Senior living

Compliments to the chef! Barchester MD cooks up a storm to raise £11,595 for local charities

Staff and residents at Upton Bay care home in Hamworthy are celebrating their managing director, Natasha Lazovic, for stepping out of her comfort zone recently to compete... READ MORE »

Jurassic Coast charity walk: Bournemouth’s McCarthy Stone steps up for seniors

A fundraising walk along Dorset's Jurassic Coast is set to raise vital funds for grassroots charities that support older people. Ninety-five participants will trek the... READ MORE »

Colten Care backs hospice’s Strictly Extravaganza as ten hopefuls prepare to dance their way to glory

Ballroom dance fans living at care homes in Bournemouth and Poole are stepping up to follow the progress of a prestigious Strictly-style competition run by Forest Holme... READ MORE »

Dorset's family-run Serenata Care adds third care home following seven-figure funding package

A seven-figure funding package from HSBC has enabled a family-run care company to acquire its third site. Dorset-based Serenata Care has purchased the Two Cedars... READ MORE »

Agincare unveils multi-million-pound digital transformation aiming to centre people in its services

Agincare, the Portland-based care provider, has unveiled the latest part of its multi-million-pound digital transformation strategy. The strategy, which includes a new... READ MORE »

Dorset Tea-mwork! Cuppa company joins forces with Bake Off star for Age UK

Dorset Tea has joined forces with Great British Bake Off star 'Maggie the Seaside Baker' to host a special event for Age UK. As part of the company's 'Communi-Tea'... READ MORE »

Dorchester care home residents get knitting for animal charity

Residents from Dorchester’s Maiden Castle House care home have done their part for an animal charity in Wareham. Together they knitted some cosy blankets for the... READ MORE »

Double honours for GoodOaks at the Home Care Awards

Poole-based visiting and live-in care provider GoodOaks Homecare has picked up two awards at the Home Care Awards in Birmingham. GoodOaks, which was up against hundreds... READ MORE »

Platinum Skies team serve up tasty lunch by staging kitchen takeover for Routes for Roots

Team members from a retirement living provider staged a kitchen takeover at Poole’s Genesis Centre to support Dorset charity Routes to Roots. A group of four staff from... READ MORE »

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 »