Shropshire Care Home Grant For Active Living Project

Residents at a Shropshire care home are on the path to a more active lifestyle, thanks to a £5,000 grant. Briarfields in Raby Crescent, Shrewsbury, has revamped its outdoor environment with activities such as a bug hotel, hopscotch, basketball hoops, a wildflower garden and light and sound arch as well as installing a ‘man cave’…

‘Pimp my Zimmer’ project to reduce falls at Shropshire care home

A Shropshire care home is anticipating a reduction in falls among its residents after starting a fun project to encourage them to ‘pimp’ their Zimmer frames. Users at Coverage Care’s Woodcroft home in Market Drayton have been personalising their walking aids by spray painting them different colours including pink, orange, blue and purple or decorating…

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…