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Friday, February 01, 2019


Adam Purnell


  1. CARDS FOR KINDNESS - Helping Combat Loneliness
    03 Jan, 2019
    CARDS FOR KINDNESS - Helping Combat Loneliness
    When care homes throughout Lancashire were approached by the County Council to participate in a scheme whereby residents were sent postcards by people on holiday, Kepplegate House Care Services was very happy to sign up.  The scheme, called Postcards for Kindness, was aimed at addressing the problem of older people’s loneliness, even those living in a residential setting.  In fact, figures from Age UK reveal that 60% of people in care homes don’t have any visitors at all. Residents at
  2. Care Home Retains Accreditation
    17 Dec, 2018
    Care Home Retains Accreditation
    The Investors in People Standard is a world-recognised accreditation for the very best in people management excellence. Kepplegate Care Services, which provides residential, respite and day care in Kepplegate House Care Home, domiciliary care and a meal delivery service, has been accredited by IIP since 2003 and has recently retained that accreditation with a glowing report. IIP inspectors assess organisations against key indicators and themes and assessment is carried out via onsite
  3. How John's Campaign helped transform our care
    13 Nov, 2018
    How John's Campaign helped transform our care
    Adam Purnell, Care Lead for Kepplegate Care Services, updates us on how Kepplegate has integrated John's Campaign into their care ethos: John’s Campaign was something that we happened upon a couple of years ago now. We are always looking at ways in which we can enhance the lives of those who live with us and the campaign piqued our interests: The values of John’s Campaign were something that we already felt resonated within our service, but the idea and inspiration behind the campaign empowered
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