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Congratulatory Tea Party in the sunshine at the Spire Thames Valley Hospital

All eyes turned to the Hospital’s Housekeeping team as they celebrated their success.  Following the unannounced inspection visit, they achieved their Gold Award within the CAP Programme for Housekeeping Services. The Hospital’s Operations Manager Karen Rymes commented “We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our hospital and the accolade is a fantastic way to recognise…

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Double Celebrations at Spire Fylde Coast Hospital

Hats off to both the Housekeeping and Catering teams at Spire Fylde Coast.  Having recently undertaken their respective unannounced assessment visits within their three-month window, both the Housekeeping and Catering services demonstrated great attention to patient care in attaining their Gold CAP Awards.  The attainment of double Golds are rare.  This achievement is a credit…

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Spire Manchester Hospital – Celebrating Housekeeping Standards

Just what’s required – an ambitious Housekeeping team working in unison with its Hospital colleagues.  Congratulations to all at Spire Manchester Hospital on their recent recognition at a GOLD CAP Award. The Hospital summed it up beautifully in saying ‘we have constantly striven to ensure  our staff have the right skills to deal with the…

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All Shining at Spire Portsmouth Hospital

The Spire Healthcare CEO Justin Ash celebrated the Housekeeping team’s Gold CAP Award achievement on Tuesday in the grounds of the Hospital. The importance of the team’s drive and ambition was praised by all. With their sights now firmly set on the Programme’s Platinum Award the team really are a shining example for the progressive…

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Welcome to the CAP Programme

Very pleased to announce that the Spire Fylde Coast Hospital and Spire Thames Valley Hospital have joined the CAP Award Programme for Housekeeping and Catering Services – Really looking forward to working with the Housekeeping and Catering teams at the Hospitals – We are already impressed by their ambitions within the CAP Programme and their…

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Be Smart and invest wisely in your Housekeeping and Catering Services

Housekeeping and catering are often seen as an area for cost cutting even in the current climate of guarding against the pandemic.  Is this due to a lack of understanding at the complexity and importance of these services, misplacing their added-value or an easy target?   The need for continued quantifiable investment is highlighted in a…

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CAP Programme – Putting You First

Inspiring Catering Managers The Mentoring Programme Catering Services are complex businesses requiring many skills.  Central to running a successful operation is you – the Catering Manager. You carry the weight of user expectations, the regulatory and due diligence responsibilities, the duty of care for the customer and staff plus the financial accountability. This Mentoring Programme…

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CAP Programme – Putting You First

Inspiring Housekeeping Managers The Mentoring Programme Housekeeping Services are complex businesses requiring many skills.  Central to running a successful operation is you – the Housekeeping Manager. You carry the weight of user expectations, the regulatory and due diligence responsibilities, the duty of care for the customer and staff plus the financial accountability. This Mentoring Programme…

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Why valuing housekeeping grows your business

Many care homes, schools, and hospitals  are frustrated with housekeeping. That could be you. Your housekeeping team might be frustrated too. There’s nothing worse than finding dust down the sides of cushions or enduring a smell that’s rather unpleasant. Your business could be fantastic, but you risk damaging your reputation if customers are greeted by…

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The importance of a good start – Have a great Induction Programme

The value of an employee’s introduction to their new employer should never be underestimated, writes Lynn Webster in the UK for ECJ. The value of a new employee’s introduction to their employer should not be underestimated. Many studies have been provided over the years considering the impact on the individual of an effective induction and…

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