Olympics-Mania at Greensleeves Care homes

The start of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics has caused lots of excitement at Greensleeves Care homes across the country. From home-made decorations, to viewing parties, to even taking part in their very own games, residents and staff alike have joined in with the festivities. Henley House At Henley House in Ipswich, residents created a gold […]

Care home deaths during the pandemic

The data released today by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) shows that several care homes, run by The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), faced significant challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. The care sector faced difficult times in both waves. In the early months of the pandemic care homes worked without adequate testing for […]

Gravesend Care Home Residents Enjoy Getting Back out and About

With summer in full swing, Kay Goodall, a resident at Edward Moore House Residential Care Home in Gravesend, enjoyed an outing to the local park. The weather has been wonderful lately and finally, our care home residents can get out and about to enjoy it, so with that in mind, Christine Boswell, Activity Coordinator at […]

Double awards joy for Sanctuary Supported Living

Two of Sanctuary Supported Living’s supported housing services have been named as regional winners of the ‘Housing with Care’ award at the 2020-21 Great British Care Awards. The Great British Care Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the hard work and dedication of staff from across the care sector, and to pay tribute to people […]

Residents enjoy a rockin’ performance!

A big thanks to the Rah Rah Theatre Company who transported a group of our residents back to the golden years of the 1950s this week with a rockin’ performance here at Whiteley Village – and also to the RC Sherriff Trust, (a charity promoting the arts in Elmbridge), who funded the show. `Rock Around The Clock`, a […]

Bursar Louise reflects: “It’s teamwork that makes the care sector special.”

Bursar Louise Springett at Chilterns Court Care Centre in Henley-on-Thames reflects on working in care over the last five years. Joining OSJCT after working in marketing opened Louise’s eyes to the special atmosphere and joy of working in care. Team members have supported each other through the difficult months of the pandemic, and Louise can […]

Go-ahead for North West’s first intergenerational nursery

State-of-the-art care village operator Belong has been granted planning permission for the North West’s first nursery within a care setting, at its most recent development, which is currently under construction in Chester. The 25-place nursery, featuring a secure sensory nature and play garden, will provide a high-quality care and learning environment for children from birth […]