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Case study: Oral hygiene routine adds enjoyment for resident

Nevillle Williams House resident continues to enjoy all the food he loves and to smile with confidence

By |July 10th, 2024|

Benefits

Improved oral hygiene and mouth care
Improved personal care  and enjoyment of personal care routine
Able to smile confidently
Continues to enjoy all his favorite foods
Maintains dignity of resident

Background and challenges
As is common for people living with dementia, Philip, a resident at Neville Williams House, sometimes refused personal care or could become distressed .. Read More

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Your invitation to our summer garden fetes

BCOP homes will be opening their doors to families, friends and neighbours for our summer garden fetes this August

By |July 9th, 2024|

Families, friends and local communities are warmly invited to come along to our summer garden fetes and enjoy entertainment, stalls, refreshments and fun activities.

Join us at

Neville Williams House in Selly Park, B29 7PP  at 2pm – 4 pm on Saturday, 3rd August

Anita Stone Court in Moseley, B13 8ND at 12 noon until  4pm on Friday, .. Read More

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NCF stands ready to work with new government to transform social care

The National Care Forum (NCF), the leading association for not-for-profit social care, has responded to the results of the General Election.

By |July 5th, 2024|

Vic Rayner OBE, CEO of National Care Forum said: “We send our congratulations to Sir Keir Starmer and his ministerial team on their resounding victory in the General Election. We stand ready, as the not-for-profit care and support sector, to ensure that the new government is supported to focus on the immediate social care reform .. Read More

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What our political parties say about the future for social care

By |June 11th, 2024|

At BCOP, we’ve been supporting the #SpeakUpForCare as the General Election approaches, so we’ll be posting here about the future vision for social care from the main political parties.

You’ll find more information about #SpeakUpForCare and how to vote in the election  here.

Liberal Democrats social care focussed manifesto
The National Care Forum (NCF), the organisation that represents .. Read More

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Support us by playing the Birmingham Community Lottery

We've registered as a good cause with the Birmingham Community Lottery, so now you can enjoy your weekly flutter and support us at the same time!

By |May 30th, 2024|

We’ve delighted to have been accepted as one of Birmingham Community Lottery causes and we’re currently fundraising to build Sensory Gardens in each of our nursing homes.
About the lottery
Birmingham Community Lottery is an exciting weekly lottery that raises money for good causes in Birmingham.

Play the lottery, support Birmingham – it’s that simple!

Tickets for the lottery .. Read More

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Why not support us by shopping through Easyfundraising?

BCOP has just joined Easyfundraising, which is the UK’s biggest charity shopping site.

By |May 29th, 2024|

What is Easyfundraising?
EasyFundraising started in 2005. Since then, over 2 million supporters have raised over £50 million for charities across the U.K. by signing up to doing their everyday shopping through Easyfundraising.

 
How it works

We turn your daily shopping into every day magic! Easyfundraising partners with over 7,000 brands who will donate part of what you .. Read More

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Changes in rent and fees payments to BCOP

BCOP will be changing the way rent and nursing home fees are paid to us from standing orders or bank transfer payments to direct debit payments.

By |May 29th, 2024|

This means it will be easier for you to make monthly payments as you’ll no longer have to remember the due date or organise manual payments.

A direct debit (DD) payment means the right amount of rent or fees will automatically be made from your bank account each month. You’ll be notified each month in advance .. Read More

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We #SpeakUpForCare as General Election approaches

BCOP is joining other National Care Forum (NCF) members in Speaking Up for Care.

By |May 21st, 2024|

NCF responds to Liberal Democrats’ social care election announcement on Wednesday, 4th June.
The National Care Forum (NCF) – the leading association for not-for-profit social care has responded to today’s announcement of plans for social care by Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey.

Vic Rayner OBE, CEO of NCF commented: “At last one of the political parties has .. Read More

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We’re #CelebratingSocialCare this April

This month we’re joining Skills for Care in #CelebratingSocialCare. Find out more about why and how we’re getting involved.

By |April 12th, 2024|

People who work in social care are highly-skilled, passionate and hard-working . It’s important that we all take time to recognise the important work that people do and the impact this has in supporting older people to live their lives however they choose.

That’s why at BCOP we’re joining in on #CelebratingSocialCare this month.

We have very .. Read More

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How to charge electronic devices safely

Lithium-ion batteries have become the lifeblood of our everyday gadgets and systems

By |March 20th, 2024|

From smartphones and power tools to e-bikes and electric toothbrushes, these batteries provide the power needed to keep us connected and productive. However the growing use of lithium-ion batteries in everyday objects has brought about an increased awareness of fire safety concerns.

A recent report from insurer Aviva sheds light on the alarming rise in fire .. Read More

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