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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 […]


New Look for New Lane

Our Respite House at New Lane has a smart new look. It is available for people with severe and enduring mental illness in crisis, where hospital admission would not be appropriate or necessary.  Our supportive environment offers 24 hour care for up to six people, including one ground floor en-suite wheelchair accessible bedroom. The building […]


Dementia Award

The Brazley Centre has been given a Dementia Friendly Award from the Bolton Dementia Action Alliance at their ceremony held at Bolton Arena. The Brazley Centre provides day support for older people, autistic adults and adults with learning disabilities. Achieving this award involved an assessment of the environment, staff awareness/training and the support they provide […]

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The Bolton Cares Awards

To help us celebrate our first year we’d like you to help us honour and reward the work of Bolton Cares employees. We’re looking for those Bolton Cares employees who meet the values of the organisation – individuals or teams who deliver high quality, compassionate care and support; who put people first; who are warm, […]

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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 […]

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Improvements To New Lane

Work is underway to refurbish New Lane Short Break Service. The old woodchip wallpaper has been removed and the building is being redecorated throughout. The kitchen is being replaced with modern units and long standing drainage and damp problems have been fixed. The old furniture is going into a skip and there will be new […]

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Improvements to the Jubilee Centre

As part of the transfer of the Harrowby’s Day Care service to Bolton Cares, work is underway to improve the facilities at the Jubilee Centre for the benefit of all service users. Improvements are being made to the interior of the Jubilee Centre, including repainting and improvements to some toilets and bathrooms. A new accessible […]


Good rating for disability short breaks service

Bolton Cares has been awarded a good rating by the Care Quality Commission for Mere Hall View, which provides respite care for adults with learning, physical and sensory disabilities. Mere Hall View is a service for adults with disabilities and provides short breaks and respite care for them and their families. This was the first […]


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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Good inspection result for short break service

‘Caring with friendly staff’ and ‘people fully involved in decisions about their support and care’ are just some of the findings from an inspection of a service for people with mental health needs. The Respite House in Breightmet received a ‘Good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – It provides short respite breaks for […]