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Ford Place News

Acquisition of Halstead Hall Care Home

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On June 20, 2018
We are very pleased to announce that Stow Healthcare has expanded its premium care brand into Essex with the acquisition of Attwood’s Manor care home in Halstead. The home is an elegant 19th Century country manor house that retains many of its original features and is located on the edge of the historic north Essex […]
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Go Green-Fingers for Stow in Bloom!

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On June 20, 2018
We are really excited to announce the inaugural Stow in Bloom competition! Residents and others across out five homes have suggested ideas for categories, which include Best Hanging Basket, Tallest Sunflower and Best Edible display, as well as opportunities to create a craft or miniature garden! Judging will take place in the week starting 23 […]
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Awards for Stow Healthcare & Ford Place!

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On June 20, 2018
We are thrilled to announce that as a company, Stow Healthcare has been named Care Employer of the Year at the inaugural Caring UK awards held in York in December. This is Stow Healthcare’s 1st company award and an achievement which we are hugely proud of. These awards also saw the Management Team at sister […]
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Ford Place Achieves ‘Outstanding’ Rating!

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On June 20, 2018
We are delighted to report that Ford Place has been awarded the coveted ‘Outstanding’ rating by CQC following an unannounced inspection in November. The inspectors said in their report: “We observed kind, compassionate staff spending time with people and their families to ensure peoples’ well-being and offering support around their individual needs.” They noted that […]
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A Date for your Diary…

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On April 21, 2017
On Saturday 17th June Ford Place will be participating in Care Home Open Day from 11am till 5pm, including: • Native American Indian performers • Thetford Hapkido • Star Wars characters • Sean Moyes “The Banjo Man” • Craft Stalls • Clairvoyants • Tombola • Bottle stall • Guess the weight of the cake • […]
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Easter ‘Eggs’travaganza at Ford Place!

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On April 21, 2017
On Easter Saturday, the Easter bunny visited Ford Place to hide eggs throughout the home and the grounds of Ford Place, eggs were even hidden in the Forgotten Garden. The event was a huge success with staff, residents and their family and friends all came together to take part. There were was also a refreshments […]
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Nutrition and Hydration Week at Ford Place

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On April 21, 2017
Nutrition and Hydration week highlights the importance of good nutrition a hydration to residents in the social care setting. Throughout the week of the 13th March, residents enjoyed a variety of food and drink based activities to help promote and encourage positive health and wellbeing through good nutrition and hydration. Children from Norwich Road school […]
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Jane’s Sponsored Swim!

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On April 21, 2017
The residents of Ford Place would like to say a huge thank you and congratulations to Domestic team member Jane Burke who recently completed a sponsored swim for Ford Place. Jane managed to raise a grand total of £122.00 for the Residents’ fund to put towards activities and entertainment. Thank You Jane!
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Spring at Ford Place

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On April 21, 2017
Spring has well and truly sprung and the warmer weather and the longer days means there is lots to look forward to in the coming months. Over the past few months Karen and Graham have continued to work hard to create an exciting activities schedule to keep residents busy and entertained. There have been a […]
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Stow Healthcare Nurse Maureen Tilbrook Reaches National Awards Final

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On April 21, 2017
Friday 31st March saw the Great British Care Award Final with Nurse Maureen Tilbrook from Stowlangtoft Hall reaching the final 6 in the country in the good nurse category, which is an outstanding achievement. The awards were hosted at the ICC in Birmingham where Maureen went along supported by her family and colleagues to a […]
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Acquisition of Melford Court Nursing Home

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On February 6, 2017
We are thrilled to announce that Melford Court Nursing Home in Long Melford has been acquired by Stowlangtoft Healthcare. Melford Court, a beautiful grade II listed building, is a popular local home located at the centre of the historic wool town of Long Melford. We are very much looking forward to getting to know our […]
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Stowlangtoft Healthcare Group wins two National Awards!

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On December 8, 2016
Stowlangtoft Healthcare is celebrating after having seen two of its staff win accolades at the 2016 National Care Awards in London. Sam Cutts, Deputy Manager at Brandon Park Nursing Home was awarded the title of Best Registered Nurse in the UK, beating off stiff competition from four other finalists. The judges said that Sam was […]
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Acquisition of Ford Place Nursing Home

  • Posted by Roger Catchpole
  • On October 24, 2016
We are thrilled to announce that Ford Place Nursing Home in Thetford has been acquired by Stowlangtoft Healthcare. Ford Place, a beautiful grade II listed home on the outskirts of Thetford, is a popular local home with a Good CQC rating and is set in lovely grounds with a walled garden and riverside position. We […]
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