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How Ready is The Croft for the Next Wave of COVID-19?

As we enter the autumn and a second wave of COVID-19 advances across Devon and the wider South West, albeit slower ...
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The Croft Becomes a Real Living Wage Employer

We are very pleased to announce that, starting in August, The Croft will be a Real Living Wage ...
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Is it safe for my loved one to come to your care home?

Care homes in the UK have been at the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Some estimates suggest up to 40% ...
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The Croft Owner’s Tribute to Feature on BBC Desert Island Discs

Simon Spiller, co-owner of The Croft Residential Home in Newton Abbot Devon, was one of a handful of ...
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COVID-19 Care Home Crisis, a Provider’s Perspective

Already in a state of vulnerability, care homes have been hit hard by COVID-19 in the UK.  Their ...
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New Perspectives on Residents with Dementia from Filming with BBC Spotlight

Over a period of three weeks, and in part during a confirmed COVID-19 Outbreak at The Croft Residential ...
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Currently COVID-FREE

It is with mixed feelings that we announce The Croft is now officially "COVID-19 Free" after three weeks of outstanding ...
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COVID-19 Status Update

The Croft is currently in the third week of a Confirmed Outbreak of COVID-19. Our status, as of ...
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COVID-19: Confirmed Outbreak and Resident Death

It is with huge sadness that we announce the passing of one of our beloved residents, who was ...
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Our First Confirmed COVID-19 Case

On the afternoon of Monday 20th April, we received word from Torbay Hospital that one of our residents ...
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Virtual Technology Enabling Care In A Crisis

My business partner and co-Provider, David, and I acquired our first residential care home 18 months ago.  The ...
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Introducing The Croft’s Facebook Page

We have launched our Facebook Page in the midst of the coronavirus crisis to help friends and relatives ...
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We Need An Exceptional Person – Position Filled

In these unprecedented times we need to take unprecedented measures, especially as there are very few health professionals ...
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Care Workers: Low Pay, Not Low Skill

Priti Patel, the UK Home Secretary, recently came under much fire for stating that people earning less than ...
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