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Baroness Barker to be NACC patron

Baroness Barker to be NACC patron

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has announced that Baroness Liz Barker is to become its patron.
Barchester breaks new ground

Barchester breaks new ground

National care provider, Barchester Healthcare, has marked the start of its newest care home builds at three new sites around the country.
Baycroft is named awards finalist

Baycroft is named awards finalist

Baycroft has been named a finalist in the Residential Care Provider of the Year category at this year’s LaingBuisson Awards.
Health secretary praises innovation

Health secretary praises innovation

Matt Hancock, the new secretary of state for health and social care, has praised St Monica Trust’s innovative approach to care during a visit to Westbury Fields retirement village.
Dancing for World Alzheimer’s Day

Dancing for World Alzheimer’s Day

Gary Edwards, presenter of US series Dancing with the Stars and the Arthur Murray Dance Troop, will support people living with Alzheimer’s in advance of World Alzheimer’s Day.
MHA Stratton House wins award

MHA Stratton House wins award

MHA Stratton House Care Home has been presented with a Police Crime Commissioner’s Award, with "outstanding achievement" and "an inspiration to the community" just some of the praise heaped on the staff.
Borough Care supports Macmillan

Borough Care supports Macmillan

Borough Care is supporting the Macmillan Cancer Support World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 28 September.
Bertinaley Care enters administration

Bertinaley Care enters administration

Bertinaley Care Limited, which owns and operates four care homes in Hamilton, Largs, Dundee and Surrey, providing residential care, nursing care and respite care for up to 68 residents, has entered administration.
Residents celebrate first anniversary

Residents celebrate first anniversary

To celebrate its first anniversary, The Hamptons Care Centre, located off Heyhouses Lane in Lytham St Annes, hosted a spectacular party for residents and their relatives, as well as staff.
Staff complete 13 mile charity run

Staff complete 13 mile charity run

Staff from various Barchester Healthcare care homes throughout the UK put the ‘fun’ into ‘fundraising’ by participating in the Great North Run, the annual half marathon between Newcastle and South Shields on 9 September.
New sensory garden unveiled

New sensory garden unveiled

Malden House in Sidmouth has proudly unveiled a new sensory garden for residents and guests to enjoy.
Glasgow home appoints new manager

Glasgow home appoints new manager

A Newton Mearns care home has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new manager, who brings over 25 years of experience in nursing care.
New dementia wing at Hall Grange

New dementia wing at Hall Grange

A new dementia wing at MHA Hall Grange care home in Croydon will be officially declared open during an open day at the home on Thursday 13 September.
Staff go above and beyond to raise funds

Staff go above and beyond to raise funds

Care workers came together and walked as part of a campaign to provide care home residents with the highest quality of life.
New national account manager for Miele

New national account manager for Miele

Nicky Whittaker has joined the professional division of Miele as a national account manager to support UK sales and growth.
Spearhead to open Stafford showroom

Spearhead to open Stafford showroom

Spearhead Healthcare, a supplier to the care home sector, will open the doors to a new showroom in Stafford later this month in response to growing demand for high quality furniture, furnishings and equipment designed specifically for the care environment.
Spruced up gardens blooming lovely

Spruced up gardens blooming lovely

Residents and care home staff across Hull, East Riding and Lincolnshire have been hard at work adding a splash of colour to their gardens for an annual competition.
Award for end of life care

Award for end of life care

Sunrise of Purley has been awarded 'platinum' status with 'excellence' for end of life care, following a re-accreditation; the home is also one of 10 that has been shortlisted for the Gold Standards Framework (GSF) Care Home of the Year 2018.
Theraposture appoints trusted assessor

Theraposture appoints trusted assessor

Theraposture, a specialist in adjustable beds, chairs and care cots, has announced the appointment of occupational therapist Shaun Masters to its team of trusted assessors.
Innovative care development launched

Innovative care development launched

A UK leader in long term care accommodation will open The Firefly Club, an innovative residential care development in Bordon, Hampshire.

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