Couple share their story for Dementia Awareness Week

In support of Dementia Awareness Week last week and to spread the word of the condition, Gillingham couple, Brian and Anona Port shared their story of over 60 years together and how they manage to live with dementia.   Brian and Anona met in 1952 in Canterbury, where they both lived. At the time, she […]

Nostalgic Wedding Fever for Dementia Awareness Week

People living at Stocks Hall Residential Home in Ormskirk were treated to a very special gathering to mark Dementia Awareness Week last week.   The Activities Team successfully hosted a wedding reminiscence day in a bid to trigger happy memories and have fun.  The team prepared a cake, decorated the room, arranged a bride and groom and even threw a bouquet, while people […]

Double contract win for Castleoak with new customer The Abbeyfield Society

Specialist construction and development partner for care and retirement living, Castleoak, has announced a double contract win with new customer, The Abbeyfield Society. Worth a combined £9.6 million, the contracts are for a residential and specialist dementia care home in Winnersh near Reading and an assisted living scheme in Tunbridge Wells. Castleoak’s specialist development team identified […]

Former Paignton care home brought to market by Christie + Co

Specialist property adviser Christie + Co has been instructed to sell the former Oakhurst Care Home in the seaside town of Paignton, Devon.   Conveniently located in Courtland Road, just off the town centre, the former care home enjoys elevated views over the local park and encompasses 16 single bedrooms – 15 of which have […]

Care provider honours achievements of the people it supports

CMG – a leading provider of learning disability care – has held a very special awards evening to honour the achievements of the people it supports over the past year. People from across England and Wales met in London for the Awards Ceremony, which were held at Imber Court Sports and Social Club in Surrey. […]

Alzheimer’s Society responds to the Queen’s Speech

In today’s Queen’s Speech the government set out their intention to secure the future of the National Health Service by implementing the NHS’s own five year plan; increasing the health budget; integrating healthcare and social care; and ensuring the NHS works on a seven day basis. They also set out measures to improve access to […]

Independent Age responds to the Queen’s Speech

In response to the Queen’s Speech, Janet Morrison, Chief Executive at Independent Age, said:  “Some of the measures in today’s Queen’s Speech could herald a new approach to how we deliver local services for older people, so for example in the City Devolution Bill. But to truly deliver on its promise of security and dignity […]

First Gracewell Healthcare home opens since takeover

Gracewell Healthcare has opened its first home since the operator was acquired by Sunrise Senior Living.   Oakwood House in Birmingham provides residential, nursing and dementia care for 70 residents.  The home, which is in the Edgbaston area of the city, has been created keeping the individual needs of older people in mind – each […]

‘Alice theme’ helps Colten Care raise dementia awareness

More than 60 people attended ‘Dementia Friends’ meetings at Colten Care homes during Dementia Awareness Week. The South Coast care home operator held the free information sessions across its family of homes in Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. The meetings, run by volunteers, were designed to help people in the community raise their awareness and understanding […]

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