Stepping up to the 100 Day Challenge

Fall-prevention is key to keeping our residents well and healthy; 100 Day Challenges are about rapidly testing ideas to find new and better ways of working both in our homes and together with our local health professional colleagues.

Read more …

Delivering the wow factor in care home catering

Meet Anwar Kajee, Head of Hospitality at Country Court Care. Anwar has many years of experience in the care and hospitality industries and is dedicated to revolutionising care home catering using his unique approach, taking one meal at a time!

Read more …

Nursing in a care home: Flavia interviews Kevin about caring for his wife

Flavia Burroni, a nurse at Belmont House and originally from Italy, has lived in the UK since 2016. During the course of her nursing career, she has got to know many people, but she’s become especially close to Vera and husband Kevin, who visits Vera every day at Belmont House Nursing Home in Stocksbridge.

Read more …

Alzheimer's Society Midnight Trek: We smashed it!

The Country Court Care trekking teams have returned safely from their adventures on Mount Snowdon, raising over £3600 between them for Alzheimer’s Society.

Read more …

Working in a care home: Wellbeing & Activities Coordinator

We asked Lucy Blinco, Activity Coordinator as Rose Lodge in Market Deeping, to tell us more about her job and what it involves.

Read more …

Taking on the Snowdon Midnight Challenge for Alzheimer’s Society

Laura Mills, our Customer Relations Manager at Lyncroft Care Home in Wisbech, tells us why she’ll be pulling on her walking boots in the middle of the night to trek up Mount Snowdon!

Read more …

Our Guide to Finding Your Ideal Care Home

Here are the most important things you should look for when choosing a care home for your loved one.

Read more …

There's no place like home

Author Cassandra Farren’s mother is a resident in one of our care homes, her latest book 'I’ve Lost My Mum' tells the true, soul-bearing, account of a daughter who wants to make a difference to those whose lives have been devastated by dementia.

Read more …

Nursing in a care home: meet David, an RMN at Eccleshare Court

We've been exploring some of the different job roles in our care homes and finding out what it’s like to care for our residents. We asked Registered Mental Health Nurse David Stacey what it’s like to be a nurse in a care home.

Read more …

Staff

Caring with food

Read how Country Court Care are revolutionising care home food, one meal at a time

Read more …

Taking the right approach to dementia care

Caring for residents with dementia presents many challenges, each person’s experience of dementia will be different so taking a ‘whole team’ approach can be very successful.

Read more …

Choosing the Right Care Home - Tips from a Care Home Manager

Making the move to a Care Home can be a big decision. We asked Care Home Manager Natalie White for some tips and advice on how to choose a care home.

Read more …

Living with dementia: my virtual experience

With the number of people living with dementia on the increase in the UK, Country Court Care hosted a Dementia information Day including a Virtual Dementia Tour at our Marling Court Care Home. Marketing Executive Lucy Bateson tells us her experience of what it’s like to walk in the shoes of a person living with dementia.

Read more …

Paying for care

Making decisions about paying for a care home can be daunting with the care system complex and time-consuming to navigate. In our blog we ask Al-Karim Kachra, Financial Director at Country Court Care to explore funding options for paying care home fees from the sale of a property to Local Authority funding.

Read more …