RECENT NEWS

Altro named recommended supplier

Altro has been appointed as a recommended supplier of vinyl and resin floors and floor accessories on the Department of Health’s ProCure22 Framework for NHS and social care construction schemes in England.

Award for housing association

Housing 21, a not for profit provider of retirement housing and extra care, has won an Investors in People award at a ceremony in London.

St George's Nursing Home sold

St George's Nursing Home, a purpose-built facility in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, has been sold.

Martin Green visits Gravesend home

Professor Martin Green, OBE, chief executive of Care England, visited Mayflower Care Home to find out more about the home’s approach to dementia care and to present achievement certificates to staff.

Borough Care rewards employees

Borough Care recently held its Employee Achievement Awards 2019; the annual event celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of Borough Care employees.

Overhead hoists installed in Orkney

Innova Care Concepts, a specialist healthcare equipment supplier based in Wetherby, North Yorkshire, has installed 46 overhead hoist systems throughout the newly built St Peters House Care Home in the Orkney Islands.

MHA launches 'Yuletide Yodel'

BBC Songs of Praise presenter and broadcaster Pam Rhodes has helped launch ‘Yuletide Yodel’ a fundraising initiative for older people’s charity Methodist Homes (MHA).

Permission granted for Surbiton home

Plans for a new £13.4 million dementia care home in Kingston are gathering pace.

Care group scoops top awards

Scarborough care provider Saint Cecilia’s Care Group won two prestigious awards at a ceremony on Friday evening.

Established home in Woolston sold

Lavender House, a well established care home in Woolston, a suburb of Southampton, Hampshire, has been sold.

Veteran opens remembrance garden

Sunrise of Bramhall paid its respects to the fallen on Remembrance Sunday with the opening of a new Garden by a D-Day veteran.

Audley appoints development director

Audley Group has announced the appointment of Philip Rolfe as development director.

Construction starts in Basingstoke

Work has just started on the construction of a new care home in Basingstoke, which when it opens in 2021 will bring Care UK’s tally of care homes to over 130.

Quantum Care veterans celebrated

Quantum Care, a not-for-profit elderly care provider in Hertfordshire, held a poignant ceremony to commemorate Remembrance Day with over 30 residents presented with Armed Forces Veterans and Women’s Land Army badges.

Wished granted at Formby Manor

A wish has come true for Nora Moscrop, a resident at New Care’s Formby Manor Care Centre on Liverpool Road in Formby, who was treated to a VIP experience at Goodison Park.

RMBI home unveils dementia friendly mall

Devonshire Court, RMBI Care Co’s ‘outstanding’ rated care home in Oadby, Leicestershire, has celebrated the opening of its new leisure mall, which has been designed to “bring the outside in.”

Charterpoint develops Bingham home

Developer Charterpoint Senior Living has announced that one of the UK’s leading care home operators is to run the new care home being built on the site of the former police station in Bingham, Nottinghamshire, which is due to open in 2021.

Raising awareness of reminiscence therapy

This summer, care homes across the UK were invited to take part in the #GladtoCare competition, which aimed to raise awareness of the importance of reminiscence therapy for people living with dementia.

Charity announces new grants

Jeanette June Gill, who was a resident at Marriott House Care Home in Chichester generously donated to Barchester’s Charitable Foundation to help people in need; inspired by her generosity, the charity has launched three special awards in her memory.

Resident's cards help raise funds

Veterans are helping raise money for the charity caring for them by designing Christmas cards.