care homes

01 Oct 2019
Shropshire’s largest independent care home provider has hosted a visit from a key figure in the field of social care. Vic Rayner, the Executive Director of the National Care Forum (NCF), met the chairman of the board of Coverage Care Services Ian Gordon and its senior management team during a recent trip to its headquarters in Shrewsbury. The NCF is the industry body for not-for-profit...
12 Dec 2018
A Shropshire care company is supporting grass roots football after funding new kits for two community teams. Coverage Care Services, which has its headquarters in Shrewsbury and operates 14 not-for-profit homes across the county, has provided new team shirts for Nova Galaxy and Nova All Stars, both of which are based in Newport and part of Nova United. The Cottage Christian Nursing Home, which is...
14 May 2018
Morris Care ‘said it with flowers’ to recognise the dedication of their Nurses and mark International Nurses Day on Saturday 12th May. The leading care provider delivered beautiful bouquets to the nursing stations at its six nursing homes in Shropshire and Cheshire with a personal note from Director, Timothy Morris. The valued contribution of nurses all over the world is celebrated every year on...
20 Mar 2018
A ‘Good Old Days’ themed musical afternoon had residents singing along at Morris Care’s Stretton Hall in All Stretton. Rockspring Community Choir from Ludlow delighted an appreciative audience with a selection of popular show tunes as part of the afternoon of entertainment. Residents entered into the spirit of the occasion by wearing period hats and joining in with the singing. Popcorn cupcakes...
08 Mar 2018
The maintenance manager of a Telford care home has finally hung up his tools 13 years after taking up the role as a ‘retirement’ job. John Collins has stepped down from the job at Lightmoor View, which is run by Coverage Care and provides resident specialist nursing care for up to 75 people with dementia. The 70-year-old joined Coverage Care in 2005 after a 32-year career as a Marine Engineer in...
01 Mar 2018
Shropshire’s leading independent care home provider has made a series of new appointments to its management team.   Coverage Care, which provides residential and nursing care for mainly older people in 14 homes across the county, said the five new home managers would underpin the not-for-profit company’s long-term strategy for a successful and sustainable future.   Wendy Lellek replaces the...
15 Feb 2018
A Shrewsbury care provider has won a competitive tender process to provide respite residential care for adults with learning disabilities. Shropshire Council has recently retendered the contract at Barleyfield House in Monkmoor, which has been run by Coverage Care Services for the past 10 years. The five-bed home currently supports 50 families, providing holiday and respite care to adults with a...
22 Jan 2018
A charity that works to improve life and treatment for people living with cancer has received a welcome boost from Shropshire's leading independent care home provider. Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes in the county on a not-for-profit basis, donated £500 to the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund in lieu of sending Christmas cards during the recent festive season. Chief Executive David Coull recently...
Shrewsbury Abbey to host caring Christmas celebration
05 Dec 2017
Words and music designed to stir memories and look ahead to the festive season will feature in a special service at Shrewsbury Abbey created by and for the residents of Morris Care’s six care homes. Around 250 invited residents, staff, family and friends are expected at the Victorian Christmas Carol Service on Tuesday 12 December. Some will dress in Dickensian themed costume to celebrate the...
02 Nov 2017
Shropshire’s leading independent care provider has launched a search for its next intake of apprentice care assistants. Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes across the county, has an apprenticeship role available at two of its homes in Shrewsbury – Coton Hill House and Briarfields - and at Barclay Gardens in Telford. It follows the successful qualifications gained by former apprentices Mischa...
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