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Mayor joins Blaina care home for summer fête

Mayor joins Blaina care home for summer fête

Staff and residents at a Blaina care home were joined by the local mayor as they celebrated the end of the summer with a fête. Cwm Celyn care home, which is owned and operated by Shaw healthcare, invited mayor Clive Bridgeman and Shaw healthcare chairman Alun Thomas to the event, which included raffles, face painting, […]

20th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Bognor Regis care home celebrates 10 year anniversary

Bognor Regis care home celebrates 10 year anniversary

A care home in Bognor Regis has celebrated 10 years of providing residential care. Elizabeth House, which is owned and operated by Shaw healthcare, marked the occasion with drinks, cake and musical entertainment. The party included guests such as the Mayor of Bognor Regis, Councillor Phil Woodall, as well as Shaw healthcare’s deputy CEO Suzanne […]

19th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Novelist enjoys 101st Birthday at Worcester Care Home

Novelist enjoys 101st Birthday at Worcester Care Home

A resident at a care home in Worcester has celebrated turning 101 with a party organised by staff. Hilda Newman, who lives in Shaw Red Hill care home, was joined by her two sons, Martyn and Alan, as well as residents and staff for an afternoon tea party in the garden, with a seamstress themed […]

30th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Couple celebrate 70th wedding anniversary at Kettering care home

Couple celebrate 70th wedding anniversary at Kettering care home

A Kettering couple have celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary with residents, family and staff at a Kettering care home. Pauline and Murray Freeman, both 92, were commemorated with a party at Thorndale care home, where they are both residents.   They couple met in their early 20s at a party, after Murray had recently returned […]

29th August 2017 | By | Reply More
60th Wedding anniversary celebrations at Steyning care home

60th Wedding anniversary celebrations at Steyning care home

A local couple has celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary with residents, family and staff at Croft Meadow care home in Steyning. John and Audrey Mundy, 82 and 84 years old respectively, were surprised with a party in the Shaw healthcare-operated care home, which included a display of photos of family members and their wedding day. […]

15th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Award-winning student nurse praised by Blaina care home

Award-winning student nurse praised by Blaina care home

A nursing student, who spent a six week university placement at a care home in south Wales, has been commended for her dedication with two university awards. Ambitious Daniella Crawford, a student at the University of South Wales, spent six weeks at Cwm Celyn Care Home in Blaina earlier this year as part of her […]

14th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Wriggle Dance Theatre to bring their exciting performances to Shaw healthcare

Wriggle Dance Theatre to bring their exciting performances to Shaw healthcare

A dance group that offers interactive shows for young children and families will be bringing its innovative performances to 12 Northamptonshire care homes.   Wriggle Dance Theatre’s latest project, funded by Northamptonshire community foundation’s Compton Fund and in partnership with Shaw healthcare and St Crispin’s Retirement Village, will see eight community volunteers, from 9 – […]

10th July 2017 | By | Reply More
“Feisty” centenarian takes up woodwork at local care home

“Feisty” centenarian takes up woodwork at local care home

A 103-year-old woman from Steyning has been credited for her “feisty attitude” by staff at her care home after taking up woodwork, with her designs being displayed in the care home and a local store. Kathleen Smart was introduced to woodwork classes at Croft Meadow care home, where she is a resident, in late 2016, […]

6th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Northamptonshire butcher celebrates 102nd birthday

Northamptonshire butcher celebrates 102nd birthday

A resident at a care home in Wellingborough has celebrated turning 102 with a party attended by three generations of his family.   George Saxby, who lives in Lancum House care home, was thrilled when his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren attended his party which saw local singer, Jenny Simmonds, providing the entertainment.   George is […]

1st June 2017 | By | Reply More
Herefordshire care scheme raises over £400 for charity

Herefordshire care scheme raises over £400 for charity

A care facility in Ledbury welcomed the Malvern Male Voice Choir to perform for its residents, raising over £400 for a local charity.   Residents and guests at Leadon Bank Extra Care Housing enjoyed an hour-long performance from the choir last Thursday (18 May), which included amusing solo pieces and three poetry readings based on […]

26th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Bognor Regis care home staff raise more than £600 for charity

Bognor Regis care home staff raise more than £600 for charity

Four care home workers from Bognor Regis have completed a ‘jailbreak challenge’ to raise more than £600 for a Sussex children’s charity. Marcia Ellis, Danni Andrews, Nikki Kenchington and Kodie Chesters, who work at Elizabeth House care home, took part in the challenge to raise the funds for local cause, The Sussex Snowdrop Trust. The […]

17th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home nurses across the country celebrate International Nurses Day

Care home nurses across the country celebrate International Nurses Day

Nurses working at Shaw healthcare care homes across the country were each presented with a box of chocolates in celebration of International Nurses Day last Friday. Shaw healthcare has 147 qualified nurses working throughout their services, with senior management wishing to show their appreciation of their hard work and dedication demonstrated by its nurses. Suzanne […]

16th May 2017 | By | Reply More
100th birthday celebrations at West Sussex care home

100th birthday celebrations at West Sussex care home

A WEST SUSSEX resident who credits her long life to spending time with ‘good friends and family’ has celebrated her 100th birthday at a care home in Steyning. Lois Goossens, a resident of Shaw healthcare’s Croft Meadow care home, celebrated the milestone birthday by enjoying a weekend of festivities with her friends, family and staff. […]

6th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Petworth care home resident awarded highest French military order

Petworth care home resident awarded highest French military order

A Petworth man has been awarded the highest possible French order of merit for his involvement in the liberation of France during World War II. George Goodchild, 95, originally from Wisborough Green, celebrated the honour of receiving the title of Chevalier and the Ordre National de la Legion d’Honneur medal at a special event at […]

24th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Awards evening which truly gives the opportunity to recognise care staff

Awards evening which truly gives the opportunity to recognise care staff

Two care homes and thirteen employees from across the UK have been honoured as part of an awards programme developed by Shaw healthcare.   More than 200 people gathered at The Heythrop Resort and Spa in Oxfordshire for the annual Shaw Star Awards, which aims to reward and celebrate the achievements of outstanding staff members […]

18th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home residents battle the elements for charity walk

Care home residents battle the elements for charity walk

A care home in Bognor Regis has raised almost £600 for a dementia charity with a ‘Memory Walk’. More than 60 people, including staff and residents at Elizabeth House care home as well as members of the public, tackled the two-mile route around the town centre and onto the seafront before ending at Hotham Park. […]

16th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Health and social care provider endorsed for its staff training courses

Health and social care provider endorsed for its staff training courses

Health and social care provider Shaw healthcare has been endorsed by charity Skills for Care for its staff training courses.   The endorsement means that Shaw healthcare will now be able to provide accredited training to staff working in other care homes and services in the sector on-site, alongside the training and development it currently provides […]

15th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Steyning care home raises £175 in country and western hoedown

Steyning care home raises £175 in country and western hoedown

A care home in West Sussex is celebrating after collecting more than £175 for a charity that provides specialist care services to adults living with life-limiting illnesses.   Staff at Croft Meadow care home, which is owned and run by Shaw healthcare, raised money for St Barnabas House by holding a country and western ‘hoedown’ […]

11th July 2016 | By | Reply More
‘Mocktail morning’ highlights importance of good hydration at care home

‘Mocktail morning’ highlights importance of good hydration at care home

Residents at a care home in West Sussex have been given a taste of the summer after taking part in a ‘mocktail morning’ to highlight the importance of good hydration. Glebe House care home is taking part in a pilot scheme called ‘Hydrate in Care Homes’, which has been devised by the Kent-Surrey-Sussex Academic Health […]

21st June 2016 | By | Reply More
New Worcester Mayor celebrates launch of care home pub

New Worcester Mayor celebrates launch of care home pub

The newly-appointed Mayor of Worcester, Paul Denham, has joined local residents to celebrate the launch of a traditionally styled British pub at a care home in Red Hill. Staff at Red Hill care home invited Mr Denham, as well as friends and family of the home’s residents, to the launch of the ‘Redhill Rooster’, a […]

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