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Surrogate 'granny’ is painting sensation

Surrogate 'granny’ is painting sensation

A 95-year-old South Lanarkshire pensioner has painted over 350 dazzling masterpieces, despite being registered blind.
Investing in learning and development

Investing in learning and development

A Hull-based care organisation has appointed a new learning and development manager as part of its ongoing commitment to invest in its workforce.
Training and development forum

Training and development forum

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Training & Development Forum returns to the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham on 3-5 October 2018.
Newland House celebrates CQC rating

Newland House celebrates CQC rating

Newland House in Witney, part of the Hartford Care family, has proudly received an overall ‘good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Providers seek new horizons

Providers seek new horizons

Care providers will learn how harnessing the power of robotics and new technology can open up a brave new world for them when they gather for a major conference.
Pioneering dementia focused community

Pioneering dementia focused community

This month, the first residents are moving in to Brendoncare Otterbourne Hill, a dementia focused community development offering three integrated services on one site.
Game, set and match for residents

Game, set and match for residents

Wimbledon fortnight inspires many people to pick up a racket, and not-for-profit older people’s care provider, Borough Care, is giving its residents the chance to do just that.
Putting 'fun' into 'fundraising'

Putting 'fun' into 'fundraising'

Staff from Barchester Healthcare care homes throughout the UK put the ‘fun’ into ‘fundraising’ by participating in the Virgin Sport British 10K run in London on 15 July in the scorching heat to help raise £3,259.30 for Barchester’s Charitable Foundation.
Old and young come together

Old and young come together

A partnership between Hartford Care and social integration charity The Challenge will see 70 young people volunteering and visiting older residents at Hartford Care care homes in Berkshire in July and August.
Residents win prizes for poetry

Residents win prizes for poetry

Residents at care homes in Cheshire, Dorset and Worcestershire are celebrating after learning their entries to a national poetry writing competition have been selected as the best in the country.
New care home in Eastbourne

New care home in Eastbourne

Cheryl Baker, singer with 80s pop group Bucks Fizz, was the guest of honour at the official opening of a new care home in Eastbourne.
Audley Care appoints care director

Audley Care appoints care director

Audley Group has promoted Joanna Lander as care director, formally head of care operation at Audley Care.
Fairmile Grange blooms with love

Fairmile Grange blooms with love

Fairmile Grange has been chosen by All for Love, a renowned London-based florist, to receive a selection of stunning flower arrangements to display in the Christchurch care home.
Gold standard 'investor in people'

Gold standard 'investor in people'

Housing & Care 21, a not-for-profit provider of retirement housing and care services for older people, has been awarded gold accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating its commitment to high performance through good people management.
Care UK shortlisted for award

Care UK shortlisted for award

Time, investment and dedication have seen Care UK’s Colchester-based facilities management team reach the finals of a nationwide competition to find the team who have made the greatest impact on their organisation’s performance.
Recognition scheme marks 12 years

Recognition scheme marks 12 years

Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare has celebrated the 12th anniversary of its Heart & Soul Recognition Programme, an employee benefit scheme that celebrates team members’ invaluable contributions to their care communities and homes.
New manager for Richmond Villages

New manager for Richmond Villages

Stephen Griffin has been appointed village manager by Richmond Villages, part of Bupa, to head-up the company’s luxury retirement village and care home at Richmond Painswick.
Care home wins garden award

Care home wins garden award

Green fingered staff and residents at a Greenock care home are celebrating after digging their way to victory in an annual gardening competition.
Raising a glass for Burnham Lodge

Raising a glass for Burnham Lodge

It is a year since Hartford Care acquired Burnham Lodge care home, so it was the perfect time to raise a glass and celebrate with a party; the theme was ‘fun at the fair’ with a traditional coconut shy, hook a duck and tin can alley!
Residents knit for premature babies

Residents knit for premature babies

A group of elderly ladies and gents have spent weeks knitting hats for the neonatal department at the Princess Anne Hospital in Southampton.

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