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Happy Birthday June!

21st June 2016 – Our General Manager June celebrated her 60th birthday at Northwood…

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Job Vacancies

We are currently have a part time night duty vacancy for a qualified Nurse and for Bank Nurses.

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Gold Standards Framework Award, Northwood, Blackburn

Congratulations Angie…

Congratulations to Angie Dunne, Senior Carer, who is now a qualified ‘Moving & Handling’ trainer

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Gold Standards Framework Award, Northwood, Blackburn

Congratulations Julie…

Congratulations to Julie Canavan, Senior Carer, who has now become a ‘Stoke Champion’

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Our New Laura Ashley Inspired Dining Room

We have completed the major refurbishment of our main dining room. Inspired by Laura Ashley we feel the finish is in keeping with the character of our building but also bright and colourful... Beautiful new chandeliers compliment the very ornate and original ceiling panels created in 1883 annd some of the features are now highlighted in gold... Our new dining tables and chairs are bespoke and wwe have designed abd had...

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Gold Standards Framework Award, Northwood, Blackburn

Our Gold Standard Quality Award

We are proud to have received an Accreditation and Gold Standards Framework Quality Award in recognition of our high standards of care. The Gold Standards Framework (GSF) in Care Homes Quality Hallmark Awards is supported by Age UK and also endorsed as excellent by the Skills Academy for Social Care. To qualify for accreditation, Northwood had to undertake the full GSF Training programme over a 12...

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The Olympic Torch Passes Northwood

The Olympic Torch Passes Northwood at 9.12am on the 23rd June 2012. The weather held out for us as we all celebrated the Olympic Torch passing by Northwood. After cheering the torch carrier we then we all had bacon butties & bucks fizz with many relatives, family and friends joining us for this unique and enjoyable occassion.

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National Care Homes Open Day

21st June 2013, Northwood took part in the National Care Homes Open Day. This cake was created by a staff member.

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Award from Blackburn College

Northwood has received an award from Blackburn College. The Determination & Resolution Award was presented at the Blackburn College Employer Recognition Celebration 2012 and is recognition of our successful working partnership with Blackburn College and our efforts in helping apprentices to gain practical skills and work experience at Northwood.

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