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More than 100 people with learning disabilities and autism fulfilled their Super League dreams this weekend, as they represented the clubs that they love at one of rugby league’s most iconic stadiums....
Residents at Charnwood Lodge Care Home in Dumfries recently welcomed special visitors from Blackpool Tower to the home as part of their 125th Birthday celebrations. Blackpool was a popular holiday res...
Charlotte Grange Care Home in Flaxton Street, Hartlepool, which is part of the award-winning charity Community Integrated Care, have got a new Activities Co-ordinator, Kirsty McMullen, who’s certainly...
School Close, a supported living service for adults with physical and learning disabilities in Kirkcudbright, have recently transformed their outdoor space into a garden haven. School Close is a state...
Community Integrated Care is delighted that our partners at Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) are proposing to transform an enclosed piece of land into a vibrant sensory garden for the people we...
A special celebration was held this week at EachStep Blackburn Care Home, as two people we support, Teddy and Marion Suligowski, celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary! Teddy and Marion, 9...
More than 100 people with learning disabilities and autism fulfilled their rugby league dreams this weekend, as Wakefield Trinity hosted the latest Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Super...
The stars of the Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Super League will be back in action this Saturday, at a special festival hosted by Wakefield Trinity. Crigglestone All Blacks, Wakefie...
EachStep Blackley, our specialist dementia service in North Manchester, has been awarded with a ‘Good’ rating in all areas from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The home supports up to 55 people liv...
Warrington Wolves and Widnes Vikings Learning Disability teams took centre stage at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Friday (12th July 2019), after having the chance to take to the pitch before and at h...
Community Integrated Care has been shortlisted for four top accolades at the North West Charity Awards, with the prestigious event taking place in September in Manchester. The North West Charity Award...
Community Integrated Care was delighted to take part in the UK’s biggest disability awareness day this weekend, taking place within the grounds of Walton Hall Gardens in Warrington.  Our North We...
St Stephens Care Home in Sandbach, Cheshire, part of national social care charity Community Integrated Care, was delighted to welcome Mayor of Sandbach, Cllr Mike Muldoon to the home as part of Care H...
Charlotte Grange Care Home in Hartlepool, part of national social care charity Community Integrated Care, was delighted to welcome Mayor of Hartlepool, Cllr Brenda Loynes and her husband Den to the ho...
This weekend saw Warrington Wolves host a special rugby league festival for people with learning disabilities. The event was part of the groundbreaking sports inclusion programme, the Community Integr...
The success of the Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Super League was showcased at Parliament, at ‘Sport You Can’ - a special event marking National Learning Disability Week. Community Int...
Jon Ashworth, Labour MP and Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, visited one our learning disability services this week, Gilmorton Flats, celebrating National Learning Disability Week...
Two huge Rugby fans with learning disabilities have been treated to a behind the scenes experience this week in celebration of Learning Disability Week (17th- 23rd June).   Donna and Lisa, w...
St Helens RFC first team members, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Luke Douglas, Jack Ashworth and Joseph Paulo, took part in an activity session for people with learning disabilities in celebration of...
Following on from the incredible success of Magic Weekend, Community Integrated Care, the Betfred Super League and the RFL are delighted to announce the upcoming fixtures for the ground-breaking Learn...
In partnership with Training 2 Care, Community Integrated Care are proud to be part of this amazing programme, supporting the filming of the series by putting celebrity guests through the experience t...
Mark Adams, CEO of Community Integrated Care, says:The recent Panorama series on social care has opened, what is to Community Integrated Care, a welcome debate around the state of our sector.Community...
People with learning disabilities captivated the crowd at Rugby League’s iconic Dacia Magic Weekend event at Anfield Stadium, with the launch of the Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Super...
Community Integrated Care has received a grant to assist the people they support into paid employment, from the UK’s leading waste management company, Veolia.Community Integrated Care’s award-winning...
The ground-breaking Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Super League is set to launch at the Dacia Magic Weekend, at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool (25th and 26th May).Super League and the Rugby...
Mark Adams, CEO of Community Integrated Care, says:“The social care sector provides an incredible service to society, with hundreds of thousands of people who have an absolute vocation for care, chang...
Warrington Wolves hooker Danny Walker led the last training session for rugby players with learning disabilities in preparation of the laun ch of the Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Supe...
Rugby League star, Danny Richardson, visited our charity last week to meet with our colleagues and the people we support. Danny visited The Watch Factory, one of our assisted living facilities...
Community Integrated Care's Charlotte Grange Care Home in Flaxton Street, Hartlepool, held an Open Afternoon on Friday 10th May to celebrate the completion of refurbishment work in the home following...
Last night, we celebrated the ‘We Dare’ Awards, honouring the very best of our charity and the incredible people, projects and partnerships that make Community Integrated Care special. The inaugural c...
A portrait of a support worker who works for Community Integrated Care is being used in a national campaign to inspire more people to consider a career in adult social care. The ‘Every Day is Day is D...
Wakefield Trinity and their charitable Foundation have teamed up with Community Integrated Care to create a host of initiatives that will improve the health, happiness and social inclusion of people w...
The former Labour MP, Hazel Blears, opened the launch of a pioneering new dementia service in Manchester on Friday, named the ‘EachStep Club’, that uses arts, creativity and reminiscence to transform...
Community Integrated Care’s Internal Communications Team has won three top accolades and was shortlisted for a further three awards at last week’s Institute of Internal Communications Awards.   T...
Last week, Lady Cumberlege, politician and businesswoman, travelled up from Brighton to come and visit some of Community Integrated Care’s superb North West services. The first stop was the Autis...
Community Integrated Care was awarded a top accolade, and was shortlisted for a further six awards, at last week's Great British Care Awards! The ceremony took place at Birmingham's ICC on Friday 8th...
Community Integrated Care is proud to have launched a partnership with the Leeds Rhinos Foundation, the official charity of Super League side Leeds Rhinos. The two organisations have teamed up to de...
Last week saw Community Integrated Care exhibit at The Gathering in Glasgow - Scotland’s largest event for charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations.  The prestigious annual...
Community Integrated Care have scooped up two top awards at this year’s Great British North West Care Awards. The Great British Care Awards, a series of regional awards that celebrate excellence in th...
Super League (Europe) and the Rugby Football League (RFL) have partnered with the national social care charity Community Integrated Care to form a ground-breaking inclusive sports programme for people...
One of Britain’s biggest and most successful social care charities, Community Integrated Care, has welcomed the launch of a national campaign to encourage people to consider a career in the care secto...
This week Community Integrated Care was featured on BBC Radio Merseyside as part of the 2019 Red Nose Day launch, celebrating our exciting collaboration with charity, Live Music Now.   Live...
Community Integrated Care is delighted to announce its new pioneering partnership with Pompey in the Community, the charitable arm of the League One team, Portsmouth Football Club. Together, the two o...
Community Integrated Care’s partners, Age Exchange, have had some fantastic news this week seeing them being shortlisted for a ‘Hearts for the Arts’ award. The nomination was put forward for their joi...
Community Integrated Care is delighted to announce the appointment of Carolyn McConnell as its new Director of Quality, with Carolyn stepping into the role earlier this month.  Carolyn brings a w...
Community Integrated Care is delighted to announce that Sycamore Drive in Sunderland has been rated as ‘Good’ in all areas of their latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection, continuing to suppo...
Community Integrated Care is delighted to report that Sylvia, a person we support at Smith Drive in Warrington, tied the knot on Saturday 19th January with her long-term partner, Paul. Sylvia and Paul...
Last week The Kings Fund in London played host to a day of collaboration exploring new models of care for those living with a dementia diagnosis. The event, named ‘Reminiscence Arts in Dementia Care’,...
Four dedicated colleagues from Community Integrated Care’s Carlingwark House care home in Castle Douglas have worked tirelessly over the past 6 months to ensure that people in need would have a Christ...
Both the people we support and our colleagues throughout our services took the opportunity to mark the special anniversary, 100 years since the end of the First World War, by remembering those wh...
A new pioneering service will be launched in Community Integrated Care’s EachStep Blackley care home in Manchester, that uses arts creativity and reminiscence to transform the lives of people living w...
A special celebration was held yesterday at The Peele Care Home in Manchester, as a person we support, Irene Stevenson, celebrated her 105th birthday.  Born on January 9th, 1914, Irene celebrated...
Community Integrated Care is proud to announce the appointment of Libby Raper as its new Chair of the Board of Trustees. Libby will replace Dame Joan Stringer who recently stood down after serving at...
Twin Widnes Vikings players, Jay Chaplehow and Ted Chaplehow, paid a special visit to two of our Halton care homes on Monday, spreading Christmas cheer to residents, their families and colleagues....
Over the last few months, we have had an incredible 32 shortlisted finalists across 9 prestigious ceremonies honouring our exceptional care teams, pioneering partnerships and personalised support. Thi...
Eliot Gardens, our Extra Care Scheme service in Wigan, last week held a thrilling two-day sporting event for the people we support, dubbing it the ‘Care Home Olympics 2018’.  The service, which s...
Our Peer Reviewers returned for the meeting of the year yesterday, where they re-defined their roles to ensure we’re making the most of our unique and collaborative team. Held in Manchester Airport o...
Community Integrated Care’s EachStep Blackley care home has completed it’s 6-month trial of Namaste Care, a ground-breaking programme of care created by Joyce Simard from the United States, that focus...
Community Integrated Care scooped the Care Employer accolade at the Great British Care Awards, which celebrates excellence throughout the social care sector.   At the glittering ceremony, Co...
We are proud to announce that our Elizabeth Road care home, located in Huyton in Knowsley, has been awarded with a ‘Good’ rating in all areas from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).  Elizabeth Ro...
This week Community Integrated Care hosted a prestigious event at Tate Liverpool highlighting the charity’s thriving examples of utilising arts, sports and community engagement to promote the health a...
Colleagues and people supported by Community Integrated Care, along with their friends and family, were invited to the UEFA Nations League match between Scotland Vs Israel on Tuesday which took place...
Last week, Sebastian Kolbadi, from Community Integrated Care’s Magna Road service in Bournemouth, won ‘The Putting People First Award’ at this year’s South West Great British Care Awards.  The gl...
Community Integrated Care is proud to announce the appointment of Allison Cochrane as its new Managing Director for Scotland who will be joining the company in December. Allison, who has spent al...
Community Integrated Care is proud to have many thriving examples of utilising arts, sports and community engagement to promote the health and happiness of people living with dementia. On Tuesday 20th...
This week Community Integrated Care were recognised at the FAB Awards 2018 for their collaborative Activity Academy event.We were exceptionally proud to win the “Penguin Award” celebrating collaborati...
Yesterday, we attended the Social Care Future gathering which took place at the People’s History Museum in Manchester. The event took place over two days on the 14th & 15th November. The event’s m...
Today across many of our services, and also here at Support Services, we have donned our pyjamas in support of Children In Need! We’ve had a fantastic day, and have been much more comfortable than usu...
​Community Integrated Care was exceptionally proud to have colleagues recognised at two glittering award ceremonies last week, in honour of their incredible care and support. We were delighted to...
Last week saw the Community Integrated Care team attend the 13th UK Dementia Congress which was held in Brighton. The annual three day event was an opportunity for care professionals to learn from and...
We are delighted to announce that our Runcorn-based specialist dementia service, St Luke's Care Home, has been awarded with a 'Good' rating in all areas from the...
‘A Night of Social Care Improv’ saw Community Integrated Care team up with FACT (The Foundation for Arts and Creative Technology, Liverpool) and the artist Hwa Young Jung to explore hypothetical futur...
Yesterday, we officially launched our partnership with Age Exchange, with a special launch event at their renowned national centre for reminiscence arts in Blackheath. The celebration was attended by...
We are proud to support the introduction of innovative new models of care and sharing our insight, by featuring on the University of Worcester’s National Reference Group for the development of Meeting...
An international artist and one of Britain’s biggest and most successful charities have teamed up to host a unique dramatic production in Liverpool next week (Tuesday 23rd October), exploring the futu...
Congratulations to EachStep Blackburn
​Community Integrated Care is proud to announce that the team at EachStep Blackburn has achieved our charity's second Outstanding CQC rating.The team were described as "extremely kind and caring" in t...
Congratulations to our CEO, Mark Adams, who today celebrates his first work-iversary at Community Integrated Care!This time last year, Mark joined us with a bold vision and bags of enthusiasm to chang...
Congratulations to the team at Jedburgh, Scottish Borders, who were rated as Excellent by the Care Inspectorate! In their latest report, the regulators praised our Jedburgh Services, grading them as E...
Over 100 people from national social care charity, Community Integrated Care, were this weekend invited as special guests of honour to the Widnes Vikings Super League game against Castleford Tigers....
Community Integrated Care are proud to announce a ground-breaking partnership with Age Exchange, the renowned national centre for reminiscence arts, marking the start of an exciting new chapter for bo...
Last week St Helens’ Rugby League Club celebrated topping the Betfred Super League by giving staff and people supported by charity, Community Integrated Care, exclusive access to the coveted Super Lea...
Community Integrated Care is proud to be working in partnership with Health and Social Care Moray, to support four men with learning disabilities to move into their own homes in the heart of their com...
Community Integrated Care has teamed up with Britain’s leading arts and technology institution, FACT (Foundation for Arts and Creative Technologies), to explore the future of work. FACT has commission...
​As part of Community Integrated Care's year of celebrations, last week several of our regional teams hosted a range of fantastic events to mark our big birthday. We've come a really long way sinc...
Last week, football fever truly landed at Support Services, as colleagues took part in our World Cup Challenge. Just over two weeks ago, we challenged each team to select a country and embrace its...
On Wednesday, our Chief Executive, Mark Adams, went to the House of Commons, as part of the #SolveSleepIns Alliance Action Day. At the event Mark met with over 30 MPs to highlight the desperate Govern...
This week our Chief Executive, Mark Adams, went to Westminster to meet with North West MPs, for a discussion on the challenges currently facing the Social Care sector and the impact on the 1.6 million...
Yesterday, our Leadership Team and Older People's Services Team were honoured to take part in an innovative dementia simulator experience, which highlighted the experience of a person living with the...
Staff and people supported at Gordon House and St Michaels proudly pose with their medals
Two of Our Mental Health Services Race to Raise £500
Last weekend, staff and people supported at Gordon House and St Michaels in Liverpool raised over £500 by taking part in the Liverpool Spring City 5k Race. On Saturday 6th May, 10 people from both services joined hundreds of other runners from across the city for the annual event, set in the city’s...
Our Charity Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Widnes Vikings
This month, Widnes Vikings and Community Integrated Care celebrate the one year anniversary of our award-winning partnership. To mark the momentous occasion, a special anniversary edition of the Chemics Café took place on Wednesday 3rd May. This free monthly event supports people affected by dementi...
Phil Benson receives Best Dementia Care Home Award
Outstanding Care at EachStep Blackburn
Community Integrated Care’s Lancashire-based dementia care service, EachStep Blackburn, has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission for its levels of care and responsiveness.Achieving an overall ‘Good’ rating, the specialist dementia care service had its person-centred approaches...
Dedicated Son's Charity Bike Ride For Amberleigh House
John McClements, whose mother lives at Amberleigh House Care Home, is hoping to raise £2000 for Amberleigh House and Alzheimer’s Society by cycling 140 miles from Liverpool to Gretna Green in just one day on Sunday 21st May. John’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s 10 years ago and currently liv...
A Theatrical Treat For Amberleigh House
Residents, relatives and staff at Amberleigh House enjoyed a unique theatre performance this week, when they welcomed Living with Laughter Theatre Company into their care home. On Tuesday 11th April, Living with Laughter performed ‘Enter Your World’, an enlightening and heart-warming production usin...
Community Integrated Care Are Guests of Honour at Saints Game
Thirty people from our charity were invited as guests of honour to the St Helens R.F.C. versus Huddersfield Giants rugby league game on Friday 7th April, offering a unique match day experience for the people we support, their families and carers.The event was arranged as part of our new partnership...
Gordon House and St Michaels Take On 5k Challenge
The people we support at Gordon House Care Home and St Michaels in Liverpool, along with their carers and relatives, are taking part in a fantastic fundraising challenge - the Liverpool Spring 5k Race - on Saturday 6th May.Thirteen people from the services, which support people with mental health co...
Excellent Care Inspectorate rating for Richmond Day Care Service
Community Integrated Care is delighted to announce that Richmond Day Care Service in Dumfries has been rated ‘Excellent’ by the Care Inspectorate for the quality of their staff.In their recent inspection report, Care Inspectorate regulators awarded the quality of Richmond Day Care's staff team an 'E...
Our Charity Wins Best Not-For-Profit Communications Award
Community Integrated Care’s Internal Communications Team has been awarded four top accolades at this year’s Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) #ExcellenceExpress Central and North Awards.Our charity’s Internal Communications Team of two, Danielle Chan & Siobhan Biggane, were recognised...
Assistant Service Managers at Clarence Gardens and Cypress Road
Good CQC Rating for Yorkshire Services!
Community Integrated Care is proud to announce that two of its Yorkshire-based services have been praised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following their recent inspections. In their latest report, regulators CQC rated Clarence Gardens in Wakefield and Cypress Road in Normanton, which are short...

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