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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...
Community Integrated Care and The Saints Team up For Exciting Partnership
We're delighted to announce that our charity and St. Helen’s Rugby League Club – The Saints - have formed an exciting new partnership! Together, we're offering the people we support with learning disabilities the opportunity to take part in health and wellbeing activities, as well as special match d...
Chemics Café is a huge success
Past and present stars of Widnes Vikings came together to support people living at our care homes, and the local community, who live with dementia at the Chemics Cafe. The Cafe is a unique free monthly event that is delivered in partnership with the Rugby League Club.February's session saw former Wi...
Dementia Research Project to be Exhibited at FACT Liverpool
Green Heys Care Home has taken part in a pioneering artistic research project that explores the impact that touch can have in promoting stimulation and emotional connection in dementia care. The findings will form part of an upcoming exhibition, ‘Hold’, at FACT (Foundation for Arts and Creative...
Community Integrated Care Shortlisted for Six National Communications Awards
We're delighted to announce that our charity has been nominated for six top accolades at the Chartered Institute of PR (CIPR) #insidestory Awards.This success recognises the efforts of our charity to deliver innovative approaches to communications and improve engagement with our 6000-strong workforc...
James Rule - Widnes Vikings - Praise for Charity
James Rule, Widnes Vikings CEO, praises partnership
James Rule, Chief Executive of Widnes Vikings, praised Community Integrated Care’s staff and the people we support in a special message celebrating the first year of our partnership with the rugby league club. Community Integrated Care has developed possibly the most ambitious partnership between a...
The Peele Gets Crafty for Christmas
Residents at Wythenshaw-based care home, The Peele, enjoyed a festive morning of arts, crafts and carols with pupils from Crossacres Primary Academy. In the lead up to Christmas, 20 Year 4 pupils from Crossacres Primary Academy spent the morning making festive cards and gifts with people supported a...
Community Integrated Care supports pioneering dementia artistic research
Community Integrated Care is supporting pioneering artistic research that explores the impact that touch can have in promoting stimulation and emotional connection in dementia care, working with the leading arts collective, Invisible Flock.We provide specialist support to almost 1000 people who have...
You First Winter Edition
Welcome to our winter edition of You First, the magazine for supporters of Community Integrated Care! This festive edition has lots of great updates from our staff and the people we support. Meet our World War II hero Stan Pennington, find out how EachStep Blackley organised a very special surprise...
Tees Alive Christmas Show is Sell-Out Success
A Billingham day service that supports adults with learning disabilities, hosted a nineties themed Christmas production which was a huge hit with the local community.On Thursday 15th December, people supported and staff members at Tees Alive performed their new production, That 90s Show, to a full h...
School Close, our state-of-the-art care service, officially opens
On Thursday 8th December, our award-winning charity officially opened School Close, a state-of-the-art care service for adults with learning disabilities. School Close is a brand new specialist care service in the heart of Kirkcudbright that offers tenants a homely and accessible living environment....

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