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…

New dedicated job website for Shropshire’s care sector

Shropshire care provider launches innovative ‘hub’ to tackle nursing shortages

Shropshire’s largest independent care provider is opening up its career opportunities with the launch of a dedicated website for jobs. Coverage Care Services, which operates 14 care homes across the county and employs more than 1,000 staff, has developed the new site www.carehomejob.co.uk to assist people looking to start or further their career within the…

Care forum chief visits Coverage Care

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Coverage Care Services has hosted a visit from a key figure in the field of social care. Vic Rayner, the Executive Director of the National Care Forum (NCF), met the chairman of the board Ian Gordon and its senior management team during a recent trip to the county.…