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Ashmere Derbyshire is delighted to receive Investors in People accreditation

Staff are our greatest asset here at Ashmere and we are so proud that we have been recognised with an accreditation for We Invest in People. This accreditation means we have got great principles and practices in place for leading, supporting and improving our workforce. Some of the criteria for this accreditation includes empowering and involving people, recognising and rewarding high performance and delivering continuous improvement. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all staff for their dedication to the company which has made this fantastic achievement possible.

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Heanor Park welcomes first residents to new home

Heanor Park, Ashmere Derbyshire's brand new, purpose-built care home has now officially opened its door to the first handful of residents. The new residents have been settling in well with some Christmas related activities including quizzes and crafts, and have taken a trip to the Heanor Memorial Park, to enjoy some squirrel spotting, which is based right on the edge of the home. Heanor Park, based in the heart of Heanor, is a 60 bed care home providing residential, dementia, luxury living suites and respite care. Catherine Bower, Manager, said: "It…

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Ashmere residents take part in Christmas cake competition

  Residents from seven of Ashmere Derbyshire's care homes have been busy making Christmas cakes over the last few weeks which were all entered into a competition and judged by Head Office staff. The aim of the competition was to get all residents involved in making the cake with little participation from the staff. Laura Stone, Activity Lead, was delighted to see all the residents taking part in the competition and enjoyed hearing all about the cakes and the ideas behind them. She said: "It has been fantastic to see…

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The Home Care Registered Manager Award

Thursday 8th November saw over 400 of the very best in social care attended a glittering awards ceremony at East Midlands Conference Centre for the finals of the Great East Midlands Care Awards, where the category winners were announced. The Great East Midlands Care Awards are part of the Great British Care Awards, a series of 9 regional awards celebrating excellence across the care sector. The purpose of the awards is to promote best practice within both home care and care homes sectors, and pay tribute to those individuals who…

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Dementia Friends & Communities Conference

We are enjoying the Dementia Friends & Communities Conference #UnitedAgainstDementia

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