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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.
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..

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