Care Home News

Care provider to appeal decision which saw plans to extend care home rejected

Care provider to appeal decision which saw plans to extend care home rejected

One of the region's biggest care providers is set to appeal the decision which saw plans to extend one of its homes rejected. A proposal to create a 26-bedroom care facility at…

 

Care home resident, 101, to share wartime stories with Dutch schoolchildren

Care home resident, 101, to share wartime stories with Dutch schoolchildren

A 101-year-old resident at Thorp House nursing home, in Griston, near Watton, will be sharing his wartime stories with children in Holland after a teacher contacted him. John Lister arrived in…

 

Presidential feast for Northwich care home on Thanksgiving

Presidential feast for Northwich care home on Thanksgiving

A CHEF who cooked for both President-elect Joe Biden and previous President Barack Obama is preparing a Thanksgiving feast for care home residents. Sharon Johnson, 52, was manager at Maggiano’s restaurant…

 

Kingsley Healthcare opens £12m luxury care home

Kingsley Healthcare opens £12m luxury care home

The first residents have been welcomed at a new £12m luxury care home that will generate more than 100 jobs in Brackley. Kingsley Healthcare’s 31st care service, Brackley Care Home,…

 

Disappointment at Brooke House planning decision

Disappointment at Brooke House planning decision

We are very disappointed that South Norfolk Council’s planning management committee has turned down our plans for Brooke House against the recommendation of planning officers. We note that the chairman…

 

‘Game changer’ tests will make care home visits safer

‘Game changer’ tests will make care home visits safer

Testing visitors to care homes for coronavirus will be a game changer when it comes to ensuring the safety of elderly residents and their families.  At present one or at…

 

We made the wish come true of resident Gill, from Thorp House Care Home, by arranging a visit to a local stables.

We made the wish come true of resident Gill, from Thorp House Care Home, by arranging a visit to a local stables.

At the beginning of the year, we made the wish come true of resident Gill, from Thorp House Care Home, by arranging a visit to a local stables. Her little girl’s…

 

Brooke House care home extension plans recommended for approval

Brooke House care home extension plans recommended for approval

Planning officers have recommended for approval a £4m scheme to upgrade facilities and provide 26 additional luxury bedrooms at Brooke House care home, in Brooke, near Norwich.  Their report to…

 

Families are bringing the hum of happiness back into our homes

We are thrilled that changes to government guidelines mean we are returning to much more normal daily life in our homes. For the relatives of our residents and families inquiring…

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