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Myriam Martinez 2

25/11/2020

RESIDENT BLOG: Online classes have been a blessing to me in the pandemic

I have some problems with my knees, and because of this I used to see a physiotherapist prior to lockdown. He was really happy when I told him that I took part in both Zumba and aqua-aerobics each week. These gave me more benefits than the physio exercises ever did! The impact of the Covid-19 pa...

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05/11/2020

C&C supports reintroduction of safe care home visits during lockdown

C&C has welcomed new government guidance that allows care home residents to be visited by family and friends during the current lockdown period. Julia Ashley, Chief Executive of C&C, said: “The reintroduction of visits will come as a huge boost to the mental health and wellbeing of many...

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03/11/2020

C&C calls on government to extend 'exceptional circumstances' definition for care home visits

C&C wholeheartedly supports calls made by the National Care Forum (NCF) to ensure that visits to care homes by families and loved ones can be facilitated during the lockdown in England. The refusal to allow our residents to see their loved ones can have a detrimental effect on their mental h...

Alex And Haile Selassie

30/10/2020

I’m a housing service officer for C&C; my great great grandfather once ruled a nation

Alex, one of our housing service officers, has shared his incredible family history in celebration of this year's Black History Month.

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28/10/2020

Being a BAME human resources leader during a pandemic

It has been inspiring to see how much love and compassion C&C has carried during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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23/10/2020

RESIDENT BLOG: I’ve made new friends and lasting relationships

My children are scattered all over the world so I try to enjoy my life with friends as much as I can. Social activities are really important to me, and if there’s an activity going on, my friends would say; “Esperanza is always there!” I’ve made new friends and lasting relationships from C...

C&C Care Home Managers Cecil Court

16/10/2020

Cecil Court manager receives British Empire Medal in Queen’s Birthday Honours Lists

Fiona Saadat, our wonderful Home Manager at Cecil Court, has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours Lists published this month.

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29/09/2020

A landmark year for C&C as 2019/20 Annual Review is published

Our latest Annual Review showcases a number of momentous developments and improvements over the previous year (April 19 – March 20) across both housing and care...

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18/09/2020

New C&C website: designed with and for residents!

Our new website has been built with support from residents and their families to provide even better advice and guidance! We’ve actively listened to create a new site...

Volunteering For Coffee Club Has Made A Difference To Me And Residents David Justice, Resident, Oldfield Estate (2)

17/09/2020

RESIDENT BLOG: Volunteering for coffee club has made a difference to me and residents

My father Len was my guiding light. At his funeral one of his WWII Commando Comrades gave the eulogy. He said “I never knew Len knowingly do anyone a bad turn.” I have tried to emulate him ever since...


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