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.…

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…