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Pinetree Lodge team go the extra mile

The end-of-life team at Pinetree Lodge, led by Koreen Temple, has raised over £1,800 to buy additional palliative care resources to support residents and their families during what can be a very difficult time. As part of their initiative…

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Party time to celebrate our values

This week we’ve been celebrating the introduction of our new values: innovation, compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence. Our teams at Pinetree Lodge and Alderwood, two of our 24-hour nursing homes for…

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Our 2020/21 quality accounts

This year has been challenging, as we have faced into the impact of the pandemic on our services. As with any health and social care provider, our colleagues have had to work under immense pressures to deliver high-quality care…

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Our new organisational values

At a live event hosted this week by our executive team, our colleagues across Mental Health Concern and Insight IAPT got to hear about and discuss the evolution of our values. It’s a really exciting time for us, as…

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Helping people find employment since 2017

Moving On Tyne & Wear (MOTW) is a local programme that helps people who are unemployed and have a health barrier, disability, additional learning need, or autism to get closer to the job market. We are immensely…

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Garden party for dementia carers

This week we celebrated a very special afternoon at Pinetree Lodge, one of our dementia nursing homes. For the first time in many months, the families and loved ones of our residents were able to gather together, after…

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Dementia home garden renovation

It was all hands on deck at Pinetree Lodge this week, as a group of 30 volunteers from our head office led by Adam, our CEO, got green-fingered and creative! Pinetree Lodge is one of our 24-hour dementia care homes,…

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Honoured by the Mayor of Gateshead

We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen as one of Councillor Dot Burnett’s charities to support during her time as Mayor of Gateshead! On becoming Mayor, Dot said: “It’s an…

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The power of small

Today is Time to Talk Day! This year’s theme is the power of small conversations to make a big difference to our mental health and wellbeing. We did a call-out to our colleagues across Concern Group, asking…

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