Care sector ball gains support

The 2019 Care Sector Ball looks set to raise its target £250,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society and The Care Workers Charity, with over 50 different care sector organisations now signed up to support the annual event.

Churchfields unveils eco-garden

A care home in Oxfordshire has designed and built an eco-garden to encourage more wildlife to visit the home, following requests from nature loving residents.

Director of people appointed

The Royal Star & Garter Homes has appointed Kate Silver as director of people; she will start in her new role on 19 August, replacing director of human resources Siobhan Creighton, who is retiring after almost two decades with the charity.

Award winning home sold

Cartref Annwyl-Fan, an award winning nursing home in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, has been sold to Care Inn Limited in an off market transaction.

Residents learn about dental care

Residents from the Blossom Hill Care Home in Sunderland spent a morning with three dental nurses from the Bupa Dental Care practice in Wessington, to hear about caring for teeth as people get older.

Horley care home rated ‘outstanding’

Gracewell of Horley Park in Horley has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Stepnell completes luxury schemes

Construction firm Stepnell has delivered two £9 million ‘new generation’ luxury care homes in Bedfordshire.

Kickstart for birthday celebrations

To coincide with Ruddington Manor Care Centre in Wilford celebrating its first birthday, Ken Clarke visited the state-of-the-art care facility to kick start the celebrations.

Norfolk home rated 'outstanding'

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

80-bed care home planned

Octopus Real Estate has formally secured planning permission for a major care home development at Blythe Valley Park, Solihull.

Farm animals visit military home

Residents at The Royal Star & Garter Home in Surbiton have been visited by an array of farmyard animals.

New equipment provision guidelines

An innovative package is enabling easy compliance with new guidance over the provision of equipment within care homes.

Residents’ wishes granted

A specialist dementia care home in Oxfordshire has created a wellbeing plan to entertain residents and make their dreams and wishes come true.

High-tech tablet is a tonic

Residents of two Braintree care homes are enjoying a new lease of life, thanks to a high-tech tablet.

Pupils raise funds for home

Pupils at a primary school have taken part in a sponsored run and raised nearly £700 for The Royal Star & Garter Homes.

Borough Care supports project

Borough Care has linked up with The Challenge, one of the leading providers of the National Citizen Service.

Hartford Care in top 1000

Hartford Care Group Limited has been identified as one of the top 1000 companies to inspire Britain by the London Stock Exchange Group.

State-of-the-art home in Dorset

Dorset residents are invited to take a tour of the show home suite at Encore’s new purpose built 84-bed care home from 2 September, ahead of its grand opening this autumn.

Northumberland home marks 50 years

MHA Harwood Court, which is the oldest care home in the town of Cramlington, celebrated its 50th anniversary on Saturday 27 July, with a 60s themed party that lasted throughout the day.

Second 'outstanding' rating in Stockport

The Care Quality Commission has rated the care being provided by Dystlegh Grange to be 'outstanding' after an inspection in June 2019.