Tag: Shaw Healthcare

    Students host ‘Love Lunch’ at West Sussex care homes

    Students host ‘Love Lunch’ at West Sussex care homes

    Residents at a group of care homes in West Sussex were invited to a “Love Lunch” afternoon, organised by local college students as part of their community programme.   Residents from Elizabeth House, Croft Meadow, Forest View, Rotherlea and Elmcroft care homes were greeted by smiling students from Seaford College, who helped them to their […]

    19th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    ‘Every little helps’ for Wellingborough care home

    ‘Every little helps’ for Wellingborough care home

    A Wellingborough care home has been chosen to receive the support of a community-based volunteer initiative by supermarket giant, Tesco. Five members of staff from Tesco’s Wellingborough store volunteered their time and rolled up their sleeves, getting stuck in with transforming the garden at Lancum House care home in readiness for the residents to enjoy […]

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    West Sussex care home celebrates 10 years of giving care

    West Sussex care home celebrates 10 years of giving care

    A West Sussex care home is celebrating a decade of providing care for its residents. Rotherlea care home, in Petworth, marked the milestone with drinks and a buffet for residents, their family and staff, topped off with a celebratory cake made by Christine Berry, who has worked at Rotherlea as a catering assistant and cook […]

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    Ledbury fundraiser raises cash for Midlands Air Ambulance

    Ledbury fundraiser raises cash for Midlands Air Ambulance

    A fundraising event organised by an extra care scheme in Ledbury has raised £150 for the Midlands Air Ambulance charity.   Residents of Leadon Bank, alongside family and friends, welcomed Webley-based bluegrass band, Alive and Pickin’, for a special performance. More than 35 guests gathered in the communal lounge to enjoy an hour-long performance of […]

    29th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Southbourne care home residents get a visit from a duo of alpacas

    Southbourne care home residents get a visit from a duo of alpacas

    Residents at a care home in Southbourne were thrilled when they had a visit from a duo of friendly alpacas.   Glebe House residents, staff and visitors welcomed their new friends, named Baron and Jupiter, from Dunreyth Alpacas, based in Funtington, and enjoyed learning all about them. For the less mobile residents, the furry duo […]

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    Care home resident’s passion for fashion reignited

    Care home resident’s passion for fashion reignited

    A chance friendship struck between a Steyning care home resident and a local tailor has resulted in an unexpected job offer. Val Lynch, 85, was first introduced to award-winning stylist, Igor Srzic-Cartledge, when she and her fellow residents at Croft Meadow care home were invited to his tailor shop, Dandylion Style, on Steyning’s High Street, […]

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    Shoreham school raises more than £400 for local care home

    Shoreham school raises more than £400 for local care home

    A care home in Shoreham has been presented with a cheque for more than £400 from pupils at Shoreham Academy.   Residents and staff from Elmcroft care home were invited to a community day at the school which was organised by those studying BTEC qualifications in health and social care. They shared tea and cake […]

    28th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    £30 million boost for adult social care in Liverpool

    £30 million boost for adult social care in Liverpool

    SOCIAL care for adults in Liverpool is set to get a £30 million boost with plans for three new centres and improved accommodation for people with learning disabilities moving ahead.   A report approved by the Cabinet recommends pushing ahead with plans for three, 60 bed flexible facilities that will open by 2020 in the […]

    23rd March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Youth and experience brought together at Northamptonshire care home

    Youth and experience brought together at Northamptonshire care home

    A Northamptonshire care home is leading the way in bridging the generational gap by opening its doors to local young people.   Abbott House has welcomed pupils from Oundle School, who have been volunteering at the home by helping staff at meal times, playing board games with residents and providing entertainment using their own musical […]

    16th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Shaw healthcare expands healthcare provision in Poole

    Shaw healthcare expands healthcare provision in Poole

    One of the UK’s leading healthcare providers will start providing home care at three of Borough of Poole’s extra care facilities. Shaw healthcare will be providing over 1500 hours of care to residents at Borough of Poole’s extra care services – Trinidad, Delphis and Belmont. Shaw was recently selected through an open tender process to […]

    27th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Worcestershire care home celebrates 25 year anniversary

    Worcestershire care home celebrates 25 year anniversary

    A Worcestershire care home is celebrating 25 years of delivering care to its residents this month.   St John’s care home, in Droitwich, marked the occasion with drinks, cake and musical entertainment from local singer, David Lawrence. Residents, their family members, and staff, past and present, were joined in the celebrations by special guests that […]

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    ‘Outstanding’ marks for care home in being ‘responsive to people’s needs’

    ‘Outstanding’ marks for care home in being ‘responsive to people’s needs’

    A Bristol care home that supports people with learning disabilities has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for being responsive to people’s needs. Following an inspection in November, Springbank care home in Brentry received an overall rating of ‘good’ from the CQC. The overall inspection rating is aggregated from five categories which, […]

    15th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    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 […]

    21st December 2017 | By | Reply More
    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, […]

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