RECENT NEWS

Walden Care continues growth

Walden Care continues growth

Walden Care has purchased two operating care homes and also has a funding facility in place to refurbish its existing units and purchase one turnkey home.
Fundraising campaign hits target

Fundraising campaign hits target

When staff and residents at Stocks Hall Mawdesley Care Home in Lancashire had the idea of opening a Christmas craft stall in the reception area to raise funds for a life saving defibrillator, little did they know how popular it would be and that they would raise over £1000!
Fairs, Father Christmas and friends

Fairs, Father Christmas and friends

Care UK teams and residents have been busy creating, decorating and celebrating with friends, family and the community as the festive season was celebrated throughout its 120 homes nationwide.
Staff and residents celebrate rating

Staff and residents celebrate rating

Staff and residents at West Oak Care Home in Wokingham, Berkshire, are celebrating their recent Care Quality Commission inspection rating, where they scored an overall ‘outstanding’ after being reviewed for a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led service.
Jubilee Court hosts community event

Jubilee Court hosts community event

Staff and residents at Jubilee Court care home in Stevenage spread some Christmas spirit as they hosted a free Christmas lunch for elderly people across Hertfordshire.
Resident celebrates 103rd birthday

Resident celebrates 103rd birthday

A Bagpiper and Irish dancers descended on HC-One’s Newlands care home in Stockport recently to mark the 103rd birthday of resident, Margaret Mair.
New care home in Doonfoot in Ayrshire

New care home in Doonfoot in Ayrshire

Following a competitive tender, the contracts division of Mactaggart & Mickel has signed a contract with leading care home provider Meallmore Ltd to build a 52-bed, two storey care home set within landscaped grounds.
Westhorpe Hall in Suffolk sold

Westhorpe Hall in Suffolk sold

Three Arches Care Limited, trading as Westhorpe Hall Rest Home, a well established and highly regarded care home situated near Stowmarket, Suffolk has been sold.
Essex care home rated 'outstanding'

Essex care home rated 'outstanding'

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Mountfitchet House care home in Stansted, Essex, to be 'outstanding' following an inspection in September last year.
Springhill home earns upgrade

Springhill home earns upgrade

A ‘vastly improved’ care home in Kilmarnock has cause for celebration after receiving rating upgrades from the Care Inspectorate.
Ascom wins ‘outstanding’ contract

Ascom wins ‘outstanding’ contract

Healthcare technology provider Ascom has landed a major contract to help improve the safety and care of vulnerable residents at an ‘outstanding’ UK care home.
Children bring Christmas cheer

Children bring Christmas cheer

Pupils at Cramond Primary School delivered Christmas presents to people living with dementia and their carers as part of a local gift appeal for the elderly.
RMBI Care home rated 'outstanding'

RMBI Care home rated 'outstanding'

RMBI home, Prince Michael of Kent Court in Watford, has received an overall rating of 'outstanding' following a recent inspection by The Care Quality Commission.
Green light for Sarisbury Green home

Green light for Sarisbury Green home

Proposals for a new 75-bed care home in Sarisbury Green have been given the go ahead by Fareham Borough Council.
Work progresses at Candle Court

Work progresses at Candle Court

DWA Architects is helping to breath new life into a vacant care home site that will see it transformed and extended into a modern 86-bedroom care facility.
Residents get into the festive spirit

Residents get into the festive spirit

Borough Care residents and their families got into the festive spirit at a Christmas tea dance, held at Offerton Community Centre.
ICO takes action against care homes

ICO takes action against care homes

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has begun formal enforcement action against care homes that have failed to pay the data protection fee.
Celebrations at MHA Fitzwarren House

Celebrations at MHA Fitzwarren House

Staff and residents at MHA Fitzwarren House are celebrating after inspectors declared the care and support provided by the home to be ‘outstanding’.
Work begins on Hallmark development

Work begins on Hallmark development

Work has begun on the construction of a ground-breaking 55 bed assisted living development and a 77 bed care home, which will provide residential and dementia care.
Braintree homes win awards

Braintree homes win awards

A passion for providing delicious and nutritious food and a varied programme of activities to promote wellbeing has won awards for two Braintree care homes.

Upcoming Events

Innovative Care Exhibition

Westpoint Centre, Exeter, EX5 1DJ
13 March 2019

The Future of Care Conference

The King’s Fund, No. 11 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN
19 March 2019

The Cleaning Show 2019

Excel, London
19-21 March 2019

Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo 2019

NEC, Birmingham
26-27 March 2019

Care Roadshow Glasgow

Hampden Park Stadium,Letherby Drive, Glasgow, G42 9BA
30 April 2019

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