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Apple House featured in new Care England brochure…

Honoured Guests is a new publication produced in partnership with Care England and  John’s Campaign–a national movement that focuses on recognising and actively involving families. Apple House care homes are proud to have joined John’s Campaign as part of our ethos of inclusion, of recognising the important role of family and friends to care residents’ wellbeing and personal identity. “I quite like the title ‘Honoured Guests.  It reminds people, whether we are family or friends, that we are there as guests of the resident. This title also reinforces that staff and relatives…

CQC Chief Inspector Congratulates Us!

Ms. Andrea Sutcliffe, CQC Chief Inspector, tweeted us today to say, “Many contratulations.  Please pass on my best wishes to your team and everyone you support.” Ms. Sutcliffe’s tweet followed a CQC national press release today announcing Summerwood care home’s ‘Outstanding’ rating, the highest rating possible.  Following the press release, Apple House Ltd were delighted to be contacted by local press taking up this good news story in an age when, all too often, the care sector is in the spotlight for more negative reasons. Apple House will be holding a celebratory…

Summerwood is rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC

Following CQC’s national press release today, Apple House Ltd is very proud to announce that we have been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating for our Summerwood care home, New Milton, Hampshire. We are delighted that CQC’s report has reflected the ‘can do’ culture which is one of the driving forces behind what we do. It’s a wonderful way for the people we support and all of our Summerwood team to have their home and achievements recognised and commended by CQC, who we see as such a positive national regulator. The rating is a culmination of the…

Have your cake and eat it…

Our team called to request cakes this morning. They wanted them now, and they wanted them delivered! So we did! 😉  #HappyTeam #FeedMe #MakingDreamsComeTrue…

Careers Open Day…

Summerwood Care Home in New Milton, Hampshire, is the venue for our forthcoming Careers Open Day on Thursday, 11th May. If you are an experienced support worker who is seeking a new challenge with a progressive, forward-thinking company, then we would love to welcome you to our team! Why not pop in for coffee, an informal chat, tour and to meet our team? You will be given a warm welcome, an employment pack and a Golden Ticket which could net you a very cool £100! Clear your diary and don’t miss this exciting event…

Why we’re changing to Karndean Flooring…

We love the look of real wood flooring. It has that homely, relaxed feel to it that fits so well with our style. Carpets, ugh!  We’ve tried the all-singing-all-dancing bleachable, wool twist, Axminster – you name it.  The problem with carpets is they simply aren’t durable no matter their price tag, at least not in high throughput areas.  This is an ongoing issue where we have high footfall and wheelchair use.  Whilst we love the feel underfoot of carpets in bedrooms, they really don’t cut it when it comes to hallways…

Seeking a specialist LD Placement?

Across the group, we now have one vacancy at our New Forest home, Summerwood. Summerwood is a specialist residential home for up to 8 adults with learning and physical disabilities, who may also have complex needs and/or needs associated with the autistic spectrum.  Summerwood offers extremely flexible accommodation which can be utilised as either a stepping stone to more independent living or for a high needs service.  We now have available one delightful en-suite first floor bedroom with garden view. Located in Ashley, a small hamlet close to the thriving town of New Milton, the home is close…

Nurture your career with us…

We are now recruiting an experienced support worker for our Hampshire care home, Summerwood. Apple House Ltd is a friendly client focused company established in 2004 and is one of the most highly regarded local independent care providers, offering a wide range of care and support within our homes and the wider community. We are looking for a reliable and friendly individual to help support positive outcomes for service users with a variety of care needs which include autism, complex and challenging support needs, physical and learning disabilities. We work to positively reable service users; promoting independence and dignity underpins…

Community Spirit…

Residents and staff at Summerwood regularly join the community in keeping their local park looking in tip-top condition for the enjoyment of all.  Initiatives include litter picks and horticulture and Apple House Ltd are delighted to have funded all the essential equipment needed…

Merry Christmas…

May we take this opportunity to wish residents, their families and friends, care managers, community nurses and wider teams and our own staff team, a very Merry Christmas and a peaceful and healthy 2017. With warmest regards, Jane, Romaine, and the management team at Apple House care homes…

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