Rise and fall table at the heart of the home

When a dining table needs wheelchair access from all sides, Indivo from Pressalit Care helps keep the kitchen at the heart of the home.   The free standing, rise and fall table frame from Indivo brings much needed flexibility to an accessible kitchen or dining room, enabling all members of the family to eat together […]

A grand launch for new Norfolk Care UK home

The Care UK team at Cringleford’s newest care home, Cavell Court, joined with members of the local community and a host of VIPs for a grand launch to celebrate the home’s official opening.   Lady Philippa Dannatt of Keswick, former High Sheriff of Norfolk, was invited to perform the ceremonial ribbon cutting; while The Cavell […]

Darlington hospital supports Autism fun run

A team of runners from Newbus Grange hospital in Darlington have raised more than £350 for the North East Autism Society after completing the recent Run the Spectrum Fun Run.   With money still coming in the team, who all work at the hospital, hope to exceed this total, while raising awareness of Autism and […]

Macmillan cancer research is a very worthy cause says Nick Clegg MP

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg MP attended a Macmillan coffee morning hosted by Sheffield care home The Laurels and The Limes.   The MP for Sheffield Hallam met residents – including the home’s oldest, 103-year-old Hilda Broomhead – as well as relatives, staff and visitors.   One of thousands of coffee mornings being hosted […]

RMBI care homes celebrate British Food Fortnight

RMBI care homes have celebrated British Food Fortnight, the biggest annual, national celebration of British food and drink between 19 September to 4 October, with an array of foodie events including visits from local chefs, harvest festivals and coffee mornings for charity. Staff at Prince Michael of Kent Court care home in Watford recreated their […]

Mobile robots could help the elderly live fuller lives

Mobile service robots developed by computer scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK, could soon be helping elderly people stay independent and active for longer.   A new international project will test the ability of robots to support our ageing populations by assisting residents of care homes in three European countries.   ENRICHME (ENabling Robot […]

Specialist care provider plans to develop Therapeutic Learning Centre for young people in Bradford

Specialist care provider plans to develop Therapeutic Learning Centre in Bradford, on the site of a former care home for elderly people. Witherslack Group operates in excess of 20 schools, children’s homes and integrated children’s homes and learning centre facilities across the UK. The Group are delighted to announce plans to develop a new Integrated Therapeutic […]

East Sussex care home wins ‘home grown’ award

Heffle Court care home has won the ‘Element 1 – Grow Your Own’ category of the NAPA Fine Dining Experience 2015 awards, presented this month.   The home, in Heathfield, East Sussex, was given a certificate and £150 prize at the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA) gala tea ceremony in London on Wednesday 23 September […]

Autistic man celebrates first anniversary of living independently

A young autistic man who spent the first 19 years of his life in residential care is celebrating the first anniversary of living independently.   Lee Jones, who has high functioning autism and attachment disorder, successfully made the transition to supported living run by Regard, at Park House in Weymouth town centre.   The 20-year-old […]

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