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Sunrise reappoints laundry partner

Sunrise reappoints laundry partner

Sunrise Senior Living and Gracewell Healthcare have reappointed Girbau as their preferred laundry partner for a further three years.
Grimsby home rated ‘outstanding’

Grimsby home rated ‘outstanding’

Staff at a Grimsby care home are celebrating after achieving a coveted 'outstanding' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Care staff complete wellness training

Care staff complete wellness training

Staff at Borough Care’s Shepley House in Hazel Grove have recently completed the Oomph! wellness training programme.
Herefordshire home rated 'outstanding'

Herefordshire home rated 'outstanding'

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Whitegates in Bromyard, Herefordshire, to be 'outstanding' following an inspection in June.
Funding to support nationwide growth

Funding to support nationwide growth

Country Court Care has announced the completion of a refinance which sees Cheyne Capital installed as the sole, senior lender to its 30 care home portfolio, replacing Barclays, Santander and AIB.
Doctors purchase first home

Doctors purchase first home

Business partners, Dr Gaurav Chaudhary and Dr Rajni Singh have recently purchased Cliffdale Residential Care Home in Pontesbury, Shrewsbury.
Head of human resources appointed

Head of human resources appointed

Borough Care has appointed Jayne Hennessey as its new head of human resources.
Home shortlisted for design award

Home shortlisted for design award

Chamberlain Court, a state of the art Hallmark care home in Royal Tunbridge Wells, has been shortlisted for a prestigious design award.
New site for next Audley village

New site for next Audley village

Audley Group, a UK provider of luxury retirement villages, has exchanged contracts on its 19th Audley Villages site at Cobham, Surrey.
New site for next Audley village

New site for next Audley village

Audley Group, a UK provider of luxury retirement villages, has exchanged contracts on its 19th Audley Villages site at Cobham, Surrey.
Celebrating 250 years of the circus

Celebrating 250 years of the circus

Representatives from 10 Care UK homes and dozens of local people stepped right up to experience the first ever Care UK circus day.
£10 million refurbishment project

£10 million refurbishment project

Thirty seven MHA care homes across England, Wales and Scotland are benefitting from a multi-million pound investment in a refurbishment programme to upgrade facilities.
Raising the bar in dementia care

Raising the bar in dementia care

The Orders of St John Care Trust’s Goodson Lodge Care Centre in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, has been awarded the Dementia Design Gold Award by independent experts at the Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) University of Stirling.
Pledge to train Dementia Friends

Pledge to train Dementia Friends

BB Training Academy, an award-winning care training provider, has set out to recruit 100 Dementia Friends to help the local community cope with the challenges of an ageing population.
Pony therapy brings joy to residents

Pony therapy brings joy to residents

Residents at the Laurels & Pine Lodge Care Home enjoyed a visit nine year old pony, Star, who is a member of Lofty Therapy Horses Family.
Innovative Edinburgh home opens

Innovative Edinburgh home opens

Northcare Manor, a new care home in Edinburgh that incorporates an old shopping street to help its residents reminisce, has opened with the support of a £7.73 m funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.
Stars come out at Saint Cecilia’s

Stars come out at Saint Cecilia’s

Scarborough care provider Saint Cecilia’s is celebrating after picking up a cluster of accolades at this year’s Stars Awards.
Care workers complete charity walk

Care workers complete charity walk

Nine brave employees from the Hallmark Care Homes Central Support Office in Billericay, Essex walked 62 miles in two days to raise £13,700 for Alzheimer’s Research UK.
New executive director for LifeCare

New executive director for LifeCare

LifeCare Residences, the luxury retirement community operator, has appointed Cathe Gaskell as non-executive director – clinical governance.
Growth continues for Courtney Thorne

Growth continues for Courtney Thorne

Courtney Thorne has announce the opening of a new sales office in Stockport and is welcoming new team members as part of a continued expansion.

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