RECENT NEWS

Blackpool home sold to local operator

Regency Healthcare has announced the sale of Rosehaven Residential Care Home in Blackpool.

Weekend 'hackathon' hailed a success

Earlier this month, Care Innovation Hub hosted 'The Challenge', a weekend 'hackathon' for the social care sector.

Care team members wow judges

Leading care provider, Hallmark Care Homes, recently hosted two regional talent competitions, where team members wowed the judges with singing, dancing, the playing of musical instruments and fruit carving.

Gainsborough raises the design bar

Gainsborough Specialist Bathrooms, a Gainsborough Healthcare Group brand, has partnered with leading CAD software specialist ArtiCAD to empower its care sector bathroom design platform.

Online learning platform launches

A new online learning resource that offers affordable, flexible online learning has launched to help care homes and carers make every day outstanding.

Broadcaster unites young and old

Lover of language Gyles Brandreth is spearheading a national campaign to prove how powerful the written word can be when it comes to bringing different age groups together.

Sisters fundraise to thank charity

Two sisters have held separate fundraisers to thank The Royal Star & Garter Homes for caring for their mother.

Hallmark home reaches milestone

Henley Manor, Hallmark Care Homes' new 80 bed care facility in Henley on Thames has reached a major milestone in its construction.

Home displays revered artist’s work

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum and Nightingale Hammerson have announced the first long-term loan of an important work from the Ben Uri collection to a non-museum location.

Dementia champion appointed

St Mary’s Court Care Home in Bocking, near Braintree, has invested in a brand new job role to support people emotionally, physically and socially.

Orchard Care takes on Snowdon

Employees from Orchard Care Homes have gone above and beyond to raise money for a leading industry charity by climbing the highest mountain in Wales.

Two new homes near completion

Two of the eight new Care UK homes due to open in the next 12 months have reached important milestones in their construction calendars.

LNT Care plans 66-bed home

LNT Care Developments has put forward proposals to Gedling Borough Council to build a 66-bedroom care home for those with residential and dementia care needs, as part of a wider 20-acre site at Teal Park which is being developed by Warwick-based AC Lloyd in conjunction with Henry Davidson Developments (HDD).

Role of reminiscence highlighted

Care homes from across the UK are being invited to take part in the #GladtoCare competition, which is designed to capture residents’ favourite memories and is being run by Person Centred Software with support from InteractiveMe and Sporting Memories.

Home hosts 'tea & tech' event

Quantum Care hosted a 'tea & tech' event at Anson Court in Welwyn Garden City to teach older people in the local community how to safely use the internet, increase their digital skills and encourage greater independence.

Retirement community in County Down

One of Northern Ireland’s oldest charities, Belfast Central Mission, plans to develop Northern Ireland’s first continuing care retirement community (CCRC) on a six acre site it owns near Millisle in County Down.

Orchard Care give activities Oomph!

Orchard Care Homes is pulling out all the stops to create fun, engaging and inclusive activities for its residents.

Survey shows community benefits

The largest and most in-depth poll ever conducted of UK retirement community residents and prospective residents has found that people who live in retirement communities have healthier, more active, more social, more secure and happier lives.

New owner for Brixham homes

Hill House Nursing Home and Three Corners Nursing Home, both situated on the outskirts of the popular South Devon harbour town of Brixham, have been sold to Codess Sociale.

Technology alleviates paperwork

CHS Group, the Cambridgeshire charitable housing association and social enterprise, has introduced Nourish, an electronic care management platform, to three of its residential care homes - Alex Wood House and Langdon House in Cambridge and Vera James House in Ely.