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Find out more about life at Yorkare Homes by reading the latest news from across the group. If you wish to search for news from a particular home please select that home from the drop down menu below.

Coronavirus Update – Staying Positive!

We made the decision to close our doors temporarily nearly two weeks ago, whilst we could assess the situation during this outbreak and this, unfortunately, was made a longer term measure after the recent government guidance. Whilst this has been a worrying time for residents, staff and families we have been amazed by the positivity…

Winners – Best New Care Home in the UK!

We are pleased to announce that Tranby Park won the ‘Best New Care Home in the UK’ category at the prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design Awards for 2020 in London. The Home had a thorough inspection in February, when leading experts in the Healthcare and Construction industry toured the Home and asked a range of questions.…

Coronavirus Update

As the number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in the UK is growing, we have implemented a number of actions across our group so that we remain virus free. At this stage we have tried to balance the safety of our residents whilst maintaining a happy and positive lifestyle. Family members, residents and staff have been…

Magdalen Park Achieves a Second CQC Outstanding Rating!

A huge congratulations to the residents, staff and management at Magdalen Park who recently achieved their second Outstanding rating by CQC! The Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulate care homes and conduct a thorough inspection over two days. They audit our policies and procedure and speak to the staff, residents and family members. Only 4% of…

Birthday Celebrations

Residents and family members at Westfield Park Haven enjoyed a fantastic afternoon of music to celebrate the lovely Betty’s birthday. The tables in front of the Westfield Tea Room were moved to the side to create room for the fantastic After Hours Trio, and they soon had the residents and care team dancing with some…

Tranby Park, Finalist for Prestigious Care Design Award!

We are pleased to announce that Tranby Park is a finalist in the ‘Best New Care Home in the UK’ category at the prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design Awards for 2020 in London. Laurence Garton, Development Director, said: “We are delighted that Tranby Park is a finalist for this award. The home’s facilities are fantastic but,…

Christmas Festivities!

Across the Yorkare Homes group Christmas activities are in full swing, with staff and residents getting into the festive spirit. The Homes are fully decorated and, as part of Challenge 19, residents had a number of challenges they could partake in. This included joining a choir, to perform a Christmas carol concert, and making Christmas…

Fancy Dress Parties for Halloween!

Across the group, for Challenge 19, staff and residents held fancy dress parties for Halloween! A great effort was made by all of the Homes, with many friends and family joining in the fun. Each Home held an internal best dressed competition and entered the winning outfit to Head Office to choose an overall winner.…

A Safety In Care Award!

We are pleased to announce that we have won a safety in care award from NASHICS (National Association of Safety and Health in Care Services)! We won the award after purchasing a number of Dechoker’s for each of our Homes when we saw the increased risks of swallowing difficulties in the elderly and that traditional…

Finalist at the Knight Frank Care Home Awards!

We are pleased to announce Lindsey Hall was a finalist for a care home design award at the Knight Frank Healthcare & Senior Living Awards last night in London. Knight Frank are a leading healthcare consultancy firm and had been to judge the Home back in August. Laurence Garton, Development Director, attended the awards and…