RECENT NEWS

Dementia awareness programme

Dementia awareness programme

National Museums Liverpool, in partnership with the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) in the United States, has launched the US version of the award winning House of Memories dementia awareness programme to help Americans to live well with dementia.
Remembrance at Sunrise of Southbourne

Remembrance at Sunrise of Southbourne

Three residents at Sunrise of Southbourne on Belle Vue Road marked this year’s Remembrance Day by reminiscing about their time during the First World War.
New role at St Monica Trust

New role at St Monica Trust

Bristol-based charity, St Monica Trust is pleased to confirm the appointment of Kevin Hall as its new chief operating officer.
Hallmark shortlisted for national award

Hallmark shortlisted for national award

Hallmark Care Homes has been shortlisted in the ‘Residential Care’ category at the prestigious LaingBuisson Awards alongside nine noteworthy UK-based care providers.
Residents pay their respects

Residents pay their respects

With the nation marking 100 years since the First World War ended, residents at The Oaks, Aldwick House and Buxton Lodge care homes paid their respects for the fallen.
Hand knitted poppies on display

Hand knitted poppies on display

An overwhelming response by the community of Scarborough saw MHA Priceholme care home in Northstead decorated in over 1300 hand knitted poppies in the run up to Armistice Day.
Halloween fun at Richmond Nantwich

Halloween fun at Richmond Nantwich

With ages ranging from six months to 105 years old, the ‘Bring your children and grandchildren to work day’ at Richmond Nantwich was a feast of fun and laughter as the youngsters related to the residents and staff were invited to the retirement village to enjoy a day full of activities.
Residents experience virtual reality

Residents experience virtual reality

Virtual reality technology is introducing a brand new, exciting world to residents who live at Stokeleigh care home in Bristol.
Marking the Armistice centenary

Marking the Armistice centenary

Residents from The Royal Star & Garter Homes created poppies ahead of the Armistice centenary on 11 November.
Optalis staff make awards final

Optalis staff make awards final

Employees from social care provider, Optalis, were delighted to be named as finalists in three categories in the regional Great British Care Awards.
Quantum commemorates war centenary

Quantum commemorates war centenary

Twenty six Quantum Care homes for older people took part in this year’s First World War centenary commemorations by making their own tributes for the occasion.
Cutting edge design and adaptation

Cutting edge design and adaptation

The search to find the brightest and best innovations to help people with disabilities has been launched by a leading care provider.
Dementia therapy service launched

Dementia therapy service launched

On 22 November at 2.30pm, Jackie Pool, director of memory care at Sunrise of Eastbourne care home, will be launching an exciting cognitive rehabilitation and therapy service for residents.
Work begins on Leicester home

Work begins on Leicester home

York-based DWA Architects has just started work on a new 30-bedroom care site in Leicester, in the grounds of an existing care facility.
Resident reaches 105 years

Resident reaches 105 years

The First World War hadn’t yet begun when Lena Arger was born and she has just celebrated her 105th birthday!
Hull home scoops garden award

Hull home scoops garden award

Residents and staff at a Hull care home are feeling blooming marvellous after scooping a gardening award thanks to their green fingers.
Borough Care launches new website

Borough Care launches new website

Borough Care has created a new website that reflects the company’s ‘Life in Colour’ values.
Alpaca adventure at Southampton home

Alpaca adventure at Southampton home

Woodlands House in Southampton excitedly welcomed two Alpacas to meet and greet the residents.
CQC proposes regulatory fees

CQC proposes regulatory fees

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its consultation on the fees that it proposes to charge providers in 2019/20.
Resident celebrates reaching 102

Resident celebrates reaching 102

Friends and family gathered at The Royal Star & Garter Homes in Surbiton to celebrate the 102nd birthday of Marjorie ‘Johnnie’ Steiner.

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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