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Residents enjoy living the dream

Residents enjoy living the dream

Residents from Woodlands House in Southampton are benefitting from a new scheme called ‘Living the Dream’ by taking a train journey on the famous Watercress Line.
Recruit drive for High Wycombe home

Recruit drive for High Wycombe home

The Royal Star & Garter Homes has launched a recruitment drive ahead of the opening of its new home in High Wycombe; at least 140 new staff members will be needed to work at the £26 million care home, which will welcome its first residents in early 2019.
Refurbished home officially opens

Refurbished home officially opens

A recently refurbished care home in Inverness has held an official opening event to give guests a first glimpse of its new facilities and an opportunity to meet its care team.
RMBI home rated 'outstanding' by CQC

RMBI home rated 'outstanding' by CQC

RMBI home, Devonshire Court in Leicester, has received an overall rating of 'outstanding' following a recent inspection of the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Positive response for interactive tables

Positive response for interactive tables

Stonewater in partnership with health game software company SovaCare UK, has piloted an innovative interactive digital ‘experience table’ aimed at helping older people, including those with dementia, improve memory recall, brain function and communication.
Global Handwashing Day toolkits

Global Handwashing Day toolkits

This year Global Handwashing Day takes place on 15 October and Kimberly-Clark Professional is embracing the event’s theme ‘Clean Hands – a recipe for health’ by supporting facilities managers with a range of tools to help them champion hand hygiene, health and wellbeing in the workplace.
Gracewell shortlisted for ‘Home of the Year’

Gracewell shortlisted for ‘Home of the Year’

Gracewell of Camberley is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for ‘Care Home of the Year’ in the National Care Awards 2018.
Night supports have major benefits

Night supports have major benefits

Simple supports that are designed to ensure sure older people with complex health problems sleep in better positions can make a huge difference to their health and quality of life, researchers have found.
International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons

Borough Care marked the International Day of Older Persons - celebrated annually on 1 October - by celebrating the rich and diverse lives of residents in its 11 homes, along with the impact they have had on society.
Audley Group raises over £4,500

Audley Group raises over £4,500

Staff across Audley Group took part in the Blenheim Palace 10k run on Sunday 30 September and raised an exceptional £4,527 for the British Heart Foundation.
Ground breaking TV series returns

Ground breaking TV series returns

The ground breaking Channel 4 programme, Old People’s Home for Four Olds, where nursery children mix and share activities with care home residents, returns for a new series this month.
Bluebird partners with Care Workers Charity

Bluebird partners with Care Workers Charity

Bluebird Care is delighted to be working with the Care Workers Charity in a new partnership set to benefit hardworking teams of employees across the country.
Emmerdale star marks official opening

Emmerdale star marks official opening

The official opening of a new Middlesbrough care home was kicked off by actor and former Emmerdale star, John Middleton, who spent the day talking to staff, residents and guests.
Care sector ball raises £140,000

Care sector ball raises £140,000

Hallmark Care Homes in association with Care England raised a staggering £140,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK and The Care Workers Charity at a glittering fundraising event in Mayfair.
Bocking care homes’ awards success

Bocking care homes’ awards success

The team at The New Deanery and St Mary’s Court residential care homes in Braintree are celebrating after being shortlisted for 12 national and regional care awards.
Study to examine end of life care

Study to examine end of life care

Loros Hospice, in partnership with Leicester’s Hospitals, has announced an important new research study into how health professionals can improve care for people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities at the end of life.
Easy Living purchases Tiverton home

Easy Living purchases Tiverton home

Margaret Allen House, a residential care home for older people in the town of Tiverton, Devon, has been sold on behalf of Guinness Care to Easy Living Limited, a local care provider.
Octopus to fund care development

Octopus to fund care development

Octopus Healthcare is delighted to announce the completion of a new deal to fund the construction of a 64 bedroom care home in Fulford, York.
Activities manager shortlisted for award

Activities manager shortlisted for award

The Royal Star & Garter Homes’ Raquel Pena Aristizabal has been announced as a finalist at The National Care Awards; the activities and volunteers manager at the charity’s Surbiton home has been shortlisted in the Care Activities Co-ordinator / Facilitator category.
Cornerstone acquires specialist homes

Cornerstone acquires specialist homes

The newly formed Cornerstone Healthcare Group Ltd has acquired family run Hampshire care homes, South Africa Lodge and Kitnocks House from Dr Oliver Sargent and his family who have run them since 1998.

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