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…

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…

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’…

Care home makeover by young volunteers

A south Shropshire care home has enjoyed a mini makeover thanks to young volunteers. A team of 13 15 to 17-year-olds from the National Citizen Service Catch 22 scheme have revamped the garden at Stone House in Bishops Castle and got creative in the home’s dementia unit.…

Shropshire care provider announces new appointments

Shropshire’s leading independent care home provider has made a series of new appointments to its management team. Coverage Care, which provides residential and nursing care for mainly older people in 14 homes across the county, said the five new home managers would underpin the not-for-profit company’s long-term strategy for a successful and sustainable future.…