CQC rates Vida Hall 'outstanding'

Vida Hall, a care home owned by Harrogate-based specialist dementia care provider Vida Healthcare, has secured an outstanding rating from the Care Quality Commission for the second time since its opening in 2013.

Headingley Hall achieves ‘outstanding’

Headingley Hall care home in north Leeds, which is run by the award-winning Westward Care group, is celebrating achieving ‘outstanding’ status following its recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Charterpoint starts work on new home

Developers have broken ground on a new 70-bed care home being built in Bingham, Nottinghamshire.

Home marks 'Make a Friend Day'

A Hertfordshire care home has teamed up with a local school to form friendships the old fashioned way by sharing letters to mark National Make a Friend Day 2020.

From police station to care home

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held to mark the start of construction work on a new residential care home in Bingham in Nottinghamshire.

Residents visit Wonderland Festival

Residents from Borough Care’s Meadway Court in Bramhall recently visited the Wonderland Festival at St Michael and All Angels Church.

Florence Joins fast growing start-ups

Care home staffing marketplace Florence has been chosen for a major UK programme for start-ups.

Sensor launched to fight Legionella

A pair of young entrepreneurs have developed a revolutionary smart sensor that will help to wage war on the deadly Legionella bug.

Penguins visit Banbury home

A Care UK initiative to fulfil the wishes of residents living in its 125 care homes led to the arrival of two rather unusual visitors this week.

Conference to offer solutions

In a constantly changing industry, the Future of Care Conference aims to find solutions to the challenges faced in care.

Heritage Care rebrands as Ambient

Heritage Care, incorporating Community Options, has announced a rebrand to reflect that it is one charity delivering many different services.

Resident helps launch Henley home

106-year-old resident Eileen was the guest of honour at the opening of a new £8.5 million Hallmark care home in Henley-on-Thames.

Charity cuts carbon footprint

Surrey-based care home, The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, is reaping the rewards of its green initiatives after cutting its plastic use by 74,000 items per year to dramatically reduce its carbon footprint.

Collaboration leads to new approach

Care Home Murals has recently finished installing a series of murals at St Luke’s Care Home in Caversham, part of B&M Care Group.

Hallmark to build home in Bath

Hallmark Care Homes has secured planning consent with help from national planning and development consultant, Turley for a luxury 79-bed care home in Bath, Somerset.

CQC rates Burnham Lodge 'good'

Burnham Lodge, a Buckinghamshire care home run by Hartford Care, has received an overall 'good' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Group tackles digital literacy

Sunrise of Hale Barns, a local care home providing personalised dementia care and assisted living in Altrincham, has launched a ‘Silver Surfers Group’ with the aim of improving residents' digital literacy and to tackle loneliness amongst older people in the area.

Cherry Trees retains top rating

Cherry Trees care home in Rotherham has maintained its overall rating of 'outstanding' in its quality of care following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Curaa Group acquires Essex home

Care provider, Curaa Group, has successfully acquired Broome End Care Home in Essex.

Specialist care home completed

Stepnell has finished a new, high specification care facility in High Wycombe for the charity Royal Star & Garter, which provides loving, compassionate care to veterans and their partners living with disability or dementia.