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Hessle home welcomes new manager

Hessle home welcomes new manager

An East Yorkshire based care home, which specialises in dementia care, has appointed a new manager who has over 25 years of care experience.
Care UK achieves fourth 'outstanding'

Care UK achieves fourth 'outstanding'

Perry Manor care home in Worcestershire has become the fourth Care UK home to secure an 'outstanding' rating from the Care Quality Commission.
Gracewell celebrates grand opening

Gracewell celebrates grand opening

The red carpet was rolled out for the grand opening of new care home, Gracewell of Ascot, early in October.
Wokingham home celebrates

Wokingham home celebrates

Staff and residents at an Optalis care home in Wokingham have been celebrating with a tea party following a ‘good’ CQC inspection.
Hallmark shortlisted for dementia awards

Hallmark shortlisted for dementia awards

Hallmark Care Homes has been shortlisted for two prestigious Dementia Care Awards.
Barchester celebrates staff and volunteers

Barchester celebrates staff and volunteers

Barchester Healthcare recognised and rewarded the best of its employees at the Barchester Care Awards 2018 in Manchester at The Midland Hotel early in October.
Increase in alternative home funding

Increase in alternative home funding

In anticipation of the forthcoming green paper on older people and parallel programme (England), independent funder Henry Howard Finance has reported an increase in care home owners looking to take advantage of a growing and more diverse customer base by investing in new facilities or better experiences.
Managers go from ‘good to great’

Managers go from ‘good to great’

A leading Scottish care provider is paving the way for excellence in care home management thanks to its introduction of an exclusive leadership initiative.
Garden centre donates tulip bulbs

Garden centre donates tulip bulbs

The stunning garden at The Royal Star & Garter Homes in Surbiton will be bursting with even more colour after the home was given 1000 tulip bulbs.
£13m Hallmark home opens

£13m Hallmark home opens

Professional dancer, Ian Waite was the guest of honour recently at the opening of a new £13m Hallmark care home in Girton, Cambridge.
Helping older people feel less lonely

Helping older people feel less lonely

Age UK and the Masonic Charitable Foundation have joined forces to launch a new, three year programme to help older people feel less lonely and get the most out of life.
Stockport care worker raises £1175

Stockport care worker raises £1175

A clinical trainer for Barchester Healthcare from Stockport, Cheshire, put the ‘fun’ into ‘fundraising’ when she took on the Ironman race in Barcelona on the 7 October, completing it in 14 hours, 35 minutes and 26 seconds and raising £1,175 for Barchester’s Charitable Foundation and Macmillan Cancer Support..
Council celebrates ‘outstanding’ home

Council celebrates ‘outstanding’ home

MHA Starr Hills care home manager Annette Williams and activity co-ordinator Camille Cutler were some of the guests of honour when Lancashire County Council held a celebration lunch to mark the ‘outstanding’ care services in the county.
Hull home hosts miniature funfair

Hull home hosts miniature funfair

Hull care home residents enjoyed all the fun of the fair during their own event, which rivalled the city’s annual show.
Hosting Mind And Natter Day

Hosting Mind And Natter Day

Borough Care held a Mind and Natter Day for staff at each of its 11 homes, to coincide with World Mental Health Day.
£6 million home refurbishment

£6 million home refurbishment

Runwood Homes Senior Living has invested £6 million in rebuilding former Warwickshire County Council owned care home, Four Acres, turning it into a modernised and expanded version of the former residential care setting, completed to a favourably high specification and now open to new admissions.
Surrey home sails towards success

Surrey home sails towards success

Banstead-based maritime care charity the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society is celebrating being shortlisted for six care awards in just one week.
Wish comes true for resident

Wish comes true for resident

The team at Davers Court care home in Suffolk really did reach for the stars to make the wish of one resident come true.
Charity bowling match for veterans

Charity bowling match for veterans

Staff at Toad Hall Nurseries in Chessington and Walton-on-Thames have held a charity tenpin bowling match to raise money for veterans’ charity The Royal Star & Garter Homes.
Baycroft Great Baddow reaches top spot

Baycroft Great Baddow reaches top spot

Baycroft Great Baddow has reached the number one spot in the carehome.co.uk ratings within the first 12 months of opening.

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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