Tag: Orders of St John Care Trust

Foundation stone laid for new care centre in Trowbridge

Foundation stone laid for new care centre in Trowbridge

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) has launched construction for a brand-new, state-of-the-art care centre in Trowbridge, as the building’s foundation stone was officially laid on Wednesday 21st October.   The new £6.1 million 64-bed care centre, which is set for completion during Winter 2016, will include two floors dedicated to providing residential […]

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OSJCT Care Staff Receive Awards for Outstanding Achievements

OSJCT Care Staff Receive Awards for Outstanding Achievements

Over 200 care workers from across Lincolnshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire have been recognised for their outstanding achievements and quality of care in this year’s Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) Employee Awards. Categories awarded within each county include Carer of the Year, Young Carer of the Year, Leader of the Year, Volunteer of […]

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Lincolnshire care home takes residents on a summer holiday

Lincolnshire care home takes residents on a summer holiday

Over 60 care residents and staff visited a Lincolnshire farm for a short summer holiday created to encourage the reminiscence of past holidays.   Residents of the Orders of St John Care Trust’s Apple Trees Care & Reablement Centre made Honeysuckle Cottage in Grantham, Lincolnshire home from 11th to 17th September during a week full […]

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Wiltshire Care Home Residents Welcome Employees From Nationwide Building Society

Wiltshire Care Home Residents Welcome Employees From Nationwide Building Society

A Wiltshire care home welcomed 14 Nationwide employees for a day of volunteering and quality time with residents on Wednesday 9th September.   Over 40 residents, their families and carers from Ridgeway House in Royal Wootton Bassett played host to the Building Society’s employees, including its Chief Information Officer, Debra Bailey, as part of a […]

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National care home provider shows support for Dementia Awareness Week

National care home provider shows support for Dementia Awareness Week

Over 850,000 people are estimated to be living with dementia in 2015 and with this number expected to rise to one million by 2025, one of the UK’s leading dementia care home providers is calling for more awareness about the condition as part of the Alzheimer Society’s Dementia Awareness Week.   As part of the […]

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Care Home Provider’s “Your Vote Counts” Campaign Empowers Older People To Have Their Say

Care Home Provider’s “Your Vote Counts” Campaign Empowers Older People To Have Their Say

The voting campaign launched by the Orders of St. John Care Trust (OSJCT) – one of the UK’s leading care providers – has gathered pace and is creating a real buzz amongst care home residents ahead of the General Election on 7th May, when the Trust will help hundreds of residents get to their polling […]

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New Patron for The Orders of St John Care Trust

New Patron for The Orders of St John Care Trust

The Orders of St John Care Trust is delighted to announce that Lt-General Louis Lillywhite, CB, MBE, OStJ, MFOM, FRCP(Glas), FRCGP, has agreed to become its new Patron.  General Lillywhite succeeds Lord Remnant in the position, representing one of OSJCT’s sponsoring Orders, the Venerable Order of St John.  He joins Field Marshal Lord Guthrie of […]

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Foundation Stone laid for New Oxfordshire Care Home

Foundation Stone laid for New Oxfordshire Care Home

On 11 February, the Rt Hon the Lord Remnant, CVO, representing the Venerable Order of St John, unveiled the Foundation Stone of The Orders of St John Care Trust’s (OSJCT) new, state-of-the-art care centre in Henley-on-Thames.   The ceremony was attended by Cllr Judith Heathcoat, Portfolio Holder for Adult Social Care and John Jackson, Director of Social Services […]

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National Care Home Provider To Launch Your Vote Counts Campaign

National Care Home Provider To Launch Your Vote Counts Campaign

As part of National Voter Registration Day on 5th February, one of the UK’s leading not-for-profit care providers is launching a campaign to help residents living in its care homes have their say in this year’s General Election on 7th May.   The Orders of St John Care Trust’s (OSJCT) Your Vote Counts initiative will […]

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Orders of St John Care Trust Announces Appointment of New HR Director

Orders of St John Care Trust Announces Appointment of New HR Director

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), one of the UK’s largest not-for-profit care home providers for older people, is delighted to announce the appointment of its new HR Director, Sara Wright. With 25 years’ HR experience, Sara has worked in a wide variety of sectors – from food manufacturing and retail to utilities […]

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Lincolnshire Care Worker Named Activity Co-ordinator of the Year By Key Industry Body

Lincolnshire Care Worker Named Activity Co-ordinator of the Year By Key Industry Body

A Lincolnshire care home Activity Co-ordinator has been recognised with a national award. Val Taylor, who works for The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) at Apple Trees Care and Reablement Centre in Grantham, has been named Best Activity Co-ordinator of 2014 by the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA). NAPA has introduced a number […]

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Leading Care Home Provider Announces Appointment of New Strategy Director

Leading Care Home Provider Announces Appointment of New Strategy Director

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), one of the UK’s largest not-for-profit care home providers for older people, is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Strategy Director, Sara Livadeas With 20 years’ experience, Sara has most recently worked as a Commissioner with Oxfordshire County Council (OCC), leading on the commissioning of […]

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