Living well until the very end

End of life care We want people to live well with us, making the most of every single day. If that means being together until the end of life, we want them to die well with us too, as fully supported as possible and on their terms. To help with practical help for our teams – and therefore our... read article...

Referral scheme boosts our team

Lorraine Bell We are progressing our campaign to invite nurses originally from overseas to refer fellow nurses in their countries to Colten Care should they be thinking of coming to the UK.  Under the scheme, we, provide certificates of sponsorship and initially employ the overseas nurses as Senior Care Leads with a view to supporting their onward... read article...

Nursing Associates take next steps in their careers

Graduates from our first cohort of TNAs. Left-to-right: Lauren Sumner, Vicki Acott, Kim Gritt, Verena Thomas, Sophie Barrett and Ligia Dragoi. Michael Bruggenburg-Rothschild also graduated. Graduates from our first cohort of Trainee Nursing Associates (TNAs) are preparing for the next stage to become registered nurses.  We first opened the TNA role to interested team members in 2019, assembling one of the biggest individual cohorts of private sector trainees.  Our initial group began two years of study in partnership with Southampton... read article...

‘My time to shine’: reflecting on our Senior Care Lead training

Hayley Sylvester More than 150 of our team members have qualified as Senior Care Leads (SCLs) in the past five years through our in-house training programme. SCL is a dedicated post sitting between Healthcare Assistant and Nurse and offers care staff a great opportunity to progress their careers.    Responsibilities including leading on essential aspects of care such... read article...