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Care minister praises Solihull home

Care minister praises Solihull home

The Minister of State for Care, Caroline Dinenage MP, has visited The Royal Star & Garter Homes in Solihull to see the specialist care it provides.
Dedicated staff member retires

Dedicated staff member retires

The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society celebrated the retirement of long-serving catering manager Jenny O’Neil with a tea party honouring her 16 years of service to the Banstead-based care home.
New owner for Wokingham home

New owner for Wokingham home

Down Lodge, a care home in Wokingham, Berkshire, has been sold to a first time purchaser with a strong background in the care sector.
Commendation for RMBI Care

Commendation for RMBI Care

RMBI Care Co is delighted to have received a commendation in the 2018 Learning at Work Week Impact Awards.
Award for brightening residents’ lives

Award for brightening residents’ lives

Activities manager Jo Whitehouse has won a prestigious award for her work providing a creative and varied programme of activities to brighten the lives of care home residents in Braintree.
Pudsey Bear brings joy to residents

Pudsey Bear brings joy to residents

Care home residents at Richmond Village Witney were overjoyed to receive a visit from Pudsey Bear, as part of the recent national fundraising taking place across the country for Children in Need.
Outstanding contribution to care

Outstanding contribution to care

Dr Pete Calveley, CEO of Barchester Healthcare, was recently awarded the prestigious 'Outstanding Contribution to Care' award at the 2018 Laing Buisson Awards, which were held in the spectacular ballroom at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.
Gracewell appoints ‘resident ambassadors’

Gracewell appoints ‘resident ambassadors’

Gracewell of Frome, on Welshmill Lane, has selected two residents to take on the very special role of ‘resident ambassador’ at the home.
Home partners with children’s hospice

Home partners with children’s hospice

Sunrise of Edgbaston on Church Road, is working with West Midlands-based charity Acorns Children’s Hospice, to support its mission of providing a network of care for children with life limiting and life threatening conditions.
Memory walk fundraising success

Memory walk fundraising success

Staff from luxury care home Wetherby Manor in Wetherby have raised a fantastic £1500 for the Alzheimer's Society by taking part in three of the charity's Memory Walks.
Celebrating 30 years of success

Celebrating 30 years of success

Cheltenham business PKL Group celebrated its 30th anniversary this week with a look back at its big successes over the past three decades and a look forward to the next 30 years too.
Bethel House celebrates CQC rating

Bethel House celebrates CQC rating

Hampshire-based care provider, Hartford Care, is delighted to announced that Bethel House care home has received an overall ‘good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Octopus acquires four new homes

Octopus acquires four new homes

Octopus Healthcare has completed a record deal valued at over £60 million with New Care, part of McGoff Group, to acquire four new care homes across the Midlands and North West regions.
Leicester home rated 'outstanding'

Leicester home rated 'outstanding'

RMBI home, Devonshire Court in Oadby, has received an overall rating of 'outstanding' following a recent inspection by he Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Dementia awareness programme

Dementia awareness programme

National Museums Liverpool, in partnership with the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) in the United States, has launched the US version of the award winning House of Memories dementia awareness programme to help Americans to live well with dementia.
Remembrance at Sunrise of Southbourne

Remembrance at Sunrise of Southbourne

Three residents at Sunrise of Southbourne on Belle Vue Road marked this year’s Remembrance Day by reminiscing about their time during the First World War.
New role at St Monica Trust

New role at St Monica Trust

Bristol-based charity, St Monica Trust is pleased to confirm the appointment of Kevin Hall as its new chief operating officer.
Hallmark shortlisted for national award

Hallmark shortlisted for national award

Hallmark Care Homes has been shortlisted in the ‘Residential Care’ category at the prestigious LaingBuisson Awards alongside nine noteworthy UK-based care providers.
Residents pay their respects

Residents pay their respects

With the nation marking 100 years since the First World War ended, residents at The Oaks, Aldwick House and Buxton Lodge care homes paid their respects for the fallen.
Hand knitted poppies on display

Hand knitted poppies on display

An overwhelming response by the community of Scarborough saw MHA Priceholme care home in Northstead decorated in over 1300 hand knitted poppies in the run up to Armistice Day.

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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