New home extension unveiled

The Beeches Residential Home has announced the addition of a new extension to the current home, enabling more people in the area to access care and support.

NCF launches Road Worlds for Seniors

Vic Rayner, executive director of the National Care Forum (NCF) joined Kelly Hartley, manager of Cherry Garth, a Fremantle Trust care home in Buckinghamshire (and an NCF Rising Star) and Stian Lavik, chief business officer at Motitech, to host the launch of The Road Worlds for Seniors Championship on Monday 2 September 2019.

Young volunteers join art project

Borough Care recently welcomed young people taking part in a National Citizen Service (NCS) project to its Lisburne Court home in Offerton.

New Care appoints home manager

Cheryl Bris from Maghull has been appointed by New Care as home manager for Formby Manor, a new expertly designed and purpose-built care facility located on Liverpool Road in Formby.

Barchester adds home to portfolio

Barchester Healthcare recently received the keys to Mortain Place Care Home in Eastbourne, enhancing the independent care home provider’s portfolio.

HC-One appoints new chair

HC-One has announced the appointment of Sir David Behan CBE as non-executive chairman of the company board.

Residents meet zoo animals

Some weird and wonderful creatures from around the world found their way into The Royal Star & Garter Home in Surbiton following a visit a special zoo.

Encore backs dementia project

Representatives from Encore Care Homes recently attended a summer garden party at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital to mark the opening of a dementia-friendly summerhouse that it donated to the Bournemouth Hospital Charity.

HR director retires after 17 years

Siobhan Creighton, director of HR at The Royal Star & Garter Homes, is retiring after 17 years with the charity.

Oakland Care promotes homes

Oakland Care has signed up with care PR specialist Springup PR to help promote its homes to local audiences.

Exceptional dementia care

The Royal Star & Garter Home in Solihull has retained its status as one of the leading providers of dementia care in the country; the home in Tudor Coppice received Level 1 Accreditation from Dementia Care Matters (DCM) following an unannounced audit in August.

LNT Care plans approved

Gedling Borough Council has approved plans from LNT Care Developments to create a 66-bedroom development for people with residential and residential dementia care needs.

Darbyshire Care buys Hamilton House

Hamilton House, a substantial care home in Plymouth, Devon, registered for up to 36 residents within the categories of old age, dementia and palliative care has been sold.

Cambridgeshire home rated 'outstanding'

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

Residents enjoy 'local' pub

Residents at MHA Abbey Park in Coventry can now enjoy a tipple down at their ‘local’, after the care home transformed one of its lounge areas into a traditional pub.

Show suites open at Henley Manor

The show suites are now open at Henley Manor, a new 80-bed care home that will provide residential, nursing and dementia care and create over 100 jobs locally.

Funding extends digital record transfer

Funding from the NHS Digital Social Care Digital Innovation Programme is enabling care homes in Sutton and Merton to transfer care records to hospital electronically.

Six-year-old organises fundraiser

A six-year-old girl has raised money for the charity caring for her grandfather; Greta Thomas held a summer fundraiser at her home for The Royal Star & Garter Home in Surbiton, which is caring for grandfather Mark Farmer.

EF Group acquires Catercost

EF Group has announced the acquisition of menu planning, nutrition and allergen management service provider Catercost.

NACC awards finalists announced

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) has announced the finalists for the NACC Awards 2019.