Specialist Residential & Nursing Care, Fareham

Encore backs National Apprenticeship Week

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To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, Encore Care Homes teamed up with HIT Training to host an event for local catering apprentices working in the health and social care sector. Held at Great Oak...

Trophy Presentation for the Encore Christmas Cake Competition

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Well done to all of our care homes. It was so hard to pick just one winner as the standard of the entries was so high. Fairmile Grange presented a Christmas Dinner inspired design. The judges were par...

Innovative dementia training showcased at Encore Care Homes

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The programme comprises four modules and is led by a trained expert from Encore who covers various topics, including wellness and behaviour, the positive impact communication can have on a person with...

Encore Care Homes continues to invest in its team

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Encore Care Homes invests significantly in the personal development of its staff and presents them with regular training opportunities throughout the year. The ‘Be an Effective Leader’ programme was l...

Encore Festive Music Video Competition

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We asked them to use their creativity and sense of fun to film a festive video in the homes. They could be classic, or whacky; naughty or nice – the important aspect was to have some fun! Teams were a...

Ready… Steady…BAKE!

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The festive season is officially in full swing at Encore Care Homes with Fairmile Grange being crowned the winner of our very first Encore Christmas Cake Competition 2018. Each home was invited to tak...

How to have a dementia-friendly Christmas

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At Encore Care Homes we take the following steps to ensure all of our residents enjoy Christmas and feel happy in their home: Put decorations up gradually. Think about putting decorations up graduall...

New CEO for Encore Care Homes

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With more than 14 years’ experience in the care sector, Rachel joins the Bournemouth-based care group, having previously overseen a group of care homes in Scotland and Yorkshire.During her time with t...

How to have a dementia-friendly Bonfire Night

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At Great Oaks we like to ensure all of our residents’ needs are catered for and that all of our activities at the home are inclusive of everyone. Here are our tips on how to ensure Bonfire Night is a ...

£500 Bonus for Carers’ Dedication

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Huge congratulations to our carers Carmelita, Altagracia and Helen, who all received a £500 bonus each in recognition of their hard work and dedication over the past 5 years at Hamble Heights, our res...

Employee of Encore Care Homes takes part in Bournemouth’s first Memory Walk

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The Alzheimer’s Memory Walk was originally due to take place on 23rd September but was postponed due to the bad weather.  Rearranged for Saturday 13thOctober, the rain thankfully held off.  The sun ev...

Special recognition for care home resident

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On Tuesday, September 18 Mickie Driver staged a performance at the Christchurch care home, with other professional entertainers from The Not Forgotten Association, to thank resident Roy King for the s...

Be an Effective Leader!

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  The staff from Hamble Heights, Great Oaks Bournemouth and Fairmile Grange delivered their end-of-programme presentations to the group, which included the Home Managers and Encore management. Th...

Dealing With Dementia (Infographic)

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In the UK alone, there are around 850,000 people with dementia – a number that is expected to rise drastically by 2050. However, although the syndrome affects so many, due to the fact it comes in a va...

Leadership Success

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Many Congratulations to the first cohort on our Be an Effective Leader course! The staff from Hamble Heights in Fareham, Great Oaks in Bournemouth and Fairmile Grange in Christchurch, delivered their ...