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Bocking care homes’ awards success

Bocking care homes’ awards success

The team at The New Deanery and St Mary’s Court residential care homes in Braintree are celebrating after being shortlisted for 12 national and regional care awards.
Study to examine end of life care

Study to examine end of life care

Loros Hospice, in partnership with Leicester’s Hospitals, has announced an important new research study into how health professionals can improve care for people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities at the end of life.
Easy Living purchases Tiverton home

Easy Living purchases Tiverton home

Margaret Allen House, a residential care home for older people in the town of Tiverton, Devon, has been sold on behalf of Guinness Care to Easy Living Limited, a local care provider.
Octopus to fund care development

Octopus to fund care development

Octopus Healthcare is delighted to announce the completion of a new deal to fund the construction of a 64 bedroom care home in Fulford, York.
Activities manager shortlisted for award

Activities manager shortlisted for award

The Royal Star & Garter Homes’ Raquel Pena Aristizabal has been announced as a finalist at The National Care Awards; the activities and volunteers manager at the charity’s Surbiton home has been shortlisted in the Care Activities Co-ordinator / Facilitator category.
Cornerstone acquires specialist homes

Cornerstone acquires specialist homes

The newly formed Cornerstone Healthcare Group Ltd has acquired family run Hampshire care homes, South Africa Lodge and Kitnocks House from Dr Oliver Sargent and his family who have run them since 1998.
Baroness Barker to be NACC patron

Baroness Barker to be NACC patron

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has announced that Baroness Liz Barker is to become its patron.
Barchester breaks new ground

Barchester breaks new ground

National care provider, Barchester Healthcare, has marked the start of its newest care home builds at three new sites around the country.
Baycroft is named awards finalist

Baycroft is named awards finalist

Baycroft has been named a finalist in the Residential Care Provider of the Year category at this year’s LaingBuisson Awards.
Health secretary praises innovation

Health secretary praises innovation

Matt Hancock, the new secretary of state for health and social care, has praised St Monica Trust’s innovative approach to care during a visit to Westbury Fields retirement village.
Dancing for World Alzheimer’s Day

Dancing for World Alzheimer’s Day

Gary Edwards, presenter of US series Dancing with the Stars and the Arthur Murray Dance Troop, will support people living with Alzheimer’s in advance of World Alzheimer’s Day.
MHA Stratton House wins award

MHA Stratton House wins award

MHA Stratton House Care Home has been presented with a Police Crime Commissioner’s Award, with "outstanding achievement" and "an inspiration to the community" just some of the praise heaped on the staff.
Borough Care supports Macmillan

Borough Care supports Macmillan

Borough Care is supporting the Macmillan Cancer Support World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 28 September.
Bertinaley Care enters administration

Bertinaley Care enters administration

Bertinaley Care Limited, which owns and operates four care homes in Hamilton, Largs, Dundee and Surrey, providing residential care, nursing care and respite care for up to 68 residents, has entered administration.
Residents celebrate first anniversary

Residents celebrate first anniversary

To celebrate its first anniversary, The Hamptons Care Centre, located off Heyhouses Lane in Lytham St Annes, hosted a spectacular party for residents and their relatives, as well as staff.
Staff complete 13 mile charity run

Staff complete 13 mile charity run

Staff from various Barchester Healthcare care homes throughout the UK put the ‘fun’ into ‘fundraising’ by participating in the Great North Run, the annual half marathon between Newcastle and South Shields on 9 September.
New sensory garden unveiled

New sensory garden unveiled

Malden House in Sidmouth has proudly unveiled a new sensory garden for residents and guests to enjoy.
Glasgow home appoints new manager

Glasgow home appoints new manager

A Newton Mearns care home has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new manager, who brings over 25 years of experience in nursing care.
New dementia wing at Hall Grange

New dementia wing at Hall Grange

A new dementia wing at MHA Hall Grange care home in Croydon will be officially declared open during an open day at the home on Thursday 13 September.
Staff go above and beyond to raise funds

Staff go above and beyond to raise funds

Care workers came together and walked as part of a campaign to provide care home residents with the highest quality of life.

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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