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New care facility ‘will help meet shortage’

A new learning disability care service in Huntingdonshire is expected to create more than 50 jobs. Building work on the development, costing more than £2 million, will begin in the new year on a five-and-a-half acre site at Glebe Farm, in Upton.
The facility will help to meet the acute shortage of places in Cambridgeshire for adults with learning difficulties and complex behaviours.

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Kingsley Healthcare CEO Daya Thayan has made the top 15 of the prestigious HealthInvestor Power 50 awards

Kingsley Healthcare CEO Daya Thayan has made the top 15 of the prestigious HealthInvestor Power 50 awards for a second year in a row. Mr Thayan was last night (Wednesday November 23) announced in 14th position - a rise of one place on last year - at a glitzy awards event in London hosted by doctor, television presenter and politician Professor Robert Winston.

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Health boss is nominated for national award

Chief executive of Lowestoft-based Kingsley Healthcare, Daya Thayan, has been nominated for the Health Investor Power 50 for a second year running. The prestigious awards, organised by leading industry magazine HealthInvestor, honour the independent healthcare sector’s most influential and dynamic figures.

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Rebel the parrot takes his perch in care home

An owner of a parrot which confused a village care home with his cheeky impressions is “ecstatic” after staff helped him find a new bird for company. Rebel the parrot kept staff at Brooke House, in Brooke, on their toes with his impressions of a call bell used by residents to summon help. He also mimicked the telephone and had even started impersonating members of the management team.

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Games that are just magic. Afternoons are for fun, not dozing says Stephen Pullinger

Afternoon is typically the time when care home residents take a nap.  However, as soon as lunchtime plates are removed from the table at The Depperhaugh nursing home on the Norfolk or Suffolk border residents are eager to play not to snooze.

For the Kingsley Healthcare run home in Hoxne, near Eye, has invested £5,000 in the latest technology to entertain people living with dementia.

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