Whittington House goes FOUR gold in the Gloucestershire CPA Care Awards

Colleagues at our Whittington House Nursing Home in Cheltenham are celebrating after being named as the shortlisted finalists of not one but four categories in this years’ Gloucestershire Care Providers Association Care Awards.

The Team and individual colleagues have been nominated, interviewed and now proudly shortlisted for the following awards; Emma Gore for Dementia Care, Whittington House for Hydration and Nutrition, Stephanie Day as Newcomer of the Year, and Disaree Philips for Nurse of the Year.

Anyone who has had the pleasure of visiting Whittington House will know that the team in are hugely creative, continuously engaging and having fun with residents using their interactive table, gardening, paddling in their pool, lunching out and about, singing along during their musical afternoons and celebrating life’s milestones. They even recreated Hogwarts to add that wizard touch to a themed day!

Their Poetry Club is now a popular part of Whittington House’s lively activity schedule as have the fortnightly visits by Therapy Dogs Nationwide.

Whittington House Nursing Home, in Cheltenham, a modern, purpose-built home providing residential, nursing and specialist dementia care for up to 66 people was rated ‘Good’ overall in their most recent CQC report and were featured recently on BBC Breakfast when they were joined by Mike Bushell at Cheltenham Race Course. Whittington House was also shortlisted for a Pinders Healthcare Design Awards.

Rikki Moody, Business Operations Manager, on behalf of all the GCPA Awards Team, congratulated everyone who attended their interviews sharing that the calibre of people that judges interviewed was extremely high and made making any decision difficult.

The Awards Ceremony takes place on the 10th October 2019 at The Hatherley Manor Hotel & Spa.

Whittington House Nursing Home

Home Manager

Lyndsey Dixon

Address

58 Whittington Road,
Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire,
GL51 6BL

Contact
0808 223 5396
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
To Whom it may concern,

RE: A message from the CEO and Clinical Director

At Caring Homes we are following the latest Government advice and stopping visitors to all our homes, except for essential visits by healthcare professionals who will be required to adhere to strict protocols.

We understand that this may be very difficult for families but we are clear in our duty to ensure we protect the health, safety and wellbeing of our Residents and Colleagues as our top priority.

We want you to know that you can contact your loved ones through calls, emails, video and social media and we will support our Residents to view any messages you send over. We are confident that the teams in our homes are doing all they can to ensure that life remains as comfortable and sociable as possible. There will be a full programme of activities delivered by our in-house health and wellbeing teams.

We hope you will understand and support these actions and any further subsequent measures we might need to put in place.

Yours sincerely