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New monitoring system implemented

New monitoring system implemented

Runwood Homes Senior Living has announced its partnership with Person Centred Software and the implementation of the award winning Mobile Care Monitoring system.
Bethesda acquires Hampshire home

Bethesda acquires Hampshire home

Oaklands Care Home in Waterlooville, Hampshire has been sold to Bethesda Healthcare Limited, a local group operator.
Donation sets wheels in motion

Donation sets wheels in motion

Residents and staff at a Falkirk care home are riding high after generous local donations enabled them to purchase a much-anticipated cycle trishaw from Cycling Without Age Scotland SCIO.
Funding and flowers in Surbiton

Funding and flowers in Surbiton

Veterans living at The Royal Star & Garter Home in Surbiton have been given plenty to cheer about as the home celebrated its fifth anniversary on Friday 24 August.
Residents celebrate friendship

Residents celebrate friendship

As the world marked International Friendship Day, some of Borough Care’s residents enjoyed spending time with friends they’ve made since moving to a Borough Care home.
'Outstanding' care at Nightingale House

'Outstanding' care at Nightingale House

A south west London care home has been rated 'outstanding' overall by the Care Quality Commission.
Derbyshire home rated 'outstanding'

Derbyshire home rated 'outstanding'

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Willowbank in Hadfield, Derbyshire, to be 'outstanding' following an inspection in June.
Third top rating for Care UK

Third top rating for Care UK

A company-wide commitment to delivering great care has seen Care UK achieve its third 'outstanding' rating from the CQC.
Hallmark partners with Together Project

Hallmark partners with Together Project

Hallmark Care Homes has joined forces with The Together Project, a not for profit social enterprise that runs creative activities to unite different age groups to tackle loneliness and bring joy.
Royal Star & Garter Homes praised

Royal Star & Garter Homes praised

The Royal Star & Garter Homes has been praised by Health Education England (HEE) chairman Sir Keith Pearson and chief nurse, Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, who said they were “humbled” and “blown away” by the compassion and quality of person-centred care they witnessed when shown around the home recently.
MHA residents shake things up

MHA residents shake things up

MHA Torrwood, a care home in Somerset, has been shaking things up with new and innovative exercise classes designed to entertain the residents and get them moving at the same time.
Wallington home fails to improve

Wallington home fails to improve

A nursing home in the London borough of Sutton has had its registration cancelled by the Care Quality Commission - effectively closing it down.
NACC Awards shortlist revealed

NACC Awards shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the NACC Awards 2018 has been revealed by the National Association of Care Catering (NACC).
Students visit Sunrise of Eastbourne

Students visit Sunrise of Eastbourne

Sunrise of Eastbourne residents were delighted to be visited by a group of 15-17 year old students from local schools across Eastbourne, who are using their summer holidays to take part in an exciting Government funded project.
Care UK celebrates third launch

Care UK celebrates third launch

Following the opening of new homes in Bromsgrove and Horndean earlier this year, local people in the West Midlands were recently invited to celebrate the grand launch of Care UK’s newest care home.
New manager for Portsmouth home

New manager for Portsmouth home

Hartford Care is delighted to announce that Michelle Presdee has been appointed as the new general manager at Hartford Court in Portsmouth.
Nottinghamshire home rated 'outstanding'

Nottinghamshire home rated 'outstanding'

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Kingfisher Court in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, to be 'outstanding' following an inspection in June 2018.
Celebrating families at Hartford Care

Celebrating families at Hartford Care

Hartford Care Family Day took place on Wednesday 15 August to acknowledge and celebrate everything about family; for the fourth time, the annual social occasion encouraged residents and more than 680 staff to invite their families in to the care home with one simple aim – to have fun.
Residents enjoy ‘splashing’ day out

Residents enjoy ‘splashing’ day out

Residents of Fairmile Grange in Christchurch recently took a trip out to Christchurch Quay, as part of the ‘Breath of Fresh Care’ initiative.
Topping out for Banstead home

Topping out for Banstead home

A major milestone has been marked at a new 77 bed care home in Banstead, which will provide residential and dementia care and will be leased by care provider, Hallmark Care Homes.

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