Tag: Orders of St John Care Trust

More than ten dedicated care professionals presented with National Medals of Merit

More than ten dedicated care professionals presented with National Medals of Merit

More than ten dedicated care professionals from the Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) have received prestigious medals from the British branch of the world’s oldest order of chivalry – the Sovereign Order of Malta.  Fourteen members of OSJCT’s team attended The Order of Malta’s St John’s Day Ceremony at Brompton Oratory in London […]

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The Orders of St John Care Trust appoints Head of Volunteering

The Orders of St John Care Trust appoints Head of Volunteering

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) has appointed Kit Lendon as its new Head of Volunteering.   Ms Lendon takes on the role following six and a half years at veterinary charity PDSA, where she was Volunteering Development Manager.   In her role at OSJCT, she will lead the volunteering team and provide […]

13th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Oxfordshire care home residents slip on their skates for a morning of ice-skating

Oxfordshire care home residents slip on their skates for a morning of ice-skating

Over 30 Oxfordshire care home residents and 20 care staff members and volunteers from Orders of St John Care Trust care homes throughout the county tightened their laces and took to the ice for a festive winter morning of ice-skating at Oxford Ice Rink on 29th November.   Among the care home residents showing off […]

6th December 2016 | By | Reply More
New Care & Quality Director for Orders of St John Care Trust

New Care & Quality Director for Orders of St John Care Trust

One of the UK’s largest not-for-profit care home providers has appointed a new Care & Quality Director to join its Executive Team.   With over 30 years’ experience working in the healthcare sector within both the NHS and voluntary sector, Jo Blackburn has successfully developed and implemented plans aimed at influencing organisational strategy and promoting […]

2nd December 2016 | By | Reply More
Foundation stone laid for new Gloucester care centre

Foundation stone laid for new Gloucester care centre

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) – one of the UK’s largest not-for-profit care home providers – has held a foundation stone ceremony for a new state-of-the-art care centre in Gloucestershire’s Cotswolds on 19th October.   As part of the day, Cllr Dorcas Binns, Cabinet Member for Older People with Gloucestershire County Council, […]

26th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Wiltshire Care Home Volunteers Recognised at Annual Ceremony

Wiltshire Care Home Volunteers Recognised at Annual Ceremony

The hard work and achievements of care home volunteers throughout Wiltshire were recently celebrated by one of the county’s top care home providers – The Orders of St John Care Trust – during a special awards ceremony on 5th October.   The Trust’s annual Volunteers’ Day event, which took place at The Beechfield Hotel in […]

17th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Marlborough care home unveils £240,000 refurbishment

Marlborough care home unveils £240,000 refurbishment

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), which runs 18 care homes throughout Wiltshire, has officially unveiled a £240,000 refurbishment project at its Marlborough care facility.   The renovation project, has been designed to help further meet the physical and social needs of residents living with dementia at Coombe End Court, Marlborough.   As […]

3rd October 2016 | By | Reply More
Castleoak and The Orders of St John Care Trust agree development deal

Castleoak and The Orders of St John Care Trust agree development deal

In a £8.8 million development deal with Castleoak, The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) has agreed to lease a new state-of-the-art care home in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire. Castleoak’s development team undertook demographic and care gap analysis to identify the need for a high quality care home in Thornbury. The team then identified and […]

22nd September 2016 | By | Reply More
Foundation stone laid for Gloucestershire state-of-the-art care centre

Foundation stone laid for Gloucestershire state-of-the-art care centre

One of the UK’s largest not-for-profit care home providers – The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) – has placed the foundation stone for its newest state-of-the-art care centre in Gloucestershire following an official ceremony on 8th September.   As part of the day, Cllr Erica Williams, Chair of South Gloucestershire Council, laid the foundation stone […]

20th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Lincolnshire care home volunteers recognised at annual ceremony

Lincolnshire care home volunteers recognised at annual ceremony

The hard work and achievements of care home volunteers throughout Lincolnshire were recently celebrated by one of the county’s top care home providers – The Orders of St John Care Trust – during a special awards ceremony on 8th September.   The Trust’s annual Volunteers’ Day event, which took place at Petwood Hotel in Woodhall Spa, […]

19th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Wiltshire care home residents show homemade and homegrown goods

Wiltshire care home residents show homemade and homegrown goods

Some of Wiltshire’s finest arts, crafts and produce were on display on Tuesday 6 September, as 120 care home residents from across the county came together to share their homemade and homegrown items.   The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), one of the UK’s largest not-for-profit care providers, hosted its annual Wiltshire Flower, Vegetable & […]

15th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Oxfordshire care homes celebrate 90 glorious years with summer fun!

Oxfordshire care homes celebrate 90 glorious years with summer fun!

Nearly 150 care home residents and staff from across Oxfordshire recently got together to celebrate 90 glorious years at the Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) summer fun day.   All 17 Oxfordshire care homes run by The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) took part in the event the event, which celebrated […]

9th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Summer Nights and fun filled day for Lincolnshire care home residents!

Summer Nights and fun filled day for Lincolnshire care home residents!

Lincolnshire care home residents took a step back in time to the 1950s as part of a Grease-themed summer fun day on Tuesday 26th July.   Over 100 residents and staff from the 15 Lincolnshire care homes run by The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) attended the event, which was held at Skellingthorpe […]

4th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Exceptional care home workers recognised at annual awards ceremonies

Exceptional care home workers recognised at annual awards ceremonies

For the eighth consecutive year, the Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) – one of the UK’s largest not-for-profit care home providers – celebrated its stand-out care workers throughout the UK during a series of special awards ceremonies.   Over 300 employees were awarded as part of the four ceremonies, which took place in […]

22nd June 2016 | By | Reply More
Lincolnshire OSJCT Care Homes Celebrate a ‘Happy Unbirthday’ Party

Lincolnshire OSJCT Care Homes Celebrate a ‘Happy Unbirthday’ Party

Lincolnshire care home residents celebrated a very merry unbirthday at a Mad Hatter’s themed tea party, designed to give residents an extra occasion to have some fun.   On Thursday 14th April, 120 residents, carers and volunteers from the 15 Lincolnshire care homes run by The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) enjoyed entertainment […]

22nd April 2016 | By | Reply More
Dursley care home resident wins multi-county talent competition

Dursley care home resident wins multi-county talent competition

The Orders of St John Care Trust presented Dursley care home resident, Daniel Granger, with an iPad Air 2 and an engraved trophy during a ceremony celebrating his victory in OSJCT’s first-ever ‘Trust’s Got Talent’ competition.   Daniel Granger, 90 of Henlow Court, won this year’s contest following his entry, featuring an organ rendition of […]

22nd April 2016 | By | Reply More
OSJCT Partners With Courtyard Arts To Improve Residents’ Quality Of Life

OSJCT Partners With Courtyard Arts To Improve Residents’ Quality Of Life

The Orders of St John Care Trust – one of the UK’s largest not-for-profit care home providers – is collaborating with The Courtyard, Hereford to bring a unique arts project engaging with older people to Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire.   Kindly funded by Arts Council England and The Baring Foundation, the project – called The Making […]

17th March 2016 | By | Reply More
Not for profit care provider invests £1million in dementia refurbishments

Not for profit care provider invests £1million in dementia refurbishments

Leading UK care provider The Orders of St John Care Trust has invested over £1 million towards enhancing the dementia care and facilities at two of its homes.   The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), one of the UK’s largest not for profit care providers, is midway through a refurbishment project at Coombe […]

16th March 2016 | By | Reply More
‘Destination Area’  to improve quality of life and delivery of care for people living with dementia

‘Destination Area’ to improve quality of life and delivery of care for people living with dementia

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) is delighted to announce a new and exciting project at Coombe End Court, Marlborough, to improve the quality of life and delivery of care particularly for people living with dementia – as well as enhancing the staff and visitor experience at the home.    OSJCT is investing […]

1st December 2015 | By | Reply More
New Health & Safety Manager for Orders of St John Care Trust

New Health & Safety Manager for Orders of St John Care Trust

One of the UK’s largest not-for-profit care home providers has appointed a new Health & Safety Manager to join its Operations Team.   With 15 years’ experience working in the healthcare sector within high profile national health and safety (H&S) leadership roles, Sarah Smith is a Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner who has successfully implemented […]

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