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Neil Eastwood - Finding And Keeping Care Staff

Neil Eastwood is the Author of “Saving social care; the definitive book (and Amazon bestseller) on finding and keeping front line staff. You’ve probably read the book or seen him speak at an event. He’s also the founder of Sticky People, and he’s currently working on a new project, which he shares more about in this [...] Read More

Brentwood Home Care Service Rated 'Outstanding' by CQC

A care service in Brentwood has been rated as ‘outstanding’ following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission. On a previous inspection the care provided by Comitis L11 under Home Instead Senior Care was found to be ‘good’, but has been upgraded to ‘outstanding’ following the latest inspection. Home Instead provides personal care to [...] Read More

Blackburn Care Home Awarded Outstanding

Staff and residents are celebrating at Longfield Residential Home in Blackburn after being rated Outstanding by the CQC. The home, which provides care for up to 24 older people, joins the top 3% of services with the CQC’s top rating. Director Rajan Jairath said: “I am overwhelmed with the rating received. Outstanding is the only [...] Read More

Quality and Compliance Officer at Central Services, Doncaster

Position: Quality and Compliance Officer Location: Tickhill, Doncaster Vacancy: Full time Salary: £35k Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults the Hesley Group uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work for any Group Company will involve regular contact [...] Read More

Care Operations & Compliance Manager, South West London

Position: Care Operations & Compliance Manager Location: South West London Vacancy: Full time Salary: £40k + Car + Laptop & Mobile This is an excellent and very exciting opportunity to join an expanding Extra Care Provider who are now seeking to recruit an experienced Operations/Regional Care Manager who has a good background within the Domiciliary [...] Read More

Bupa UK's The Links Care Home celebrates 'Outstanding' rating

Colleagues at Bupa’s The Links were praised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for providing ‘exceptional care’ and ‘going the extra mile to ensure people continued to live fulfilling, happy lives’. The report celebrates employees for tailoring care around residents’ individual needs, preferences and histories. For example, colleagues supported a former WWII RAF pilot, so [...] Read More

Access World 2018

Thursday 22nd November 2018 QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London Doors open from 08:00 Access World 2018 is one of the biggest software industry conferences of 2018 and a must-attend event for Access customers and industry professionals alike. This FREE event brings you: Illuminating and thought-provoking plenary sessions. Insightful breakout streams, giving a unique insight into [...] Read More

Praise for Hillbrow Residential Care Home after inspectors give outstanding rating

Hillbrow Residential Care Home Limited in Crediton, Devon has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality commission following an inspection in August. Inspectors rated the service Outstanding for being caring and responsive to people’s needs and Good for being safe, effective and well-led. The overall rating was Outstanding. Hillbrow Residential Care Home is a service [...] Read More

‘Rickshaw Therapy’ Offers Innovative Care Model For Dementia Patients

A decorated former soldier has used his military skills and imagination to back up his ‘outstanding’ classification from the Care Quality Commission by launching a ‘transformative’ initiative for dementia patients and those with learning difficulties. And, he says, the lessons learned could benefit the whole care industry. Retired Major Jonathan Cunningham MBE, who owns Rosebank [...] Read More

Nurse Assessor, Birmingham

Position: Nurse Assessor – Home based Location: Community/home based – travel to complete assessments Vacancy: Full time or part time Salary: £30,000 – £38,000 PA depending on experience   Gray Healthcare is a specialist health and social care provider, supporting people with mental health needs, disabilities and long-term conditions looking to step back into the [...] Read More

Evolve celebrates second Outstanding in less than a month

Evolve Care Group has celebrated its second CQC Outstanding in less than a month. Heanton Nursing Home in Barnstaple, Devon joined the top 2% of adult social care services following an inspection in July. Evolve’s Sundial care home in Sidmouth achieved Outstanding earlier this month (see Innovative dementia care home gains Outstanding). CEO, Preyen Dewani, [...] Read More

RMBI care home celebrates CQC Outstanding rating

Staff and residents are celebrating after RMBI’s Devonshire Court in Leicester was rated Outstanding by the CQC. The home, which provides residential care and dementia support for up to 69 residents, was found to be offering an Outstanding caring, responsive and well-led service, and was rated Good in the remaining two categories, following an inspection [...] Read More

Outstanding rated service named GSF Care Home of the Year

An Outstanding rated South London nursing home has been named Care Home of the Year by the National Gold Standards Framework Centre for End of Life Care (GSF). Nightingale House, which was the first care home in the UK to install an onsite nursery, was rated Outstanding by the CQC in August (see Care home [...] Read More

Home Care Manager, Lofthouse

From Orchard Care Homes, Lofthouse Grange & Lodge, WF3. Orchard Mission: To be at the Heart of the Community Our person-centred approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes. [...] Read More

Mayor and Mayoress of Kingston officially open Radfield Home Care

On Tuesday, 11th September, the Mayor and Mayoress of Kingston, Councillor Thay Thayalan and Mrs Lata Thayalan, officially declared the new Radfield Home Care office open. The branch, situated in Kingston upon Thames, offers specialist home care services to older people in the communities of Richmond, Kingston and Hounslow. During the ribbon-cutting ceremony, Mayor Thayalan [...] Read More

Care Home General Manager & Clinical Lead, Shirley

From Barchester Healthcare. About The Role As General Manager of this brand new Barchester care home, you’ll deliver the person-centred care that helps set us apart. Opening Autumn 2019 in Solihull, Our brand new Care Home has been specifically designed to provide quality enhanced residential care to older people and those living with dementia. Our [...] Read More

Care Home General Manager, Manchester

From Community Integrated Care Company, Manchester We are looking to recruit an experienced General Manager to manage The Peele Care Home. The Peele is a 108 bed state-of-the-art care home based in Wythenshawe, Manchester. We provide specialist residential and nursing care to older people and people living with dementia.  We are proud to deliver support in [...] Read More