RECENT NEWS

Kingston home rated 'outstanding'

Kingston home rated 'outstanding'

Coombe Hill Manor care home in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames has been rated 'outstanding' overall by the Care Quality Commission.
CHS celebrates long service

CHS celebrates long service

The team at Langdon House care home in Chesterton, Cambridge bid farewell to CHS Group’s longest serving employee Jean Woor with a celebratory tea party.
Residents enjoy Indian dance

Residents enjoy Indian dance

Staff and residents at Brook House Nursing Home in Wembley recently enjoyed an Indian dance performance by local dancers visiting from the Sai Temple.
Coffee shop and boutique open

Coffee shop and boutique open

Gracewell of Newbury has opened the doors to its brand new Memory Care coffee shop and boutique.
Bake off raises funds

Bake off raises funds

Audley Group has raised over £1700 in a village-wide ‘bake off’ for the Dove Ward, Great Western Hospital; the event was part of a larger fund raising drive to support Audley’s care director, Joanna Lander, who is being treated for leukaemia at the ward.
CMA launches court action

CMA launches court action

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued court proceedings against Care UK after it refused to refund residents who had to pay a compulsory upfront fee.
Great Oaks welcomes manager

Great Oaks welcomes manager

Registered nurse Sara Muslin has joined the team at Great Oaks in Bournemouth as care home manager.
Mayor celebrates home service

Mayor celebrates home service

Staff and residents at a care home in Lincoln were joined by the mayor to celebrate the launch of a new home care service.
New training division to launch

New training division to launch

Paterson Health & Social Care and Paterson Training have added the Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo to a growing list of events it will be attending in 2019.
Silverline invests in the future

Silverline invests in the future

Silverline Care, a residential care provider for the elderly that operates six nursing homes across Scotland and two nursing homes across Yorkshire, has appointed two regional operations managers to look after its Scottish and Yorkshire homes.
Charity thanks staff with awards

Charity thanks staff with awards

Dedicated staff at The Royal Star & Garter Homes have been recognised at a long service awards ceremony.
Premium living and care model

Premium living and care model

Cowan Architects has partnered with Harrison to develop a new, fresh approach with a UK first in bespoke models for the five star, premium and collaborative retirement living sector.
The big garden birdwatch

The big garden birdwatch

Residents at an HC-One care home in Stockport dusted off their binoculars last weekend to celebrate 40 years of the Big Garden Birdwatch.
Plans to extend Surrey home

Plans to extend Surrey home

DWA Architects has submitted a planning application to Waverley District Council to extend a specialist dementia facility at Langham Court on the outskirts of Hindhead, Surrey.
Key construction stage marked

Key construction stage marked

Representatives from construction contractor Stepnell, care home provider Baycroft (part of One Housing) and care home developer Frontier gathered to celebrate a ‘high point’ in the construction of two new state-of the-art Bedfordshire care homes.
Queens Manor home unveiled

Queens Manor home unveiled

Care home staff and guests were delighted when Frank Ross, Edinburgh's right honourable lord provost, officially opened Queens Manor on Queensferry Road by unveiling a plaque at a recent opening ceremony at the home.
CQC appoints new chief inspector

CQC appoints new chief inspector

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has appointed Kate Terroni as chief inspector of adult social care (ASC). Kate is due to start the role in May, taking over from Debbie Westhead who has been interim chief inspector since Andrea Sutcliffe’s departure in December last year.
Belmont continues growth

Belmont continues growth

Care service provider, Belmont Healthcare, has completed the acquisition of Haslington Lodge care home in Greenhithe, Kent, worth in excess of £2 million.
Sunrise nominated for award

Sunrise nominated for award

Sunrise Senior Living UK has been nominated for a prize at the Employee Wellbeing Awards 2019.
New friendships forged

New friendships forged

Inspired by Channel 4's 'Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds', Stocks Hall Care Home in Mawdesley, Lancashire recently welcomed children from a nearby primary school for a fun filled morning.

Upcoming Events

The Future of Care Conference

The King’s Fund, No. 11 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN
19 March 2019

The Cleaning Show 2019

Excel, London
19-21 March 2019

Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo 2019

NEC, Birmingham
26-27 March 2019

Care Roadshow Glasgow

Hampden Park Stadium,Letherby Drive, Glasgow, G42 9BA
30 April 2019

Care Roadshow Liverpool

Aintree Racecourse, The Golden Miller Suite, Earl of Derby Stand, Ormskirk Road, Aintree, Liverpool, L9 5AS
14 May 2019

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