RECENT NEWS

Outstanding contribution to care

Outstanding contribution to care

Dr Pete Calveley, CEO of Barchester Healthcare, was recently awarded the prestigious 'Outstanding Contribution to Care' award at the 2018 Laing Buisson Awards, which were held in the spectacular ballroom at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.
Gracewell appoints ‘resident ambassadors’

Gracewell appoints ‘resident ambassadors’

Gracewell of Frome, on Welshmill Lane, has selected two residents to take on the very special role of ‘resident ambassador’ at the home.
Home partners with children’s hospice

Home partners with children’s hospice

Sunrise of Edgbaston on Church Road, is working with West Midlands-based charity Acorns Children’s Hospice, to support its mission of providing a network of care for children with life limiting and life threatening conditions.
Memory walk fundraising success

Memory walk fundraising success

Staff from luxury care home Wetherby Manor in Wetherby have raised a fantastic £1500 for the Alzheimer's Society by taking part in three of the charity's Memory Walks.
Celebrating 30 years of success

Celebrating 30 years of success

Cheltenham business PKL Group celebrated its 30th anniversary this week with a look back at its big successes over the past three decades and a look forward to the next 30 years too.
Bethel House celebrates CQC rating

Bethel House celebrates CQC rating

Hampshire-based care provider, Hartford Care, is delighted to announced that Bethel House care home has received an overall ‘good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Octopus acquires four new homes

Octopus acquires four new homes

Octopus Healthcare has completed a record deal valued at over £60 million with New Care, part of McGoff Group, to acquire four new care homes across the Midlands and North West regions.
Leicester home rated 'outstanding'

Leicester home rated 'outstanding'

RMBI home, Devonshire Court in Oadby, has received an overall rating of 'outstanding' following a recent inspection by he Care Quality Commission (CQC).
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.

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