The Old Vicarage Care Home to Open Its Doors This Christmas to Combat Loneliness in Older People
The Old Vicarage Care Home in Clay Cross, Chesterfield is embracing the spirit of giving this holiday season by extending a heart-warming invitation to older people in the community who would otherwise be spending Christmas Day alone. The care home is opening its doors on Christmas Day to welcome local, lonely seniors to join their residents for a joyous celebration, featuring a traditional Christmas dinner, party games, and a special viewing of the King’s Christmas speech.
Adept Care Homes is pleased to announce the renewal of its supporter membership with the Care Workers’ Charity (CWC), an organisation dedicated to providing essential support to care workers. By reaffirming their commitment, Adept Care Homes continues to demonstrate its unwavering support for the well-being of care workers across the industry.
Adept Care Homes, Appoints New Group’s Chief Fire Warden to tackle Fire Safety Across Care Homes.
Adept Care Homes is proud to announce the appointment of Jason Morris, as the new Group’s Chief Fire Warden, effective from October 1st, 2023. This significant appointment underscores the organisation’s unwavering commitment to ensuring the highest standards of fire safety across its care facilities.
The Old Vicarage Care Home in Clay Cross, Chesterfield, part of family-run Adept Care Homes, has been awarded the High Commendation for Outstanding Smaller Care Provider for the third year running in the National Care Home Awards 2023.
The Care Home Awards is one of the most highly regarded accolades available in the UK’s health and social care sector which celebrates the excellent work, innovative thinking and excellence in care which continue to drive the industry. Adept Care Homes’ consistent high commendation highlights their unwavering pursuit of excellence and their commitment to enhancing the lives of their residents.
“We are immensely proud to have received this high commendation for “Outstanding Smaller Group Care Provider” at the Care Home Awards for the third year in a row,” said Joe Lock, Communities Director of Adept Care Homes. “This recognition reflects our unwavering dedication to delivering exceptional care and support to our residents. It is a true testament to the commitment and compassion of our incredible team.
Olive Riley (90), who resides at The Old Vicarage Care Home in Clay Cross, Chesterfield, has her wish come true, following the homes recently re-launched, resident focused ‘Make a Wish’ programme.
Residents are encouraged to write down their biggest wish for 2023 and place it on the home’s ‘wishing tree’. Every month, one wish is randomly picked, and the dedicated activities and wellbeing team set to work making the big dream come true.
The Old Vicarage Care Home scooped an award for Best for Wellbeing at the annual Adept Excellence Awards Gala Night.
The home who prides itself in providing ‘a superb place to live or work’ was recognised for its efforts over the past 12 months.
“We are so proud that we have achieved the Wellbeing award. The wellbeing of our residents is always paramount in everything we do, and life at The Old Vicarage is designed to provide a full range of enriching physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. The sense of community and companionship offered by all our social areas and communal activities helps promote their independence, choice and dignity,” said Jordelle Foulkes, Trainee Home Manager.
“I am very pleased that we got this award, our team demonstrates exceptional efforts in creating positive and sustainable impacts on the quality of life, health, and happiness of the individuals in our home, it is all about teamwork and pulling together to give our residents 100%” said Area Support Manager, Kirsty Carter.
“Well done to the team, it’s wonderful news and well deserved,” said Hazel, Resident at The Old Vicarage.
If you are looking for care or need any further help contact the home on 01246 384 121.”
A unique tour bus rolled into the Midlands based, award-winning care home, The Old Vicarage Care Home in Chesterfield to provide care team and relatives of their residents with a virtual experience of what it could be like to live with dementia, this Dementia Action Week (15-21 May 2023).
Family of The Old Vicarage residents who are currently living with dementia hopped on board the specially equipped bus to experience what living with Dementia may be like for their loved ones.
A unique tour bus is rolling into the Midlands based, award-winning care home, The Old Vicarage Care Home in Clay Cross to provide care workers and residents relatives with a virtual experience of what it is like to live with dementia, this Dementia Action Week (15-21 May 2023).
Family members of residents who are currently living with dementia at The Old Vicarage will be among the first to hop on board the specially equipped experience bus with Adept Care Home Dementia Manager, Karen Middleton leading the way.
Resident’s and team are delighted to be awarded the carehome.co.uk ‘Recommended Top 20 UK Care Home’ Award for 2023
The Old Vicarage in Clay Cross, part of Adept Care Homes has received a Top 20 Care Home Group award which is based on over 265,000 reviews from care home residents as well as their friends and family.