Sanctuary Care embraces Silver Sunday


There will be live music, toe tapping, hands clapping, fabulous finery and an abundance of mouth-watering food when Sanctuary Care homes across the country embrace Silver Sunday.

On Sunday 2 October, Sanctuary Care’s care homes will be hosting tea dances for its residents and guests from their local communities.

Silver Sunday is a national day celebrating older people, where local communities and organisations host free events to help combat loneliness and reduce isolation. It was started four years ago by Westminster City Council and the Sir Simon Milton Foundation, an organisation which supports disadvantaged young people and isolated older people in the city.

Sunrise and Gracewell take care over new questionnaire

Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare have today introduced a new online resource for its website visitors who seek insight into the variety of senior living options available at the two care home providers. The move follows the success of the Care Questionnaire, launched by Sunrise in the USA in 2014 - the first of its kind for the senior living industry.

The questionnaire provides seniors and their families with a care recommendation as well as the opportunity to schedule a community visit to learn how Sunrise or Gracewell may be able to meet their needs.


A care home worker from Glasgow has been royally rewarded for her service to the community with an invite to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace with the Queen. Roni Allen, a Care Assistant at Norwood Care Home in Barrhead, has been recognised not only for her contribution to the home but also as a member of the Board of Trustees for Toc H - an organisation which seeks to ease the burden of others and unite communities.

Newly launched luxury care home investor and developer Albion Care Communities announces first development

Albion Care Communities (“ACC”), a newly launched investor and developer of luxury care homes for the elderly, today announces that it has commenced its first development of a new care home in Wareham, Dorset. The new state of the art luxury care home is due to open in the summer of 2017.  It will provide facilities for 64 residents including a cafe, cinema room, hairdressing salon, dedicated activities spaces and extensive landscaped gardens.  The en-suite bedrooms will be furnished to the highest standard of comfort. Care services will include residential care, nursing care and dementia care.

·        Albion Care Communities is to develop a £10 million luxury care home in Wareham, Dorset

The launch of our Well Pad

Well, the largest independent pharmacy in the UK, has recently introduced innovative technology, the Well Pad, as part of its Well Careplus offering. Well has been offering personalised healthcare in the heart of communities for over 70 years and its Careplus programme helps to provide a care home service designed around carers and residents. The Well Pad was developed to revolutionise medicine management in care homes, enabling carers to provide effective treatment for residents, while helping to cut medicine wastage by up to £195 per resident per year.