care home residents enjoy an afternoon with Shetland ponies

    Residents at a care home in Falkirk have been horsing around this week thanks to an in-house visit from some new equine friends. Meallmore Ltd’s Ivybank care home welcomed two Shetland ponies into the home to give residents the chance to meet and interact with the animals. The visit was by Fantasy Ponies and residents […]

    7th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care staff recognised for outstanding performance and dedication at the Meallmore Staff Awards

    Care staff recognised for outstanding performance and dedication at the Meallmore Staff Awards

    A group of top carers have been recognised for their outstanding performance and dedication at the Meallmore Staff Awards, which took place last week. Meallmore Ltd opened the doors of its first nursing home for the elderly in 1987, marking this year as their 30th anniversary and a special occasion for the company, the 2017 awards […]

    13th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Meallmore awarded Silver Investors in People

    Meallmore awarded Silver Investors in People

    One of Scotland’s largest independent care home providers, Meallmore Ltd, has been awarded Silver status by Investors in People. The status was awarded in recognition of Meallmore’s efforts to ensure the company’s homes are great places to work, as well as great places for their residents to live.   Specialists from Investors in People visited […]

    29th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Official opening of new home marks double celebration for Meallmore

    Official opening of new home marks double celebration for Meallmore

    Singer and TV personality, Michelle McManus, has officially opened new care home Mearns House at a special ceremony, marking a double celebration for Meallmore. Michelle joined residents, staff and specially invited guests at a fun-filled opening, which included a performance by The Rannock Trio. The event takes place in the same week the leading care […]

    13th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Carers win top Meallmore care awards!

    Carers win top Meallmore care awards!

    A group of top Scottish carers have been recognised for their outstanding performance and dedication at the sixth annual Meallmore Awards, which took place last week.   Members of staff from Meallmore’s 22 care homes across Scotland came together at Perth Race Course to celebrate a successful year and recognise employees who make a real difference […]

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    Scottish carers win top awards

    Scottish carers win top awards

    A group of top carers have been recognised for their outstanding performance and dedication at the fifth annual Meallmore Awards, which took place in October.   Members of staff from Meallmore’s 21 care homes, community services and support staff across Scotland gathered at Perth Race Course to celebrate a successful year and recognise employees who make […]

    4th November 2015 | By | Reply More
    Catering Manager Wins Top Food Award

    Catering Manager Wins Top Food Award

    David Blackwood, a regional care home catering manager for Meallmore, has been awarded a top prize at the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) awards.   David beat off stiff competition from three other nominees for the title of best Catering Manager at the UK awards ceremony held in Nottingham.   Judges said the category […]

    5th October 2015 | By | Reply More
    Recruitment drive for £4 million new care home

    Recruitment drive for £4 million new care home

    A local recruitment campaign has been launched for a new care facility in Baillieston, Glasgow, as construction work on the home nears completion.   The new £4 million, 32-bedroom care home, will provide care and support for vulnerable adults with mental health conditions and is looking to employ up to 50 people across a range […]

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