Thursday, February 25, 2021

Tag: Care Homes

Key role of housing in health and care recognised in White Paper

Our health system needs to be focussed more on keeping people healthy, well and independent, rather than waiting until they get ill. This delivers better outcomes for the health and care systems, saves money in the long-term and crucially, means that more people can enjoy a better quality of life.

Care schemes’ residents’ biggest cream tea record attempt

John Hudson, who has sung for English, Scottish and Welsh National Operas, performed a selection of pieces at a Colten Care Home

Opera star John’s joyous voice wows Dorset residents

John Hudson, who has sung for English, Scottish and Welsh National Operas, performed a selection of pieces at a Colten Care Home

Care staff and residents reminisce about romance on Valentine’s day

Morris Care’s six Nursing Homes are celebrating the most romantic time of the year

Care home launches campaign against male isolation in care

Many care homes are very female-dominant and as a result a lot of the activities are catered towards women. But what about the men?

Jewish Care pays tribute to Morella Kayman MBE

Jewish Care pays tribute to Morella Kayman MBE who sadly passed away on Monday 8 February

Colten Care homes celebrated Valentine’s Day with romantic lunches for residents

Fifteen couples who live at Colten Care homes in the south celebrated Valentine’s Day with romantic lunches specially arranged as a surprise by their care teams, companions and chefs.

HC-One care homes in Chinese New Year festivities

In celebration of Chinese New Year, HC-One care homes across the UK held Chinese New Year parties welcoming the ‘Year of the Ox’ by taking part in a series of fun, cultural celebrations.


As the COVID-19 vaccination programme is being rolled out across the UK, Omnicell’s eMAR solution has recently been enhanced to help support care homes to manage recording of the medication in terms of timings, dosage as well as the type of vaccination used.

Care Providers Urge “extreme caution” Over Care Home Visits

The decision by Flintshire County Council to base care home fees on paying half the staff the minimum wage is a “kick in the teeth” for the frontline Covid heroes, it’s been claimed.

Hexham-based care home recognises key staff at Long Service Awards

Marton Care Homes has recognised five of its Hexham-based care staff's hard work and commitment.

Independent Care Provider Acquires Bournemouth Care Home

On behalf of Mahmood Poonja and his fellow directors DC Care is delighted to announce the successful sale of Muscliff Nursing Home in Bournemouth

Encore Care Homes staff promote a career in care

Frontline workers at Encore Care Homes are promoting the benefits of a career in care as they support the search for 500 people to sign up to a new not-for-profit care agency.

COVID-19 vaccination, the best birthday present ever!

Cornwall Care has appointed Derek Law MBE as a trustee – a man nationally honoured for the difference he has made in improving life for older people.

Riverside House resident becomes social media sensation following National Storytelling Week

A resident at Riverside House care home in Morpeth has starred in a Jackanory worthy video for National Storytelling Week.

New Care appoints home manager at Cheadle Manor

New Care has appointed Janet Lewis, from Manchester, as the registered home manager of Cheadle Manor, its recently opened £15m care facility on Stockport Road in Cheadle.

Care homes toast ‘Rabbie’ in Burns Night celebration

Hundreds of residents at 21 Colten Care homes across the south celebrated Burns Night in honour of the famous 18th century bard Robert Burns.

Oakland Care Receives Prestigious ‘Top Employer’ Accreditation

Oakland Care, a luxury care home provider which operates care homes in the South East of England, has been recognised as the only social care provider in the 2021 Top Employers UK list.

Sunrise of Purley aims to raise £3K for Age UK Croydon

Sunrise of Purley has formed an official fundraising partnership with Age UK Croydon. The care home will aim to raise £3,000 across the year through various fundraising activities involving residents and the team at Sunrise of Purley.

Ex-cabin crew takes on new challenge as support worker

Once flying high, Matthew Kavanagh left his cabin crew job to take on a new challenge and is now working as a support worker at Plymouth based care home, Kanner Project.

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