Glowing reports for Bolton Cares

Bolton’s services for some of the borough’s most vulnerable people are celebrating after a continuous run of positive government inspection reports. The Extra Care housing service provided by Bolton Cares was recently rated as good following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This followed hot on the heels of good ratings for both […]

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Extra Care goes the extra mile in Bolton

Residents living in Extra Care housing in Bolton are safe and cared for by an effective and responsive care team from Bolton Cares. The service has recently been inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and received a ‘good’ rating in all categories, and ‘good’ overall. Bolton Cares is responsible for providing care to residents […]

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Plans for a new-age Jubilee Centre

Day service users are to be given the chance to help design a brand new multi-million pound venue in Bolton. Bolton Council wants to build a state-of-the-art day centre in Halliwell. People who use the centre – which includes adults with learning disabilities and members of the wider community – will be central to saying […]

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Glowing report for Supported Living in Bolton

Friendly, relaxed and respectful are just some of the words used to describe a service that helps people to live independently. Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited the Supported Living service in September this year and judged it to be ‘Good’ in all five categories: safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Their overall […]

Good rating for Shared Lives scheme

A service which enables adults with disabilities to live with a carer as part of a family environment has passed a Government inspection with flying colours. The Shared Lives service has received a ‘Good’ rating overall from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), and was found to be ‘Good’ in all five categories: safe, effective, caring, […]

Winners of Bolton Cares Awards

People who look after some of the most vulnerable local people have been honoured. The winners of the first annual Bolton Cares awards have been announced at an awards ceremony. To celebrate Bolton Cares first year in business, both staff and public have been able to vote for which team, person or project they feel […]

Our Bolton Cares Awards 2017 shortlist

Thank you to everyone who has nominated our staff for our first Bolton Cares Awards. We’ve received around 100 nominations and from these nominations we’ve gone through the difficult process of picking out a shortlist of three finalists for each category. We are honouring the work of Bolton Cares employees who meet the values of the organisation […]

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Celebrating Shared Lives Week

The Bolton Cares Shared Lives team is celebrating Shared Lives Week 2017 (17-25 June). We have just had a fantastic Bingo morning which finished off with a big cake! Thank you to all our team, carers, service users and family members who attended The aim of the event is to celebrate the dedication and enthusiasm […]

Permanent appointment of Chief Executive

John Livesey has now been confirmed as the permanent Chief Executive of Bolton Cares. John has worked in local government and in children and adults services for over 20 years. He was previously Acting Director of Adults and Children’s Services at Bolton Council and was involved in the setting up of Bolton Cares from the […]

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Success at Bolton’s Best awards

Bolton Cares staff have come up trumps at the Bolton’s Best staff awards. The awards celebrate and reward the work council staff do to improve the quality of life for everyone in the Bolton family. Our staff were able to take part as we still worked for the council for the first half of the […]