Barchester Healthcare has teamed up with Oomph!, an organisation that aspires to improve older people’s quality of life, and is piloting their wellness programme in ten care homes across the country.
The name of Barchester's new care home in Lincolnshire has been chosen through a naming competition launched within the local community and the winning entry is Tennyson Wharf.
A local man, Matthew Gillett, is the lucky winner and he has received a cheque for £500 which he has chosen to donate to local group, Witham Hill Gymnastics Club.
Sutton Grange in Southport is the first of Barchester’s new builds to open this year and it will provide high-quality residential, nursing and dementia care to the local community.
A new care home development in Deeping St James celebrates a major milestone with a topping out ceremony.
The occasion marked the completion of the latest stage of the 60-bed care home and was attended by the Mayor and Mayoress of The Deepings, Mr and Mrs Stephenson.
Barchester's Harper Fields Care Home in Warwickshire is the focus of a new film that highlights factors that can enable older people with high support needs to achieve a better quality of life.
The film promotes the findings of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation's 'A Better Life' programme.
Care home Activities Coordinator, Lauren Hyder, has won the Margaret Butterworth Award 2014 for excellence in dementia care, it was announced at last night’s award ceremony at Hallam Conference Centre in London.
Care home staff and residents across the UK are getting their gardens ready for this year's Barchester in Bloom gardening competition.
The awards ceremony in November will be hosted by celebrity gardener, Charlie Dimmock.
This year’s winners of the Barchester Care Awards were announced at an awards afternoon held at the Hilton Metropole, in Birmingham.
Supported by other award hopefuls, everyone enjoyed a three-course lunch while the winners of the 13 categories were read out and congratulated.
Many of our homes took part in a Nationwide initiative, National Care Home Open Day. This free event was open to the public and gave those living at Barchester homes a chance to get to meet their neighbours while offering anyone interested in visiting a home, a chance to find out what life is really like there.
Professor Trish Morris-Thompson, Director of Quality and Clinical Governance at Barchester Healthcare, has made the inaugural Nursing Times Leaders list with the most nominations.
The judges of the list said: “When other people talk about it Trish is out there doing it, and is now blazing a trail in the private and charitable sector.”
The Older People in the Media Awards 2014 are now open for nominations. Created by older people’s charity, Independent Age, and sponsored by Barchester Healthcare, the awards recognise and reward the best examples of media coverage concerning older people’s issues. They aim to encourage wider public debate about older people in society, and the issues affecting them.
We are very pleased to announce that the show suite at our brand new assisted living development, Hurstwood Court, has now opened!
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Dr Pete Calveley takes up his new position as CEO of Barchester Healthcare today, following the announcement of his appointment last year.
Former CEO of Four Seasons Health Care, Calveley brings to Barchester Healthcare an extensive knowledge and understanding of the care sector, and will lead a dedicated team of more than 17,000 Barchester staff who provide top quality services for more than 10,000 residents.
Staff, relatives and residents of Barchester Healthcare are joining the social media revolution in aid of Dementia Awareness Week (18 to 24 May) by taking Memory Selfies to highlight the importance of finding a cure for dementia.
Barchester is in full support of the Purple Angel campaign and its founder Norman McNamara. Norman was diagnosed with dementia six years ago and has been a tireless campaigner in his efforts to make Torbay the first dementia friendly resort in the country. The Purple Angel logo symbolises hope, protection, inspiration and teamwork.
Here at Barchester Healthcare we celebrated the wonderful work our nurses do throughout the UK by sending every Barchester care home and hospital a big box of chocolates to share together this International Nurses’ Day.
A group of 35 nurses from Iceland visited Queens Court and Lynde House while on a fact-finding trip about the public and independent health and social care services on offer in the UK.
Barchester believe that maintaining independence and continuing with leisure activities is one of the things people value most as they get older, and recent research confirms this. Find out more about this recent study and see the results
Barchester Healthcare is proud to announce that it has been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings.
The name of the new Barchester care home in Deeping St James has been chosen through a naming competition launched within the local community and the winning entry is Braeburn Lodge.
Brian Lane, Chef Trainer at Barchester Healthcare, is one of the finalists in the ‘Apprenticeship Mentor of the Year'.
Barchester's Charitable Foundation’s objective is to come up with practical solutions that help people become more self-sufficient and independent in their lives. This is achieved by awarding grants to people to pay for healthcare-related instruments that are often unobtainable on state funding.
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