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Tenants get active at Edgcumbe Court

Free Gentle Exercise classes, run by local company Fitnniss, are now available to tenants at Edgcumbe Court and over 60s in the Bartley Green area, thanks to a grant from Edgbaston Neighbourhood Network Scheme.

By |May 19th, 2022|

Six Edgcumbe Court tenants took part in their first exercise session with Rich from Fitnniss on Wednesday 18th May.  Fitnniss are a local exercise and wellbeing company specialising in helping older people stay active.  Classes are free to Edgcumbe Court tenants and over 60s living in the local community.  They will run for 12 months, .. Read More

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Seeking New Trustees!

BCOP are looking for new trustees to diversify the skills and experience on our Board.

By |February 10th, 2022|

If you have experience in Social Housing, Social Care, Law, Finance, Business Development, Marketing, Fundraising or Human Resources and are looking for a rewarding part-time role where you can benefit your local community, visit our Trustees page for an application pack and application form.

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Going Green at Whitley Court

Janice Andrews, a tenant at Whitley Court who is passionate about the environment, has put in place a recycling initiative for fellow tenants.

By |February 4th, 2022|

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Award win for Robert Harvey House!

Robert Harvey House has been recognized as a 'Top 20 Care Home' in the West Midlands, based on the reviews it's received on carehome.co.uk.

By |September 2nd, 2021|

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New Visiting Guidelines from Monday 17th May

Yesterday, the government announced the following further relaxation of the guidance around visiting care homes.

By |May 11th, 2021|

Residents can now be visited by 5 named visitors (including their essential care giver if they have one), with a maximum of 2 visitors at any one time or on a given day. These daily limits do not apply for very young children or essential care givers.

Visits out of the care home will be planned .. Read More

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Updated visiting information for relatives

Following the government's recent announcement, we've updated the guidance around visiting residents in our nursing homes.

By |May 4th, 2021|

Please see our latest Relatives Newsletter for more information: 4th May Relatives COVID-19 BCOP BULLETIN

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Caring for your loved one in a smarter way

Using a new electronic care planning system, we’ve increased the amount of time we can spend delivering care to residents by cutting the time needed for paperwork.

By |April 15th, 2021|

The Nourish e-care planning system is freeing up our team to do what they do best: putting their skills and effort into providing outstanding care for your loved one.

The easy-to-use handsets are used to record notes at the point of care, saving time and allowing for accurate and sharable information.

Paper files can be tricky. Writing .. Read More

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Welcoming back visitors to our nursing homes

In line with government guidance, all three of our care homes are now able to accept visitors - please contact the relevant nursing home to find out which type of visit they are currently able to offer.

By |March 9th, 2021|

On 5th March, Justin Varney, Director Public Health for Birmingham has issued a letter to families explaining the government guidance on care home visits:
Birmingham City Council Care Home Visiting – Family Letter

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Your local care home needs you!

We are looking to recruit volunteers to help scale up and support testing capacity within our three care homes in the city.

By |January 7th, 2021|

We conduct routine PCR and Lateral Flow Device (LFD) testing in our homes. As a volunteer you will play a critical role helping with the regular testing of residents, external visitors and staff, ensuring we reduce viral risk in our care homes, and freeing up staff time to focus on caring for residents.

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Resident-Room Visiting Suspended due to Tier 4 Restrictions

By |December 31st, 2020|

Following the announcement on 30th December that Birmingham is to come under Tier 4 Restrictions, unfortunately we have had to suspend the roll-out of resident-room visits for now.  Pod visits, closed window visits and video calls will still be possible.

Read our latest BCOP Relatives Bulletin for more information.

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