Luxury Solihull home opens

Luxury Sanders Senior Living care home, Claridge Place, hosted an official grand opening event on Thursday 23 January, which was attended by TV doctor Sara Kayat.

Outstanding rating for Bristol home

A St Monica Trust care home has been rated ‘outstanding’ by Care Quality Commission inspectors.

Charity marks Chinese New Year

A special lunch has been enjoyed by residents at Royal Star & Garter in Surbiton to mark the Chinese New Year.

Music charity to provide funding boost

A music charity has received funding to provide three live music sessions for local communities across Fife.

Underwater themed artwork unveiled

Sunrise of Chorleywood recently encouraged residents to express and enhance their creativity by taking part in an incredible 3D art project.

Care UK opens first Bristol home

Care UK has held a ceremony to mark the opening of a new care home in Bristol - the first of five new homes it will open this spring.

New area manager for Borough Care

Borough Care has promoted Nerys Carpenter to the position of area manager; Ms Carpenter was previously home manager of Borough Care’s Shepley House in Hazel Grove.

Group recognised for innovative approach

A national provider of workforce management solutions that established life changing wearable technology for the health and social care sectors, is in the running for a prestigious industry award.

Specialist care home opens in Hull

Exemplar Health Care’s specialist nursing care home, St Andrew’s Court in west Hull near Gipsyville, has been officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Kingston upon Hull.

Agenda for social care change

Ahead of the 2020 Budget, Care England has called for social care to be at the heart of the new Government agenda.

Residents welcome furry friends

Residents of Westacre Nursing Home in Winchester received a cheerful and therapeutic visit from a group of Alpacas on Wednesday 15 January.

Head chef wins competition

The head chef at Gracewell of Bath, Nicholas (Nick) Sauter, has won the company wide MasterChef competition.

Midlands homes join forces

Residents from MHA Homewood care home in Leamington Spa recently stepped into the spotlight to perform Jack and the Beanstalk to two other care homes in the West Midlands and Warwickshire, MHA Cedar Lodge and MHA Cedar Lawn.

Sandstone Care acquires three homes

The Sandstone Care Group has acquired three homes from Orchard Care Homes: Sandstone completed on a deal to take over the three homes in the North West of England on Friday 17 January.

Runwood raises catering standards

Passionate chef and culinary coach, Chris Williams, has joined Runwood Homes as the organisation’s first group hospitality manager.

Improved rating for Doncaster home

The professional care team at Rowena House in Old Road, Conisbrough, are celebrating a new, improved rating from care industry regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Club creates ‘close knit’ community

A popular knitting club at a Surrey care home, which regularly meets to create pieces for a number of charitable causes, is helping to restore a sense of pride and responsibility in older people – including one member who used to knit items for soldiers during the Second World War.

Dream comes true for resident

While the number may be unlucky for some, 13 January actually marks ‘Make Your Dreams Come True Day’ resulting in a very lucky experience for an RAF veteran as he relived his days of flying a Spitfire during the war.

Care home residents monkey around

Residents at Churchfields Care Home in Oxfordshire were delighted to receive a visit from some cheeky guests.

Plas Newydd care home sold

Plas Newydd, a well established care home in Criccieth in Gwynedd, Wales, has been sold; the home is registered for 18 service users within the category of elderly residential care.