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Insights

Welcome to our caring insights page. Here, you’ll find our latest news, as well as advice articles, information on our latest projects, care funding guidance, and resource materials for our lovely staff.

News

The importance of a Critical Key Worker: Recognising the Essential Work of Our Carers During the Pandemic

The importance of a Critical Key Worker: Recognising the Essential Work of Our Carers During the Pandemic

23 December, 2021

What is the importance of a critical key worker? Karen from Surrey Heights was invited to Downing Street in recognition of her hard work during the pandemic.

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How to Be Happier at Work: The Importance of a Positive Working Environment

How to Be Happier at Work: The Importance of a Positive Working Environment

22 December, 2021

This week, we’re sharing why we’ve been nominated as one of the happiest places to work in the UK, and why that status is so important to us here at CHD Living.

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Life in a Care Home: Meet Our Inspirational Resident, Audrey Roberts

Life in a Care Home: Meet Our Inspirational Resident, Audrey Roberts

02 December, 2021

Here at CHD, our priority is to help our residents live a fulfilling life in a care home. We regularly organise fun activities to improve their everyday life.

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Care Awards | Announcing Our Achievement at the LaingBuisson Awards

Care Awards | Announcing Our Achievement at the LaingBuisson Awards

30 November, 2021

This week, we’re sharing some exciting news with you! We won a care award in the social care category at the LaingBuisson Awards for our outstanding response to COVID-19.

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Trusted Health Care Provider | We’ve Been Shortlisted in the Caring UK Awards 2021!

Trusted Health Care Provider | We’ve Been Shortlisted in the Caring UK Awards 2021!

09 November, 2021

As a trusted health care provider, we ensure our residents live fulfilling lives. This week, we’re delighted to announce our shortlisting in the Caring UK Awards!

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How to Combat Loneliness: Adopt a Grandparent Partners With Facebook

How to Combat Loneliness: Adopt a Grandparent Partners With Facebook

02 November, 2021

To help combat loneliness, Adopt a Grandparent has partnered with Facebook as part of its #CommunityVoices campaign to raise awareness about the initiative.

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The Benefits of Music: We Treated Our Residents to a Silent Rave!

The Benefits of Music: We Treated Our Residents to a Silent Rave!

25 October, 2021

This month, we’ve been exploring the benefits of music. We organised a silent rave for our residents to experience the joy of dancing to music in a new way.

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Residential Care Activities: We Had a  “Koala-ty” Time at London Zoo!

Residential Care Activities: We Had a “Koala-ty” Time at London Zoo!

22 October, 2021

This month, we treated our residents to an exciting trip to London Zoo! Residential care activities are important for social, physical and emotional wellbeing.

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Care Services for the Elderly: LaingBuisson Awards Finalists!

Care Services for the Elderly: LaingBuisson Awards Finalists!

05 October, 2021

We’ve been shortlisted in two categories for the LaingBuisson Awards! This week, we’re sharing details of how our care services for the elderly have been recognised.

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An Insight into the Benefits of Nursing Home Activities

An Insight into the Benefits of Nursing Home Activities

05 October, 2021

Nursing home activities are designed to improve your loved one's physical and emotional health. Here we look at different types of activities and their benefits.

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The Six Steps to Success in End Of Life Care Programme: Training and Support for End-of-Life Care

The Six Steps to Success in End Of Life Care Programme: Training and Support for End-of-Life Care

02 September, 2021

We showed support for end-of-life care by taking undertaking the Six Steps to Success in End Of Life Care Programme in conjunction with the Princess Alice Hospice.

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What is the Meaning of Friendship? | How Four Residents Supported Each Other Throughout Lockdown

What is the Meaning of Friendship? | How Four Residents Supported Each Other Throughout Lockdown

11 August, 2021

What is the meaning of friendship? Here’s how four of our residents joined together to support one another throughout the pandemic and then became best friends.

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Advice & How To guides

Advice & How To guides

From living a healthier lifestyle to introducing the older generations to technology, we’ve designed our advice and how-to articles to help you and your loved one live your lives to the full. So, grab a cup of tea and take a few moments to flick through our latest reads.

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New Homes and Future Projects

New Homes and Future Projects

At CHD Living, we’re always thinking about how we can improve our services for those who live with us. Whether it’s building a brand new residence to suit specific needs, or developing our current homes to improve our care offering, we’re always thinking about our next move. Browse our articles to keep up-to-date with our latest projects.

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Care Funding and Guidance

Care Funding and Guidance

At CHD Living, we understand that the need for professional care often comes without warning. This can take its toll financially, and may leave families feeling worried about the future. Whatever your situation, we’ve supported families like you in their transition to a care environment. If you’re feeling concerned, take a look at our articles for some guidance.

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Employee Resources

Employee Resources

If you’re part of the CHD family and need to access your portal, or would like to access online training materials, you can do so here.

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Covid-19

Covid-19

Since the onset of Covid-19, we’ve done our utmost to align our policies with the government guidance. This has meant that we’ve been adopting stringent visiting procedures and incorporating safe practices into our services. If you’d like to find out more about how we’ve adapted to the current climate, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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News

News

There’s always something going on across our CHD Living residences; whether that’s carrying out a new experience wish, or pairing up with the local school to help combat loneliness - all COVID-safe, of course. To find out more about what we’ve been getting up to, take a read of some of our press coverage.

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Policies & Frequently Asked Questions

Policies & Frequently Asked Questions

Choosing a care service can feel like a daunting process and it’s natural to have lots of questions. Click below for information on our policies along with articles addressing the frequently asked questions that we receive.

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