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Care Home Celebrates Outstanding Report From CQC

Staff at a Plymouth residential care home are celebrating after the service was given the Care Quality Commission’s highest rating following a recent inspection. …

 

Hillgreen Care fined £300,000 - for not monitoring ‘sexual predator'

A care home provider has been fined £300,000 for allowing a man in its care with a history of sexual assaults the freedom to prey on vulnerable people.
The Care…

 

Live-in care provider becomes a Telephone Friend for those feeling lonely 

A care provider based in the Ribble Valley has been in touch with his first The Silver Line ‘telephone friend’, after volunteering with the helpline in a bid to help…

 

Zipping across the Tyne for charity and residents

DAREDEVIL care home staff flew across the Tyne on a zipwire to raise funds for residents and charity.

Over £1,000 was raised by staff from…

 

Chocolate Treats For All Gives Care Staff A Golden Glow

Care sector staff who told Investors in People inspectors how much they ‘love coming to work’ have even more reason to be happy after being rewarded by their…

 

Elf Day sees care home raise funds for dementia fight

ELVES were running around a Tyneside care home spreading Christmas cheer and raising funds for the fight against dementia. Willowdene Care Home, in Hebburn, near…

 

Huddersfield Giants teens entertain care home residents

BINGO brought teenagers and elderly care home residents together in Huddersfield. National Citizenship Service (NCS) students from the Huddersfield Giants Community…

 

Exemplar Health Care - residents getting into the Christmas spirit

As the countdown to Christmas begins, care home provider Exemplar Health Care have revealed how they are working to make this Christmas special for their residents.…

 

Abbotswood Court Coffee Morning Supports Carers In The Community

Abbotswood Court, a luxury care home in Romsey, Hampshire, hosted a carers’ coffee morning on November 29, to mark Carers Rights Day 2018 (November 30), with expert…

 

Charity inaugural ball raises over £20K

Local provider of at home and live in care, Bluebird Care, were headline sponsored of a charity’s ball, where all proceeds go to fighting chest, heart and stroke…

 

Father Christmas helps raise over £1,000 for care home residents

FATHER Christmas made an appearance at a Chester-le-Street care home’s festive fayre – helping to raise over £1,000 for residents.

The event at Pelton Grange…

 

Person Centred Software lead the call for better care in care homes

According to an article published in The Guardian on 25th November 2018, more than 1,000 care home patients have died suffering from malnutrition, dehydration or…

 

Raizer deal gives a lift to retirement villages across the UK

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust has recently invested in some Raizer emergency lifting chairs to help residents get back on their feet across 21 retirement villages.…

 

RCH opens its first specialist ABI centre

Care provider RCH was celebrating this month as it officially opened its first acquired brain injury centre in Bedfordshire.

 

Encore Care Homes continues to invest in its team

Five team members from Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth, have completed the ‘Be an Effective Leader’ programme. Great Oaks is managed by Encore Care Homes, which…

 

Nightclub bingo a hit at Tyneside care home

NIGHTCLUB sensation Bongo’s Bingo has spread to a Tyneside care home.

The revamped version of the traditional game, which has become popular in clubs and…