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What’s your preference?

You can’t always satisfy everybody with the choice of food your catering team produces or the way it’s presented. Food is quite subjective with tastes tending to vary with upbringing and also with age. Take a look at the picture we’ve used above. What should you do when you want to offer a nutritious fish…

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Where danger lurks!

Flu Virus

Cleanliness has never been more important or more topical with the troubling spread of Coronavirus. At times of heightened contamination awareness, diligence in housekeeping is imperative. Dusting in high or hard-to-reach places, and cleaning the underside of fixtures, are but two of the challenges housekeeping staff face in the drive to eliminate contamination sources. The…

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Bon Secours Tralee Hospital Adds Another CAP Gold Award for Housekeeping Excellence.

In recognition of sustained excellence in its housekeeping service, the Continuous Advancement Programme (CAP) has awarded another CAP Gold to the Bon Secours Hospital based at Tralee, taking its tally to four. The CAP assessment team’s unannounced visit to Tralee took place on 15th January 2020 to evaluate the hospital’s catering and housekeeping provision. The…

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CAP Gold for Housekeeping at First Attempt for Spire Wellesley Hospital.

The Spire Wellesley Hospital in Southend-on-Sea has achieved a prestigious CAP Gold Award for its housekeeping provision at its first assessment within the Continuous Advancement Programme. It is a rare achievement for a brand-new CAP participant.  The unannounced assessment visit by the CAP inspection team took place on 22nd October. Hospital Director, Alison Green, is…

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Hat Trick of CAP Double Golds for Crispin Court Care Home.

Avery Healthcare Group’s Crispin Court Care Home in Stafford has secured an impressive hat trick of CAP Double Gold Awards. The care home first entered the Continuous Advancement Programme in September 2017, where its housekeeping and catering provision both achieved Gold standard. That success was repeated in January 2019. Now Crispin Court has been deemed…

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Twin CAP Silver Awards for Housekeeping & Catering at Avery’s Silvermere Care Home.

Avery Healthcare Group’s Silvermere Care Home in Cobham, Surrey, has achieved a double award for its housekeeping and catering provision from the Continuous Advancement Programme (CAP). The achievement is all the more noteworthy as this is the first time that the Silvermere home, part of the Avery Healthcare Group, has participated in the nationally-recognised programme.…

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Double CAP Gold Awards for Grove Park Care Home.

In its second year as a CAP Programme participant, Avery Healthcare Group’s Grove Park Care Home has landed CAP Golds for both its housekeeping and catering provision. Based in Headingly on the outskirts of Leeds, this excellent achievement builds on the home’s 2018 performance. Last year, Grove Park’s housekeeping team did achieve the highest accolade:…

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Abbotsholme School Continues CAP Participation for Catering & Housekeeping.

Uttoxeter-based Abbotsholme School is among our longest-standing participants in the CAP Awards Programme, with a fine track record in catering over the years. We are delighted therefore to welcome the Housekeeping department to the CAP Programme for the first time. And credit where due, the housekeeping team landed a CAP Bronze award as a result…

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Twin Awards for Housekeeping & Catering at Avery’s Scholars Mews Care Home.

Avery Healthcare Group’s Scholars Mews Care Home in Stratford-upon-Avon has landed two prestigious awards from the nationally recognised Continuous Advancement Programme (CAP) for its housekeeping and catering provision. The care home received an unannounced inspection visit from the CAP assessment team in October. During the assessment, the inspectors noted a commendable focus and keenness from…

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Astbury Manor Care Home Doubles its Gold Awards for Housekeeping & Catering.

Astbury Manor Care Home

In 2018, Avery Healthcare Group’s Astbury Manor Care Home secured two CAP Gold Awards for its housekeeping and catering provision – a rare achievement for a first-time CAP participant. Now the home, based in Bracknell, Berkshire, has repeated that achievement by landing twin CAP Gold Awards for a second successive year. The CAP assessment team…

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