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Council celebrates ‘outstanding’ home

Council celebrates ‘outstanding’ home

MHA Starr Hills care home manager Annette Williams and activity co-ordinator Camille Cutler were some of the guests of honour when Lancashire County Council held a celebration lunch to mark the ‘outstanding’ care services in the county.
Hull home hosts miniature funfair

Hull home hosts miniature funfair

Hull care home residents enjoyed all the fun of the fair during their own event, which rivalled the city’s annual show.
Hosting Mind And Natter Day

Hosting Mind And Natter Day

Borough Care held a Mind and Natter Day for staff at each of its 11 homes, to coincide with World Mental Health Day.
£6 million home refurbishment

£6 million home refurbishment

Runwood Homes Senior Living has invested £6 million in rebuilding former Warwickshire County Council owned care home, Four Acres, turning it into a modernised and expanded version of the former residential care setting, completed to a favourably high specification and now open to new admissions.
Surrey home sails towards success

Surrey home sails towards success

Banstead-based maritime care charity the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society is celebrating being shortlisted for six care awards in just one week.
Wish comes true for resident

Wish comes true for resident

The team at Davers Court care home in Suffolk really did reach for the stars to make the wish of one resident come true.
Charity bowling match for veterans

Charity bowling match for veterans

Staff at Toad Hall Nurseries in Chessington and Walton-on-Thames have held a charity tenpin bowling match to raise money for veterans’ charity The Royal Star & Garter Homes.
Baycroft Great Baddow reaches top spot

Baycroft Great Baddow reaches top spot

Baycroft Great Baddow has reached the number one spot in the carehome.co.uk ratings within the first 12 months of opening.
Devon home sold to first time entrant

Devon home sold to first time entrant

The Croft, a residential care home situated just outside of Newton Abbot, Devon, has been sold to first time entrants to the care sector.
Pet friendly care home of the year

Pet friendly care home of the year

The Old Vicarage in Leigh, Sherborne has been named Pet Friendly Care Home of the Year by The Cinnamon Trust.
Scottish carers win top awards

Scottish carers win top awards

A group of top carers have been recognised for their outstanding performance and dedication at the Meallmore Staff Awards.
Hallmark scoops design award

Hallmark scoops design award

Chamberlain Court, Hallmark Care Homes’ facility in Royal Tunbridge Wells, has scooped a prestigious design award.
Resident honoured with war medal

Resident honoured with war medal

Ashfields Care Home in Norwich held a special medal presentation ceremony for 95 year old resident, John Frew, during which Sargent Major Rushton of the Royal Anglian Regiment presented him with a medal for his contributions to the war and honoured him with a new title - the rank of Chevalier (Knight) of the French army, Ordre National De La Legion D’honneur (National Order of the Legion of Honor).
NACC award winners announced

NACC award winners announced

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has announced the winners of the 2018 NACC Awards at a gala dinner.
Cramond Residence opens in Edinburgh

Cramond Residence opens in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s newest and finest care home officially opened its doors and welcomed its first residents on Monday 8 October 2018.
Initiative reinforces 'outstanding' rating

Initiative reinforces 'outstanding' rating

A decorated former soldier has used his military skills and imagination to back up his ‘outstanding’ Care Quality Commission rating by launching a ‘transformative’ initiative for people with dementia and those with learning difficulties.
Inspired by 40 years of dementia care

Inspired by 40 years of dementia care

Jackie Pool, director of memory care at Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare, is set to publish an innovative new book inspired by her 40 years of work tackling dementia.
Fanfare for the Older Person

Fanfare for the Older Person

Older person’s charity MHA has commissioned a special Fanfare for the Older Person to mark its 75th anniversary of provide care, support and accommodation to older people across England, Scotland and Wales.
Outstanding employees recognised

Outstanding employees recognised

Outstanding employees at Hallmark Care Homes were recognised at a national and glittering 'Casino Royale' themed awards ceremony.
Residents revel in ‘Day to Remember’

Residents revel in ‘Day to Remember’

On Wednesday 19 September, Runwood Homes residents enjoyed a specially organised, live music and entertainment concert.

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