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15 Nov 2022
Shropshire's leading care company has been given a fresh new look thanks to a collaboration with a Telford design agency. Coverage Care Services, which operates 12 care homes across the county, worked with design agency Kensa Creative to create the new branding and fresh signage for the homes, as well as new welcome packs for residents. Coverage Care chief executive Debbie Price said: “We have...
23 Sep 2022
The boss of Shropshire’s largest not-for-profit care provider has raised concerns about the future funding of social care following the government’s U-turn on National Insurance payments and scrapping of the social care levy. The government announced today (Sep 23) as part of the Chancellor’s mini budget that it would be reversing the 1.25 percentage point increase in National Insurance (NI) from...
20 Sep 2022
Shropshire’s largest not-for-profit care provider has announced a second pay rise for its workforce to support them with rising household bills. The latest £1.5million investment represents the biggest pay increase to be awarded by Coverage Care Services and means every single employee will now earn more than £10 per hour, apart from apprentices. The company has raised wages once already this...
16 Sep 2022
A Shropshire care home resident has become one of the last people in the UK to receive a 100th birthday card from the Queen. Mollie Blake celebrated her landmark birthday at Greenfields Care Home in Whitchurch on Monday, 12 September. She was humbled and saddened in equal measure to open her card from Queen Elizabeth II which had been delivered just days before her passing. The tradition of...
Sarah Evans is the new manager of Coverage Care’s Briarfields
06 Jun 2022
A carer who started her career with Shropshire’s largest independent care provider has taken up the reins as manager of one of its homes. Sarah Evans is the new manager of Coverage Care’s Briarfields, a 43-bed home in Shrewsbury, which recently opened a new dedicated dementia unit for up to 12 people. Sarah has previously also worked for a private care company, but she is no stranger to Coverage...
John Payne, Fundraising for Brain Tumour Research in memory of Matt Payne
27 May 2022
A Shropshire care assistant, who changed career after his brother died from an aggressive brain tumour, is taking on a marathon challenge in his memory and to raise vital funds for charity. John Payne, who works at Barclay Gardens care home in Donnington, is taking part in the Jog 26.2 Miles in May challenge in support of Brain Tumour Research and with just a few days to go he is stepping up his...
Photograph of two mature women sat smiling one holding a kind sentiment card
08 Feb 2022
Residents at Morris Care have been showing their appreciation for fellow residents and their loved ones for ‘Send a Card to a Friend Day’. Held on February 7th, the event spread friendly cheer through the post. There were three postcard designs that residents could choose from to write a message and send to friends and family, both in their Home and further afield. For those living with dementia...
Evaluating Augmented Reality (AR) solutions with Joseph McArdle. Photo by Sasha Taylor.
28 Dec 2021
A medical innovation expert at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) is helping to shape the future of healthcare with cutting-edge research revealing the benefits of the latest wireless mobile technology. Joseph McArdle, Project Director for Digital Solutions at UCS and Director of Health, Medical Innovation and Transformation at the University of Chester, is at the forefront of an initiative...
Carestaff gathered with smiles on their faces.
10 Jun 2021
Morris Care celebrated Carers Week (7th -13th June) this week with a special thank you gift to the 500-plus staff who deliver compassionate care across its six nursing homes in Shropshire and Cheshire. Inspired by the campaign to recognise the contribution carers make to their communities, the family-run business presented ‘Thanks a latte’ insulated cups and chocolate treats to its own caring...
Jon Cook, Acting Home Manager at Corbrook Park with staff thanking their local community
22 Jun 2020
This week, family-run Morris Care is shining a spotlight on the local communities that surround its six Nursing Homes to extend a heartfelt thank you. Over the last three months, local businesses and community groups have gone the extra mile to help both staff and residents within the Homes to feel supported. From impromptu visits by the Fire Brigade clapping for the Morris care team on Thursday...
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