Rothesay volunteers needed to help out with social activities

Foley Court, Bield’s Retirement Housing development in Rothesay, is looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to spend a couple of hours each month helping out with the social activities.   The appeal comes as a result of the success of previous social activities held at the development, which give tenants the chance to socialise and […]

Bristol care home welcomes new manager

The staff and residents at St George Care Home in Bristol welcomed their new manager; Ken Bishop, who took over the running of the Bristol based care home this month.   Ken has had a wealth of experience in his varied career, having come from a military background as a Royal Navy diver and medic, […]

Sawley care home staff shave heads for charity

Two brave members of staff at Canterbury Care’s Riverside Care Centre have shaved their heads to support charity.   Susan Jones (45) who has been a cook at the home for three and a half years and Ann Robinson (70) who has worked as an activities co-ordinator at Riverside Care Centre for 10 years, took […]

Carer at Birmingham care home wins prestigious title

A carer at Ivy Bank care home in Birmingham is celebrating after receiving a prestigious award in recognition of her hard work undertaken to achieve an important qualification. Kim McGuinness, an experienced Carer who works at the Akari Care home, triumphed over 1300 other candidates to be named Omega Training’s ‘Learner of the Year 2014.’ […]

Fife Flexicare Gets into the Christmas Spirit

Staff of a pioneering dementia care service in Fife have celebrated the festive season with delicious Christmas lunches for those who use their service. Fife Flexicare, an initiative service run by leading care and housing providers, Bield, works specifically with people living with dementia, offering them as little or as much support as they may […]

Macclesfield care home praised by CQC

Canterbury Care’s Rowans Care Centre has been praised following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   The home, which is based on Merriden Road and provides nursing care for up to 36 elderly residents, responded quickly to resolve the issues a previous CQC report had highlighted, and, following a re-inspection, is now meeting […]

Billingham care home spreads some festive joy!

Allington House care home is spreading some Christmas joy with its festive fundraisers.   Members of staff had a ‘Christmas jumper day’ and wore their jolly woolly jumpers, for a donation made to TFM’s Cash for Kids.   The home also raised more than £400 for extra treats for its residents when it opened its […]

CMG staff are recognised by families for the outstanding care they provide

Winners included Kevin Berryman, who was described as “the most dedicated, helpful and trusted person for our family.” The outstanding contributions of CMG staff across the country were recognised at the learning disability care provider’s annual awards evening. This time around, there were over 350 nominations, with more than ever coming from the families of […]

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