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Colleagues celebrate success at 2022 Somerset Care Awards

Every year, colleagues across the organisation get together to celebrate the very best of Somerset Care - teams and individuals who have achieved extraordinary things to suppo...

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New Covid-19 guidance removes routine mask wearing requirement in care settings

As of tomorrow, 22nd December 2022, new government Covid-19 guidance removes the requirement for face masks to be routinely worn by staff and visitors in care settings. This ...

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Merry Christmas from Somerset Care

On behalf of everyone at Somerset Care, may we wish you all the best for a very Happy Christmas and a happy and peaceful New Year. Our carers and support teams are working as...

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Helping Linda to find renewed purpose after a life-changing fall

For the last two decades, Linda has been a regular respite visitor at the Halcon Centre in Taunton, Somerset Care’s specialist residential centre for those living with physi...

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Realise support Steve to celebrate his birthday in style

Steve’s Realise team were recently privileged to support his family on a very special mission – organising a 40th birthday break for Steve in Cornwall so that he could cel...

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New lifting equipment improves outcomes for residents who experience falls

Our Grovelands residential care home in Yeovil is trialling innovative new lifting equipment which will provide improved support for residents who experience falls, and reduce...

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Visiting a care home - what you need to know about Covid-19 guidance

We are delighted that it is now much easier to visit your loved ones in our care homes, thanks to a significant easing of Government coronavirus restrictions earlier this ye...

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Special offer: A summer holiday with a difference

A summer holiday conjures up images of sunshine, relaxation, fun and friendship.Whilst we cannot guarantee the Great British weather, we would like to invite you to enjoy...

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A welcome return for Burnworthy House summer fayre

The sun shone and the community turned out in force to support the return of the summer fayre at Burnworthy House on Saturday 16th July, after an absence of two years. The e...

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Double-award success for Wessex House

The team at Wessex House in Somerton are celebrating winning two regional awards which recognise the care and support they provide to residents and colleagues.The team...

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Norman meets his Knight in shining armour

It's not everyday that you get to meet your lifelong hero, but that is exactly what happened to 96-year-old Norman this month.A lifetime of loyaltyNorman, who is...

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Celebrating hidden heroes this Carers Week

Today marks the beginning of Carers Week, an annual campaign raising awareness of the challenges and invaluable contribution that unpaid carers make to their families and th...

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Adventurous resident Tere takes a leap of faith

At Somerset Care, we do all we can to support those in our care to live the life they choose.All of our residents and customers are individuals, and they all have diff...

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Reconnecting with Calway House

We recently had the pleasure of catching up with former Somerset Care Chairman, John Richards, to reminisce on his long-standing fondness for our Calway House care home in T...

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Regional awards success for handyman Dave

Dave Middleditch, much-loved handyman at our Grovelands care home in Yeovil, is celebrating being shortlisted for a South West Care Home Award.Having joined the Grovel...

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Supporting those affected by the Ukrainian conflict

Witnessing the invasion unfolding on their TV screens, many of our residents, customers and team members have felt moved to support those caught up in the conflict and human...

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Voluntary pay uplift exceeds the Real Living Wage

As a not-for-profit provider of residential and domiciliary care, we recognise the essential, high-quality work of our Somerset Care teams, and have introduced a new pay...

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Busting myths on apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a fantastic way for you to develop skills and knowledge, while gaining a nationally recognised qualification. That’s why we’re supporting the governm...

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Celebrating success at the 2021 Somerset Care Awards

Teams from around the business logged on to join the online awards ceremony on Wednesday, which saw individuals from all areas of the business recognised by their colleagues...

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