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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...
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 its new pioneering partnership with Pompey in the Community, the charitable arm of the League One team, Portsmouth Football Club. Together, the two o...
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 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...
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 scooped the Care Employer accolade at the Great British Care Awards, which celebrates excellence throughout the social care sector.   At the glittering ceremony, Co...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
​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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
Yesterday was our third National GameChangers event, held at Halton Stadium – home of our partners Widnes Vikings.Once again, our team came together to discuss the issues that matter to us all and bro...
Carers Week, Monday 11th June to Sunday 17th June, is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and com...
To mark our partnership with Widnes Vikings, colleauges and people supported by Community Integrated Care were invited as guests of honour to their match against Wigan Warriors last week. Everyone was...
A Huyton-based care service for older people has this week embarked on a unique training experience to understand life from the perspective of a person living with dementia. Bluebell Park, an Extra C...
Community Integrated Care announces 'EachStep'
Community Integrated Care (CIC) is proud to announce that it is developing a new state-of-the-art dementia service in the Charlestown area of Blackley, Manchester.The service, which will be built for Spring 2012, will be branded under the name of ‘EachStep', representing the Community Integrated Car...
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Autumn Edition of You First Out Now!
The Autumn edition of the award winning You First magazine is out now, featuring all the latest stories and news from the Community Integrated Care (CIC) community.In this edition:-Meet Community Integrated Care's new CEO Neil Matthewman as he shares his experiences of the care sector over the last...
Stirling Accreditation for Thorneycroft
Staff at CIC Senior Care home, Thorneycroft, Stranraer, have been awarded certificates for completing 'Best Practice In Dementia Care' training. The course is accredited by Stirling University and has helped staff improve their understanding of caring for people with dementia.Louise Gibson, Man...
You First magazine
Summer Edition of You First Out Now!
The Summer edition of the award winning You First magazine is out now, featuring all the latest stories and news from the Community Integrated Care community.In this edition:-The Community Integrated Care Time to Change Challenge – 453 people, 1496 miles and one very special baton….read all about ou...
CIC Time to Change Challenge mental health awareness campaign
The Community Integrated Care Time to Change Challenge Begins!
On Saturday 18th June the ‘Community Integrated Care Time To Change Challenge’ was officially launched! This exciting event will see hundreds of people from across the Community Integrated Care community  pass a symbolic Time to Change Baton over 600 miles down the UK, by any means possible t...
World Autism Day Autism services
World Autism Awareness Day
Saturday 2nd April is World Autism Awareness Day, when lots of people all across the globe will be out in force showing their support for this this important event. Across CIC we support hundreds of people with Autism, helping them to overcome obstacles and lead full and happy lives. Whilst many peo...
We Welcome Zoe Ball On Sports Relief Challenge!
Staff and people supported Community Integrated Care in Halton helped cheer TV star Zoe Ball to success on her epic Sports Relief Challenge, which featured on BBC last week.In March, Zoe took on a 350 mile challenge for the charity, cycling from Blackpool to Brighton in just five days. Her efforts p...

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