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New Kingsley Home Care branch opens in Mere Street, Diss

New Kingsley Home Care branch opens in Mere Street, Diss

Passers-by are being given goodie bags and cupcakes today to mark the opening of the new Kingsley Home Care branch office in Mere Street, Diss. (Wednesday January 12) Head of…

 

Many mothers with energetic young children might be tempted to think of furlough as an opportunity

Many mothers with energetic young children might be tempted to think of furlough as an opportunity

However, Lauren Smith, who has worked in Kingsley’s head office for three years as an administration assistant and care home advisor, was determined to make the time count. When she…

 

Four Oaks chef Michelle wins national Christmas cake competition

Four Oaks chef Michelle wins national Christmas cake competition

Four Oaks Care Home’s head chef, Michelle Robinson, is celebrating her victory in a national Christmas cake competition. The festive baking and decorating challenge was laid down to Kingsley Healthcare’s…

 

The importance of person-centred activities in the equation for happiness in care homes

The importance of person-centred activities in the equation for happiness in care homes

When someone moves into a care home he or she often fears losing their identity: those little things that make them an individual, the passions and interests that colour their…

 

 Kingsley has a festive surprise for regulars at the Lowestoft Centre for Over 60s

Kingsley has a festive surprise for regulars at the Lowestoft Centre for Over 60s

Regulars at the Lowestoft Centre for Over 60s were given an early Christmas surprise – thanks to neighbouring company Kingsley Healthcare. Centre goers had all paid £6 for their Christmas…

 

Betty celebrates 102nd birthday at Highcliffe Nursing Home with her favourite chocolate cake

Betty celebrates 102nd birthday at Highcliffe Nursing Home with her favourite chocolate cake

Residents and staff at Highcliffe Nursing Home have celebrated the 102nd birthday of Betty Bown. Miss Bown was born in the USA but her family returned to England when she…

 

NHS or social care? The journey taken by Maebh McCormack, Kingsley’s youngest home manager

NHS or social care? The journey taken by Maebh McCormack, Kingsley’s youngest home manager

I qualified as a Registered Nurse in Intellectual Disabilities at Trinity College Dublin in 2010. There was a recruitment embargo in place within the public health sector in Ireland and so…

 

“Magic” activities table transforms leisure time at Queen Charlotte

“Magic” activities table transforms leisure time at Queen Charlotte

Leisure time at Queen Charlotte Nursing Home in Chickerell, Weymouth, has been transformed by a state-of-the-art “magic” activities table. The giant, portable tablet is so versatile residents can play music…

 

Unique therapy farm opens at Suffolk care home

A therapy farm, believed to be the first of its kind attached to a care home, has opened near Woodbridge. The community therapy farm at Allonsfield House Nursing Home in…

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