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Working in a care home

Sue Phipps is Head of Care at Accurocare’s St. John’s care home. We sat down with Sue to find out about her role and the valuable advice she would give to someone thinking about a career in care.

Shining a light on LGBTQ

Promoting choice is one of Accurocare’s three pillars of care. We respect each individual’s dignity and lifestyle choices. It’s what makes our care homes such warm and welcoming places to live and work. It’s our ambition for Accurocare to be a leader for equality and inclusion…

Covid-19 testing update

Dear Relatives & Friends, Without visiting old ground, this has been a challenging year for all of us and we imagine that you, like us, cannot wait to see the back of 2020! However, one thing that we can all be proud of is the way in which we have all worked together as a team to protect our residents and the staff…

St John’s Care Home Visit

Dear Lesley, For the first time since October last year, I had the pleasure to visit Dad under the latest visit condition at St John’s Care Home. As required I had to book in for a Flow Test at 10.30 and allow half an hour for a result which required me to pass some time….

Covid-19 testing update

Dear Relatives & Friends, Whilst our homes are still closed to visitor’s including family members and friends, we are still ensuring that vital medical interventions are received. In terms of our team (who continue to be exceptional considering the situation they are faced with) are taking the same precautions and more.

Mary keeps everyone active!

Formerly a carer at The Grange, Mary Brown has taken over the role of Activities Coordinator and is doing a fantastic job. Mary loves seeing people smiling and enjoying themselves and has taken her new role by storm creating lots of activities for our residents to enjoy. Being social and encouraging interaction is a key…