An independent review of the council's residential care and day services for the elderly suggested a phased closure of all 11 of the council-run elderly care homes
and all of its elderly day services.
The introduction of the tool has meant that social services no longer have to ring care homes
on a daily basis to log where beds are available.
WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO MOVE INTO A CARE HOME
? AND WHAT SHOULD YOU CONSIDER?
It has been built on the site of a former care home
called the Meadow House in Short Heath, which lay derelict for a number of years before it was demolished.
Mr Daniels said: "I want to make people aware of how my wife and I are being treated by the Anchorage Care Home
He said: "Mariners' Park Care Home
is determined to get this right to ensure we can deliver responsive care to our residents and regain our 'Good' rating."
ANorthumbria Policespokesman said: "We are aware of allegations that residents at a care home
in the Fawdon area of Newcastle have been assaulted by three members of staff.
Staff at Royal Hampton Care Home
, in Ponteland, which recently celebrated its second anniversary, are appealing for local people to become involved.
VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help out at a popular North East care home
11 April 2018 - UK-based Advinia Health Care, a care home
provider has acquired 22 Bupa care homes
, including 11 in Scotland, as part of a deal that closed in February, expanding the company's position in the private health care provider sector, the company said.
Heartlands Care Home
, which has been part of the Country Court Care group since 2015, will be re-launching in March, following 18 months of renovation and building work.
The facilities that have been sold are: Telford Care Home
and Village Riverside Care Home
, New Plymouth; Elizabeth R Care Home
and Village, Taranaki; Broadview Care Home
and Village, Whanganui; Glengarry Care Home
, Wairoa; Flaxmore Care Home
, Nelson; Waterlea Care Home
, Blenheim; Maxwell Care Home
, Blenheim; Cargill Care Home
and Village, Invercargill; Maidstone Care Home
, Christchurch; Redroofs Care Home
, Dunedin; and Highfield Care Home