Shrewsbury care home pilots new digital health technology

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Residents at a Shrewsbury care home have become some of the first in Shropshire to benefit from the use of cutting-edge digital healthcare technologies as part of a major new project being rolled out by the NHS. Montgomery House in Sundorne has been working in partnership with neighbouring GP surgery Severn Fields Medical Practice since…

Sarah steps up to manage care home

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A carer who started her career with Shropshire’s largest independent care provider has taken up the reins as manager of one of its homes. Sarah Evans is the new manager of Coverage Care’s Briarfields, a 43-bed home in Shrewsbury, which recently opened a new dedicated dementia unit for up to 12 people. Sarah has previously…

New dedicated dementia unit opens at Shrewsbury care home

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A new dedicated care unit for people living with dementia has opened at a Shrewsbury care home as part of a major plan to improve services across the county. The new unit at Briarfields care home in Belle Vue, Shrewsbury, will provide specialist dementia care for up to 12 residents. It is the first in…

Home purchase secures future care of elderly in Shropshire town

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The provision of long-term care for elderly people in a Shropshire market town has been secured after Coverage Care Services completed on the purchase of one of its long running sites. Coverage Care has operated as a tenant of The Cottage Christian home on Granville Road in Newport for the last 10 years. However, at…

Update on Covid-19 Vaccinations

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At Coverage Care, our number one priority is the health and safety of residents, their families, and our staff. From the 15th March 2022 people working or volunteering in care homes are no longer required to have received a COVID-19 vaccine to enter the premises. Coverage Care believes that the vaccination remains our very best…

Coverage Care on the lookout for new apprentices

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Coverage Care Services is on the lookout for its next generation of young carers. We are a not-for-profit organisation operating 12 care homes across Shropshire and we’re currently looking to recruit six new apprentices to join our team of professionals. Those successfully completing the 12-month long apprenticeship will be guaranteed a job and further career…

Shropshire’s largest independent care provider appoints new CEO

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Shropshire’s largest independent care provider has appointed a new chief executive following the retirement of its long-standing CEO for the second time. Debbie Price has taken the reins from David Coull at Coverage Care Services, which operates 12 homes on a not-for-profit basis throughout Shropshire. She has stepped up to the role from operations director,…

Virtual challenge raises money for Shropshire care home residents

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A young couple who clocked up more than 1,000 miles running and cycling during lockdown have gifted the money they raised to residents at a Shropshire care home. Tom Williams and his girlfriend Laura Humphreys covered a total distance of 1,083 miles in 245 days as part of the Lands End to John O’Groats Virtual…

Care home demonstrates commitment to training as it looks for new recruits

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A Whitchurch care home is investing in trailblazing dementia training and making a long-term commitment to staff development as it looks to take on new recruits. The move by Greenfields, which is located on Liverpool Road, comes as operator Coverage Care Services rolls out its new county-wide dementia strategy and faces a rising number of…

Recruitment days at Shropshire care homes

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Two Shropshire care homes are to host a recruitment open day to fill a range of vacancies. Greenfields in Whitchurch and Briarfields in Shrewsbury are recruiting for day and night care assistants for full and part time positions and also both homes are looking for an assistant manager. The recruitment event at Briarfields will run…