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Kirklees Care Home wins Specialist Adult Care Award for 2015

The North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) hosted their first local care home awards on March 16th of this year. Designed to celebrate the hard work that care homes put in, the ceremony brought together over 90 care home staff and local NHS staff. Awards across 14 categories were given out to both individuals and care homes as [...]

Peaker Park supports fundraising challenge in memory of Andrew Brown

Our Peaker Park Care Home in Market Harborough contributes towards fundraising challenge launched to pay tribute to a young man who sadly lost his battle with cancer. Laura Brown, of Market Harborough, Leicestershire, is attempting to scale the heights of Kilimanjaro this autumn in memory of her brother, Andrew Brown, with funds raised going to CLIC Sargent, which supports [...]

How to go about choosing the right mental health adult care home.

By Bev Hopkins – Care Home Manager Stoneygate Oaklands What sort of a care home is Stoneygate Oaklands? Stoneygate Oaklands, on London Road in Leicester is a care home for adults with mental health difficulties. Clients suffer from any number of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, alcoholism, drug problems, loneliness, dissociative disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, anger problems, [...]

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 [...]