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Leicestershire home rated 'outstanding'

A care home in Leicestershire has been rated 'outstanding', following an unannounced inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Ceremony marks opening of peace garden

MHA Mayfields care home in Ellesmere Port celebrated the opening of its new garden space recently with a special ceremony, which included a blessing by the home’s chaplain, Wyn Davies.

New home gets top ratings

New £12 million care home, Brockington House, has been named one of the top-rated care homes in Hereford by carehome.co.uk.

Dorset home sold to council

Fairways Care Home, a well-established care home in Bournemouth, Dorset has been sold to Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council.

Duchess joins young and old

The Duchess of Cornwall joined school pupils and care home residents over tea and a shared love of poetry in celebration of the inaugural Poetry Together initiative.

Group aims to combat loneliness

Care home group CHD Living has launched an ‘Adopt a Grandparent’ campaign to coincide with National Grandparents Day, which took place on Sunday 6 October.

Nottinghamshire home rated 'outstanding'

A care home in Mansfield has been rated 'outstanding' following an unannounced inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

VIP launch for new residential floor

Residents and team members at Gracewell of Sutton recently celebrated the success of a very special VIP launch party.

Residents step into the spotlight

Residents at MHA Elmside care home in Hitchin put on a show to remember as they performed a play they had been busily rehearsing for months.

Charity celebrates staff loyalty

The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, which has a workforce of nearly 100 employees, has celebrated almost half of its staff who have collectively dedicated 526 years to the society and its residents.

Care catering heroes honoured

On 10 October, the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) celebrated outstanding contributions to the care catering sector at the NACC Awards 2019.

Resident celebrates 100 years

Olive Taylor, a resident at Borough Care’s Bryn Haven home in Brinnington, Stockport, recently celebrated her 100th birthday.

Tunstall Healthcare wins award

Tunstall Healthcare took home the ‘Technology in Care Homes’ award at the Leaders in Care Awards for its work with NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group and its Quest for Quality in Care Homes programme.

Luxury home opens in Eastbourne

Care home staff and guests were delighted when her majesty’s deputy lieutenant of Eastbourne, Mr John Smith JP and deputy mayor councillor Sammy Choudhury officially opened Eastbourne’s newest luxury care home, Mortain Place on Pevensey Bay Road.

Software integration a success

Rodwell House in Surrey, part of the Graham Care group of care homes, is celebrating the successful integration of medicines administration and electronic care planning applications from Person Centred Software and Invatech Health.

Lucky 13 for Suffolk care home

Care UK has been awarded its 13th 'outstanding' rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) at Mills Meadow care home in Framlingham in Suffolk.

Open day brings people together

A Wiltshire care home’s community open day, which was held to bring people and residents together during World Alzheimer’s Month, has been hailed a huge success.

Audley Group raises over £30,000

Audley Group, a provider of luxury retirement villages in the UK, has raised over £30,000 for charity in 2019.

Borough Care appoints head of finance

Borough Care has appointed Nick Pennell as its new head of finance; the company is the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport and has 11 homes across the borough.

Fairmile Grange marks World Music Day

Fairmile Grange in Christchurch invited a number of guests into the care home to join in with the celebrations to mark BBC World Music Day on Thursday 26 September.