Lostock Lodge Care Home welcomed guest speaker Tommy Whitelaw to their home this week to talk about his campaign to raise awareness of dementia. Called ‘You can make a difference’, his talks at Lostock Lodge were attended by many local organisations, family members and staff.
Country Court Care will be bringing their catering services in-house as of October 2019, the decision means that the Hospitality team have the resources to deliver on their commitment to bring 5-star hotel standards to our residents.
Country Court Care is delighted to announce that the care team at Beech Lodge Nursing Home in Holbeach St John’s has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The home has beaten off competition from hundreds of others across the UK to be shortlisted in the Dementia Team of the year category.
Tommy Whitelaw from Dementia Carer Voices will be joining us at Lostock Lodge to speak about caring for his mum Joan, the pledge campaign and the wider project work of Dementia Carer Voices. Join us for tea and cakes on 14th October at 2.30pm and learn more about how you can make a difference.
Tallington Lodge Care Home in Tallington near Stamford hosted a garden party for residents and the local community to mark the finale of Country Court Care’s ‘In Bloom’ gardening competition this week.
Residents from Lostock Lodge Care Home have been treated to a Pony Party at their home in Lostock Gralam. Resident Barbara was a keen horse rider in her youth and told staff she would love to spend some time with horses again.
Residents from three Country Court Care Homes have been enjoying a ‘Come Dine With Me’ experience over the last few weeks. Ferrars Hall Care Home in Huntingdon was declared the overall winner in our fun competition.
Priory Court Care & nursing home held its first ‘Pet Parade’ on Saturday 15th June. The event was well attended by local people keen to show off their pet and the home’s residents loved meeting the animals.
Staff at Lyncroft Care Home in Wisbech completed the King’s Lynn Bubble Rush 2019 raising over £300. The proceeds will be shared between the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) and Lyncroft Resident’s Comfort Fund.
Suria Webb, Operations Manager at Country Court Care has been involved in the Lincolnshire Care Association (LinCA) for many years and has recently been invited to join the board of Directors where she will be supporting the team with her clinical knowledge and expertise.
Lyncroft Care Home on Clarkson Avenue in Wisbech enjoyed a fun visit from the team at Bar & Beyond in Kings Lynn. Residents and staff enjoyed making and sampling ‘mocktails’ for Nutrition and Hydration week 2019
Country Court Care are delighted to announce that it has been awarded a 'Top 20 Recommended Care Home Group 2019' Award by leading care home review website carehome.co.uk. This is the fourth consecutive year that the Group has been awarded a Top 20 Large Group Award.
Nogi John, Home Manager at Westfield Nursing Home in Boston has won the ‘Care Leadership’ Award at the Lincolnshire Care Association Care Awards 2018. The award was presented at a glittering gala awards evening at the County Assembly Rooms in Lincoln on Thursday 28th February 2019.
Award-winning social enterprise Oomph! has partnered with Country Court Care, a leading UK Care Group, to deliver awesome exercise classes and creative activities for residents, as well as engaging trips out.
Residents and staff at Heartlands Nursing Home in Yardley will be opening their doors and inviting the local community to join them to celebrate their 1st anniversary with them. It’s been exactly one year since the nursing and care home in Broadstone Road re-opened after being completely rebuilt.
Staff, residents and families at Ashwood Nursing Home in Spalding were delighted to continue to be rated ‘Good’ in all areas in their latest CQC report. The report praised the homes open and inclusive culture and noted that residents continued to receive care from staff who were kind, patient and considerate.
Marling Court Care Home in Hampton hosted a very successful Dementia Awareness Day on Thursday 7th February. The aim of the day was to give people a better understanding of how Dementia affects people living with it and it was well attended by over 40 people from the local community.
A brand-new luxury care home will create up to 60 jobs for local people in Spalding. The new care home will be located on Spalding Common on the site of the old Goodfellow School and will provide luxury residential care for local people.
The care team at Lostock Lodge Care Home in Lostock Gralam near Northwich have been nominated as finalists in the North West GB Care Awards. Home Manager Lianne Webb and her team attended the prestigious Gala Awards night at the Mercure Hotel in Manchester.
Abbey Grange Care Home are delighted with their latest CQC report, rating them as ‘Good’ in all areas following a recent unannounced inspection. The report noted the “welcoming and positive culture at the home which was encouraged by the registered manager.”
Westfield Nursing Home in Boston have received high praise from the family of one of their residents living with dementia. The family are delighted with the fantastic care and support they’ve received at Westfield Nursing Home.
Residents at Ashwood Nursing and Care Home in Spalding are enjoying their newly refurbished home. The well-regarded Spalding nursing home has undergone a refurbishment which has provided the home with its own café, themed pub area, and luxurious lounge and dining areas.
Eccleshare Court Care Home has enjoyed the company of a group of 15 to 17-year-old students volunteers from the National Citizens Service. Led by young mentors Charlotte and Alfie the group of 15 students have been working on garden project at Eccleshare Court Care Home on Ashby Avenue for 2 weeks of their 4-week program.
Residents at Eccleshare Court Care Home in Lincoln have been enjoying the benefits of intergenerational care through building a great relationship with children and staff at Portland Kindergarten and Day Nursery.
Country Court Care’s IT Apprentice Dawid Tylman was honoured at the annual Peterborough Regional College ‘Excellence in Skills Awards Evening’, winning the award for Intermediate Apprentice of the Year.
Residents at Eccleshare Court Care Home in Lincoln are enjoying the benefits of their brand-new village street. The dementia friendly themed street features its very own pub ‘The Letters Inn’, café, shop, hair dressing salon and nail bar.
Residents and staff at The Grove Care Home in Waltham had a beautiful sunny day for their annual summer fair, the home enjoyed a great turnout with local people joining families and residents for a fun and busy day.
Golf in Society are fundraising to extend the availability of the Dementia Golf Days to more families in need of support. The 100 hole challenge will take place at Lincoln Golf Centre, the UK’s first Dementia Friendly Golf Club.
Last week, Lyncroft Care Home has the absolute pleasure of hosting a very special party for two of their residents. Ray & Mary Chapman, a married couple who are residents at the Wisbech Care Home, recently celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary, surrounded by family, friends, staff and residents.
Dementia Action Week got off to a flying start at Eccleshare Court Care Home in Lincoln this week. Staff are planning to pedal 154 miles from Eccleshare Court to Blackpool Tower during the course of the week.
Residents at Neale Court Care Home in North Hykeham have been nurturing their own brood of chicks this week. Everyone at the care home has been enchanted by the progress of the chicks as they’ve emerged from their eggs.
Rose Lodge Care Home in Market Deeping enjoyed a fantastic day on Care Home Open Day (Saturday 21st April). Residents and staff welcomed visitors and families throughout the day, in the afternoon everyone enjoyed a British themed tea party to celebrate the Queen’s Birthday.
Residents at The Pines Nursing Home recently enjoyed some incredibly tasty dishes for Nutrition and Hydration Week 2018. The residents kick-started the week by getting together all their favorite meal time ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with the requests ranging from breakfast kippers to bangers and mash for supper.
Susannah Barker-Milan Home Manager at Eccleshare Court Care was recognized with a special ‘Special Achievement’ award at the Lincolnshire Care Association Awards held at the Assembly Rooms in Lincoln on 22nd February 2018.
Managers and staff at The Burnham Nursing & Care Home are celebrating following their rating of ‘Good’ following a recent inspection by the CQC. The report rated the care home good in all areas, highlighting that staff were kind, caring and compassionate and supported people's dignity and independence.
Last Friday on the 19th of January, Country Court Care were delighted to welcome local dignitaries and business people to the Grand Opening of their newest care home, Oakview Lodge, in Welwyn Garden City.
Oakview Lodge Care Home recently opened its doors to a group of local schoolchildren, for a bit of festive competition. A brand new luxury care facility situated in Welwyn Garden City called Oakview Lodge recently opened its doors to a group of local schoolchildren, for a bit of festive competition.
Staff at the Wisbech care home dressed up as elves for the day and residents were joined by children from Wisbech Day Nursery who took part in themed and activities followed by lunch with the residents.
Residents of Lyncroft Care Home in Wisbech, took part in this year’s Rose Fair Parade with a fabulous ‘Beauty and the Beast’ themed float. Staff at the Care Home in Wisbech created a fantastic float for the residents, who had a great day waving to the crowds.
Members of Bedfont Belles WI have been busy knitting, crocheting and creating ‘twiddle muffs’ for residents at Marling Court Care Home in Hampton. The knitted ‘twiddle muffs’ are ideal for residents with dementia as they are decorated with ribbons, large buttons or textured fabrics that they can fiddle with in their hands.
A brand new care facility named Lakeview Lodge will create up to 30 jobs for local people. This new care home is located on Jersey Drive, Newton Leys and will provide essential specialist dementia and residential care, with a philosophy of holding all residents and their families are at the heart of everything the homes does.
Dedicated Well-being and Activities Coordinator April Lewis has had many years of experience caring for residents living with dementia, recently she has had great success using sensory therapy for residents with dementia.
Summer Lane Care Home in Worle enlisted the help of local community volunteers to give its garden a makeover. The care home is taking part in ‘Country Court Care in Bloom’ a company-wide gardening competition.
Lyncroft Care Home are delighted to be involved in a fantastic new initiative being launched this month by the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn. The project is a collaboration between 16 local care homes, the East of England Ambulance Service and West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group.
Lostock Lodge Care Home in Lostock Gralam, Northwich has been awarded a five star rating by Environmental Health after a rigorous inspection found excellent food hygiene throughout the brand new care home.
Country Court Care Dementia Champion April Lewis, together with Susannah Spencer, Head of Dementia Care attended an inspiring presentation by America’s leading dementia educator and trainer, Teepa Snow
Country Court Care Group recently announced a further expansion, with the acquisition of two Somerset Care Homes. 34 bed Nursing Home Stanton Court in Stanton Drew near Bristol and 20 bed Care Home The Laurels in Draycott near Cheddar are the latest homes to become part of the award-winning, national care provider’s portfolio.
If you currently work in Care, or are looking to begin a career in the sector, then we have some fantastic news for you! Care home provider, County Court Care are currently building a brand new care home in Northwich, and are looking for new recruits!
Residents, staff, families and friends joined the Ruckland Court Care Home Memory Walk in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society this week. The walk was organized by the home’s Dementia Champion Sharon Robinson.
Residents from Norwood Grange Care Home in Longley, Sheffield have been busy knitting hats and scarves to donate to the Cathedral Arches Project which supports homeless people in Sheffield City Centre.
Residents from Ferrars Hall Care Home in Huntingdon recently enjoyed an airshow at local airbase, RAF Wyton. 5 residents, who all had a connection to the armed forces made the trip, and they were all extremely excited on the outward journey.
Rose Lodge Care Home, a leading Market Deeping Residential and Dementia Care Home, and Evergreen Care Trust, a charity now in its 12th year supporting Stamford, Bourne and The Deepings recently announced their ongoing partnership.
Local Huntingdon Care Home Ferrars Hall had a visit recently from Huntingdon MP Jonathan Djanogly. Home Manager Yvonne Duffy gave Mr Djanogly a tour of the brand new care home on Ferrars Road, followed by afternoon tea with the residents.
During Dementia Awareness week 2016 Country Court Care staff at The Grove Care Home took part in an 'Experiental Learning' session to help them understand more about caring for residents with dementia.
Holland House has recently had to say goodbye to one of their longest serving staff. Shelia Giddings, a senior carer at Holland House Nursing Home, has chosen to retire from her post, after 20 years of service at the home.