Coverage Care wins tender for respite services

A Shrewsbury care provider has won a competitive tender process to provide respite residential care for adults with learning disabilities. Shropshire Council has recently retendered the contract at Barleyfield House in Monkmoor, which has been run by Coverage Care Services for the past 10 years. The five-bed home currently supports 50 families, providing holiday and…

100 reasons to celebrate for north Shropshire great grandmother

Shropshire’s Alice Davies was born when Lloyd George was Prime Minister, George V was on the throne, and the First World War was in its final throes. And now the great grandmother, who lives at Coverage Care’s Greenfields home in Whitchurch, has passed her centenary. Alice, who was born in Ruyton XI Towns and lived…

Festive cheer gives boost to cancer charity

A charity that works to improve life and treatment for people living with cancer has received a welcome boost from Shropshire’s leading independent care home provider. Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes in the county on a not-for-profit basis, donated £500 to the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund in lieu of sending Christmas cards during the…

Home handyman dedicated to the last

The manager of a Shrewsbury care home has paid tribute to its handyman who has retired after 17 years in post. Tony Docherty, who worked at Barleyfields House, proved his dedication to the last after spending his final working day using his four-wheel drive vehicle to flatten snow that had blocked the entrance to the…