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UK Head of Memory Care and Programming appointed by national care providers

UK Head of Memory Care and Programming appointed by national care providers

Leading care providers Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare (UK HQ in Beaconsfield) have appointed award-winning dementia innovator Jackie Pool as UK Head of Memory Care and Programming. Jackie will be working across both providers to boost quality and innovation in its dementia services. Jackie has over 30 years’ specialist dementia care experience as […]

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Sunrise Senior Living care home residents enjoy tea with Prime Minister Theresa May

Sunrise Senior Living care home residents enjoy tea with Prime Minister Theresa May

Residents from Sunrise Senior Living of Sonning care home had tea with Prime Minister, Theresa May, last Saturday, at a village party event in Charvil. Theresa May, who is MP for Maidenhead, was at the annual gathering of local senior citizens with husband Phillip, and spoke to residents while enjoying tea with sandwiches and delicious […]

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Eastbourne care home manager selected for prestigious programme at Kings College London

Eastbourne care home manager selected for prestigious programme at Kings College London

Sunrise Senior Living of Eastbourne’s General Manager, Fiona White, has been selected to complete the prestigious Older Person’s Fellowship (OPF) at King’s College London. As one of only thirty selected participants in the country, Fiona’s fellowship will focus on ‘quality improvement’, furthering the innovation and development of care championed by Sunrise Senior Living UK. The […]

4th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Sunrise Westbourne celebrates 11 years of care

Sunrise Westbourne celebrates 11 years of care

Residents, staff and local neighbours this week joined together at Sunrise Senior Living of Westbourne, on Poole Road, to celebrate its 11th birthday.   Amongst the many party guests was Mayor of Bournemouth, Councillor Edward Coope, and three Sunrise of Westbourne centenarians.   The guests celebrated with a special homemade cake, champagne, and enjoyed a […]

2nd March 2017 | By | Reply More
75-year-old Sunrise of Eastbourne resident reunited with his favourite football club

75-year-old Sunrise of Eastbourne resident reunited with his favourite football club

A life-long loyal Brighton and Hove Albion fan was given the opportunity by Sunrise Senior Living of Eastbourne to watch his beloved team play live once again – after he had to give up his season ticket due to ill health. Robin Fryer, who has been going to watch his team play since 1955, was […]

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NACC welcomes all Sunrise and Gracewell care homes

NACC welcomes all Sunrise and Gracewell care homes

Sunrise Senior Living and Gracewell Healthcare have become the first care providers to sign up all of their sites to the National Association of Care Catering (NACC). Sunrise, who acquired Gracewell in 2014, have committed all 45 of their UK-wide care homes to membership of the NACC, a body that champions high quality care catering […]

28th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Smooth Sunrise of Guildford employee up for national Health and Nutrition Award

Smooth Sunrise of Guildford employee up for national Health and Nutrition Award

Sunrise Senior Living of Guilford is celebrating the success of their Dining Services Coordinator Alan Simpson, after he was nominated in the PS100 Health and Nutrition category at the Cost Sector Catering Awards. The nomination recognises his extraordinary dedication to the health of Sunrise’s residents and the innovative methods he has been employing to ensure […]

22nd March 2016 | By | Reply More
Sunrise Senior Living of Southbourne Receives ‘Outstanding’ Rating by the CQC

Sunrise Senior Living of Southbourne Receives ‘Outstanding’ Rating by the CQC

Sunrise Senior Living of Southbourne has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and social care services in England. Just 1% of care homes have received this rating so far. The rating has been announced following an inspection in October 2015, and the report detailed how Sunrise of […]

21st March 2016 | By | Reply More
Sunrise Senior Living Team Create ‘Chain of Hope’ for Dementia Awareness

Sunrise Senior Living Team Create ‘Chain of Hope’ for Dementia Awareness

Staff, residents, and family members at Sunrise Senior Living, the specialist provider of residential, assisted living, and dementia care, recently communally crafted a ‘Chain of Hope’ to raise awareness of dementia.   The chain was made up of variously coloured posters on which participants wrote their personal thoughts and experiences about what dementia means to […]

22nd December 2015 | By | Reply More
‘No one Should Have No one’ as care communities open their doors to older people alone this Christmas

‘No one Should Have No one’ as care communities open their doors to older people alone this Christmas

  Inspired by the powerful message from Age UK which says ‘No one Should Have No one’ this Christmas, Sunrise and Gracewell are reaching out to older people in their local areas who previously had no one to spend Christmas with, and inviting them for lunch on 25th December.   Sunrise and Gracewell have communities […]

17th December 2015 | By | Reply More
Sunrise community tastes award success

Sunrise community tastes award success

Sunrise of Eastbourne is celebrating after gaining national recognition for the quality of its food. The senior living community and its Head Chef, Dean Haffenden, were recently named Care Establishment of the Year at the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Awards. Sunrise picked up the prize as a result of Dean and his team’s […]

15th December 2015 | By | Reply More
Head of Nutrition and Hydration Talks Allergy Management in Care Sector

Head of Nutrition and Hydration Talks Allergy Management in Care Sector

Sunrise Senior Living’s first ever Head of Nutrition and Hydration talks about her experience in the role and the challenges she faces particularly with regard to allergy management. With new laws around allergy management coming into force only last year, this is a critical area for the care sector to stay abreast of. ”Catering for people […]

9th December 2015 | By | Reply More
Sunrise kicks off #knitforwinter Campaign for Premature Babies

Sunrise kicks off #knitforwinter Campaign for Premature Babies

Sunrise Senior Living, a leading provider of senior care, has partnered with the charity First Touch on a campaign to knit woolly clothes for premature babies over the colder months. #knitforwinter will see residents and staff at Sunrise communities across the UK helping to keep these babies warm and toasty by hosting knitting circles and […]

2nd December 2015 | By | Reply More
Join Sunrise Senior Living this November and improve your understanding of dementia

Join Sunrise Senior Living this November and improve your understanding of dementia

Sunrise Senior Living is seeking to improve understanding of dementia across the UK and dispel the myths surrounding it. The specialist residential and dementia care provider is leading Resources to Remember, a national campaign which aims to transform the public’s outlook on dementia. Between 2nd and 8th November, a series of events across all 27 […]

23rd October 2015 | By | Reply More
Sunrise of Banstead’s big Bollywood birthday

Sunrise of Banstead’s big Bollywood birthday

Celebrity dancer Lionel Blair joined Sunrise of Banstead for the senior living community’s 10th birthday. The Bollywood-themed bash brought residents, their staff and families together to mark a hugely successful first decade for the senior living community. Although the weather was more Banstead than Bangalore, the rain didn’t dampen any spirits as everyone got in […]

11th August 2015 | By | Reply More
Leading US healthcare professional visits Sunrise Senior Living Communities

Leading US healthcare professional visits Sunrise Senior Living Communities

One of the leading figures from America’s care sector was in town last week as he visited Sunrise Senior Living Communities in Fleet and Bagshot. Mark Parkinson, President and Chief Executive of the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living, stopped by as part of a tour in which he took the […]

29th July 2015 | By | Reply More
Sunrise residents have it down to a fine art

Sunrise residents have it down to a fine art

As part of a campaign championing art for older people, a special collection of paintings, drawings and watercolours has been on display at every Sunrise Senior Living community across England and Wales.   The collection formed the centre piece of the Art of Sunrise campaign, which was officially launched at a gallery event in central […]

9th July 2015 | By | Reply More
First Gracewell Healthcare home opens since takeover

First Gracewell Healthcare home opens since takeover

Gracewell Healthcare has opened its first home since the operator was acquired by Sunrise Senior Living.   Oakwood House in Birmingham provides residential, nursing and dementia care for 70 residents.  The home, which is in the Edgbaston area of the city, has been created keeping the individual needs of older people in mind – each […]

27th May 2015 | By | Reply More
Christmas in a care home?-“We need to change perceptions of what life is like at a care home”

Christmas in a care home?-“We need to change perceptions of what life is like at a care home”

Poll shows three quarters of adults don’t want relatives in care over the Christmas holidays A poll from leading care provider, Sunrise Senior Living, shows nearly three quarters of adults in the UK (73%) would prefer their elderly relatives to be with them, rather than in a care home over the Christmas holidays; with two […]

7th January 2015 | By | Reply More
Sunrise Senior Living UK appoints first ever Head of Nutrition and Hydration

Sunrise Senior Living UK appoints first ever Head of Nutrition and Hydration

Sunrise Senior Living UK has today announced the appointment of its first ever Head of Nutrition and Hydration.   Sophie Murray, an award-winning nutritionist, recently joined the Sunrise team. Her appointment underlines Sunrise’s commitment to providing exceptional food and nutritional care.   A qualified nurse specialising in complex mental health conditions such as dementia, Sophie […]

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