Barchester Celebrates the Retirement of its Longest Serving Member of Staff
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Barchester Celebrates the Retirement of its Longest Serving Member of Staff

Staff and residents at Barchester’s Red Oaks care home in Henfield are celebrating the outstanding contribution of Polly Bearman, who is retiring today after 49 years’ loyal service. For the past 49 years, Polly has held many different roles within the home, turning her hand to where she was needed from housekeeping to hospitality, but […]

Barchester CEO, Dr Pete Calveley, is Named RoSPA Influencer of the Year 2021

Barchester Healthcare’s CEO, Dr Pete Calveley, has been named Influencer of the Year 2021 by RoSPA.  The prestigious title is awarded to those who have made the biggest impact in health and safety, either at work or in the community, in the past 12 months. After one of the worst years the health and social […]

Daredevil 81 Year Old Completes Charity Skydive in Aid of Barchester Care Home

Brave, Mel Shields from Rackheath in Norwich, completed a birthday skydive today in aid of Barchester’s Ashfields care home. Mel decided to celebrate his 81st birthday by tackling a skydive to raise funds for the residents of Ashfields care home. The cause is very close to Mel’s heart and felt inspired by his wife Virginia.  […]

Four Brave Employees Complete a Skydive to Raise Funds for TASC, Ambulance Charity

Four brave team members from Harper Fields Care Home in Balsall Common took to the skies this week to raise funds for TASC, The Ambulance Staff Charity.  General Manager, Hayley Wilkinson, Deputy Manager, Melanie McHugh, Maintenance Manager, Bill Chillwell & senior carer Jane Cook had had two previous attempts and it had been called off […]

Barchester Chef Awarded ‘Best in Scotland’ Heads to Care Catering National Finals

Staff and residents at Barchester’s Fairview House Care Home in Danestone are over the moon because their brilliant head chef, John Grover, is the winner of the Scottish finals of the National Association of Care Catering’s Care Chef of the Year competition.  John, who won the competition outright in 2018, is now off to the […]

Barchester Senior Care Assistant Wins Oxfordshire Volunteer of the Year Award

Prabhu Natarajan, a Senior Care Assistant at Glebefields Care Home in Banbury, has won ‘Volunteer of the Year’ in The Oxford Mail’s Oxfordshire Health & Social Care Awards 2021 after receiving 30,000 nominations. He will also be awarded the ‘Point of Light’ award by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and it is also planned for him […]


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