Monday, 26th February
Danielle Harrison

A West Midlands woman who became homeless with a baby on Christmas Eve helped win a major award for the housing group that transformed her life.

Friday, 23rd February
Marj birthday

Vine Court resident, Marj Pritchard, reached an incredible milestone this week, celebrating her 100 th birthday on Sunday 18 February.

Tuesday, 14th November
Diane Chandler with gardeners

A sheltered officer in one of Shrewsbury’s best known retirement living communities has been shortlisted for a national award.

Diane Chandler retired this summer after 36 years as sheltered officer at Edgefield Green. Next month she will attend the prestigious Women in Housing Awards at the Hilton Hotel...

Friday, 27th October
Visitors to the fair enjoying the stalls

September was a busy month for the residents of Pencric; our retirement living community with care and support, in Penkridge, South Staffs.

Not content with their usual monthly activities, they also held an autumn fair and hosted a gameshow month.

The autumn fair was led by residents with...

Friday, 27th October
Pictured are residents from Pendrell Court, Codsall and their retirement living officer, Sharon Allen.

Care Plus staff have been busy raising money and awareness for Macmillan.

Cake sales were held in various retirement living communities throughout South Staffordshire with staff as well as residents giving up their time for this worthy cause.

They channelled their inner Nigellas and fabulous cakes were made,...

Thursday, 14th September
British Heart Foundation Bag it Beat it logo

Retirement living communities managed by Care Plus are backing the British Heart Foundation challenge: Bag it. Beat it.

Residents, relatives and staff will be clearing out their clutter and bagging-up good quality clothes, shoes, books, handbags, DVDs, CDs, homewares and children’s toys.

They will be trying to fill...

Tuesday, 12th September
Residents Mary Clewes and Edward Oakley with pupils Oliver Marquis-Johnson and Lily Benton.

Pupils at Wolgarston High School got together to make a difference for older people in retirement living communities managed by Staffordshire not-for-profit organisation Care Plus.

The pupils spent a day on projects with Care Plus, including running IT drop-in advice sessions, sprucing-up communal gardens and hosting afternoon tea....

Thursday, 31st August
Gavin Williamson, left, with Care and support director Les Clarke outside Corsers Court

Government chief whip Gavin Williamson visited a retirement living community during the House of Commons recess; to see how supported housing changes lives and to discuss the impact of proposed changes in funding.

The MP for South Staffordshire dropped-in on Corsers Court, in the Staffordshire village of...

Tuesday, 15th August

New research carried out by Housing Plus Group has revealed that local communities benefit by up to £11 for every £1 invested in affordable housing and retirement living accommodation.

The group, which works across Staffordshire and Shropshire has placed a value on the social return on investment for some...

Tuesday, 15th August

Housing and care provider Housing Plus Group is celebrating news of shortlisting in two categories in the prestigious 24housing Awards.

The organisation, which works throughout Staffordshire and Shropshire, has been recognised in the categories of Care & Support Provider of the Year and Repairs & Maintenance Provider of the...


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