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09 Aug 22

Update: care home customer invoicing

Due to an ongoing issue with our care home management database, we are currently unable to provide care home customers with invoices and care home fee account balances.

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01 Jul 22

Why talking about LGBTQ+ in later life is important

With today marking 50 years of the Pride movement in the UK, we talk about why discussing LGBTQ+ in later life is important.

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31 May 22

Celebrating Volunteers’ Week at Orchard Grove

We spoke to Johanet and Wendy from Orchard Grove reablement centre about the benefits of volunteering.

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19 May 22

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022

Today is the 11th Global Accessibility Awareness Day, which aims to encourage conversations around digital access and inclusion.

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17 May 22

Launching the FITS into Practice dementia care programme

After a successful pilot programme, we are rolling out a new learning and development initiative designed to enable people working in care settings to deliver the best possible, personalised outcomes for people living with dementia.

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13 May 22

Receive mental health support with Help When You Need It

Find out more about how we can support your mental wellbeing through our Help When You Need It service.

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12 May 22

International Nurses Day: Lesley Hobbs celebrates 40 years of nursing

This International Nurses Day we spoke to Lesley Hobbs, Home Manager at Deerhurst, who celebrates her 40th year of working in nursing this week.

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29 Apr 22

“Intergenerational week isn’t just about the very young and elderly getting together”

To commemorate Intergenerational Week we spoke to Emma Gwynne, Community Engagement & Volunteering Manager, to find out more about her thoughts on the week and how we can be involved.

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20 Apr 22

Colliers Gardens partners with Bristol Old Vic for ‘A Recipe for a Great Night Out’

Our Colliers Gardens Extra Care Housing site has partnered with the Bristol Old Vic and the Made in Bristol young theatre makers to create an exhibition for a ‘great night out.’

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14 Apr 22

“I told Brunelcare they were the only family I had”: Phil Scales’ story

After receiving visits from our South Gloucestershire team for eight years, Phil was offered a full-time role with Brunelcare and couldn't be happier.

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08 Apr 22

Brunelcare to become a Real Living Wage Employer

As of 1st April 2022, all colleagues at Brunelcare will be paid at or above the Real Living Wage of £9.90 per hour.

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05 Apr 22

A statement from Brunelcare, 5th April 2022

A statement from Brunelcare, 5th April 2022   Shortly before 5 am this morning (Tuesday 5 April), there was a…

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