Established home in Woolston sold

Lavender House, a well established care home in Woolston, a suburb of Southampton, Hampshire, has been sold.

Veteran opens remembrance garden

Sunrise of Bramhall paid its respects to the fallen on Remembrance Sunday with the opening of a new Garden by a D-Day veteran.

Audley appoints development director

Audley Group has announced the appointment of Philip Rolfe as development director.

Construction starts in Basingstoke

Work has just started on the construction of a new care home in Basingstoke, which when it opens in 2021 will bring Care UK’s tally of care homes to over 130.

Quantum Care veterans celebrated

Quantum Care, a not-for-profit elderly care provider in Hertfordshire, held a poignant ceremony to commemorate Remembrance Day with over 30 residents presented with Armed Forces Veterans and Women’s Land Army badges.

Wished granted at Formby Manor

A wish has come true for Nora Moscrop, a resident at New Care’s Formby Manor Care Centre on Liverpool Road in Formby, who was treated to a VIP experience at Goodison Park.

RMBI home unveils dementia friendly mall

Devonshire Court, RMBI Care Co’s ‘outstanding’ rated care home in Oadby, Leicestershire, has celebrated the opening of its new leisure mall, which has been designed to “bring the outside in.”

Charterpoint develops Bingham home

Developer Charterpoint Senior Living has announced that one of the UK’s leading care home operators is to run the new care home being built on the site of the former police station in Bingham, Nottinghamshire, which is due to open in 2021.

Raising awareness of reminiscence therapy

This summer, care homes across the UK were invited to take part in the #GladtoCare competition, which aimed to raise awareness of the importance of reminiscence therapy for people living with dementia.

Charity announces new grants

Jeanette June Gill, who was a resident at Marriott House Care Home in Chichester generously donated to Barchester’s Charitable Foundation to help people in need; inspired by her generosity, the charity has launched three special awards in her memory.

Resident's cards help raise funds

Veterans are helping raise money for the charity caring for them by designing Christmas cards.

Chawley Grove chooses Gainsborough

Oxfordshire’s Chawley Grove, a purpose-built 70-bed care home operated by Hamberley Care Homes, is delivering the latest in person-centred care through an innovative approach and Gentona baths from Gainsborough Specialist Bathrooms.

Carer takes home two awards

Senior nursing care assistant, Jane Reynolds, added the Palliative Care Award at the GB Care Awards South West to the Palliative, Day Service and Live-In Worker Award she won at the Care and Support West Awards in October.

Sanders launches premium brand

Following 32 years in the residential care industry as owner and CEO of Runwood Homes, Gordon Sanders and family have ventured into the premium, private pay market as Sanders Senior Living.

Runwood celebrates inspection reports

Runwood Homes is celebrating a run of positive Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection reports, resulting in good, valuable ratings for a number of its residential care homes across England.

Care UK hosts life drawing class

With several talented artists living at the home and strong interest in all things artistic among the residents, the team at Care UK’s Sherwood Grange recently offered a very different kind of care home activity.

Burcot Grange rated ‘outstanding’

Burcot Grange, a 40 bed luxury care home in Bromsgrove, which is part of the Cinnamon Care Collection, has been awarded an overall rating of outstanding following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Ipswich home marks 40 years

MHA Norwood care home in Ipswich recently celebrated its 40th anniversary in style as staff, residents and volunteers came together for a fun-filled day.

Lucerne House 'outstanding' again

Lucerne House Care Centre in Alphington, Exeter passed a recent Care Quality Commission inspection with an overall 'outstanding' rating for the second time after being praised for a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led service.

Centrum home nominated for award

A local care home that was in administration for three years and had an 'inadequate' rating has transformed itself over the past nine months into a home that is striving for 'excellence in dementia care'.