Brockwell Court Care Home in Consett, County Durham held its Christmas Fete on Saturday 19th November 2011 and managed to raise £428.00 for the Residents Amenities Fund. A meeting will be held with residents, relatives and staff on how to decide how to spend the money.
Uplands Care Home in Streatham, London has achieved the Gold standard of the PEARL Accreditation Scheme. The PEARL programme is an accreditation programme specifically designed by Four Seasons Health Care to ensure we are providing the most up to date training, communication and interventions for people with dementia. PEARL stands for Positively Enriching And enhancing Residents Lives.
Nellie celebrated her 102nd birthday in Dolphin View Care Home last week. Surrounded by family and friends she was treated to a birthday cake with candles and sparklers.
Simon Hughlock, chef at Euxton Park Care Home, has been selected for the final line-up in the National Care Awards. Simon cooked for the judging panel at the Inspired Gourmet Cookery School in Milton Keynes. He chose the following 3 course meal, taken from Euxton Park’s current menu. The winner of the Chef Award will be announced at a gala dinner at London Hilton on 25th November.
Four Seasons Health Care announces that is has concluded the agreements to take over the operations of 140 homes from Southern Cross. In this latest phase 80homes have transferred to Four Seasons Health Care, the transactions having been given regulatory approval. Southern Cross employees in the homes have joined Four Seasons Health Care under TUPE provisions.
The total transfers include Four Seasons taking back 45 homes it owns that have been leased to Southern Cross under an historic arrangement.
Chief Executive Officer of Four Seasons Health Care, Dr. Peter Calveley said, “These homes are an important strategic addition to our organisation and significantly increase our capacity and regional cover. They represent a good fit with our existing homes portfolio. I am gratified that the landlords have placed their confidence in Four Seasons as their preferred operator and I am pleased to welcome the Southern Cross employees and residents to the Four Seasons Health Care Group. We have been working closely with Southern Cross managers to ensure the transfer of homes would take place with no disruption to care services.”