RECENT NEWS

Hallmark home reaches milestone

Hallmark home reaches milestone

Henley Manor, Hallmark Care Homes' new 80 bed care facility in Henley on Thames has reached a major milestone in its construction.
Home displays revered artist’s work

Home displays revered artist’s work

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum and Nightingale Hammerson have announced the first long-term loan of an important work from the Ben Uri collection to a non-museum location.
Dementia champion appointed

Dementia champion appointed

St Mary’s Court Care Home in Bocking, near Braintree, has invested in a brand new job role to support people emotionally, physically and socially.
Orchard Care takes on Snowdon

Orchard Care takes on Snowdon

Employees from Orchard Care Homes have gone above and beyond to raise money for a leading industry charity by climbing the highest mountain in Wales.
Two new homes near completion

Two new homes near completion

Two of the eight new Care UK homes due to open in the next 12 months have reached important milestones in their construction calendars.
LNT Care plans 66-bed home

LNT Care plans 66-bed home

LNT Care Developments has put forward proposals to Gedling Borough Council to build a 66-bedroom care home for those with residential and dementia care needs, as part of a wider 20-acre site at Teal Park which is being developed by Warwick-based AC Lloyd in conjunction with Henry Davidson Developments (HDD).
Role of reminiscence highlighted

Role of reminiscence highlighted

Care homes from across the UK are being invited to take part in the #GladtoCare competition, which is designed to capture residents’ favourite memories and is being run by Person Centred Software with support from InteractiveMe and Sporting Memories.
Home hosts 'tea & tech' event

Home hosts 'tea & tech' event

Quantum Care hosted a 'tea & tech' event at Anson Court in Welwyn Garden City to teach older people in the local community how to safely use the internet, increase their digital skills and encourage greater independence.
Retirement community in County Down

Retirement community in County Down

One of Northern Ireland’s oldest charities, Belfast Central Mission, plans to develop Northern Ireland’s first continuing care retirement community (CCRC) on a six acre site it owns near Millisle in County Down.
Orchard Care give activities Oomph!

Orchard Care give activities Oomph!

Orchard Care Homes is pulling out all the stops to create fun, engaging and inclusive activities for its residents.
Survey shows community benefits

Survey shows community benefits

The largest and most in-depth poll ever conducted of UK retirement community residents and prospective residents has found that people who live in retirement communities have healthier, more active, more social, more secure and happier lives.
New owner for Brixham homes

New owner for Brixham homes

Hill House Nursing Home and Three Corners Nursing Home, both situated on the outskirts of the popular South Devon harbour town of Brixham, have been sold to Codess Sociale.
Technology alleviates paperwork

Technology alleviates paperwork

CHS Group, the Cambridgeshire charitable housing association and social enterprise, has introduced Nourish, an electronic care management platform, to three of its residential care homes - Alex Wood House and Langdon House in Cambridge and Vera James House in Ely.
New Liberty Protection Safeguards

New Liberty Protection Safeguards

Care England has disseminated a paper to its members outlining the changes in Liberty Protection Safeguards encompassing the process and timings of the changes to the legal framework and practice and how the sector can prepare for the LPS.
Family fun at summer fete

Family fun at summer fete

Hundreds of visitors enjoyed music, food and shopping at The Royal Star & Garter Homes’ Summer Fete in Surbiton on Saturday 29 June.
Clean sweep for Orchard Care Homes

Clean sweep for Orchard Care Homes

Orchard Care Homes is celebrating after achieving an outstanding five star food hygiene rating across all 39 of its care homes.
Provider shows support for care badge

Provider shows support for care badge

Scarborough care provider Saint Cecilia’s is backing a new campaign aimed at raising the profile of those who look after older and vulnerable people.
Role of dog officially recognised

Role of dog officially recognised

RMBI Care Co home, Cadogan Court in Exeter, has recognised the contribution of its furriest staff member - Molly the dog - by giving her an official job title and certificate.
Quantum welcomes Elizabeth House

Quantum welcomes Elizabeth House

Hertfordshire care provider Quantum Care has welcomed Elizabeth House care home in Panshanger to the family with a celebration event for residents, staff and volunteers.
Yorkshire home sold to GH Group

Yorkshire home sold to GH Group

Morris Grange Nursing Home in Middleton Tyas, Richmond, North Yorkshire, has been sold to GH Group, an experienced, local operator in the sector.

Upcoming Events

National Health and Safety Conference for Social Care

Hellidon Lakes, Golf and Spa Hotel, Hellidon Lakes, Hellidon, Daventry, Northamptonshire
11-12 September

Infection Prevention 2019

ACC, Liverpool
22 - 24 September 2019

Care Show 2019

Hall 3, NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT
9-10 October 2019

Future of Care Conference Leeds

The Hilton Leeds City Hotel, Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4BX
15 October 2019

Care Roadshow Cardiff

Cardiff City Stadium, Sytner Suite, Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ
5 November 2019

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