Senior living

GM Gina thanks staff, residents & relatives as Parley Place care home celebrates first birthday

Members of the local community have come together at Parley Place in the village of West Parley to mark the care home’s first birthday. Residents and staff were joined... READ MORE »

‘Rock star’ care home resident Eric, 92, spearheads health and fundraising campaign

Care home resident Eric Cole has been hailed as a rock star after rallying the community to get walking as well as raise money for good causes. The 92-year-old, from... READ MORE »

Well-known former football manager set to star in care group’s TV ad

Harry Redknapp is set to feature in a new TV advert for Luxury Care Group. Harry will appear in the new advert for the group, which runs homes in Bournemouth, Poole and... READ MORE »

“Thank you so very much” says Lewis-Manning team as Bournemouth hotel donates vital bit of kit

Lewis-Manning Hospice Care has received a vital donation from the management team at Bournemouth’s Marsham Court Hotel in the form of a blood pressure monitor. The... READ MORE »

Care provider reports strong post Covid growth with its national reach extended into the capital

Care provider Agincare is going from strength to strength after extending its national reach into the capital. As reported on Dorset Biz News, the Portland-based business... READ MORE »

New contract sees family-owned Agincare operating four Southwark care homes

Southwark Council has selected Portland-based Agincare to oversee four of its care homes under a long-term partnership arrangement. Agincare will take over from current... READ MORE »

“They are all so perfect!” Beautiful Swarovski glass sculptures visit Parley Place Care Home

Residents at Parley Place Care Home in West Parley were recently treated to a visiting display of Swarovski glass sculptures. During a talk at the terrace bar they... READ MORE »

Home care hit hardest by cost of living crisis says care company CEO in podcast interview

The rising cost of fuel and the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented crisis in home care. So says Raina Summerson, Group CEO of Agincare. The... READ MORE »

Second anniversary for Rapid Response Team helping over 500 older people in a care crisis

A Dorset care home company is celebrating the second anniversary of its Rapid Response Team (RRT) which has helped over 500 older people experiencing a care crisis... READ MORE »

Property agent who sold care home 25 years ago acts again for owner on her retirement

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has completed on the freehold sale of Millbrook House care home in Child Okeford. The Grade II listed residential... READ MORE »