St John’s Court Nursing Home went all out to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee by organising a fair, inviting families, friends, and members of the Bromsgrove local community.
A quintessential Jubilee party at St John's Court
Celebrations were in the air at St John’s Court Nursing Home as Resident, Robina, celebrated her 60th wedding anniversary alongside her husband, Ken.
A diamond day for nursing resident and husband's 60th anniversary
Care Home Open Week is a national event hosted by Championing Social Care and this year runs from 27th June to 3rd July.
A list of all Care Home Open Day events for Amica Care is included in this article.
Care Home Open Week 2022
Parties and celebrations have taken place at Amica Care's four Homes as residents enjoyed the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
They attended indoor street parties, listened to live music and watched the celebrations unfold live on TV as they joined in the national festivities.
Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
Meet our new dedicated Mental Health First Aiders here to help Amica Care colleagues deal with whatever challenges lie ahead.
Mental Health First Aiders complete training to support our colleagues
A report by the CQC (Care Quality Commissioning) has been issued presenting the findings of the quality of care provided by St John’s Court and indicates that our overall rating is ‘requires improvements.’
Care Quality Commissioning report regarding St John's Court
Nominations are now open for the Amica Care Trust Awards 2022. Do you know a staff member who deserves special recognition for the work they do? Please let them know by nominating them for a Trust Awards!
Amica Care Trust Awards 2022
Congratulations to Kathryn Langdon who recently got appointed as Home Manager at Exmouth House Care Home.
New Manager appointed in Exmouth
Residents of St John's Court Nursing Home kept very busy this January. The Activities Team helped our residents try varied and stimulating activity programs, which everyone enjoyed.
A very crafty January
The standard, as per usual, was superb in both our Christmas competitions this year. Thank you to all of the staff and residents who have done such a fantastic job of decorating their homes, as usual, the standard was exceptional and some very different ideas.
And the winners are...
The team at Signature House in Dorchester swapped their uniforms for elves costumes to help raise awareness for the Alzheimer's Society.
Elf Day at Signature House
New rules mean everyone over the age of 18 must show they are fully vaccinated or medically exempt to enter our care homes. This is to protect our residents against COVID-19.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update - Nov 2021
Our Homes celebrated Halloween with a week of spook-tacular activities.
Amica Care Homes host spook-tacular Halloween celebrations
The winners of the first Amica Care Trust Awards have been announced, with colleagues across our 5 care homes and 4 independent living sites recognised for their hard work and dedication throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amica Care celebrates its first Trust Awards
A huge thank you to Howdens in Exmouth for inviting us to their Trade Day on Thursday 19th August 2021 and helping us raise over £300 – and counting! – for our Exmouth House residents.
Exmouth House joins Howdens for their 2021 Trade Day
This year Amica Care Trust’s annual Gardening Competition saw a number of outstanding creations submitted from across our care homes and independent living sites.
Amica Care's 2021 garden competition winners announced
Our Amica Care homes held an uplifting service to commemorate residents who passed away over the last year. Residents and staff, along with the families whose loved ones had passed away over the last 16 months, came together for a moving afternoon of remembrance.
Forget Me Not celebrations
Amica Care Trust’s staff and residents will be hosting their annual ‘Forget Me Not’ celebration on Sunday 18th July to reflect upon the events of the last year.
Amica Care Homes to hold remembrance event this July
Amica Care is going to be using TAP (Thank And Praise), a free-to-use social thanking platform, which enables residents and their relatives to show their appreciation to all those working for the Trust.
Amica Care is adopting a digital thanking platform
To mark Dementia Action Week, residents of Signature House in Dorchester welcomed an adorable guest. A tiny lamb came to visit to get some love and affection from our residents.
Baby lamb brings cheer and cuddles to Signature House's residents