Category: Wellbeing

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HC-One care homes mark Global Intergenerational Week

HC-One care homes are celebrating all things intergenerational to mark Global Intergenerational Week.
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Marathon man makes plans for Nigel

A Taylor Wimpey site manager is dedicating his London Marathon run this Sunday to a ...
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Care home coffee afternoon raises £400 for hospice

A Wiltshire care home a coffee afternoon has helped raise almost £400 for Dorothy House ...
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National campaign supports unpaid carers

GoodOaks Homecare has launched a new campaign to support the nation’s struggling unpaid carers.
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CSGT 2024 proves the care sector really does have talent!

On Tuesday 16 April, at the Coventry Building Society Arena, eight finalists from across the ...
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Dorset care home donates to local food bank

Residents at a Poole Care home have prepared and hand delivered 30 packed lunches to ...
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Care sector set to display talent

Excitement is building in the run up to the 2024 final of Care Sector’s Got ...
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Connected Caring wins contract to support unpaid carers

Connected Caring has won a three-year contract to support an estimated 16,000 carers in South ...
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Meallmore care home opens therapeutic sensory room

Meallmore’s St Modans care home in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire has opened a therapeutic sensory room to ...
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Study reveals emotional impact of pandemic on care home staff

A Lancaster University study has revealed the emotional impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on care ...
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Ambient Support team raises £5.5k in London half marathon

A team of nine runners representing Ambient Support have raised £5.5k for life changing technology.
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Lower Meadow embraces Holi celebration

Residents and staff at Runwood Homes’ Lower Meadow care home in Stratford-upon-Avon celebrated with a ...
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New resource helps care homes build creativity into every day

A new arts and creativity resource has been launched to help care homes build creativity ...
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Adopt a Grandparent signs up father and son

Charity Adopt a Grandparent has signed up its first father and son to virtually "adopt" ...
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Guild Care issues call to end social isolation

Guild Care chief executive Alex Brooks-Johnson has issued a call for an end to social ...
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Care home marks Global Recycling Day

HC-One’s April Park Care Home in Eckington, Derbyshire, marked Global Recycling Day by taking part ...
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Brixton care home unveils in-house pub

Limetree Care Home in Brixton has unveiled its newly renovated pub, The Lambeth Arms.
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Care home residents experience life under the waves

Care home residents have enjoyed a deep sea experience thanks to VR headsets provided by ...
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Hartford Care celebrates inspirational female residents on International Women’s Day

Hartford Care is celebrating the adventures and successes of the inspirational female residents across its ...
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Bluebird Care joins Tub2Pub campaign to aid cancer support

Home care provider Bluebird Care is taking part in Greene King's Tub2Pub campaign which aims ...
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HICA Group acquires Bridlington adult care centre

HICA Group has acquired Swan House Day Centre in Bridlington in East Yorkshire for an ...
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Adopt a Grandparent launches webinar series

Charity Adopt a Grandparent has launched a series of webinars to share its impact and ...
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Home care provider runs wish fulfilment campaign

A home care provider is running its third annual Genie in a Bottle campaign, aiming ...
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Meallmore partners with musical exercise firm

Meallmore is partnering with Scottish musical exercise provider danceSing as part of a Scottish government ...
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Falkirk care home hosts Menopause Café

Wallside Grange Care Home in Falkirk is hosting a monthly Menopause Café event, aimed at ...
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HICA Group sponsors grassroots football team

HICA Group, a care provider based in Hessle near Hull, has announced its continued sponsorship ...
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Volunteers thank care home residents for supporting humanitarian project

College students who volunteer to help some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable children ...
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Care home opens refurbished coffee bar

Weavers House care home in Cookstown, Country Tyrone, has opened a refurbished coffee bar.
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Barchester’s Charitable Foundation achieves donation milestone

Barchester’s Charitable Foundation achieved a donation milestone of £225,000 in 2023.
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Devon care home creates collaborative art piece

Sundial Care Home, located in Tipton St John, recently welcomed Creative Minds Exmouth through their ...
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Registrations open for Care Home Open Week 2024

Registrations are now open for Championing Social Care’s Care Home Open Week 2024 and the ...
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Hampshire care charity marks 40th anniversary with time capsule

Hampshire-based charity The Brendoncare Foundation will bury a time capsule in the grounds of one ...
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Registrations open for Care Sector’s Got Talent 2024

The spotlight is set to shine once again on the remarkable talents within the care ...
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Mills & Reeve brings women leaders in health and social care together

National law firm Mills & Reeve has hosted the second Women in Health and Care ...
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Championing Social Care raises over £20k for Adopt a Grandparent

Championing Social Care’s Christmas Lunch in December raised over £20,000 for Adopt a Grandparent.
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MHA prepares for awareness-raising event

e, where befriending volunteers take time out of their day to have conversations and offer ...
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Cornwall care home is ‘all shook up’ for second birthday

‘The king of rock ‘n’ roll was in the house as Barchester Healthcare’s Falmouth Court ...
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Mansfield care home joins university music research project

A Mansfield care home has been selected to take part in a music research project ...
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Ipswich Town FC gives care home footie fans a day to remember

Ipswich Town FC team members have given residents at a Suffolk care home a day ...
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Care home agony aunts ready to solve relationship dilemmas

Residents at a Suffolk care home are taking on the role of agony aunts to ...
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Care home staff and residents pay tribute to activities team

Staff and residents at Barchester Healthcare's Falmouth Court care home paid tribute to their activities ...
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Care home hosts local MP Nadhim Zahawi

Nadhim Zahawi, MP for Stratford upon Avon, chatted with staff and residents about his recent ...
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Future Care Group donates wheelchairs to Children with Special Needs Foundation

The Future Care Group has donated four wheelchairs to the Children with Special Needs Foundation.
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Care home residents strike a pose for magazine photo shoot

Residents at a Suffolk care home have been striking a pose for a photo shoot ...
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Ipswich care home plans to create nostalgia room

Avocet Court Care Home in Ipswich plans to create a "nostalgia room" featuring a donation ...
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Care home residents beat winter blues with woodland walk

Residents at RMBI Care Co home Shannon Court wrapped up and went on an adventure ...
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Families provide more support for older relatives in winter

Almost half of people in England increase the assistance they provide older relatives during the ...
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Council to discuss plans to make care homes more LGBTQ+ inclusive

Measures to promote LGBTQ+ inclusivity in care homes are to be discussed by Brighton & ...
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Record breaking junior storyteller visits Birmingham care home

Record breaking five-year-old author, Jayce Joyce, has entertained residents at a Sutton Coldfield care home ...
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Government announces national career pathway for care workers

Wide ranging plans to improve career prospects for care workers have been announced by the ...
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Artwork to shine a light on the invisible role of carers

An artwork that shines a light on the invisible role that carers play in families ...
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Care home resident receives portrait with a twist

A 103-year-old care home resident received a portrait with a twist, created by the daughter ...
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Dementia home pays tribute to football fans

Specialist dementia nursing home Wren Hall has created a sports memorial corridor to commemorate the ...
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Dementia Care
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Care home residents enjoy the fun of the fair

Residents from three Glasgow-based care homes experienced all the fun of the fair when they ...
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Care home supports families in need

Residents and staff at Colten Care’s New Forest care home Woodpeckers came up with a ...
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Beatlemania Christmas tree scoops care home prize

A Christmas tree tribute to The Beatles and Liverpool has won a care home competition.
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Christmas card competition brings smiles to Bluebird Care customers

Bluebird Care Southend and Darlinghurst Academy have teamed up on a Christmas card design competition.
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Alcohol can be part of a ‘good life’ in care homes, research finds

New research has found alcohol can be part of having a ‘good life’ in care ...
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Care UK celebrates Christmas with Care to Share initiative

Care UK is helping combat loneliness in its communities with its Care to Share initiative ...
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Audley Group appoints health and wellness director

Retirement housing provider Audley Group has appointed Emma Robinson as health and wellness director.
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Hartford Care donates £5,000 in Christmas charity initiative

Hartford Care has raised £5,000 for local charities through its Christmas charity initiative.
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Walfinch expands community event for Oxfordshire villagers

Walfinch Oxford is offering a free weekly village art class with a soup and roll ...
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Care group recognises superhero workers

Luxury care group CHD Living highlighted the outstanding work that its care staff do throughout ...
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Care home residents target Christmas no 1 spot

Residents at a care home in Crowborough, East Sussex are giving Michael Bublé and Mariah ...
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Leicester City stars spread festive cheer to care home residents

Leicester City football stars have been spreading festive cheer to care home residents in Stoneygagte.
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West Midlands theatre offers 10 free shows for care homes

A West Midlands theatre is offering 10 free shows for care home residents between January ...
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MHA launches lifestyle and wellness app

MHA has launched its own lifestyle and wellbeing app with the aim of keeping the ...
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Bupa residents choose their Christmas karaoke favourites

Dancing Queen by Abba was among the favourites in a poll of Bupa care home ...
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Adopt a Grandparent expands into Scotland

Adopt a Grandparent, an independent charity seeking to build intergenerational relationships across the globe, has ...
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Rishi Sunak helps care home get in the Christmas spirit

Prime Minister and MP for Richmond (Yorks) Rishi Sunak has helped a Northallerton care home ...
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Oakland Care helps plant over 400 trees in community initiative

Team members from three Oakland Care homes have joined a community initiative to plant over ...
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Care homes brighten up Christmas for hundreds of children

Residents, families, staff and well-wishers at seven Colten Care homes supported an appeal to collect ...
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Bentley birthday treat for care home resident

From left: The Bentley Flying Spur with Bentley driver Peter Constable, Tunbridge Wells Care Centre ...
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Care home manager wins World bodybuilding competition

A manager of a residential care home in Norwich has become a World Champion bodybuilder.
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Lottie launches annual Christmas giveaway for carers

Later living marketplace Lottie is offering carers the chance to win prizes worth up to ...
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TLC Care hosts bake off to support cancer research

TLC Care has hosted its inaugural TLC Care Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off Competition ...
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HC-One supports foodbank to mark Cake4Kindness Day

HC-One’s support office team has donated 100 cakes to Kings Church Foodbank in Darlington to ...
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Bluebird Care supports school pupils with learning disabilities

Bluebird Care Winchester, Eastleigh & Romsey has partnered with Osborne School in Winchester to support ...
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Barnsley care home creates Children in Need music video

Care home residents in Barnsley have created a music video for Children in Need – ...
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Care home worker says colleagues saved his life

A Somerset care home worker has thanked his colleagues for saving his life after he ...
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Assisted living service seeks donations for ‘mug fanatic’

A Suffolk care home is seeking donations for a ‘mug fanatic’ seeking to expand his ...
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Care group aims to provide staff menopause support

Nellsar Care Homes aims to become a menopause-friendly company after a staff survey revealed a ...
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Flagship Christmas care event to raise funds for Adopt a Grandparent

Funds raised from this year’s Championing Social Care Christmas Lunch will be used to support ...
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94-year-old care home resident runs yoga club

A 94-year-old Boutique Care Homes resident has launched a yoga club in Surrey home The ...
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Care UK celebrates World Kindness Day

Care UK is celebrating World Kindness Day today by sharing some of the fundraising colleagues ...
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Hastings care home seeks community collaboration for World Kindness Day

A Hastings care home is encouraging random acts of kindness ahead of World Kindness Day, ...
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York care home partners with food bank

Ebor Court care home in York is partnering up with York Foodbank this Christmas to ...
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Majority of LGBT+ people concerned about care home discrimination

Nine in ten LGBT+ people in Scotland are worried about discrimination in care homes or ...
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Leeds care home appeals for food donations to support homeless

Nesfield Lodge Care Home in Leeds has set up a foodbank collection and is encouraging ...
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Boutique Care Homes offers festive support to local families facing food poverty

A Kent care home is offering support to local families facing food poverty this Christmas.
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Pollard’s Promises presents Santa’s Workshop

Pollard's Promises, a charitable initiative by Quality Care Group, has invited carers and their families ...
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Wellbeing
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Outstanding inspection report for Roselea House

Roselea House, a Holmes Care Group care home in Fife, has received an Outstanding report ...
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Residents surprise care home manager with TikTok inspired birthday gift

A TikTok video provided the perfect gift inspiration for residents wanting to mark their care ...
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Barchester Healthcare celebrates outstanding staff members

Barchester Healthcare has celebrated its outstanding staff members at its annual awards event.
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Staffing
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Barchester care home to help tackle loneliness in the community

A Barchester Healthcare care home in Cornwall will be opening its opening doors each week ...
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Wellbeing
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Webinar to highlight benefits of local gift card

A carers’ charity and a housing association are set to share how they have used ...
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Wellbeing
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Care homes sign up to Adopt a Grandparent scheme

Care homes across the UK have joined the Adopt a Grandparent initiative, after the charity ...
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Wellbeing
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Tech innovation offers ‘clear sound’ for care home residents with hearing loss

A new tech innovation from assistive listening specialists, Contacta Systems, offers support to care home ...
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Assisted Living
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Moray care home seeks community volunteers

A Highlands care home is reaching out to local volunteers and community groups to support ...
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Black Swan Care Group supports World Menopause Day

Black Swan Care Group is working with Norfolk-based organisation Menopause Support to mark World Menopause ...
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Wellbeing

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