August 14 2018
A wish came true for a resident at Whitebourne when they spent the day at Windsor Castle.
December 7 2017
Priors House was one of three finalists in the Meaningful Lifestyles Award and the Outstanding Leadership Award, and beat off stiff competition from over 100 Care UK homes nationally.
The Residential Care Services (RCS) Stars awards recognise and reward individual and team excellence across Care UK’s RCS division. Lifestyle lead, Jon Sneath, and his team won The Meaningful Lifestyles Award, which commended their warm and passionate style in creating an enriching environment for residents, building self-confidence and a greater sense of fulfilment.
The panel of judges found that the team at Priors House listened to the resident’s life story to tailor activities to each individual. The team promote independence and continue to engage residents with innovative ideas, as well as first class entertainment.
Francine Summers, home manager at Priors House, was also recognised for the Outstanding Leadership award. This award identifies colleagues in the sector who drive standards and empower team members to deliver the best possible care for residents.
Judges found that Francine’s positive attitude, professional drive and energy has helped overturn Priors House achieve a ‘good rating’ from the CQC.
Fran, said: “We are thrilled to have won Care UK’s Meaningful Lifestyles Award and the Outstanding Leadership Award in this year’s national RCS Stars awards.
“We are honoured to have been recognised in these categories, and I can’t thank the wonderful team at Priors House, who all played a part in this achievement, enough. I’d also like to thank residents at Priors House for their continued support.”
August 2 2018
St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre’s hospital director is giving advice on what to pack to ensure you stay well and have fun on holiday, wherever you are.