RECENT NEWS

Council and home amend policies

Council and home amend policies

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and Moreland House care home have agreed to change their charging policies after a resident paid too much for her care, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has said.
Transformation benefits residents

Transformation benefits residents

A dementia unit at a south Shropshire care home has undergone an innovative transformation to provide a more stimulating environment for residents.
Fairmile Grange gets ‘good’ rating

Fairmile Grange gets ‘good’ rating

Fairmile Grange is celebrating after being awarded a ‘good’ overall rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Melissa Kershaw joins Miele

Melissa Kershaw joins Miele

The Professional Division of Miele has appointed Melissa Kershaw as senior marketing manager in the UK.
Coventry home sold to new entrant

Coventry home sold to new entrant

Belvedere Park Nursing Home, Coventry, which is registered for 25 service users within the categories of nursing and mild dementia care, has been sold on behalf of Lawrence and Chinyere Anyanwu.
Audley raises £15,000 for charity

Audley raises £15,000 for charity

Audley Group has raised an incredible £15,000 for The Dove Ward at the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Charitable Fund.
Top marks for RMBI Care

Top marks for RMBI Care

RMBI Care Co has received top marks in a nationwide survey of care home residents; the results showed that 95 per cent of residents living in an RMBI home said that they were satisfied with the overall standard of care.
Outstanding result for Briardene

Outstanding result for Briardene

Staff and residents at Briardene Care Home in Billingham, Durham are celebrating their recent Care Quality Commission inspection rating; they scored an overall ‘outstanding’ for being a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led service.
Home reaches 'topping out' stage

Home reaches 'topping out' stage

A new care home development in Eastbourne celebrated a major milestone with a recent topping out ceremony.
NHS honours HC-One campaign

NHS honours HC-One campaign

Staff and residents are in high spirits after HC-One scooped the Best Flu Fighter Care Campaign at the annual NHS Flu Fighter Awards.
Marking 100 years in business

Marking 100 years in business

Altro is celebrating 100 years in business; founded in 1919 by a small group of individuals with a big idea, the company now has more than 900 employees globally, with a heritage of innovation including inventing safety flooring, developing a hygienic walls system and creating the world’s first adhesive free safety floor.
Dulux recognised in dementia care

Dulux recognised in dementia care

Dulux Trade has been awarded the prestigious Exceptional Contribution to Dementia Care Award at the Dementia, Care and Nursing Home Expo Awards 2019.
Easter rocks at Runwood Homes

Easter rocks at Runwood Homes

Runwood Homes has organised an egg-citing Easter competition for a selection of its care homes and their local communities, from 8 to 21 April.
Family donates hand made game

Family donates hand made game

Staff and residents at South Haven Lodge in Woolston, Southampton are paying tribute to former resident Pamela O’Neill, who passed away in 2018.
Sale of home to regional operator

Sale of home to regional operator

Arbory Residential Home, a well established and highly regarded care home in Andover, Hampshire has been sold.
Staffordshire home rated 'outstanding'

Staffordshire home rated 'outstanding'

A care home in Staffordshire has been rated 'outstanding' following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Fundraisers prepare for marathon

Fundraisers prepare for marathon

The relatives of two former residents and a Royal Navy Commando are running the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise money for The Royal Star & Garter Homes.
Two MHA homes rated 'outstanding'

Two MHA homes rated 'outstanding'

Two MHA care homes have been classed as ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission, bringing the number of homes with the top class of care at the older person’s charity to six.
Bruce Lodge extension underway

Bruce Lodge extension underway

Work has started on an extension to Borough Care’s Bruce Lodge residential home for older people in Offerton, Stockport.
Home names floors after local heroes

Home names floors after local heroes

The names of military heroes set to be immortalised at The Royal Star & Garter Home in High Wycombe have been announced, days before the first residents are welcomed.

Upcoming Events

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

International Masterclass on Dementia Care, Design & Ageing

Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling
14-15 May 2019

Let’s Be Crystal Clear: Taking care of your health and safety

Hallmark Hotel, Llyndir Hall, Llyndir Lane, Rossett
15 May 2019

The Residential & Home Care Show 2019

ExCeL London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL
26-27 June 2019

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