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Betty Verran wins The Employee Survey prize draw

The Employee Survey prize draw winner, Betty Verran, has been presented with the keys to a Fiat 500 in Bossa Nova White, from Pete Calveley and Adrian Pancott. Betty, a carer in Kenwyn Care Home in Truro, has been an employee of Barchester for the past 24 years, working evenings at Kenwyn since the official […]

Driving success through wide-reaching training

Susan Dickinson explains how Barchester Healthcare’s commitment to training has supported her. At Barchester Healthcare, training and development is central to the delivery of care across its more than 200 care homes and seven independent mental health hospitals. Just as importantly, Barchester recognises that its people are better able to deliver person-centred care if they’re […]

Outstanding CQC rating for Forest Hill Care Home

Over the festive season, the staff and residents of Barchester Healthcare’s Forest Hill Care Home in Nottinghamshire, had one more thing to celebrate: an Outstanding rating awarded by the Care Quality Commission. Joanne Layden, (RMN) Deputy Manager of the home, who has been working there for the last five years and was thrilled to receive […]

Where Love really counts

Barchester Healthcare nurses come from many different areas of the healthcare sector. It’s this varied experience, as well as a shared passion for care, that enables us to deliver the highest quality of care for the residents and patients in Barchester’s 200 care homes and seven independent mental health hospitals across the UK. Phil Love, […]

25 Years at Meadowbeck Care Home

Elaine has been a housekeeper in Meadowbeck Care Home, York, since joining in 1992. What started as a job to fit around her children has turned into a 25-year commitment to the home and residents who have lived there. “I started at the home because it was between the primary school and my house. That […]