Memories go centre stage for Dorset care home residents

RESIDENTS and team members at a Poole dementia care home are helping a theatre company stage a show inspired by the power of memory. Hands-on arts and crafts sessions at Colten Care’s The Aldbury home will inform performances of the production Memory Points at the Lighthouse Poole. The show, by Winchester-based Platform 4, involves being […]

£22.6m Independent and Extra Care housing scheme gets underway in Chesterfield

Excitement was in the air as representatives visited the new Potters Place extra care scheme in Chesterfield as building works got started. The development of 55-apartments, in Foolow Avenue, now renamed Potters Place (reflecting the historical pottery industry), is one of three schemes which Chevin Housing Association are developing in partnership with Derbyshire County Council, […]

Choice Care Group continues expansion following investment by Caledonia

Choice Care Group has been acquired by Caledonia Investments plc, further strengthening its position as one of the UK’s leading providers of personalised residential and supported living care for adults with learning disabilities, mental health disorders and complex needs. The group will continue to be led by chief executive Edwina Johnston and her management team, […]

Care home chef named Apprentice of the Year 2013

Young chef James Howarth has all the ingredients of becoming a huge success at a major care home in Accrington.   James, 22, who works for Springhill Care Home, has been named the Apprentice of the Year from his tutors at Blackburn College, where he attends the professional cookery course apprenticeship level two covering meat, […]

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