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Norfolk home rated 'outstanding'

Norfolk home rated 'outstanding'

Wymondham care home, Windmill House, has achieved an ‘outstanding’ status following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.
Barchester is design award finalist

Barchester is design award finalist

Barchester Healthcare has made it through to the final stages of the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards for the design of The Spires Care Home in Lichfield, which opened in 2018.
Home fined after resident dies

Home fined after resident dies

A family-run care home has been sentenced after a resident fell down a set of stairs and later died as a result.
Long serving staff member retires

Long serving staff member retires

The Royal Star & Garter Homes has bid farewell to its longest serving member of staff; health care assistant Barry Maunder has retired after 45 years with the charity, which cares for ex-servicemen and women and their partners living with disability or dementia.
Home manager makes finals

Home manager makes finals

The home manager of a Worcester care home has reached the finals of this year’s British Journal of Nursing (BNJ) Awards, designed to recognise the very highest levels of nursing in the country.
Low Furlong creates tea blend

Low Furlong creates tea blend

Residents at Low Furlong residential care home in Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, enjoyed a professional tea blending session during which they created their own bespoke tea, aptly named the Low Furlong blend.
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.

Upcoming Events

Innovative Care Exhibition

Westpoint Centre, Exeter, EX5 1DJ
13 March 2019

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

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