Tag: Shaw Healthcare

Christmas proves to be the season of new friendships in West Sussex

Christmas proves to be the season of new friendships in West Sussex

Christmas has certainly proven to be the season of good will in West Sussex as children from a local nursery have forged friendships with residents at a local care home.   Residents at Croft Meadow care home, in Steyning, welcomed a group of three and four-year-olds from Elan Nursery, and helped them make Christmas cards. […]

4th January 2018 | By | Reply More
West Sussex care home raises funds for an extra special Christmas

West Sussex care home raises funds for an extra special Christmas

A care home in Steyning raised over £850 at its Christmas fete, which will go towards giving residents an extra special Christmas.   Staff, residents and relatives at Croft Meadow care home spent weeks preparing for their festive event by making items to sell.    The fete also included raffles and stalls and even Santa […]

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Pulborough care home celebrates 10 year anniversary

Pulborough care home celebrates 10 year anniversary

A care home in Pulborough is celebrating 10 years of delivering care in the community. Hillside Lodge, which has been run by Shaw healthcare since 2007, marked the occasion with a buffet lunch, including a celebratory cake and entertainment in the form of an Elvis tribute act. Special guests on the day included West Sussex […]

8th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Award-winning violinist joins music session for Camden residents

Award-winning violinist joins music session for Camden residents

Residents at a Camden care home were given quite the treat when an award-winning musician popped by to support their weekly music session.   Renowned violinist, Esther Yoo, was invited to Wellesely Road care home by Kate Williams, from Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy. Ms. Williams leads a music session every Friday afternoon at the home, where […]

30th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Bristol resident has her dream come true after recording a song at a professional studio

Bristol resident has her dream come true after recording a song at a professional studio

A resident of a Bristol care service has had her dream come true after recording a song at a professional studio. Lynne Hayter, of Springbank care home, in Brentry, was recognised earlier this year in the ‘Resident / Relative’ category at the prestigious Shaw Star awards, an event organised by Shaw healthcare to recognise excellence […]

27th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Vera and her family celebrate her 100th birthday together

Vera and her family celebrate her 100th birthday together

A Sussex woman, whose parents were told it would be ‘unlikely’ that she would reach the age of seven because of a heart condition, has celebrated her 100th birthday at a Steyning care home.   Vera Brennan was joined by staff and residents at Croft Meadow care home, run by Shaw healthcare, in celebration of […]

22nd November 2017 | By | Reply More
Employee owned Shaw healthcare addresses social care crisis with £10m Bridges Evergreen investment

Employee owned Shaw healthcare addresses social care crisis with £10m Bridges Evergreen investment

Shaw healthcare (“Shaw”), an employee-owned care provider for the elderly, has agreed to sell a minority stake to Bridges Evergreen Holdings (“Evergreen”) for £10m to accelerate its growth and development. Care provision for the elderly is approaching crisis point in the UK due to funding pressures and the rapid growth in demand caused by an […]

16th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Staffordshire care facility celebrates 10 year anniversary

Staffordshire care facility celebrates 10 year anniversary

A care facility in Staffordshire held an event to celebrate 10 years of service to the community this month.     The Cottage Wing, part of Barton Health & Community Care Centre, in Barton-under-Needwood, was built in 2007 to replace the much loved, but outdated Barton Cottage Hospital and GP surgery. It now provides twelve, […]

2nd November 2017 | By | Reply More
West Sussex care home staff tackle obstacle course in fundraiser for residents

West Sussex care home staff tackle obstacle course in fundraiser for residents

Staff at a West Sussex care home have taken part in one of the country’s toughest ‘mud runs’ in a fundraiser for residents.   Charlotte Brooking, Kayleigh Stace and Sharon Walker, who work at the Shaw healthcare-run Mill River Lodge care home, in Horsham, raised over £600 when they completed the ‘Nuts Challenge’, which saw […]

27th October 2017 | By | Reply More
West Sussex care home residents and staff tackle 3.8 mile ‘memory walk’ for Alzheimer’s Society

West Sussex care home residents and staff tackle 3.8 mile ‘memory walk’ for Alzheimer’s Society

Residents of a West Sussex care home were recently joined by staff and members of the public in a 3.8 mile walk to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. The joint effort, from Elmcroft care home, involved a route around the home to Southwick Square, and raised £160. The ‘memory walk’ is a nationwide event […]

24th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Borough of Poole select Shaw healthcare to run new care home

Borough of Poole select Shaw healthcare to run new care home

Leading health and social care provider, Shaw healthcare, has been selected by Borough of Poole to manage and deliver specialist care and nursing services at a new 80-bed care home, following a competitive tender.    Figbury Lodge, in Canford Heath, will provide 50 care and 10 nursing beds, alongside 20 intermediate beds – a bridge […]

20th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Oundle care home celebrations

Oundle care home celebrations

A care home in Oundle has celebrated 10 years of providing residential care. Abbott House, which is owned and operated by Shaw healthcare, marked the occasion with drinks, a buffet lunch and musical entertainment. The party included the Mayor of Oundle, Councillor Roy Sparks, as well as Shaw healthcare’s deputy CEO, Suzanne Hughes.   Children […]

17th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Care provider hosts national awards ceremony to celebrates employee achievements

Care provider hosts national awards ceremony to celebrates employee achievements

Two care homes and 10 employees from across the UK and further afield have had their work recognised and celebrated at a national awards ceremony last week. More than 200 people gathered at The Chesford Grange in Warwickshire for the annual Shaw Star Awards, which aims to reward the achievements of outstanding staff members from […]

12th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Fundraising care home staff take part in a ‘Labyrinth challenge’

Fundraising care home staff take part in a ‘Labyrinth challenge’

Members of staff from Warmere Court care home in Yapton have taken part in the world’s longest inflatable obstacle course, raising an impressive £340 for the residents. The challenge, which was based at Fontwell Park Racecourse, involved a series of interactive and wacky obstacles spread across various unique themed zones, including a lava zone, jungle […]

2nd October 2017 | By | Reply More
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 […]

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