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17 Jul 2019
Residents at a Shrewsbury care home will be enjoying more time in the great outdoors this summer, thanks to a major overhaul of its outside space. Briarfields in Raby Crescent, which is run by Coverage Care, has added a bug hotel, hopscotch, basketball hoops, a wildflower garden and a light and sound arch in the grounds to encourage residents to spend more time exploring the outside environment...
31 May 2019
Shropshire's leading independent care home provider has announced a new appointment to its senior management team. Carla Jackson has taken over as Finance Director at Coverage Care Services from Chris Wall, who has recently become Chief Executive of the not-for-profit organisation that operates 14 residential and nursing homes in the county. The qualified accountant joins Coverage Care from a...
Care and support director Les Clarke is pictured with domiciliary care manager Angie Mason (left) and Dawn Longmore (centre) who manages the team which has transferred from HomeLife to Care Plus.
17 Dec 2018
HomeLife, a support service for people who need help to make the most of life, has become part of leading Midlands not for profit company Care Plus. Previously a service provided by Connexus , the HomeLife provision moved to Care Plus on 17 December 2018. We are pleased to say that all jobs have been transferred to us and we welcome our new team. This allows the service to continue uninterrupted...
06 Aug 2018
We can make use of your unwanted mobiles and chargers (in working order). Your phones will be sold to raise money, or used by a Chatterbox telephone befriender to support lonely clients. Please bring your phones to Omega care for life, London House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury, SY1 1TX. Remember to remove your iPhone from your Apple ID and Android phone from your Google account. We can help you with...
09 Nov 2016
A Bridgnorth care home has achieved a nationally recognised gold award for the high quality of its care for people in the last years of their life. Morris Care’s Oldbury Grange passed the Gold Standards Framework Care Homes Accreditation Quality Hallmark after a rigorous independent review of all aspects of its care. It is one of only a select few in Shropshire to hold the coveted hallmark. Nurse...
27 Oct 2016
A Shropshire care company is teaming up with a Grief Recovery Specialist to offer a special service to its customers. Sentinel Care Services, based at Stafford Park in Telford, has announced the move and says it will be including details of the services provided by Phyl Edmonds in welcome packs for its new customers and their loved ones. Grief Recovery Specialist Phyl runs Severn Intervention...
14 Sep 2016
David Platt, a resident at Stretton Hall nursing home, in South Shropshire, has just marked his first anniversary of moving to Morris Care’s beautifully appointed nursing home.  The gracious building, nestled in the heart of the quintessential English village of All Stretton provides perfect restful surroundings, but the care provided here is anything but antiquated. This is a meaningful time,...
17 Aug 2016
Shropshire’s leading independent care provider has begun a recruitment drive to support the launch of a new peripatetic team to work at homes across the county. Coverage Care is establishing a 10-strong unit of day and night nurses and care assistants to provide emergency and planned cover at its homes with plans to expand it in the future. The not-for-profit organisation runs 14 care homes in...
26 Apr 2016
The organisation that represents Shropshire’s care providers has joined forces with the county’s two local authorities in a bid to establish the realistic cost of providing care. Shropshire Council and Telford & Wrekin Council are jointly funding a research project with Shropshire Partners in Care to research vital information on the different elements of delivering care including staffing,...
17 Mar 2016
The shortlist for the 2016 Shropshire Care Awards that recognises the leading lights in the county’s caring profession has been revealed. Care workers and providers who are providing an exceptional level of care and proactively working to improve care in the industry have been selected by a panel of judges as possible winners of the 10 categories. Individual awards include employee of the year,...
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