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Welsh rugby player Rhys Webb with the Mayor of Cardiff Councillor Monica Walsh, General Manager Karen Grapes and Hallmark Care Homes Managing Director at Avnish Goyal at the relaunch of Shire Hall Care Home last November

Hallmark care home scoops national dementia design award

Hallmark care home scoops national dementia design award

A Hallmark Care Homes’ facility in Cardiff has scooped a prestigious dementia design award.
Godswell Park boasts eight acres of gardens

EXCLUSIVE: Oxfordshire care home shares Outstanding formula

Godswell Park in Bloxham, Oxfordshire recently became one of a handful of care homes to be rated Outstanding in all five CQC criteria. CHP asked leadership team, Chairman Michael Bone and Registered Manager Dina Lee Rodriguez, how they did it.
Cardiff care professionals greeted with innovation

Care Roadshow focuses on innovation

Care Roadshow Cardiff, hosted at Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday 17 October, was the third time that organiser, Broadway Events, has brought the show to the Welsh care community.
James Parkhurst, Abbeyfield Head of Development

Care Show: Innovative home provides template for future dementia care

Head of Development James Parkhurst provided an update on Abbeyfield’s revolutionary Winnersh dementia care home at Care Show yesterday.
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Care home celebrates Outstanding in all categories

Godswell Park in Bloxham, Oxfordshire is celebrating becoming one of only a handful of services to achieve Outstanding in all five CQC categories.
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Thameside flats offer built-in care

A One Housing development at a premium Thameside location will offer in-house care to elderly residents.
Dementia Perception

App aims to revolutionise dementia care

A ground-breaking new app designed to assess the suitability of a residence and care facility for people living with dementia is set to launch this autumn.
Dementia Perception

Innovative dementia home to open

BRE and Loughborough University are to begin construction of a new ‘dementia friendly’ demonstration home designed to offer better support to those living with the condition.
Mark Elton

Passivhaus  – a care home must?

Mark Elton, head of eco design at Cowan Architects, is certain that Passivhaus energy efficiency technology is the new care home ‘must have’ for healthy, happy clients and financial gain.

Abbeyfield and Yorkare celebrate design awards

Care home providers Abbeyfield Society and Yorkare were among the winners at last week’s Pinders Healthcare Design Awards.