Coventry care home resident celebrates 103rd birthday

Herald Lodge, which is operated by Ideal Carehomes, celebrated a milestone birthday for a special lady hosting a birthday party in her honour.  Mabel Williamson, who could be Coventry’s oldest resident, turned 103 on 6 February and enjoyed celebrating with her family and friends at the home.  Mabel had a whole day of celebrations, enjoying […]

Hallmark Care Homes appoints Head of Chef Academy

Award-winning care provider, Hallmark Care Homes has appointed Brian Lane as Head of Chef Academy.   Brian, who has over 42 years’ cookery experience working for luxury hotels, yachts and Michelin star restaurants, hopes to lift the profile of food in the care sector.   He plans to do so by supporting 15 Hallmark Care […]

‘Pub’ opens in Hica Group dementia care home

F ormer England and Hull KR Rugby League player and popular local publican Phil Lowe recently helped launch a specialist in-house ‘pub’ within an East Riding care home. Called The Hub, the new facility in Hedon village is an innovative idea being tested within Albemarle care home, operated by Hull-based Hica Group. The Hub has […]

Former Sevenoaks Signalman gets his Steam Train Wish

With the support of The Wish Appeal, Staff at Woodgate Residential Home in Tonbridge granted a wish for a resident and former train signaler to take one more trip aboard a classic steam train.   When he followed in his father’s footsteps working as a signaler at Sevenoaks Rail Station as a young man, Tom […]

Living a long life with a poem a day could keep the doctor away

A Bield tenant at a Very Sheltered Housing development in Glasgow has revealed the secret to a long life as he reaches his 101st birthday. George Mulveny, who was born and bred in Glasgow, believes staying mentally alert by writing creative poems is what’s helped him reach this milestone. The former plumber merchant has become […]

LNT Group looks to increase development business side

West Yorkshire based LNT Group has today announced it is increasing focus on the care development side of the Group, moving key members of the team into LNT Care Developments as the lead business for their turn of key schemes.  Christine Cooper, currently Managing Director of LNT Construction, will move across to be Project Director […]

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