RECENT NEWS

New training division to launch

New training division to launch

Paterson Health & Social Care and Paterson Training have added the Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo to a growing list of events it will be attending in 2019.
Silverline invests in the future

Silverline invests in the future

Silverline Care, a residential care provider for the elderly that operates six nursing homes across Scotland and two nursing homes across Yorkshire, has appointed two regional operations managers to look after its Scottish and Yorkshire homes.
Charity thanks staff with awards

Charity thanks staff with awards

Dedicated staff at The Royal Star & Garter Homes have been recognised at a long service awards ceremony.
Premium living and care model

Premium living and care model

Cowan Architects has partnered with Harrison to develop a new, fresh approach with a UK first in bespoke models for the five star, premium and collaborative retirement living sector.
The big garden birdwatch

The big garden birdwatch

Residents at an HC-One care home in Stockport dusted off their binoculars last weekend to celebrate 40 years of the Big Garden Birdwatch.
Plans to extend Surrey home

Plans to extend Surrey home

DWA Architects has submitted a planning application to Waverley District Council to extend a specialist dementia facility at Langham Court on the outskirts of Hindhead, Surrey.
Key construction stage marked

Key construction stage marked

Representatives from construction contractor Stepnell, care home provider Baycroft (part of One Housing) and care home developer Frontier gathered to celebrate a ‘high point’ in the construction of two new state-of the-art Bedfordshire care homes.
Queens Manor home unveiled

Queens Manor home unveiled

Care home staff and guests were delighted when Frank Ross, Edinburgh's right honourable lord provost, officially opened Queens Manor on Queensferry Road by unveiling a plaque at a recent opening ceremony at the home.
CQC appoints new chief inspector

CQC appoints new chief inspector

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has appointed Kate Terroni as chief inspector of adult social care (ASC). Kate is due to start the role in May, taking over from Debbie Westhead who has been interim chief inspector since Andrea Sutcliffe’s departure in December last year.
Belmont continues growth

Belmont continues growth

Care service provider, Belmont Healthcare, has completed the acquisition of Haslington Lodge care home in Greenhithe, Kent, worth in excess of £2 million.
Sunrise nominated for award

Sunrise nominated for award

Sunrise Senior Living UK has been nominated for a prize at the Employee Wellbeing Awards 2019.
New friendships forged

New friendships forged

Inspired by Channel 4's 'Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds', Stocks Hall Care Home in Mawdesley, Lancashire recently welcomed children from a nearby primary school for a fun filled morning.
Dementia training showcased

Dementia training showcased

Encore Care Homes has introduced ‘Mind the Gap’, an insightful dementia training programme, across its care homes in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Fareham.
Home extension declared open

Home extension declared open

The refurbishment of a granite chapel attached to a care home in Hayle in West Cornwall, located between Camborne and Penzance, has been officially opened by George Eustice MP.
Top care home chef rewarded

Top care home chef rewarded

Months of head-to-head heats and a showdown final have seen residential care home provider Care UK crown Graham Watson Care Home Chef of the Year.
Charity marks 103rd anniversary

Charity marks 103rd anniversary

Residents enjoyed live music, food and drink as they marked Founders’ Day at The Royal Star & Garter Home in Solihull on Friday 11 January, the charity’s 103rd anniversary.
Gateshead home rated 'outstanding'

Gateshead home rated 'outstanding'

The Care Quality Commission has rated the care being provided at Northbourne, a care home in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, to be 'outstanding' after an inspection in November last year.
Banstead show suites now open

Banstead show suites now open

The show suites are now open at Banstead Manor, a new 77 bed care home which will provide residential and dementia care and create 100 jobs locally.
Lincoln home grants resident’s wish

Lincoln home grants resident’s wish

A resident at a care home in Lincoln had her wish come true when she was surprised by a new hair salon at the home.
Octopus acquires seven homes

Octopus acquires seven homes

Octopus Healthcare, part of the Octopus Group and a leading investor in healthcare facilities throughout the UK and Ireland, has announced that it has raised a further £133.5 million for its Octopus Healthcare Fund and has also agreed to acquire seven care homes.

Upcoming Events

Care Roadshow Glasgow

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

Care Roadshow Liverpool

Aintree Racecourse, The Golden Miller Suite, Earl of Derby Stand, Ormskirk Road, Aintree, Liverpool, L9 5AS
14 May 2019

International Masterclass on Dementia Care, Design & Ageing

Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling
14-15 May 2019

Let’s Be Crystal Clear: Taking care of your health and safety

Hallmark Hotel, Llyndir Hall, Llyndir Lane, Rossett
15 May 2019

The Residential & Home Care Show 2019

ExCeL London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL
26-27 June 2019

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