News

Find out what’s been happening this year for Springcare, our staff and our residents.

Hatton Court Care Home hosts another successful family and friends lunch

The first Family and Friends lunch was hosted on the 11th February at Hatton Court Care Home. Amanda and Gemma would like to thank the kitchen team for their support which enabled them to carry out this event. Once again the home hit its maximum capacity. The meals were superb, perfectly hot and just enough (too much for a few of the…

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Open day at Bucklow Manor Care Home

Bucklow Manor Care Home in Knutsford is holding an open day on Friday 20th April 2018, 11am – 2pm. Come and meet our team, chat to the residents and take a tour of our lovely facilities and enjoy some refreshments. If you’d like to join us, please RSVP to bucklow.manor@hotmail.co.uk or telephone 01565 830 396. Our address is Bucklow Manor, Chester Road, Bucklow Hill, Knutsford,…

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A sweet gesture at Bucklow Manor

The husband of the activity coordinator for Bucklow Manor Care Home in Knutsford has generously put his creative skills into making this lovely tuck shop/ sweet cart. The cart goes round to the residents each week and they are able to purchase items as they wish. The feedback from the residents has been fantastic!

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Dementia research must study care as well as cure

We read with interest this article found on The Guardian website which discussed how Dementia research should study the ongoing care of the illness alongside seeking to find a cure. The crux of the article was that, due to the huge number of people currently living in the UK with dementia, there is a clear and pressing need to find a cure…

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Nutrition and Hydration Week from the 12th -18th March 2018

Nutrition and Hydration Week sets out a challenge to us as care providers to ensure we’re optimising opportunities to promote nutrition and hydration for all our residents. From reviewing our policies, to signing up to the 10-step commitment to good nutrition, checking our MUST scores, food and fluid charts, gathering resident feedback, tasting sessions and good awareness raising, the week can be…

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Yockleton Grange recognised for it’s compassionate approach to care

Springcare residential home, Yockleton Grange has been praised by Government inspectors for its ‘compassionate approach’ to its clienst and their end-of-life care. The care home near Shrewsbury, Shropshire provides accommodation and personal care for up to 30 old people, some of whom have learning disabilities. The last time the Care Quality Commission inspectors found the service was good. On their visit in…

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The Benefits of Respite Care with Springcare

When caring for a loved one, it can be difficult to ask for help when you need support or a short-term break from your caregiving duties. Carers also worry whether their loved one will settle in an unfamiliar place with a change to their routine. Respite care provides caregivers with the opportunity to: Relieve stress and relax from the day to day…

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Food and Dining at Springcare

Here at Springcare, we are passionate about food and we believe in having the very best ingredients for our catering teams to create and display first class, balanced, nutritious and appealing food for a wide range of palates. We feel that mealtimes are an extremely important time for our residents, and it is imperative that our cooks are all talented individuals. We…

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The Benefits of Residential Care Homes

When faced with the decision of whether a residential care home is the right option for themselves or a loved one, people tend to become daunted by all of the choices they have to make and the considerations that coincide with them. This choice isn’t one that should be made suddenly and time should be taken to weigh up the benefits of…

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Hatton Court Appears On BBC’s Ambulance!

Last night, our Hatton Court nursing home was featured on the BBC 1 Ambulance TV programme. Watch from 17 minutes 45 seconds to see what happened. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b097rygd/ambulance-series-2-episode-7

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