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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.  ...
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...
Sunrise of Banstead residents enjoy nostalgic concert from the Not Forgotten

CARE HOME RESIDENTS SING DOWN MEMORY LANE

Residents of local care home, Sunrise of Banstead were treated to a nostalgic afternoon of entertainment as part of a special concert series organised by The Not Forgotten this week. The Not...
Care home Gracewell of Sutton Coldfield opens its own bar.

RESIDENTS ENJOY A TIPPLE IN NEW BAR

Care home Gracewell of Sutton Coldfield has opened its own bar. Named the Royal Oak, the bar was opened with a socially-distanced soiree. Residents living with dementia in the dedicated Memory Care...
TRADITIONAL SCOTTISH FANFARE AS MARGARET TURNS 100

TRADITIONAL SCOTTISH FANFARE AS MARGARET TURNS 100

Margaret McGregor, a resident at Muirton House care home has celebrated her socially distanced 100th birthday with two bagpipers serenading her outside the home. Margaret was born in Wimbledon in...
CARE HOME AVOIDS SINGLE CASE OF COVID-19

CARE HOME AVOIDS SINGLE CASE OF COVID-19

Brunelcare’s Glastonbury Care Home has been fortunate enough to have no confirmed cases of Coronavirus at the home since the very start of the outbreak. The Care Home, located in Somerset,...

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