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    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 […]

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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. […]

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