1. Nature & Nurture – a multi-sensory project for people living with dementia

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    C&C are excited to share an innovative multi-sensory project piloted in their care homes for people living with dementia. 

    The project was conceived and led by C&C’s award-winning Creative Arts team, who aim to enhance wellbeing, provide motivation and give older residents the chance to learn new skills and be creative. Having previously won funding from the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames’ Community Learning department, the Creative Arts team were keen to develop a new project for dementia residents in care homes that promoted health and wellbeing. 

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  2. C&C hosts 5th Talk Show at Blackham House

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    On the 29th March 2018, C&C hosted its 5th Talk Show at Blackham House, Wimbledon. The hugely popular event was an opportunity for residents and staff to come together for a lively conversation with fascinating guests. 

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  3. Art session with Orleans House Gallery

    art session with Orleans House Gallery

    Last week, we held an art session with Orleans House Gallery art department at Cecil Court.

    Activities included drawing, painting, making books and printing, which all residents thoroughly enjoyed.

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  4. Dignity Action Day at Carter House

    Dignity Action Day at Carter House

    Residents of Carter House were treated to a celebratory afternoon tea event on Thursday, 1 February to mark the annual Dignity Action Day celebrations. 

    Dignity Action Day is a national annual event to recognise those living in care and afford them the dignity and respect they so deserve.  

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  5. Residents Annual Conference

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    The Residents Annual Conference is a fantastic way for our Residents and Staff to get together once a year, to discuss all things C&C. 

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  6. How giving every resident their ‘day’ can transform care.

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    Creating and maintaining a care plan shouldn’t just be paperwork. But pressures of time and resources can result in it becoming just another task with little meaning to either residents or staff.

    Dan Lipscombe, Operations Manager for C&C which runs eight care homes in London, argues making each person in turn ‘Resident of the Day’ can transform their daily care and give satisfaction to staff.

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  7. BBQ at Edna House

    Bbq at Edna House

    BBQ on Monday? Why not!

    Our residents at Edna House are having a blast today. Volunteers from Prudential organised a BBQ Lunch and Mediterranean Activity Afternoon.

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  8. Was your appliance bought in the last 12 years or more? Register it today.

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    Was your appliance bought in the last 12 years or more? Register it today.

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  9. C&C is in the top 100 list for the National Centre for Diversity Grand Awards 2017

    The National Centre for Diversity held its prestigious Annual Grand Awards event on Thursday 16th March 2017 at the Queens Hotel in Leeds.

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  10. UK Housing Awards 2017

    We are pleased to share that our entry for the UK Housing Awards 2017 has been shortlisted in the category of ‘An Outstanding Approach to Meeting Specialist Housing Needs’.

     
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  11. We have been shortlisted at the 2017 Housing Innovation Awards

    We are delighted to share that we have been shortlisted in the category of 'Most Innovative use of Community Engagement' at the 2017 Housing Innovation Awards.
     
    The Housing Innovation Awards celebrate innovation in the UK housing sector, showcasing the most innovative housing providers, projects, products, and companies.

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  12. Great British Care Awards

    We are delighted to announce that Fiona Saadat and her team at Cecil Court won an award at the Great British Care Awards on Saturday night.

    This is a very prestigious award – Innovation in Care and is very much deserved for the new, cutting edge ways our dementia residents are being supported.

    We are all very proud of everyone at Cecil Court who once again have demonstrated the amazing things that we do in C&C.

    Congratulations!

  13. Winners of Excellence in Employee Engagement Award

    Back in July 2015, C&C had been shortlisted as finalist for the Excellence in Employee Engagement Award (less than 1000 employees). The entry submission was based on the rolling out of the C&C Behaviours, the work of Singspiration, our C&C choir, and a number of Learning projects such as the Inspirational Development Grants, Staff Roadshow and Managers Conference. Despite the heavy competition, we are delighted to announce that C&C won! 

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  14. World Food Day - have you prepared your dish yet?

    On 16th October, C&C will be celebrating World Food Day.

    World Food Day is celebrated every year by millions of people from almost every country and is a great opportunity to come together to celebrate the diversity of our staff and residents, and raise awareness of world hunger.

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  15. C&C shortlisted in the Employee Engagement Award

    We’re really excited to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Employee Engagement Award (under 1,000 employees) category of the Personnel Today Awards 2015

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