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Lovely 'laundry' Louise, at Canal Vue, runs for Charity

Louise does a fantastic job at Canal Vue looking after the laundry, now she has done even better;

Completing the Robin Hood half marathon in 1 hour 49 mins & raising money for  Alzheimers and Dementia....

Louise does an excellent job at Canal Vue and had been with us since August 2014, working as a Laundry Assistant which she really enjoys.

You wouldnt believe how important this job is to our residents and how rewarding it is, with the bonus of seeing the lovely residents every day.

You have to admit this is a great cause & with hard work and dedication Louise has done wonders so far.....

every little counts..


Go to Louise Chadwick's fundraising page at

- https://m.virginmoneygiving.com


to help her do more......



Even better.......

Louise has lost over 2 stone since starting to run, goes training 4 times a week, she has run 5 half marathons and is planning on a full marathon next year.





Posted on 18 Oct 2016
Care Certificate Achievement for Mapperley Care Home

 We are pleased to announce the outstanding performance of Adam Curtis in achieving his Care Certificate.


Adam works at Belle Vue Lodge, Mapperley and was assisted in this endeavour by Senior Carer Lisa Cook. Both pictured right;


'I believe Adam’s presentation of the evidence was first class, with excellent attention to detail and that Lisa Cook's enthusiasm and organisation was incredible. We are proud to have them both as members of our team ' said Care Home Manager, Lisa Crewe.




This is a great accolade for the superb training facilities we have at Eastgate Care, managed by Facilitator Fiona McCandless-Sugg.




Posted on 13 May 2016
Welcome to a new team leader - Sharon Di Maio

New Operations Manager Sharon Di Maio has quickly become established as a sound team leader at Eastgate Care;


Sharon Di Maio – Operations Manager is a professional proactive leader with a wealth of experience in a variety of healthcare settings, with a passion for caring and a natural inspiration to the carehome teams. In addition Sharon has detailed knowledge of dementia, an honours degree in the subject and full understanding of CQC compliance.


Already a reputable Eastgate team member and manager, Sharon’s aim is for Eastgate Care to be the best Care Provider in the area by; developing staff education and training programmes, implementing a dementia strategy, building excellent links with the communities and building on the reputation of the homes through robust systems and strategies.


It was with sadness that we saw the departure of Helen Belgrave earlier in the year, for personal reasons. We thank her for her commitment and wish her our best sentiments.


Sharon is based at the White Swan head office, Old Basford, Nottingham, but is more often to be found with the teams at one of the five Eastgate Care Homes.


Posted on 31 Jul 2015
HR Professional Sue Young returns to Eastgate Care



As the Human Resource focus increases in importance,

with the growing number of Eastgate Staff and their development needs, we welcome back Sue Young to assist with this function.


Sue brings a great wealth of knowledge gained throughout her career in personnel roles within leading Nottingham businesses and with Eastgate Care.

Posted on 05 May 2015
Melbourne House gets the Top Recommendations

Highly recommended.........................

Melbourne House gains 5 recommendations over the past month and becomes Eastgates hightest rated home with a fabulous 9.4 points out of 10 on the carehome.co.uk scale. (this is the leading indicator of performance in the UK)

This is borne out further by the Nancy and Maxs'  family who put this into words on their thank you card to all the staff.


I am writing on behalf of our family to express thanks for the care you gave to Mum and Dad (Nancy and Max) when they lived at Melbourne House. I would particularly like to thank your for the devotion shown to Dad at the time of his death and the support you gave us.

There are many staff who’s names I am not familiar with and I do not want to leave anyone out because they are all worthy of thanks. However I would like to ask you to pass on our gratitude to Alicia, she went beyond the call of duty staying to sit with Dad when he was right near the end, even though she was off-duty. Rachel a stalwart throughout Mum and Dads time with you and always strove to ensure they received the best care possible. Antoinette was very kind to Mum in the mornings and I really appreciated the way Barry and Christine supported them both calmly, firmly and kindly. I also have to mention Koalas strength and commitment to Dad in his final hours.

I know that Dad had great respect Pauline, as do I, You always made yourself available and willing to help us and were a great support to me. Thank you for attending Dad’s funeral, I guess it is sometimes in the small things we notice the real depth of care – I’ll never forget the way you warmed up my soup when staying at the home, shortly after Dad’s death, you were busy and also ill and should’ve been at home in bed, but you took care of my needs.

I hope all is well at Melbourne House and wish you the very best for the future, please accept the enclosed cheque as a small token of thanks for your staff. Please use it as you see appropriate.

Once again many thanks for all you’ve done for us.

Jim S & Sue S


Care Home Manager, Pauline Zadwirny, proud of her 'caring team' and a shining example herself.


Staff and residents at recent Pajama gathering!



Posted on 12 Mar 2015

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