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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 the staff throughout our services took the opportunity to mark the special anniversary, 100 years since the end of the First World War, by remembering those who have dar...
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 recognised with two top Internal Communications awards
Community Integrated Care's has been recognised as one of Britain’s very best, after winning two top accolades at the Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) Awards.Our Internal Communications Team of two had the incredible success of being awarded both the ‘Best In-House Team’ and the ‘Best Liv...
Sharon Allen, CEO of Skills for Care, visits our services
Community Integrated Care was delighted to welcome Sharon Allen, CEO of Skills for Care, to see some of our community engagement efforts in North West England. Skills for Care are one of the most influential organisations in the social care sector, setting and sharing best practice in care across E...
Community Integrated Care - National Dementia Care Awards
Community Integrated Care shortlisted for five National Dementia Care Awards
Community Integrated Care is proud to have been shortlisted in an incredible five categories at the National Dementia Care Awards, recognising some of the brilliant people who support our charity and our specialist services. This event is hosted by the Journal of Dementia Care and Caring Times. Now...
Community Integrated Care shortlisted for two National Care Awards
Community Integrated Care is thrilled to be shortlisted in two categories at the National Care Awards. Two of our most inspiring colleagues, Phil Benson and Andy Hood, are up for top awards in recognition of their amazing work supporting people who have learning disabilities or live with dementia....
Hep Cahill
Rugby star hosts accessible sports festival
Widnes Vikings star player Hep Cahill hosted a unique sports festival for people we support on Saturday 1st October. The event, which was inspired by the spirit of the Paralympics, saw our participants raise money for a special community project that the rugby star has launched, which aims to fund n...
Lydia celebrates her 100th Birthday
Charnwood Lodge hosts special 100th birthday celebration
Charnwood Lodge Care Home in Dumfries arranged a very special celebration for a person they support on their 100th birthday – including a surprise visit by the Lord Lieutenant of Dumfries. On Tuesday, Lydia Carson celebrated her 100th birthday. Colleagues at the home and her family wanted to mark th...
St Luke's Care Home, Runcorn, Shortlisted for HSJ Award
Community Integrated Care is proud to be shortlisted at the 2016 Health Service Journal Awards, alongside our partners at NHS Halton CCG and Halton Borough Council. Our partnership is featured in the Service Redesign category, recognising our achievements in transforming St Luke's Care Home in Runco...
Rugby league legend surprises care homes to present match tickets
Former Widnes Vikings and St Helens rugby league star, John Stankevitch, surprised people supported at two of our care homes this week, inviting them to an upcoming St Helens vs Widnes Vikings Legends charity match. John, who played for both Saints and Widnes, made a surprise visit to Glenwood Care...
State-of-the-art apartment complex opens in Kirkcudbright
A new state-of-the-art apartment complex for adults with learning and physical disabilities welcomed its first tenants last week.School Close is our brand new specialist care service in the heart of Kirkcudbright that will offer tenants a life-enhancing living environment, which promotes a more inde...
Hep-tathlon... a unique sports festival with Widnes Vikings!
Widnes Vikings star player Hep Cahill will be hosting a unique sports festival for the people we support with learning disabilities on Saturday 1st October. The event, which is inspired by the spirit of the Paralympics, will see the people we support raise money for a special community project that...

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