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Cambridgeshire home rated 'outstanding'

Cambridgeshire home rated 'outstanding'

A care home in Cambridgeshire has been rated 'outstanding' following an unannounced inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Residents enjoy 'local' pub

Residents enjoy 'local' pub

Residents at MHA Abbey Park in Coventry can now enjoy a tipple down at their ‘local’, after the care home transformed one of its lounge areas into a traditional pub.
Show suites open at Henley Manor

Show suites open at Henley Manor

The show suites are now open at Henley Manor, a new 80-bed care home that will provide residential, nursing and dementia care and create over 100 jobs locally.
Funding extends digital record transfer

Funding extends digital record transfer

Funding from the NHS Digital Social Care Digital Innovation Programme is enabling care homes in Sutton and Merton to transfer care records to hospital electronically.
Six-year-old organises fundraiser

Six-year-old organises fundraiser

A six-year-old girl has raised money for the charity caring for her grandfather; Greta Thomas held a summer fundraiser at her home for The Royal Star & Garter Home in Surbiton, which is caring for grandfather Mark Farmer.
EF Group acquires Catercost

EF Group acquires Catercost

EF Group has announced the acquisition of menu planning, nutrition and allergen management service provider Catercost.
NACC awards finalists announced

NACC awards finalists announced

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has announced the finalists for the NACC Awards 2019.
Care sector ball gains support

Care sector ball gains support

The 2019 Care Sector Ball looks set to raise its target £250,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society and The Care Workers Charity, with over 50 different care sector organisations now signed up to support the annual event.
Churchfields unveils eco-garden

Churchfields unveils eco-garden

A care home in Oxfordshire has designed and built an eco-garden to encourage more wildlife to visit the home, following requests from nature loving residents.
Director of people appointed

Director of people appointed

The Royal Star & Garter Homes has appointed Kate Silver as director of people; she will start in her new role on 19 August, replacing director of human resources Siobhan Creighton, who is retiring after almost two decades with the charity.
Award winning home sold

Award winning home sold

Cartref Annwyl-Fan, an award winning nursing home in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, has been sold to Care Inn Limited in an off market transaction.
Residents learn about dental care

Residents learn about dental care

Residents from the Blossom Hill Care Home in Sunderland spent a morning with three dental nurses from the Bupa Dental Care practice in Wessington, to hear about caring for teeth as people get older.
Horley care home rated ‘outstanding’

Horley care home rated ‘outstanding’

Gracewell of Horley Park in Horley has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Stepnell completes luxury schemes

Stepnell completes luxury schemes

Construction firm Stepnell has delivered two £9 million ‘new generation’ luxury care homes in Bedfordshire.
Kickstart for birthday celebrations

Kickstart for birthday celebrations

To coincide with Ruddington Manor Care Centre in Wilford celebrating its first birthday, Ken Clarke visited the state-of-the-art care facility to kick start the celebrations.
Norfolk home rated 'outstanding'

Norfolk home rated 'outstanding'

A care home in Mundesley has been rated 'outstanding' following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
80-bed care home planned

80-bed care home planned

Octopus Real Estate has formally secured planning permission for a major care home development at Blythe Valley Park, Solihull.
Farm animals visit military home

Farm animals visit military home

Residents at The Royal Star & Garter Home in Surbiton have been visited by an array of farmyard animals.
New equipment provision guidelines

New equipment provision guidelines

An innovative package is enabling easy compliance with new guidance over the provision of equipment within care homes.
Residents’ wishes granted

Residents’ wishes granted

A specialist dementia care home in Oxfordshire has created a wellbeing plan to entertain residents and make their dreams and wishes come true.

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