News

You'll find all our company news here, including updates on our activities to support the care sector, community projects and charities.

Congratulations to our very own Emma Parrish!

Hundreds of people came together to celebrate at the South West Contact Centre Awards, which were held at Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol on Thursday 29 June and we were there!

Congratulations to our Customer Services team!

We're really proud to announce that a number of our colleagues have been shortlisted as finalists in the upcoming South West Contact Centre Awards.

A huge well done to you all from us

We had a fantastic time at the 2016 National Care Awards gala evening which took place in London on Friday night.

Finalists have been announced for the 2016 National Care Awards

The finalists for this year's National Care Awards have been announced and, as one of the sponsors for this year's event, we are delighted to share with you the shortlist.

Helping care homes across Dorset achieve outstanding value
It is with great pleasure that we can announce that our exclusive contract with Dorset County Council has been renewed to help care homes across Dorset make even better savings.
Shortlist success at the eCommerce Awards 2016!
We are thrilled to have been announced as a finalist for an eCommerce Award for Excellence, which highlights how far we’ve come in our eCommerce journey with you.
Important Safety Notice - Product Recall - The Consortium Branded Colouring Pens

It has come to our attention that a number of the Colouring Pens we supply have not been compliant with the required safety standard we would expect. The required standard is BS7272-1:2008. This standard governs the specifications for Safety Caps for Writing and Marking Instruments which dictates the amount of airflow that passes through the cap.

Take up the challenge and celebrate with Care Home Open Day 2016!

On 17th June, residential and nursing homes up and down the country will be taking part in Care Home Open Day with the aim of opening their doors to the general public to show how amazing care homes really are.

Staff raise thousands for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Members of The Consortium's charity team presented a cheque for more than £9,000 to Wiltshire Air Ambulance as part of their on-going fundraising for their nominated charity of the year.

The winners have been announced!

Congratulations to all the winners at this year's National Care Awards! The annual awards, which were held in London on Friday night, recognise and reward the very best people working in the long-term care sector today.

Helping to support National Air Ambulance Week

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink!
Members of the Executive team met with a face full of water recently when they volunteered themselves to be put 'In the Stocks' - all in the name of charity!

Helping you to keep your care home protected this winter

Every winter in the UK there are a few things which we can all agree on: it will probably be the wettest winter on record; it probably won't be a white Christmas and all of us will know at least one person who will catch a winter virus.

Helping you meet the CQC guidelines the active way

There are many activities available to help encourage a healthy wellbeing for each of your residents. These include cognitive activities to keep the mind sharp; physical activities to keep the body healthy and reminiscence, recreational and social activities to help maintain a positive and well-balanced emotional wellbeing.

Supporting National Care Home Open Day

On June 19th care homes all over the UK will open their doors to their local community to celebrate and illustrate what it means to be a part of a care home.

Helping to raise awareness of Alzheimer's in Wiltshire

We are proud to show our support in raising the awareness of Alzheimer's by sponsoring the Alzheimer's Support’s Canal Walk, which is starts on Friday, 22nd May.

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of victory in Europe

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day 70) which will be celebrated across the country this summer.

The Care Show 2015, Bournemouth was a big success!

Thank you to everyone who took the time to come and see us at The Care Show, which was held at the Bournemouth International Centre at the end of March. It was great to see so many familiar faces, as well as meeting some new customers to The Consortium Care.

Staff at The Consortium raise over £11,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

During 2014 employees from The Consortium raised over £11,000 for their chosen charity of the year, Wiltshire Air Ambulance, which they were delighted to present to the charity recently.

We'll be at the Care Show, Bournemouth on 25 - 26 March and we hope you will be too!

The Care Show, Bournemouth, is dedicated to providing education, products and services for those running organisations responsible for the care of older people.

The Consortium Care introduces more products to help support customers' needs

Our new and extended range of incontinence products has been designed to help you give those in your care the confidence to live life to the full and make the use of the products as easy as possible.