RECENT NEWS

Masterchef winner opens kitchen

Masterchef winner opens kitchen

Masterchef winner, renowned food writer and novelist, Sue Lawrence, has officially opened the new £160,000 state-of-the-art kitchen facility at St Raphael’s care home in Edinburgh.
Cupcake fundraiser for Alzheimer’s

Cupcake fundraiser for Alzheimer’s

Borough Care has been raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society by participating in the charity’s Cupcake Day.
Caring Group recognises excellence

Caring Group recognises excellence

Industry leading residential care and supported living provider, Caring Homes Group, has celebrated its 25th year in business by recognising its most outstanding colleagues and teams within its 5700-strong workforce.
Farehaven Lodge Care Home sold

Farehaven Lodge Care Home sold

Farehaven Lodge Care Home, a well established care home situated in Fareham, Hampshire, has been sold to first time buyers with experience in the care sector.
Two state-of-the-art homes planned

Two state-of-the-art homes planned

Octopus Real Estate, part of the Octopus Group and a leading investor in healthcare facilities throughout the UK, has completed three development transactions, with two sales and one acquisition.
Barchester previews Mortain Place

Barchester previews Mortain Place

Newly appointed general manager, Lesley Standing, recently unveiled the new marketing suite at Barchester Healthcare’s luxury care home in Eastbourne, Mortain Place, where she cut the ribbon to open the completed part of the home with an enormous pair of scissors.
Third phase in village construction

Third phase in village construction

Audley Chalfont Dene, the luxury retirement village based in Chalfont St Peter, officially broke ground on the third phase of properties on Monday 17 June at a VIP reception attended by Rt Hon Dame Cheryl Gillan MP for Chesham and Amersham, owners and people from the local community.
Home celebrates 10th birthday

Home celebrates 10th birthday

Residents and staff at Stockton-on-Tees care home, MHA Reuben Manor, enjoyed a fun-filled day on Friday 14 June as they celebrated the home’s 10th anniversary since opening its doors back in 2009.
Ardale opens first nursing home

Ardale opens first nursing home

Ardale, a new name to the residential and nursing care sector have named Oakham Grange as its first home. The £9 million bespoke 60 bed new build home is scheduled to open in early 2020, creating 200 new jobs.
Home becomes centre of excellence

Home becomes centre of excellence

The Royal Star & Garter Home in Solihull has become a Teaching Care Home after staff completed a one year course.
Health and safety award for provider

Health and safety award for provider

Barchester Healthcare is celebrating after receiving a prestigious healthcare services industry sector award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
Belmont View rated 'outstanding'

Belmont View rated 'outstanding'

Staff and residents at Belmont View care home in Hertford are in high spirits following a recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection, which rated the care home as ‘outstanding’.
Executive chef stars in TV series

Executive chef stars in TV series

Matt Dodge, executive chef at dementia specialist care home Chelsea Court Place, features in the inspiring new series The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes, airing from 12 June at 9pm.
Stepnell to deliver luxury care facility

Stepnell to deliver luxury care facility

Stepnell has been awarded a £12 million contract to deliver a new luxury care facility in Eastcote, Solihull, featuring 84 rooms and apartments.
Perthshire home on the market

Perthshire home on the market

Following the current owner and manager’s decision to retire after 27 years, Glenhelenbank Residential Care Home in Luncarty, Perthshire, is now on the market.
Barchester Healthcare honours carers

Barchester Healthcare honours carers

Barchester Healthcare has paid special tribute to carers throughout the company for National Carers Week, thanking them for their dedication to the residents and patients they care for.
Staff in pyjamas go viral

Staff in pyjamas go viral

A Facebook post about how night staff at Allithwaite care home wear pyjamas for the benefit of residents with dementia went viral reaching 13 million people in just seven days.
Groveland Park home rated 'outstanding'

Groveland Park home rated 'outstanding'

Groveland Park Care Home in Bexleyheath, in the London borough of Bexley, has been rated 'outstanding' overall by the Care Quality Commission; previously it was rated 'good'.
Mayor joins 'topping out' celebration

Mayor joins 'topping out' celebration

A multi-million pound Bracknell care home has marked its latest construction milestone; the Mayor of the Borough of Bracknell Forest, Councillor Alvin Finch, joined the Care UK team and representatives from Hamberley Development Ltd and Lawrence Baker, for a ‘topping out’ ceremony at Bickerton House in Bracknell.
Resident returns to South Ormsby Hall

Resident returns to South Ormsby Hall

MHA Stones Place care home resident, Kathleen Brown, has made a special birthday trip back to Lincolnshire country home, South Ormsby Hall, nearly 80 years after she worked there as a housemaid.

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