17 Aug 17

Peartree Harvest

Harvest is a time of plenty, when the season’s hard work is rewarded by bounty.
This Spring – People and staff in Peartree invested in a day’s hardwork, clearing and sowing in their own vegetable patch in the garden.
As you can see from these pictures, we are being rewarded with the most delicious tomatoes and cucumbers this summer.

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31 Jul 17

School Choir sing for residents of Stanley Wilson

Children from Katherine Semar’s upper school choir brought cheer to the residents of Stanley Wilson Lodge recently with a Summer Concert conducted by Janet Wheeler. The residents were soon singing along to familiar show tunes from the 1940s and 1950s.

Said Anthony Hull, Deputy Head teacher: “The choir used to the residents at Christmas time but due to a congested calendar during the festive season it was decided to perform a summer concert instead” the children were rewarded with praise, crisps and a drink for their efforts.

27 Jul 17

Hunters Down Fundraising 10K

It was a pretty muddy experience for three staff members from a care home in Hartford.

Cally, Angi, Natalie and Jo Burrell, who work at Hunters Down Care Centre, in Hartford Road, all took on Cancer Research’s Pretty Muddy 10k, in Bedford, earlier this month.

The trio took on the course in aid of friends and family who have suffered with the disease, with Cally managing first place out of the hundreds of women who entered.

She completed the course in 43 minutes after scrambling over a roped climbing frame and crawling through a mud pit.

“The day was really enjoyable and it outweighed all of my expectations. The event was well organised and the course was designed well for this special event,” Cally said. During the event, the staff were joined by family members who started the course together.

27 Jul 17

Stanley Wilson Art Project

Look what our residents at Stanley Wilson Lodge produced for The Arts Society.

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14 Jul 17

Excelcare Raise Money for No Gain No Pain Charity

In Celebration of the 50th birthday of the owner of the 10 Excelcare Care Homes in Cambridgeshire the staff, visitors and some of the people living in the homes completed a sponsored 50 mile “exercise” bike ride.

All the Excelcare Care Homes would like to thank everyone who sponsored them and helped to raise an amazing £1600

The owner, Mr Ertosun was extremely proud to have a donation to such a valuable charity made on his behalf. Mr Ertosun had earlier this year raised well over £10,000 for another charity by walking to base camp on Mount Everest.

The money has been donated to buy 1 and a half syringe drivers for the local community supporting No Gain No Pain UK (NGNPUK) and was handed over to the charity by staff at a local Excelcare Home- Aliwal Manor in Whittlesey.

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12 Jul 17

We lose our Easter Bunny & Father Christmas

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12 Jul 17

Excelcare Celebrate Success at Annual Awards Ceremony and Summer Ball

Excelcare celebrated the achievements of its most inspirational, caring and committed staff at its annual staff awards celebration held on Friday 23rd June 2017.
The event was the 8th annual celebration and saw over 60 staff recognised for their contribution in making a difference to the quality of life for the people they Care and support.
A further 60 awards were presented to staff who had worked in the company for 10 years or more.

Deputy CEO, Sam Manning and Regional Directors Geraldine Finney, Louise Jones, Jackie Blease and Wendy McDonough presented a surprise and much deserved ‘Heart of Gold Award’ to the CEO, Ozzie Ertosun. Geraldine gave a heart-warming presentation about Ozzie’s Excelcare journey from1989 , when the Ertosun family opened their first care home to the present. Excelcare now provide care and support in 33 care homes, Two of which have recently been rated “Outstanding” by CQC

Excelcare also provides homecare services and supported living accommodation. the company is distinguished in a crowded market by its family values. never was this more clearly demonstrated than at the awards celebration which saw 400 staff enjoying the event, all of whom put their heart and soul into delivering safe, effective person centred care, whilst demonstrating Excelcare’s core values of quality, dignity and respect.

Pictured from left to right Ozzie Ertosun (CEO), Sami Ertosun, Sam Manning (Deputy CEO) and Engin Ertosun (Managing Director, Guildmore).

10 Jul 17

Lime Court Sing at Harwich

“Every Thursday Clare Leach who runs Community Choir Harwich Sing comes to Lime Court to do singalong, music therapy and music based games with our residents. She kindly invited us to their Summer Concert at St Nicholas Church; so for the past few weeks at her singalong sessions residents have been busily practising the songs that they will sing.On 9th July 2017 seven residents, family and staff attended the Harwich Sing Summer Concert at St Nicholas Church”.

“All that attended said they thoroughly enjoyed the day. It was also extra special for four of our residents who joined the choir on stage to sing a couple of songs and the finale at the end of the concert. “I had a fantastic time at the concert in church. I especially enjoyed singing with the young children in the choir on stage” said Michael Hunn, Lime Court Resident.”

5 Jul 17

Recruitment Open Day – Sherrell House – Chigwell, Essex

(Flexible Full / Part Time- Day / Night Posts available in CHIGWELL, ESSEX)

Are you looking for a career within the Healthcare Sector?
Do you really want to make a difference?
Are you passionate about quality care?
If so we are looking for you…..

Please come along to our Open Day and find out more about our exciting opportunities within our care centre. We are currently looking for

Healthcare Assistants
Senior Healthcare Assistants
Domestic Assistants
Kitchen Assistants

Previous experience is desirable however a full induction is provided. We offer an excellent package, training and support.  If you feel that you have the qualities and energy for any of these roles, all you need to do is bring yourself and be prepared to complete an application form and possibly attend a short interview with a member of our team.

Salary: Competitive rates depending on qualifications and experience

Date: Saturday, 29th July 2017

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Sherrell House, 414 Fencepiece Road, Chigwell, Essex, IG7 5DP

Please call us to register your attendance or if you are unable to attend our Open Day, but are interested in any of our vacancies, please contact us for an application form on

Tel: 0208 501 3389

We are an equal opportunities employer

29 Jun 17

Care Home Opens Its Own Bar