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Whistleblowing: What Is It & Why Is It So Important?

What is Whistleblowing? Whistleblowing is about raising concerns when you feel that someone or something is unsafe in your workplace. It is speaking out about things that you may have seen or heard that are abusive or neglectful or may be putting the clients that you work with or yourself at risk. At PrimeLife it is not just [...]

Whistleblowing Policy

Below you will find our Whistleblowing Policy (July 2014). For more information about our approach to Whistleblowing, including the introduction of our own dedicated confidential freephone number please click here. Whistleblowing Policy 1.    Definition Whistleblowing Whistleblowing is the act of raising concerns about malpractice, wrongdoing or fraud at work. Employees are often the first to realise that there is [...]

Residents from Lyndon Croft enjoy Community Meals week with the NACC

Residents and staff at our Lyndon Croft Care Home near Solihull participated in a group meal organised for community meals week created to encourage “good-quality nutrition for older people.” The residents of Lyndon Croft enjoyed a meal at the National Motor Cycle Museum, Bickenhill, as part of National Community Meals Week, an initiative created by the National Association of [...]

Big Personalities Encouraged

At PrimeLife we aim to provide the best possible care through knowing each one of our residents and encouraging them to express themselves and their interests. Jean Osborne from Oakdene has a huge personality that never fails to put a smile on any ones face. Jean often volunteers within the home by meeting and greeting guests but mainly by [...]

River Meadows Minions ‘Run for Home’ For Charity!

On Sunday 28th September, staff from River Meadows participated in the ‘Run For Home’ Charity Event organized through Heart FM. The team consisted of four staff members dressed as minions and raised a great £1,400 for the ‘Make Some Noise’ charity. The money raised from this event will be shared amongst disadvantaged children in the West Midlands and Birmingham Children’s [...]

Jack Turns 103!

On Saturday 27th September a good day was had by all at the Rutland Care village for Jack’s (John Dalby’s) 103rd Birthday. Jack has been at the Rutland Care Village for just under a year and has certainly made a big impression on all the staff and other residents. Staff describe him as an inspiration, he often wanders into [...]

Big Plans For Phoenix Park

We are excited to announce that we are currently waiting on planning permission to build a 35 bed extension and social centre at Phoenix Park Care Village in Lincolnshire. The new extension will consist of a two story 35 bed care home being built on site creating 40 new full and part time jobs to add to the present [...]

The Benefits of Respite Care

Caring is a full time job and one which can be very demanding, both emotionally and physically. So, it’s essential that as a carer you take a well-deserved and needed break from caring. This is not selfish and you should not feel guilty about needing a break from the person you’re caring for. In fact, it’s widely recognised that respite [...]