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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.

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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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Neville Williams House ‘family’ celebrate special long-serving staff

Trustee Peta Mandleberg and Operations Director Pushpa Sagoo were delighted to thank eight special, long serving staff at Neville Williams care home in Selly Park, Birmingham, on Tuesday, 27th February.

By |March 8th, 2024|

Their presentations were followed by delicious celebration cake and afternoon tea taken in the Forget Me Not pub.
The awards were given to two staff for 20 years service, three for 15 years and three for 10 years, who worked as nurses, care workers, activities co-ordinator and support staff.

Neville Williams House staff are always appreciated by .. Read More

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Our waste disposal avoids landfill

Did you know all our waste is recycled or used in energy recovery schemes to generate power, heat and fertiliser?

By |March 4th, 2024|

Green methods we use to dispose of our waste
At BCOP, we do our best to follow best practice when disposing of our waste so that none of it ends up in landfill. Our waste is managed by Circom national waste and recycling services.  We recycle as much material as possible and the remaining waste doesn’t .. Read More

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Robert Harvey House celebrate special employees with long service awards

Yesterday the BCOP charity recognised fourteen very special people, who have made an enormous contribution to the family at Robert Harvey House in Handsworth Wood, Birmingham.

By |February 26th, 2024|

Staff, residents, and family members were invited join in. After Cynthia Sharpe, the longest serving member of staff cut the celebration cakes, everyone tucked in to delicious cakes, sandwiches, samosas, and spring rolls brought in by staff. The afternoon was filled with lots of hugs, smiles and laughter!

“It gives me enormous pleasure to recognise the .. Read More

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Our CEO, Helen Gore is interviewed for Birmingham Living magazine

By |February 15th, 2024|

Birmingham Living interviewed Helen Gore, our CEO, for their February edition.

You can read the article which mentions her hopes, dreams and love of ear-blasting music here! (find it on page 66)

 

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The Healing Power of Hugs: a deep dive into the surprising benefits

At BCOP, we believe that little things matter, and staff and residents alike often appreciate a hug to brighten a day and bring a smile to someone’s face.

By |January 18th, 2024|

In a world characterised by stress, fast-paced lifestyles, and increasing social isolation, the simple act of a warm embrace can be a powerful antidote to negative emotions and a boost for our overall well-being. Research indicates that hugging, a universal form of communication and comfort, has far-reaching health benefits that extend beyond the warm feeling .. Read More

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