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Apprentice opportunities at leading care provider

Shropshire’s leading independent care provider has launched a search for its next intake of apprentice care assistants.

Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes across the county, has an apprenticeship role available at two of its homes in Shrewsbury – Coton Hill House and Briarfields – and at Barclay Gardens in Telford.

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Newport home gets care award

Staff at a Newport care home are celebrating after scooping an award for the way they deliver of healthcare.

The Cottage Christian Nursing Home won the team award at the Care with Confidence Awards organised by the Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) in recognition of people who make an above and beyond contribution to delivering health care services in the area.

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Mobile team to tackle staffing challenges

Shropshire’s largest independent care provider has launched a new initiative to tackle the quality and cost issues of bringing temporary or agency staff into its homes.

Coverage Care Services is creating its own team of standby (or peripatetic) staff, headed by a dedicated manager, to respond to home staff being on leave or unexpected non-attendances through illness and other issues.

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Quiet please! We’re fundraising…

Residents at a supported housing scheme in Telford have raised more than £750 for specialist equipment at Coverage Care’s Lightmoor View home.

Twelve people from the Friends and Residents of Bridle Court group, based in Madeley, each kept quiet for an hour and collected £762 in sponsorship, which it has donated to Lightmoor View, which specialises in caring for people with dementia.

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Inspectors praise Whitchurch care home

Independent inspectors have given Whitchurch’s largest care home a glowing report following their latest visit.

The findings by the Care Quality Commission included observations that Greenfields, in Liverpool Road, was safe, caring, supportive and respectful of individuals’ privacy and dignity.

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