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Greenhithe care home invites local community in for Care Home Open Day

Greenhithe care home Haslington Lodge welcomed members of the community with open arms during Care Home Open Day. On the guest list were pupils from Craylands Primary School, Councillor Anita Barham, from Dartford Borough Council, and Rev Mark Hurley, priest in charge at St. Peter and St. Paul Church in Swanscombe, who gathered in recognition […]

Stockport not-for-profit care provider appoints new board members

Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, has appointed Rekha Patel-Harrison and Michael Hinett to its Board of Directors. In their new positions as a Non-Executive Directors, Rekha and Michael will provide strategic support to Borough Care’s Executive Team. They will be responsible for overseeing performance, governance, growth and […]

Loughborough care home recruiting for wide variety of roles ahead of September launch

Loughborough’s newest luxury care home is recruiting for up to 50 roles ahead of its eagerly awaited launch this September. Woodthorpe Lodge, on John Boden Way, requires a wide variety of talented care staff, front of house representatives and kitchen and domestic staff to provide first-rate residential and dementia care for up to 66 people. […]

100 jobs up for grabs as North East care provider prepares to open its newest home

Around 100 jobs are up for grabs as a leading North East care provider prepares to open its newest home. Beech Tree House, at Alnwick, is set to open later this year, to provide nursing, dementia and residential care as well as care for young, physically disabled people, and bariatric residents. Its operator, well known […]

Two of eight new Care UK homes move a step closer to completion

Two of the eight new Care UK homes due to open in the next 12 months reached important milestones in their construction calendars last week. Local mayors helped Care UK and its developers to perform the traditional topping out ceremony at each of the two homes The Care UK team at Oakfield Croft in Sale […]

Internationally acclaimed dementia expert delivers workshop to local community

Internationally acclaimed dementia care expert, Teepa Snow, delivered an engaging dementia workshop to a packed hall at the Lantern Arts Centre in Raynes Park, London on earlier this month. The highly interactive dementia workshop, organised by Clare Jefferies of the Wimbledon & Kingston office of Home Instead, was delivered to more than 200 people including […]

Mum, 35, unites with Alzheimer’s Society to find dementia cure

A 35-year-old mother of two young children has united with Alzheimer’s Society by joining their Memory Walk campaign to raise vital funds to beat dementia, after learning she will develop a rare inherited form of the condition. Tests have confirmed Hannah Mackay has a gene that means she will develop the same form of dementia, […]

Christchurch Group appoints Ruth Smith, Chief Operations Officer

The UK’s leading provider of outcomes-led post-acute neurorehabilitation services for the NHS has promoted Ruth Smith to Chief Operations Officer. Ruth’s achievements in her previous role at The Christchurch Group as Director of Operations saw her cement its status as winner of Health Investor’s Best Complex Care Award 2018, ensuring that 100% of the company’s […]

Care home hosts reunion lunch for players of Walberton Cricket Club to mark 150th Anniversary

To help celebrate the 150th anniversary of Walberton Cricket Club, Walberton Place Care Home put out a call to find the oldest former players and invite them to lunch at the care home. Steve Lockwood, Brian Bailey and Brian Varney all octogenarians, answered the call and were invited along with their wives to enjoy lunch […]

Actor Hugh Bonneville drops into Liss care home

On Saturday 29th June actor Hugh Bonneville known for Downton Abbey, Notting Hill and Paddington visited Caring Homes’ Blenheim Court in Liss, to lead in the opening of a family fun day. The local care home took part in National Care Home Open Day, which this year celebrated the role of Arts in Care. The […]

Residents at an Alnwick care home assured that they are in good hands

Residents at an Alnwick care home can be assured that they are in good hands as their trustees have a number of care sector skills that will ensure the best possible care and support. Abbeyfield House, a well-established and popular care home which accommodates 25 people in a purpose-built facility just outside the town centre, […]

Older adults' independence is most significant factor for vulnerability in hot weather

Care News - REHACARE press release - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 01:00
Efforts to support older people during extreme heat should focus on those who lack independence or have pre-existing health issues, according to an expert from the University of Warwick.

Employees who are caring for their older relatives struggle with workplace needs

Care News - REHACARE press release - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 01:00
Employers who don't step up to help with workplace supports may make informal caregiving 'an even tougher role,' Baylor University researcher says

Invitation to the opening of Scarborough’s latest state-of-the-art residential care home

Nicola Horbury newly appointed Home Manager at Castle Grange Care Home on Dean Road in Scarborough is hosting Open Days next week to launch the home to local healthcare professionals as well as the public. The marketing suite has been open for a couple of months, and there has been a large number of enquiries […]

MP celebrates work of Prince’s Trust at Ellesmere Port care home

Justin Madders MP has joined Whitby House to unveil its garden make over. A group of young adults taking part in The Prince’s Trust project, have worked hard to transform the garden and patio areas at Whitby House Care Home in Ellesmere Port. The Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service led The Prince’s Trust programme, is […]

Clinical Manager scoops top Royal College of Nursing Award

A Clinical Manager with responsibilities for more than 1,000 residents at 21 south coast care homes has been awarded one of nursing’s top professional accolades. Colten Care’s Lindsay Rees saw off the challenge of four fellow finalists to win the Nursing Older People category at the RCNi Nurse Awards held at the Westminster Park Plaza […]

Newly built multi-million-pound Shropshire care home handed over to operators

Another new multi-million-pound care home by Wynbrook has been handed over to operators Rotherwood Care in Shropshire following the completion of its construction work. Nottingham-based Wynbrook built the new facility within the grounds of Roden Hall which already had an existing care home within the old hall on site but, was struggling to meet modern […]

Macmillan Cancer teams up with care home to produce a work of art

A CARE home and one of the largest charities in Britain teamed up to produce a work of art for the ancient Peak District custom of well dressing. Burton Closes Hall Care Home, on Haddon Road, in Bakewell, and Macmillan Cancer Support worked together to produce a well dressing titled “Together”. Residents, staff and volunteers […]

Music develops the spoken language of the hearing-impaired

Care News - REHACARE press release - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 01:00
Finnish researchers have compiled guidelines for international use for utilising music to support the development of spoken language. The guidelines are suitable for the parents of children with hearing impairments, early childhood education providers, teachers, speech therapists and other rehabilitators of children with hearing disabilities, as well as the hearing-impaired themselves.

Staffordshire nursing home welcomes the summer in with garden party

Hoar Cross nursing and care home hosted its very own garden party to celebrate their extended family, their residents, and the arrival of summer. Attended by families, carers, and the guests of honour, the residents themselves, they were treated to a carnival of activities, live entertainment, and home cooked food. With lots of dancing, singing, […]


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