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AVANTE CARE & SUPPORT TO BUILD NEW KENT CARE HOME

AVANTE CARE & SUPPORT TO BUILD NEW CARE HOME IN KENT

Avante Care & Support has announced that it has completed the purchase on an acre plot of land in Westgate on Sea, Kent, to build a state-of-the-art care home for older people requiring...
John Southcott and bride-to-be Laura Southcott

BLUSHING BRIDE AT ACCRINGTON CARE HOME

There were happy smiles and tears of joy at Hope House care home in Accrington after a resident received a surprise visit from his granddaughter on her wedding day. Laura, granddaughter of Hope...
CARE BOOST FOR VETERANS AS STAFF QUALIFY TO PRESCRIBE MEDICATION

CARE BOOST FOR VETERANS AS STAFF QUALIFY TO PRESCRIBE

A lead nurse and a lead physiotherapist at Royal Star & Garter have become the first members of staff in the charity’s care homes to qualify as non-medical prescribers. Yuriy Bukovych...
Hft legacy gifts transform allotment for people with learning disabilities

LEGACY GIFTS TRANSFORM GARDEN INTO ALLOTMENT

A group of adults with learning disabilities from Cornwall has been reaping the rewards of a charity grant and are now growing, cooking and eating food grown in their very own allotment.  ...
SUPPORTED LIVING SERVICE IN WALSALL TO CREATE UP TO 60 JOBS

SUPPORTED LIVING SERVICE IN WALSALL TO CREATE UP TO 60 JOBS

ECHO Supported Living Services is opening a new support service in Walsall to enable local people in long-term hospital placements to return to living in their own community. The six houses,...
THE NOT FORGOTTEN LAUNCHES UK CARE HOME CONCERT TOUR

CHARITY LAUNCHES UK CARE HOME CONCERT TOUR

The Not Forgotten, a British Armed Forces charity which supports serving and ex-service men and women has launched Those Not Forgotten Years, a nationwide outdoor concert tour of care homes. The...
The McVitie’s Tasties Biscuit Decorating Competitio

Take the McVitie’s Tasties Care Home Challenge

pladis, the global snack company behind McVitie’s and Jacob’s, has teamed up with the National Activities Providers Association (NAPA) to find the nation’s best decorated...
GOVERNMENT ACCUSED OF BEING ‘SLOW’ AND ‘INCONSISTENT’ WITH SOCIAL CARE

GOVERNMENT ACCUSED OF BEING ‘SLOW’ AND ‘INCONSISTENT’ WITH SOCIAL CARE

A new report published by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has accused the Government of being “slow, inconsistent, and at times negligent” in their approach to social care in the...
Jitesh Patel, Social Care Sector Lead at Kajima Partnerships

A WATERSHED MOMENT FOR ELDERLY LIVING

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need to change the way long-term care is provided. Jitesh Patel, Social Care Sector Lead at Kajima Partnerships, discusses. Although the immediate...
SUPPORT WORKER CELEBRATES MILESTONE ANNIVERSARY AT CHARITY

SUPPORT WORKER CELEBRATES MILESTONE ANNIVERSARY AT CHARITY

A support worker from Barnston has shared her pride at marking 25 years of supporting people with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. Yvette Adams, 71, is celebrating over two...

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