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Yorkshire care homes host their own country show

The Yorkshire Show might have moved online because of the coronavirus pandemic but a care home from Leeds has decided to organise its own...

Leeds care home honours World War two veteran on VE Day

A Second World War veteran living in a Leeds care home was honoured during a special celebration to mark the 75th anniversary of VE...

Aylesbury care home appeals to local community for iPads and tablets

Anchor’s Buckingham Lodge are appealing for members of the public to donate their spare iPads and tablets to help their residents keep in touch...

Bring Your Child To Work day is a big hit at Jarrow care home

One of Anchor’s most pro-active care homes hosted a ‘Bring Your Child To Work day’ last month.   Palmersdene Court Care Home in Jarrow, Tyne and...

Banbury care home staff celebrate ‘Outstanding’ result!

Anchor’s care home, The Ridings in Banbury, Oxfordshire was celebrating this month as it has been classed as ‘outstanding’ in its responsiveness category by...

67% think a career in social care is undervalued by society

A host of influential social care organisations have united to warn Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt of an impending workforce crisis and the dire need...

Scarborough care provider announces further expansion

A Scarborough care business has announced exciting new expansion plans as it takes over an established home in the town. Despite the tough economic climate...

Bradford care home residents taken back to the 1950’s

An Anchor care home, Mill View in Bradford, has celebrated the opening of its brand new on-site 1950s diner with the king himself, Elvis...

Specialist housing and support organisations Hanover and Anchor in merger talks

Hanover and Anchor, two organisations specialising in housing, care and support services to older people, are in talks about merging.   Under the proposals, the two...

Care manager leads fundraising for sister Dianne

Tina Willey, an Anchor Scheme Manager at Highfield Court in Rotherham and she and her colleagues have raised over £450 for a brilliant cause.   Her...

World Darts Champion guest of honour at Middlesbrough care home

BDO World Darts Champion Glen Durrant has officially opened a new pub in a care home in Middlesbrough.   Glen, who was born in the town,...

Outstanding care home staff rewarded by Anchor CEO

Managers of Anchor care homes which gained an ‘outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission came together for a formal gathering today where they...

Four generations celebrate 97th birthday with Ruby!

Barnfield Care Home Resident Ruby Weeks celebrated her 97th birthday this week at a party with friends, colleagues, Anchor staff and three other generations...

Anchor announces two appointments to Board

Anchor has further strengthened its Board with the appointment of two non-executive directors.   Professor June Andrews OBE and Richard Petty FRICS were appointed to...

Castleoak and Anchor announce £16.6 million deal to develop luxury Hampshire retirement village

Castleoak and Anchor announce £16.6 million deal to develop luxury Hampshire retirement village Specialist construction and development partner for retirement living, Castleoak, has announced a...

Care providers and associated bodies discuss George Osborne’s Spending Review-Good or Bad?

Some social care providers have expressed dismay at George Osborne's missed opportunity to rescue social care in last week’s Spending Review. Mike Padgham, Chair of the Independent Care Group (York...

Castleoak secures £13 million deal to deliver independent living apartments for Anchor

Specialist construction and development partner for retirement living, Castleoak, has announced a £13m contract win with Anchor. The deal will deliver a retirement village...

£12.5m Weybridge retirement living scheme opens its doors to public

Castleoak and Anchor celebrate opening of marketing suite at £12.5m retirement living scheme in Weybridge Anchor and construction partner Castleoak have celebrated the opening of...

Anchor launches new accreditation for dementia care

Leading not-for-profit housing and care provider, Anchor, has developed a new accreditation for its care homes that recognises exceptional care that enhances the lives...

Castleoak on schedule with topping out ceremony at Anchor’s Austin Place

Members of the local Weybridge community in Surrey have joined Anchor and construction partner Castleoak to celebrate Austin Place, Anchor’s new £12.4m residential retirement...

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