Tuesday, January 19, 2021



Jewish Care’s residents at Anita Dorfman House at Sandringham receive Covid-19 vaccine

More than 100 staff and residents received the Covid-19 vaccine at Jewish Care’s Anita Dorfman House at Sandringham yesterday, Tuesday 29 December.

Social care must be a Government priority now Brexit is done

A campaigner says his New Year wish is for the reform of care of older and vulnerable people to be an urgent Government priority now that Brexit is done.

Fogging investment gives extra reassurance to relatives of care home residents

Fogging investment gives extra reassurance to relatives of care home residents

Care home company ‘reindeers’ raise vital funds for disability charity

Sure-footed colleagues at a Ringwood-based care home company held a reindeer run to raise more than £350 for people with autism and learning disabilities.

New Year’s Honour for Dorking charity care worker

A charity Healthcare Assistant who has supported veterans for almost 40 years has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) in The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2021.

New projector lights up Newcastle-under-Lyme care residents’ world

Residents at Belong Newcastle-under-Lyme have found a novel way to travel the globe, since the arrival of a state-of-the-art interactive projector at the care village.

Covid-19: Royal Star & Garter Chairman Major General Tim Tyler’s vaccine trial

When volunteers were needed to take part in Covid vaccine tests, Royal Star & Garter Chairman Major General Tim Tyler stepped forward. Here, he explains his reasons for volunteering and the impact it could have.

Care provider welcomes 35 new staff to its 10 Year Club

Specialist healthcare provider, Ludlow Street Healthcare, has celebrated the end of a tough year by welcoming 35 team members into its 10 Year Club which honours all its long-serving team members.

Malvern care team members spread festive happiness

At Perrins House, one of the three dedicated care homes run by charity Friends of the Elderly in Malvern, two of the Domestic Team have taken on the role of Artistic Surprise Makers and have been keeping the residents engaged - and intrigued - with specially created and imaginative monthly display tables and poems that everyone can enjoy.

Prince of Wales sends a Christmas message of support to Whiteley Village

Patron of the Whiteley Homes Trust, HRH The Prince of Wales celebrates Whiteley’s “indomitable spirit” during the pandemic in Christmas message to villagers and staff

Excelcare’s Cambridgeshire region create a Christmas Nativity

Those living and working in Cambridgeshire based Excelcare homes decided to spread some extra festive cheer this year and create a Christmas nativity performance.

Primary school pupils perform festive play for Sandbach care home residents

Students from Grangefield School in Bishops Cleeve, created their own unique snowflake design that will go on show within a local care home.

School children show support for care home snowflake appeal

Students from Grangefield School in Bishops Cleeve, created their own unique snowflake design that will go on show within a local care home.

Record magical Christmas bedtime story to thank children across the nation

With the help of Hallmark Care Homes and The Together Project, a group of residents from care homes around the country have recorded a special Christmas Eve bedtime story, to thank children across the nation for their support during 2020.

Shoreham-by-Sea care home residents thrilled by Dunelm’s festive gifts

Residents at a care home in Shoreham-by-Sea were delighted to receive a host of festive gifts as part of Dunelm’s Community Christmas Tree appeal.

Schools take Christmas to Belong care villages

Schoolchildren who would normally be regular visitors to Belong care villages in Atherton and Wigan are finding creative ways to bring Christmas cheer to residents.

Healthcare Hero Award for HC-One Nurse

Karen Johnson, Clinical Director and Chief Nurse at HC-One, has won a prestigious and inaugural Healthcare Hero Award from Knight Frank, in recognition of her commitment and dedication throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Silva Homes customers unite to create festive bubbles

Small groups of people in Silva’s independent living homes are teaming up in bubbles, in line with government guidelines, to make sure that no one is lonely this Christmas, amid ongoing restrictions designed to halt the spread of Covid-19.

Christchurch schoolchildren create festive paper hearts for care home residents

Pupils from Avonwood Primary School in Bournemouth have been learning about kindness during their lessons and decided to grab their colouring pens and pencils to create some brightly coloured designs for the residents of the care home based off Fairmile Road.

County Carers Fitness Challenge Raises Over £1,373 for Alzheimer’s Society

Domiciliary care staff and management completed a non-stop 12 hour fitness challenge inspired by Joe Wicks’ 24 Hour PE Challenge, completing various fitness activities over the course of twelve hours while dressed as elves.



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