Together, making moments matter
Resident Andre will be celebrating his 101st birthday at Encore's Great Oaks care home.

Great Oaks resident, 101, enjoys a dance to live music at his birthday party

We were thrilled to celebrate Andre’s 101st birthday last week which saw him have a dance alon...

palliativecare

What is palliative care?

Lynne Hagon, Registered General Nurse and Clinical Lead at Great Oaks, an Encore care home, explains...

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Great Oaks chef champions Nutrition and Hydration Awareness Week

In recognition of Nutrition and Hydration Awareness Week, which takes place from 14 to 20 June 2021,...

Encore Care Homes healthcare assistant

Make a difference to residents’ lives as a Healthcare Assistant at Encore Care Homes

One of our fantastic Healthcare Assistants has spoken about her favourite parts of the job as she en...

Karen Denham with mum Sheila Smith at Great Oaks

Relatives visit residents at Encore Care Homes for the first time in a year

We are thrilled to welcome relatives indoors to visit our care home residents for the first time in ...

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Residents at Encore Care Homes have ‘flipping’ good fun on Pancake Day

Our residents enjoyed a fun game of pancake tossing and a host of tasty treats to celebrate Pancake ...

Hospital patients transferred to Encore Care Homes praise care staff

Hospital patients transferred to Encore Care Homes praise care staff

We have received some really positive feedback from the Dorset hospital patients that have been tran...

Members of the Encore Care Homes team with their post-Covid 19 vaccine cards

Encore Care Homes begins Covid-19 vaccine rollout for residents and staff

We’re pleased to share that the residents and team at Great Oaks have had the Oxford AstraZeneca Cov...

Encore Care Homes seeking 500 people to support NHS Covid response

Encore Care Homes seeking 500 people to support NHS Covid response

We’re really proud to support the NHS Covid response by providing urgent specialist care to older pe...