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 […]
The two largest social care provider representative bodies English Community Care Association (ECCA) and National Care Association (NCA) have today announced that they intend to merge into a new body called Care England from the 1st January 2014. In a joint statement the two chairman Nadra Ahmed OBE and Jane Ashcroft said:- “Our sector faces […]
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 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, […]
National health and social care charity Community Integrated Care is proud to announce the launch of its new five year strategy, in which the organisation has committed to becoming ‘The UK’s Leading Health and Social Care Charity’. This will see Community Integrated Care pursue a highly ambitious programme of investment, development and change – […]
Milton Keynes Council has been awarded £345,000 of funding as part of a pioneering project to deliver improvements to a range of specialist services that support people living with dementia in Milton Keynes. Simple improvements such as changes to lighting, floor coverings, garden areas and signage can have such a positive effect on people with […]
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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