Candlewood House Latest News – 16th January

Our Monthly Professionals Brunch is such a fabulous way of networking and sharing information.

This month’s was attended by Steve Bell from Barnet Council, Lorelei Shepherd from Care UK, Brian Lester from William Nelhams, Rev’d Robin Sims-Williams from All Saints Church, Elaine Collins from Jack and Jill Preschool and Victoria Brice.

A delicious brunch of sandwiches and pastries within our sumptuous marketing suite. We showed newcomers around our lovely home and shared each others forthcoming events.

Our next event is a Fee Planning Advice day this Monday 20th January from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm.

Following on is our first ‘Friends of Candlewood’ event on Thursday 23rd January from 8.00 am until 11.00 am. We are looking forward to welcoming many local people and businesses to our home.

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TLC Care Candlewood House | Weekly Reflections – 8th January

This week has been immensely busy at Candlewood House.

All the building works are coming together, with fixtures and fittings being delivered now.

We met with four suppliers today, two of which pictured here are from Wightman & Parrish; Simon Ayres and Paul Ruben.

We look forward to working closely with so many new service providers and local businesses.

Febin and Catherine met with four care providers this week.

We look forward to building so many more relationships over the forthcoming months!

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Team from Candlewood House Care Home wish you a very happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

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Candlewood House Latest News – 3rd January

In the true sense of the one team approach team Candlewood and the training team worked together to finalise the induction programme for our new team members and schedule in training for the first 12 weeks. With our opening day scheduled for 9th March there is so much work that goes in to commissioning a new home and embedding a new team into our TLC family.

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Candlewood House Latest News – 3rd December

TLC Candlewood House Home Manager Sybil Wright and Hotel Services Manager Payal Chhabra with the  Chief Executive of Kisharon Mr Richard Franklin. Richard is being presented with a delicious TLC Hamper for all the support and dedication provided to the local community by Kisharon. 

Kisharon provides education, opportunities and support to local Jewish people with learning disabilities.

Home Manager Sybil Wright and Hotel Services Manager Payal Chhabra with the  Chief Executive of Kisharon Mr Richard Franklin

Sybil and Payal with local Councillors Anne Clarke and Peter Zinkin alongside the Mayor of Barnet Caroline Stock.

TLC’s Sybil and Payal with local members of the community including the Reverend Robin Sims-Williams and Childs Hill Library staff Sarah and Neha.

News blog @ 15th November 2019

News 15th November 2019.

And so, we are ready! The builders are finishing our driveway today and as I type, shoring up our gate posts, planting last few plant beds and laying down beautiful tarmac around well-defined car park. Our showroms have definitely arrived! Here are some photos, lovingly taken by our own Payal Chhabra:

This is our mustard suite with its own French door leading onto own private terrace.

Below is our rose suite, ready for someone special 🙂

On 15th November we have run our first official recruitment day. We are delighted to see our team starting to grow in numbers. We continue to be open to internal and external job applications. We are looking for people that believe in Truth, Love and Compassion and want to join Candlewood’s family journey: 

Head and Assistant chefs, Head housekeeper, Domestic and Laundry assistants, Customer Experience Facilitator, a Unit leader, a Team leader and Night coordinators for residential services, Nurses, Care workers as well as Kitchen assistants and a Maintenance officer; please apply to [email protected]

The meeting room (in the centre in green) is ready to welcome you all!

Look out for pictures from our VIP professionals’ event on 19th November 2019.

Candlewood House November Update

News 8th November 2019.

It is all hands-on deck @ Candlewood House! Our landscape gardeners are busy finishing our gardens, whilst builders keep making steady progress in delivering safe and impressive driveway and car parking facilities for us all. From 12th November, we are expecting loads of visitors.

Sybil and Payal have started recruitment interviews. Our team cannot wait to welcome our potential recruits in are beautiful showrooms. On the subject of showrooms; Kate has been learning about what our future residents will value. You probably saw her making her way around Cricklewood and Finchley checking things out! We have had loads of fun shopping and sourcing some lovely items to decorate our rooms and spaces for our new residents. …and we have found a new professional friend of Candlewood, Tina Jegede. Hopefully, next posting will show you the sample rooms.

Picture from the left: Sybil, Kate, Tina & Payal.

Lovely articles have been published in Brent and Kilburn Times as well as High and Ham weekly. See what our home manager Sybil had to say:

What to look for when choosing a care home.

New assisted living retirement home opening in Cricklewood.

TLC Care | Candlewood House Care Home

News 29th October 2019.

This has been such an exciting journey. Our wonderful new care home, Candlewood House in Cricklewood NW2, is nearly complete. The entranceway and courtyards are being laid. Bentley Drive and gardens are shaping up to be fabulous! The gorgeous planting throughout the site will be providing that complimentary attractive finish. The beautiful fixtures and fittings are adding that TLC elegant touch. Our hoardings will soon change, and we look forward to unveiling our elegant wrought iron entrance gates with polished brass signage. 

The New Staff Team are enjoying getting to know each other, sharing their abundance of knowledge and experience in caring for individuals. The team are all becoming well known within their local community and sharing the excitement of this brand-new facility. 

Payal Chhabra (left)- Hotel Services Manager, Sybil Wright (centre)- Home Manager, Catherine Carr (right) Community Development Manager.

Exciting times await Candlewood House. Our team already attended an engagement event to support Breast Cancer and met with the Mayor of Brent, Local Councillors, Businesses, and dedicated members of our vibrant community. The event was most successful, highlighting the need for each our role within the community so we all together help each other and our community to be a better place to work and live. We are so delighted to be part of it!

Our team: Sybil and Payal next to the Mayor of Brent (centre).

Local people, organisations and businesses are welcome to share our home for teas and coffees, social events and knowledge sharing. Our showrooms are available to view by appointment and we are eager to offer first look at our fantastic care home. Please email [email protected] or telephone 0208 731 7991 to book your visit.