21st March 2017

Hadrian Healthcare Staff First to Gain New Moving and Handling ‘Train the Trainer’ Qualification

A group of 13 staff from luxury elderly care provider Hadrian Healthcare are the first in the country to achieve a new Ofqual/ROSPA Qualifications accredited Level 3 moving and handling training qualification.

Specialist equipment supplier Britton Price provides the ‘Train the Trainer’ course, which qualifies participants to train to Level 2 (People Handling) and Level 1 (Load Handling), specifically for the care and nursing home sector.

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1st March 2017

Beamish Welcomes The Manor House Barnard Castle

Residents from The Manor House care home in Barnard Castle visited Orchard Cottage in Beamish.

The 1940s farm cottage is full of familiar sights, sounds, smells and tastes for people who lived through the war years. Beamish’s specially trained staff led conversation, reminiscence and activity sessions which included making toast on the open fire, which the residents then enjoyed eating with homemade jam and lots of tea.

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13th February 2017

Animal stories delight residents at The Manor House Barnard Castle

Some unusual guests have made a visit to The Manor House care home in Barnard Castle, to the delight of the residents who met them.

Hoot the southern white-faced Scops owl, a tiger salamander named Sam and a French Lop rabbit called Molly to name a few were accompanied by handler Martyn from Teesside-based animal experience company Animal Story.

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10th February 2017

Whickham Rotary Club supports The Manor House

Whickham Rotary Club has made a donation of £250 to the residents’ fund at The Manor House Whickham to provide extra entertainment activities.

Pictured at The Manor House are Whickham Rotary Club Community Service Committee chairman George Craig and wife Joan Craig, lifestyle coordinator Krysta Bruynson, resident Sheila Jackson, home manager Jane Tworkowski and lifestyle coordinator Maxine Miley.

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9th February 2017

Kathleen Celebrates Her 100th Birthday at The Manor House, Barnard Castle

Mrs Kathleen Thompson celebrated her 100th birthday on 8 February at The Manor House care home in Barnard Castle.

The Mayor of Barnard Castle Councillor John Blisset presented Kathleen with a bouquet of flowers and friends and family enjoyed a special birthday afternoon tea.

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