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RESIDENT BLOG: “Life is what you make of it” – Hear from one Philip House resident who is proud to be older than C&C

C&C is celebrating 95 years in operation since it first started operations. In that time, hundreds of thousands of residents have lived at C&C properties in the heart of London, creating a rich history across all of our schemes. Few of our current residents today are actually older than...

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Being 'double jabbed' provides resident protection - and exciting new opportunities for the workforce

As of Thursday 11 November, all care workers in the UK are required by law to have received at least two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. While this has sadly led to a minority of care workers leaving the sector, the policy has equally acted to protect and reassure the 500,000 care home residents...

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Award-winning redevelopment named 'Grace House' after resident competition

An award-winning 170-flat redevelopment in St Johns Wood for over-55s, co-designed by residents of the previous development, is to be called ‘Grace House’. A naming competition held among residents of the now-demolished Dora House led to the new name, which resonates both with the local area’s...

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C&C and Aster Group confirm merger

C&C and Aster Group have confirmed they are to merge, following unanimous agreement by both boards and C&C shareholders. The merger, which follows Aster Group’s merger with East Boro Housing Trust (EBHT) in early 2020, will create a combined group, offering around 34,500 homes for the be...

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Technology can be “embedded to make life better and easier for people”: C&C contributes to TAPPI Inquiry Report

C&C’s Chief Executive Julia Ashley has contributed to a major new report on how technology can be used in housing and care context for the benefit of Britain’s ageing population, which has been published this week. The “Technology for our Ageing Population: Panel for Innovation (TAPPI) Inqui...

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C&C triumphs in technology award at Care Home Awards

C&C's Cecil Court care home in Kew has been recognised for its work utilising technology for the benefit of residents during the Covid-19 pandemic at this year’s Care Home Awards 2021. The ceremony, held on Friday 8 October at the National Conference Centre, Solihull, saw a Highly Commended...

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Proposed merger with Aster Group: C&C publishes resident consultation report

C&C has today published a report detailing the outcomes of a detailed resident consultation regarding its proposed merger with housing association Aster Group. The consultation, which was held between June and August 2021, invited residents, relatives and friends of care home residents, and...

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C&C appoints Sam Scharf as Director of Housing and Customer Services

C&C has appointed Sam Scharf as its Director of Housing and Customer Services. In his new role, Sam will take overall responsibility for management of C&C’s sheltered housing and general needs schemes; ensuring excellent delivery of resident services, both through digital solutions and f...

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EVENTS VLOG: “There’s so many benefits Zumba Gold gives residents” – fitness instructor Andrea Gianelli

At C&C’s Compton Lodge care home in Primrose Hill, residents can keep themselves active through weekly Zumba Gold classes run by Andrea Gianelli. Andrea also regularly runs online classes for the benefits of all C&C care residents. “The improvement in general wellbeing, self-esteem, con...

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National Day of Arts in Care Homes: Compton Lodge celebrates with 'Champagne' performance

One of C&C's Camden-based care homes has marked this year’s National Day of Arts in Care Homes with residents enjoying entertainment from musical duo Champagne Enterprise. Around 25 residents at Compton Lodge in Swiss Cottage gathered for an hour-long set by husband and wife Rob and Val Book...

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