Coverage Care offers lifeline to out of work restaurant staff

Coverage Care offers lifeline to out of work restaurant staff

Catering staff who have lost their jobs or may be facing uncertain circumstances as a result of the closure of restaurants and bars amid the COVID-19 crisis are being offered alternative employment with Shropshire’s largest independent care provider. Coverage Care Services, which operates 14 care homes in the county, said it was important businesses across…

Coverage Care stepping up virus defences

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Shropshire’s largest independent care provider has today announced it is taking significant steps to protect the health of residents in its 14 care homes. As part of a major response to the COVID-19 threat, Coverage Care Services remains open for admissions and visits from health and social care professionals as well as urgent suppliers. But…

Care home staff get residents moving with new project

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A new project launched at a Shropshire care home is helping residents to keep fit and active. Staff at Innage Grange in Bridgnorth are encouraging those living at the home to walk as far as they can each day and record their efforts as part of a new mobility campaign. Home manager Claire Childs, who…

Shropshire grandmother celebrates 105th birthday

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A Shropshire grandmother who survived two world wars says living an ‘ordinary’ life and keeping fit is the secret to longevity. Gladys Jarvis has just celebrated her 105th birthday making her one of the oldest living people in Shropshire. Born just one year after the start of World War One on February 27, 1915, in…

Care home sports day keeps residents fit and active

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Staff at a Shropshire care home have been helping residents to stay fit and healthy after organising their very own sports day. A specially designed indoor track and finish line meant not even the dreary winter weather could put a dampener on the afternoon fun at Innage Grange in Bridgnorth. Home manager Claire Childs, who…