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Time to Celebrate

WCN Care have introduced the ABCD and JWD award scheme across both our homes in order to recognise and celebrate the team and their commitment and achievements to all the residents and the rest of the team. An ABCD award is for a team member that has gone "Above and...

Updated Visiting Policy

We have updated our visiting policy for both St Anne's Nursing Home and Stour Road Care Home in light of the recent increase in covid-19 cases locally. We continue to see no cases of covid-19 in our homes and remain vigilant. Please visit...

Country & Western Day

Earlier this month the team at Stour Road had a Country & Western themed day for all of the residents to enjoy. The day consisted of a variety of activities including cactus decorating, music & movement, Cowboy bean bag toss and much more. The residents also...

Celebrating Life at St Anne’s Nursing Home

One of our residents recently left us and his memory is celebrated in the Bournemouth Echo. George Claxton, who lived in Southbourne, was one of a small number of Chindits still alive and was part of one of the most gruelling operations of the war. Known officially as...

New visiting policy in place 1st August 2020

We are constantly thriving to update and maintain the safety of our Residents and staff throughout the pandemic. Our new visiting protocol has been updated based on Public Health England and Government advice. Please view our "Staying in Touch" page on our website for...

New Unified Management Team

All of the WCN Care team, residents and their families are saddened to say goodbye to our manager at St Anne's, Jo Cole. Jo has selflessly dedicated herself to the residents and staff of St Anne’s Nursing Home for more than 21 years. She will be much missed. We are...
Listening to Ensure Patient Centred Care

Listening to Ensure Patient Centred Care

We love feedback at St Anne's, good or bad. This month we heard from a relative of one of our residents. They wrote about us on carehome.co.uk and left us this feedback: My father has been a resident of St Anne's since January 2014. As a family, we are very glad that...

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The Generation Game

The Generation Game

Phyllis is one of our newer residents having moved into St Anne's recently. After breakfast, Jo asked Phyllis about her experience of St Anne's. Phyllis moved into St Anne's after a recent illness affected her mobility. She feels that it would have been difficult for...

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Summer Garden Party

The residents, families, carers and staff at St Anne's Nursing Home had a Summer Garden Party the first weekend of August. Basking in the beautiful summer weather that was on offer everyone mingled together in a friendly, warm and accommodating environment. Jo Cole,...

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Registered Nurse Vacancy

Registered Nurse Vacancy

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our small cohesive team providing excellent care in a safe, warm, happy environment that is homely in scale. 17 bed Nursing Home – really know your residents and have time to provide excellent compassionate care. Loyal...

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Upgrading St Anne’s

Upgrading St Anne’s

The team at St Anne's has been working hard to update the facilities so we can support our guiding goals of providing excellent care in a environment homely in scale. The signage at the front of St Anne's has been updated, in order to standardise our branding across...

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Innovating in Care Homes

Innovating in Care Homes

Here at WCN Care we are using digital management systems to try and improve team working and task delegation more effective and efficient, freeing up time to spend with our residents. Our current trial is with Trello, a management board, used mainly by agile...

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Improvement Works Continue

Improvement Works Continue

It has been 4 months since WCN Care took over the running of St Anne's Nursing Home and we are continuing to push ahead with improvements so that we can offer excellent care in an environment that is homely in scale.  Despite some setbacks, we have redecorated the...

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Summer arrives and Improvement works underway

Summer arrives and Improvement works underway

Summer has arrived at St Anne's with the garden blooming and everyone enjoying the blue skies. We are also undergoing major improvement works to facilitate improved storage and updating some of the infrastructure to support the excellent care that we deliver.

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About the Owners: Dr Rob Conway

About the Owners: Dr Rob Conway

Rob is an anaesthetist. He has had a varied career. He works as an anaesthetist in the NHS with an interest in paediatrics. He founded a Medical Tech startup called Medberry and has worked as an expedition medic in Antarctica at the South Pole. Rob believes that you...

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About the owners: Dr Toby Williams

About the owners: Dr Toby Williams

Dr Toby Williams Dr Williams, a South Wiltshire GP, is a dynamic, driven and dedicated healthcare leader with a background as a Doctor and Army Officer. He started working in care homes in Yorkshire as a boy nearly twenty years ago, before going on to train as a...

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WCN Care Acquires St Anne’s in Bournemouth

WCN Care Acquires St Anne’s in Bournemouth

After 30 years at the helm of St Anne’s Nursing Home the current owners, Mr and Mrs Lingam-Willgoss, will handover to Dr Toby Williams and Dr Rob Conway at the end of February. With an excellent local reputation, St Anne’s offers a homely feel with a warm and caring...

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