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Nantwich care manager shortlisted in Great British Care Awards

Nantwich care manager shortlisted in Great British Care Awards

A Sanctuary Care home manager in Nantwich is over the moon after being shortlisted for a Great British Care Award.

Jackie Walker, manager of Barony Lodge Residential Care Home in Nantwich, is through to the North West regional finals of the national awards in The Care Home Registered Manager category.

November 9, 2020
Beechmere aftermath

New care facility to replace Beechmere is approved by Cheshire East

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A replacement for the fire-destroyed Beechmere Care Facility in Crewe has been approved by Cheshire East councillors.

Members granted planning permission for the new building, which will sit on the same site with the same 132 bedrooms, and a number of fire safety improvements compared to its predecessor.

October 28, 2020
More than 500 children in care in Cheshire East borough

More than 500 children in care in Cheshire East borough

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
More than 500 children in Cheshire East are now being cared for by the council, latest figures show.

A Freedom of Information request to the authority reveals 535 youngsters are designated “looked after children” by CEC, with 269 aged 12 or over.

October 28, 2020
NHS Cheshire urges patients to seek care despite pandemic

NHS Cheshire urges patients to seek care despite pandemic

NHS in Cheshire is urging people not to allow coronavirus (COVID-19) to stop them getting the care they need.

The plea, by Dr Katherine Butler (pictured), clinical lead for cancer at NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, comes as figures from NHS England show A&E attendances in England falling to their lowest on record.

June 1, 2020
Appeal for Cheshire East foster parents amid rise in children in care

Appeal for Cheshire East foster parents amid rise in children in care

An appeal has been issued to boost the number of foster carers in Cheshire East, amid fears more children will need care after the pandemic “lockdown”.

There are 534 cared for children in the borough and official say “there may be more children needing our support when lockdown ends”.

May 15, 2020
Millfields Primary to launch “wraparound” care in 2020

Millfields Primary to launch “wraparound” care in 2020

Millfields Primary in Nantwich is to provide wraparound care for children from 3 to 11 years old from January 2020 to support working parents.

December 13, 2019
World renowned artist and film-maker completes dementia home project in South Cheshire

World renowned artist and film-maker completes dementia home project in South Cheshire

London artist and filmmaker Suki Chan has completed a month-long residency at a South Cheshire dementia care village to help put together her latest art project.

Suki, whose work has been showcased worldwide from China to USA, spent the last month at Belong Crewe.

June 28, 2019
New non-emergency contract boosts ambulance cover in South Cheshire

New non-emergency contract boosts ambulance cover in South Cheshire

A new non-emergency ambulance contract for Cheshire will see more staff based locally and boosting standards of care, say health chiefs.

NHS commissioners have awarded a five-year contract to West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS).

April 2, 2019
Nantwich firm Right at Home South Cheshire shortlisted for national award

Nantwich firm Right at Home South Cheshire shortlisted for national award

Nantwich home care provider Right at Home South Cheshire has been shortlisted for the National Home Care Team of the Year Award.

The organisation will be competing for top honours at the 2019 Great British Care Awards.

February 23, 2019
Councillors back plans to transform mental health care in Cheshire East

Councillors back plans to transform mental health care in Cheshire East

By Stephen Topping, local democrary reporter
Councillors have endorsed plans to transform mental health care across Cheshire East, Northwich and Winsford.

NHS Eastern Cheshire, South Cheshire and Vale Royal clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), the organisations which buy healthcare across the area, approved plans to improve services for adult mental health and dementia patients last November.

January 19, 2019
Right at Home South Cheshire - L-R Kirsty Morris, Louisa Shaw and Ben Selby

Nantwich care provider unveils expansion plan to double workforce

Nantwich-based senior home care provider Right at Home South Cheshire has unveiled its ambitious expansion plans for 2019.

The organisation, which has scooped three prestigious awards in recent weeks, says its services are in such high demand it is looking to increase its team by 40 over the next 12 months.

December 13, 2018
Nantwich foster couple join Cheshire East appeal to recruit more carers

Nantwich foster couple join Cheshire East appeal to recruit more carers

A Nantwich foster couple have backed a Cheshire East Council appeal to attract more families to become carers.

Karen and Robert Tulip, from Nantwich, already had children of their own before deciding to foster.

May 29, 2018
Nantwich-based Right at Home rated ‘outstanding’ in CQC inspection

Nantwich-based Right at Home rated ‘outstanding’ in CQC inspection

Adults being cared for in their own homes by Nantwich-based Right at Home are in safe hands after it was rated ‘Outstanding’ in a recent inspection.

The homecare organisation received the rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

April 23, 2018