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Paterson Group launches key division

Paterson Group launches key division

The launch of Paterson Training follows an extremely positive year for The Paterson Group in 2018, having undergone a management buy out in July, followed by the successful relocation and expansion of the Milton Keynes branch in November.
Home fined over injured worker

Home fined over injured worker

A privately owned care home has been fined after an employee sustained severe injuries following a fall from height.
Hallmark home up for national award

Hallmark home up for national award

Hallmark Care Homes’ facility in Girton, Cambridge has been shortlisted for an esteemed design award.
Charity volunteer awarded medal

Charity volunteer awarded medal

A great grandfather who began volunteering at The Royal Star & Garter Homes 25 years ago has received the British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year’s Honours List in recognition of voluntary service to veterans.
Arden Windows wins industry award

Arden Windows wins industry award

Coventry-based Arden Windows has won a prestigious national award from the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) for its work designing and installing a bespoke 'mock' sash window solution for care apartments.
Ebury Court rated 'outstanding'

Ebury Court rated 'outstanding'

A Havering care home has been rated 'outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission.
Walden Care continues growth

Walden Care continues growth

Walden Care has purchased two operating care homes and also has a funding facility in place to refurbish its existing units and purchase one turnkey home.
Fundraising campaign hits target

Fundraising campaign hits target

When staff and residents at Stocks Hall Mawdesley Care Home in Lancashire had the idea of opening a Christmas craft stall in the reception area to raise funds for a life saving defibrillator, little did they know how popular it would be and that they would raise over £1000!
Fairs, Father Christmas and friends

Fairs, Father Christmas and friends

Care UK teams and residents have been busy creating, decorating and celebrating with friends, family and the community as the festive season was celebrated throughout its 120 homes nationwide.
Staff and residents celebrate rating

Staff and residents celebrate rating

Staff and residents at West Oak Care Home in Wokingham, Berkshire, are celebrating their recent Care Quality Commission inspection rating, where they scored an overall ‘outstanding’ after being reviewed for a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led service.
Jubilee Court hosts community event

Jubilee Court hosts community event

Staff and residents at Jubilee Court care home in Stevenage spread some Christmas spirit as they hosted a free Christmas lunch for elderly people across Hertfordshire.
Resident celebrates 103rd birthday

Resident celebrates 103rd birthday

A Bagpiper and Irish dancers descended on HC-One’s Newlands care home in Stockport recently to mark the 103rd birthday of resident, Margaret Mair.
New care home in Doonfoot in Ayrshire

New care home in Doonfoot in Ayrshire

Following a competitive tender, the contracts division of Mactaggart & Mickel has signed a contract with leading care home provider Meallmore Ltd to build a 52-bed, two storey care home set within landscaped grounds.
Westhorpe Hall in Suffolk sold

Westhorpe Hall in Suffolk sold

Three Arches Care Limited, trading as Westhorpe Hall Rest Home, a well established and highly regarded care home situated near Stowmarket, Suffolk has been sold.
Essex care home rated 'outstanding'

Essex care home rated 'outstanding'

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Mountfitchet House care home in Stansted, Essex, to be 'outstanding' following an inspection in September last year.
Springhill home earns upgrade

Springhill home earns upgrade

A ‘vastly improved’ care home in Kilmarnock has cause for celebration after receiving rating upgrades from the Care Inspectorate.
Ascom wins ‘outstanding’ contract

Ascom wins ‘outstanding’ contract

Healthcare technology provider Ascom has landed a major contract to help improve the safety and care of vulnerable residents at an ‘outstanding’ UK care home.
Children bring Christmas cheer

Children bring Christmas cheer

Pupils at Cramond Primary School delivered Christmas presents to people living with dementia and their carers as part of a local gift appeal for the elderly.
RMBI Care home rated 'outstanding'

RMBI Care home rated 'outstanding'

RMBI home, Prince Michael of Kent Court in Watford, has received an overall rating of 'outstanding' following a recent inspection by The Care Quality Commission.
Green light for Sarisbury Green home

Green light for Sarisbury Green home

Proposals for a new 75-bed care home in Sarisbury Green have been given the go ahead by Fareham Borough Council.

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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