Operators articles

Country Court Care home placed in ‘special measures’

Country Court Care home placed in ‘special measures’

Country Court Care’s Lostock Lodge in Northwich, Cheshire has been placed in special measures after being rated ‘inadequate’ by the CQC.

Avery staff and residents raise charitable funds over a cup of tea

March Tea Party event, part of the Dementia UK’s Time for a Cuppa campaign, raised over £2,600

Regulator welcomes progress at Runwood Homes’ services

The care regulator in Northern Ireland has recognised improvements made at two Runwood Homes’ services which have been the subject of enforcement action.

Free holiday offer launched to attract nurses

A Scarborough nursing home is offering free holidays in a bid to attract new nurses.

Bournemouth care home installs dementia care innovation

Muscliff Care Home in Bournemouth has installed the Tovertafel (‘Magic Table’ in Dutch) in its care home following an overwhelming reaction from residents. This award-winning innovation comes from the Netherlands, which is renowned for its cutting-edge approach to dementia care.

Church Farm Care appoints quality assurance manager

Amanda Jones has been appointed quality assurance manager at leading dementia and nursing care home provider, Church Farm Care.

Taking care to marathon lengths

Penni Brown, chief executive of not for profit Hica Group, has raised more than £3,000 for the SHINE fund, which benefits users of the care provider’s services.

Four Seasons to close Waltham Forest home

Four Seasons has announced plans to close Ross Wyld care home in Walthamstow, North-East London following its failure to negotiate a new lease.

Cinnamon Care buys West Sussex home

Abbas Combe Nursing Home in Chichester, West Sussex has been sold to luxury care home provider Cinnamon Care Collection.

Runwood Homes fails in bid to halt home closure

Runwood Homes has failed in its bid to halt the closure of a home described by regulators as posing a “serious risk to life”.