Innovation articles

Ruth Lee II

Be prepared for anything

Be prepared for anything

Rescue training provider Ruth Lee explains the importance for care home providers in planning for emergency scenarios.
Honoured Guests

Tips provided on maintaining good family relations

Simple tips for care home providers on how to work proactively to maintain good relations with the friends and family of residents are offered in a new publication.

Innovation challenge to tackle sector problems

An innovation event next month will seek to generate ideas to help tackle the biggest problems facing the social care sector.
Maggie Coleman

EXCLUSIVE: Home manager works turnaround magic  

OSJCT Registered Manager Maggie Coleman tells CHP how she has gone about turning around the recently rated Requires Improvement Chilterns Court Care Centre in Henley.

EXCLUSIVE: Outstanding home just got better

Forest Healthcare’s Bridgeside Lodge Care Centre has gone two better with its second Outstanding in two years. The Islington nursing home went from two to four Outstanding KLOEs following its latest inspection in September. CHP asked Home Manager Fatma Makalo how she did it.
Paul Birley

EXCLUSIVE: Barclays Head of Healthcare talks to CHP

Barclays Head of Healthcare Paul Birley talks kitchens, gardens, linen cupboards, robots and Four Seasons with Care Home Professional

OSJCT care home celebrates CQC Outstanding

Gregory House care home in Grantham, Lincolnshire has been rated Outstanding by the CQC.
Photo left to right (attached) are Mike Parsons, Marco Ouwehand and Mel Knight.

Barchester founder and Castleoak team up with Dutch care provider

Barchester founder Mike Parsons, Dutch operator Martha Flora NL and Castleoak have teamed up to create new specialist boutique dementia care provider, Martha Flora UK.
Mixing Matters

Shared school and care home sites can bridge age divide, says report

Shared sites integrating schools and care homes can help bridge the age divide in the UK, a report argues.

Luxurycare celebrates Outstanding hat trick

Dorset operator Luxurycare now boasts the enviable record of having all three of its care homes rated Outstanding.