Tag: Orders of St John Care Trust

    The Orders of St John Care Trust opens safe haven on Stow on the Wold

    The Orders of St John Care Trust opens safe haven on Stow on the Wold

    Edwardstow Court Care Centre is the Orders of St John Trust’s newest venture; a 48-bedroom home, divided into small households, so that it feels more like a traditional house, with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. It boasts modern facilities, with each bedroom fitted with an en-suite, lovely communal areas, including a hair salon and private […]

    28th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Grantham care home celebrates ‘Outstanding’ inspection by CQC

    Grantham care home celebrates ‘Outstanding’ inspection by CQC

    Healthcare inspectors have awarded Gregory House care home in Grantham, run by The Orders of St John Care Trust, the highest possible ranking of ‘outstanding’.   The Care Quality Commission’s report, published 18 December, commended Tracy Turfrey, the manager, and her staff’s commitment to person-centred care, praising the home’s ‘positive, person-centred and open culture’. Gregory […]

    5th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    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 […]

    10th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    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 […]

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