Our care news
24 Oct 2017
Residents, relatives and the care team from Chichester Court Care Home in South Shields enjoyed the Macmillan Coffee morning event at the home.
Dale Summersby, Home Manager, said: “Everyone enjoyed a variety of bakes with plenty of tea and coffee! A total of £79.97 was raised for Macmillan. Well done to all!”
24 Oct 2017
There have been even more celebrations at Ladymead Care Home in Swindon as the home have celebrated the achievements of two team members.
Firstly, George Pereira: achieved SCQF level 6 in Administer Medication to Individuals as part of his Care Home Assistant Practitioner (CHAP) programme. Secondly, Julie Midwinter was presented with her third ROCK Award commending her for her care and kindness.
K C Byju Vasudevan, Home Manager, said: "These are two great achievements by members of the Ladymead team. I'm very proud of everyone here as achievements like this demonstrate that everyone here is committed to making a difference to the lives of people who live here."
23 Oct 2017
Residents from Bon Accord Care Home in Hove met up with children from a local nursery for a lovely play time.
Belinda Bradford, the Personal Activities Lead said: "The nursery children come to Bon Accord on a weekly basis for the residents to get to know one another, and this has been happening since June this year building that special relationship between the residents and the local nursery, building important bridges within the community.
19 Oct 2017
Residents, relatives and the care team at North Court Care Home in Bury St Edmunds have been busy raising both money and awareness for a variety of organisations.
On the 21st September, the home did something special to mark World Alzheimer’s Day. The residents enjoyed a morning of sports followed by a variety show in the afternoon. The team set up an information point in the reception where visitors to the home were encouraged to find out more about Alzheimer’s.
Ieleen Belen, Home Manager, said: “The Alzheimer’s Day was a great success. We had lots of positive feedback not only from residents and their families but also visitors to the home who wanted to understand a little bit more about Alzheimer’s. It was a good way for us to help raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and the help that is available out there.”
A week or so later, the home celebrated the Macmillan Coffee Morning event, which saw a variety of bakes being enjoyed by everyone. The day was a huge success with £200 being raised for this good cause.
Ieleen Belen, Home Manager, added: “'We are so fortunate for all the support we have had and it is so nice to see our tearoom so busy!”
Are you looking for a care home in Bury St Edmunds? North Court Care Home provides support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, nursing care, respite care, specialist care and end of life/palliative care.
19 Oct 2017
6 members of the team at Lydfords Care Home in Lewes have received an award after being recognised for their caring nature.
The 6 team members awarded a Recognition of Care and Kindness (ROCK) award were:
- Nicole Hudson, Senior Care Assistant
- Ioana Tamas, Registered General Nurse
- Florin Mortoiu, Registered General Nurse
- Fiona Thorpe, Care Assistant
- Mihaela Sava, Care Assistant
- Michael Whitfield, Senior Care Assistant
A ROCK award is a nationwide honour that specifically highlights the impact a Four Season Health Care employee has made on the lives of people living in one of their care homes. An internal prize, staff are nominated for an award by either residents, their relatives or friends, who have witnessed or experienced staff members demonstrating excellent standards of care and kindness in their role.
Maria Stefea, Home Manager said: “This award for the team here at Lydfords is very well deserved. I want to congratulate them on their success and thank them for all of their hard work and determination. Everyone was nominated by a resident or their relative and I believe this is very high praise indeed. Well done again everyone.”