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Apple House Runs First Community Workshop…

Workshop for members of Ashley Baptist Church Last weekend we were pleased to be invited to hold a workshop at Ashley Baptist Church by the minister and members of the congregation. The team who work and live at our Summerwood care home enjoy a close relationship with the church and attend services and clubs there. The focus of the workshop was to deliver information on Understanding Behaviours That Can Challenge. The members and volunteers at the church wanted to gain additional understanding and to be better prepared for the activities and services they deliver. It was great to be able…

Apple House Speaks at Westminster Briefing…

Westminster Briefing: The first stop for public policy debate with Westminster and Whitehall. Jane Montrose, Managing Director of Apple House care group, and Romaine Lawson, Director of Operations, were thrilled to be invited to speak at a Westminster Briefing in London last week.  The invitation followed the CQC ‘Outstanding’ rating of one of the group’s homes and focused on how leading services prepare for CQC inspections and met the updated CQC Assessment Framework. In attendance were leaders of charitable trusts and housing associations, as well as heads of councils from around the country and other care…

Upcoming Events…

Westminster Briefing: Jane Montrose, Managing Director, and Romaine Lawson, Director of Operations of Apple House Ltd were thrilled to have accepted an invitation to London to be guest speakers at next week’s Westminster Briefing on ‘Care Home Inspections: Meeting the Updated CQC Assessment Framework.’ Joining Jane and Romaine in also speaking at the Westminster Briefing is Geraldine Strathdee OBE, former National Clinical Director for Mental Health and National Professional Advisor for the Care Quality Commission (CQC). CQC’s new updated assessment framework for community and residential adult social care services comes into effect this winter…

Apple House Care Home Trials Health & Safety Quiz…

Making health and safety fun… “Care homes differ from other workplaces because they are not only places of work but are also homes for their residents. It is therefore important that they are pleasant places where the freedom and dignity of residents is respected, and where everyone’s health and safety is sensibly and effectively managed.” — HSE, Health and Safety in Care Homes, 2nd Edition. As a care home group we take health and safety seriously.  This means keeping everyone safe, including staff and residents and people visiting our properties.  However, we believe that everyone should…

Have you contacted us re careers?

Oh dear! We have had some wonderful applicants contact us through this website but without your contact details!  Please do fire us another message with your email address or contact number so that we can get in touch and welcome you to our team. With thanks, Apple House care homes…

Strategic planning in LD care…

Strategic Planning: Looking at Operational Goals. The Apple House Ltd Approach: The world of management and strategic planning can be full of jargon-based terms and phrases, which can take the core meaning away from readers who want to see the direction and aims a company wants to work towards. While it is crucial that our company has a clear strategic plan from directorship level, the methods which enable this plan to work through an operational route are key to achieving the common goal. This planning stage will assist the company forward through an ever-increasing demanding economy and climate…

Our Training Principles…

Apple House Ltd believes that its employees represent its greatest asset. By providing opportunities, facilities and financial support for training, the service aims to ensure that all of its employees are in possession of the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to perform their jobs to the highest standard.  To this end, the service is committed to functioning as a learning organisation, providing all of its employees with the opportunity for training and re-training in accordance with their own needs and that of our homes. Without a skilled, committed and well-trained staff team, the service cannot possibly succeed in…

New Year, New Career!

We are now recruiting! A career with Apple House Ltd is rewarding, challenging, interesting and fun. Our team members are valued, appreciated and supported. With opportunities to further your training and experience, you will be encouraged and mentored to participate in the latest professional qualifications that will enhance your career pathway with us.  With a generous hourly rate and £100 Golden Ticket when you join our team, there has never been a better time to make the move to Apple House care homes. Apple House is an experienced provider of residential care and support for adults with learning disabilities including…

Happy New Year!

On behalf of Apple House care homes, we wish you a happy and peaceful new year ahead…

Summerwood Residents Make Frosty The Snowman!

Residents at Summerwood care home in New Milton joined together with art company ‘Creative Minds’ to make this incredible 4ft tall snowman! With each person carefully crafting individual parts of the mammoth frosty man, it really was a team effort resulting in a papier-mâché masterpiece which graces the entrance lobby of the home…

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