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Annie Riley, Vocalist, The Not Forgotten Entertainment Team

ARMED FORCES CHARITY EMBARKS ON CARE HOME CONCERT TOUR

The Not Forgotten, a British Armed Forces charity which supports serving and ex-servicemen and women, is delighted to announce the launch of a nationwide outdoor concert tour to lift the lockdown...
Two Care Home Visitors Allowed

TWO VISITORS ALLOWED IN CARE HOMES FROM APRIL 12

Care home residents in England will be able to receive two visitors indoors from Monday 12th April, as COVID-19 restrictions continue to be cautiously eased.   From this date, the...
Chrystine and Michael Girvan celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary at Coppice Lodge care home in Arnold.

COUPLE SEPARATED BY COVID REUNITED FOR 65TH ANNIVERSARY

A couple separated during the COVID-19 pandemic were reunited with a surprise dinner date to mark their milestone Blue Sapphire anniversary. Chrystine and Michael Girvan celebrated their 65th...
Last week, Gracewell of Fareham buried a time capsule to mark the National Day of Reflection and remember everything they have overcome in the past year.

CARE HOME MARKS NATIONAL DAY OF REFLECTION WITH TIME CAPSULE

A care home in Fareham commemorated a year since the first national lockdown by burying a time capsule. Last week, Gracewell of Fareham buried a time capsule to mark the National Day of...
Isa Reynolds with George the Puffin, Catmoor House Care Home.

WILDLIFE CENTRE BRINGS MARINE LIFE TO CARE HOME

A care provider has teamed up with a wildlife centre to allow its residents to experience marine and wildlife environments, despite the current lockdown restrictions. HC-One has collaborated with...
Care home residents who have received one dose of either the Oxford-AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine have substantial protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection after four weeks, according to findings from the Vivaldi study led by UCL researchers.

COVID VACCINE DOSE PREVENTS 62% OF CARE HOME INFECTIONS

Care home residents who have received one dose of either the Oxford-AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine have substantial protection against SARS-CoV-2 infection after four weeks, according to findings...
The Beeches Residential Home was visited by its local doctor who immunised all residents and staff with the second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

CARE HOME JOY AS ALL RESIDENTS FULLY VACCINATED

Residents and staff at an Ixworth care home have received both doses of their COVID-19 vaccinations. The Beeches Residential Home was visited by its local doctor who immunised all residents and...
At the Surbiton Reflection service, Nurse Jude remembers residents that died by tying a ribbon to the tree. Image credit: Royal Star & Garter

CARE HOMES HOLD MEMORIAL SERVICES ON NATIONAL DAY OF REFLECTION

Commemorative services took place at Royal Star & Garter’s care homes on Tuesday 23rd March, to mark the COVID-19 National Day of Reflection. Staff and residents at the charity’s...
Tony Stein, Chief Executive of Healthcare Management Solutions

CARE HOME BOSS COMMENTS ON COMPULSORY VACCINE PROPOSAL

The boss of a major UK care home operator has welcomed the news that the COVID vaccines could be made compulsory for care workers.  Today, the Telegraph revealed that details of a paper...
HC-One Care Homes St Patrick's Day

HC-ONE CARE HOMES CELEBRATE ST PATRICK’S DAY

On Wednesday 17th February, HC-One care homes had great fun marking St Patrick’s Day.  At Ailsa Craig Care Home in Cessnock, Glasgow, staff decorated the home in an abundance of green...

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