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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.

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…

Inspiring Britain!

We are proud to announce Yorkare Homes was named as one of London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Businesses to Inspire Britain! This annual list highlights dynamic businesses which are leaders in their sectors. The company was also included in the Insider: Growth 100 Awards, placing 9th, in the Yorkshire region for 2019. Again highlighting our performance…

Challenge 19

For Yorkare Homes, 2019 is the Year of Challenges! Staff, Residents and families have been setting themselves tasks and having all sorts of fun! One of our residents, John Price, is completing a 1-mile sponsored swim for his personal ‘Challenge 19’. At 93 years old, John has spent years in the water and even taught…

Plenty going on at Parklands

For our in-home entertainment this month we have had a visit from the ‘Minster Minstrels’. They are a three-piece band compromising of a hard, flute and violin. With the addition of some piano playing in parts. They entertained our residents with some lovely classical music and granted requests of playing some favourites too. It was…

Out and About with Beverley Parklands

We love to keep our residents entertained with in home activities but also trips out and about too. This month has seen us visit Hull’s Street Life Museum, residents took in all the museum had to offer; from vintage buses, to cobble streets and tram lines. For many it was an emotional trip down memory…

Carehomes Top 20

Congratulations to everyone at Magdalen Park! Magdalen Park has been awarded Top 20 Recommended Care Home 2019 in Yorkshire and the Humber! The carehome.co.uk Top 20 Care Home Awards 2019 highlight the most recommended care homes in each region of the UK. The awards are based on over 120,000 reviews from care home residents as…

We’re 10!

Our 10th Birthday, what a milestone! So, to celebrate we had not just one, but TWO parties. The Haven unit went first, on the 27th March followed by the Nursing unit on the 28th. For both days our good friend Kevin Howard came in to entertain us with his fabulous singing and got a crowd…

St Patrick’s Day

Top O’ The morning to ya, it’s March 17th or better known as… St Patricks Day!! Here at Westfield, in true tradition we held a Party in our very own bar to celebrate the day. Residents enjoyed beer tasting and nibbles, before getting involved in an Irish themed quiz. But we couldn’t have a St…