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Borough Care Hosts Employee Awards

Borough Care, the largest not for profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, recently held its Employee Awards 2018.  The annual event celebrates the hard…

 

Surprise party for golden couple Mary and Jimmy

A SURPRISE party was thrown by Tyneside care home staff in celebration of a resident’s golden wedding anniversary.

Banners, balloons and a cake were brought…

 

Call For Action To Stop Next-Of-Kin Being Exploited

Next-of-kin are losing out on inheritances or having to pay excessive charges to claim them as a result of increasing numbers of local authorities disregarding…

 

Poppy gown created by care home in tribute to veterans

A POPPY gown has been created by a Sandiacre care home residents to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. 

The elaborate frock has been…

 

Care home’s remembrance ceremony for former resident Jill

Loving husband Peter Stapleton donated a bench to a Chesterfield care home in memory of his wife. Jill Stapleton lived at Barnfield Care Home, on Heath Road,…

 

Care home residents remember at Thornaby War Memorial

TEESSIDE care home residents, Mandale House Care Home, were among those to attend a Remembrance Day ceremony at Thornaby War Memorial.

Residents and staff…

 

WW1 centenary marked by Ripon care home residents

RIPON care home residents, Sycamore Hall Care Home, have been creating poppy displays to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Residents…

 

You should pay for your own old age care if you can afford it

Conservative voters say, you should pay for your own care in old age if you can afford it.

A Censuswide survey, commissioned by Ridouts Solicitors, a leading…

 

Willowbeck proud to announce specialist neurologic music therapy programme

Specialist care home Willowbeck has partnered up with a unique music therapy organisation, Chroma to deliver music therapy workshops with care home residents. The…

 

Edyn.Care launches personalised home care in London

Edyn.Care has launched its personalised home care services in London, empowering seniors to stay at home, happily and safely knowing that 24-hour support is on hand.…

 

Baby yoga classes held at Teesside care home

BABIES and elderly care home residents are taking part in yoga sessions together at a Stockton-on-Tees care home.

The Kalma Baby sessions are held at Ingleby…

 

Brain Injury service recognised for end of life care excellence

Two neurological rehabilitation specialist units in Northampton have completed Gold Standards Framework (GSF) for its end of life care. 

Christchurch View and…

 

WW1 centenary marked with 100 poppies at care home

100 POPPIES were created by Barnsley care home residents to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Marion Batty, Joan White and Annie Oakley,…

 

Disorientating effect of décor on dementia patients not understood by many

 Most people are unaware that interior décor can confuse those with dementia.  

Certain décor such as patterned and coloured carpets can cause dementia…

 

Making Mobility Easy 

Just like the family that runs it, AHM Installations is a business that won’t falter under pressure. Set up 18 years ago by Julie and Simon Symcox, the business began…

 

A quarter of councils have stopped offering Meals on Wheels

24 per cent of the UK’s local authorities have stopped offering a Meals on Wheels service since 2014. Just 42 per cent of local authorities now offer any kind of…