Care Assistant at Strachan House braves the shave for Macmillan Cancer Support
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Care Assistant at Strachan House braves the shave for Macmillan Cancer Support

Staff and residents at Strachan House care home in Edinburgh have been helping and supporting care assistant Catherine McCulley as she bravely shaved off her gorgeous long hair to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Strachan House asked friends and neighbours to help Catherine raise funds for the charity, her initial target was £200. She […]

Care Assistant at The Spires Sponsors a Guide Dog called Ginger for the care home

The residents and team at The Spires care home in Lichfield are excited as one of their carers Jane Hawley sponsored a guide dog on behalf of The Spires.  Their dog is the very handsome Ginger. The whole home are looking forward to seeing the updates and photograph’s throughout his training and life.  The Guide […]

Next generation of carers offered online training in music for dementia patients

An online training platform is being launched to enable the next generation of carers to learn more about the power of music in looking after people with dementia. The Playlist for Life charity has worked with more than 6,000 health and social care professionals since 2015. Now, as the pandemic prevents trainers from delivering modules […]

Care Home General Manager Wins Knight Frank Healthcare Hero Award

June Hoggart, General Manager of Barchester Healthcare’s Briardene Care Home in Billingham, Durham has been awarded a Knight Frank Healthcare Hero Award after being nominated by Pete Calveley, CEO of Barchester Healthcare.  June has worked for Barchester for almost 30 years, she joined as Care Assistant in 1991 and has risen through the ranks.  She […]

Elm Bank Care Home Congratulates Youngest Registered Manager in England

Residents and staff at Elm Bank Care Home in Kettering, Northamptonshire, have applauded General Manager, Jessica Pateman, for going above and beyond in her role since she took on responsibility in August for this 115 bed home, which cares for elderly people with residential and dementia support needs. At the impressive age of 22 years […]