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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Learning Disability Awareness Week…

Learning Disability Awareness Week 2017 runs from the 19th June until 25th June. This year’s focus is on employment opportunities for people with a learning disability. Using the online hashtag  #LDWeek17  you can see what is being shared on social media, and keep updated. You can find some more information on how to get involved and some valuable resources on the link below: Mencap https://www.mencap.org.uk/get-involved/learning-disability-week-2017…

Judgement Day…

Nestling close to the fabulously colourful Birmingham Botanical Gardens was the location of today’s interviews for the finalists of The National Learning Disability and Autism Awards. Romaine Lawson, Director of Operations for Apple House care home group, travelled to Birmingham to represent us.  Romaine said, “It was such an honour and privilege for Apple House to be finalists alongside national charities and city councils as one of only ten finalists in the country for the ‘Best Employer’ category.” An honour indeed.  We are but a small company of dedicated professionals and to be a…

From little pips, apple trees grow!

Nurture your career with us! We’re delighted that our two waking nights at Redcroft were snapped up almost immediately by two team members who bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm with our company to the midweek wake duties.  That career vacancy is no longer available, therefore. Don’t despair! We have exciting support worker opportunities at Summerwood care home in New Milton, Hampshire.  Plant the seed now by joining our dynamic team, and branch out with Apple House for: excellent salary • career progression • pension scheme • training • travel expenses • incentives • and FUN! Click the ‘careers&#8217…

It’s cool to stay cool: Our Guide to Coping in a Heatwave

How shocked we all were when a strange orange globe appeared in the sky…the sun!  We long for it when it’s wet and cold, when it seems as if English summers really are just a short blip between winter and autumn.  Now that we’re experiencing the hottest days since the 1970s, we are uncomfortable, hot, grumpy. Most of us, though, can manage to regulate our temperatures–ice cold Pimms in a shady spot of the garden or nestled away in an air-conditioned office.  We might be a little sticky, a little flushed…

Care to Join Us?

Smart move!  You are now one step closer to joining our dynamic team.. 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. Redcroft care home in Southbourne, Bournemouth seeks YOU if you are an experienced support worker, for Wednesday nights, wake duty.  Permanent contract offered with excellent pension scheme, holiday entitlement and guaranteed hours. Act now and you could grab…

Polling Day is here!

We want a world where people with a learning disability and their families and carers are listened to and included in the decisions that affect their lives. — Mencap A general election is upon us here in the UK – an opportunity to make our voices heard and to choose the leadership not only of the central Government, but locally too. At Apple House homes, we know that everyone has the fundamental right to have their voice heard, to vote according to their individual beliefs, and free from influence or coercion.  We therefore adopt a multitude of aids to ensure…

Proud FINALISTS – National Learning Disability & Autism Awards

Apple House are thrilled to be announced as Finalists in The National Learning Disability and Autism Awards! Selected as finalists for the Employer award, this reflects our dedication and commitment to our incredible staff team. Judging will take place in Birmingham later this month, with representatives of our company attending an interview with the judging panel and suffice to say, we are very excited…

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