Moray residents on the move to mark national Bike Week

Residents at care homes in Moray have had wheelie good fun marking Bike Week 2022.

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Care home residents reflect on Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee

As the country celebrates The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, residents from across Moray and the Highlands have shared their memories of the Monarch and paid tribute to her 70 years of service to the nation.

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Parklands introduces flexible wage scheme to help with cost of living crisis

Parklands Care Homes has introduced a new flexible wage scheme for employees to help them through the cost of living crisis.

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Plan for key worker housing at Inverness care hub

Parklands Care Homes is to build new affordable rental homes for its staff and other key workers as part of a multi-million pound investment in Inverness.

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Residents welcome spring with Hindu festival of colours

Residents at a Keith care home have joined millions of Hindus to celebrate the arrival of spring with an explosion of colour.

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‘We’ve been on an emotional rollercoaster’

Two years after care homes in Scotland first went into lockdown, Speyside care home manager Louise Gillies reflects on the challenges still facing the care sector.

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Globetrotting Moray care residents take a virtual tour of the world

Residents at a Moray care home have enjoyed a virtual tour of the world thanks to the wonders of modern technology.

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Care residents take nostalgic trip back in time

Residents at a Keith care home took a step back in time as they enjoyed the sights and sounds of yesteryear.

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Care home couple mark their love with tattoos

Care home residents in Keith have been getting ‘inked’ up with striking new tattoos. And for one married couple, it was an opportunity to mark their love for each other.

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Work begins on "transformational" Inverness care hub 

Construction of a new multi-million care hub for the Highland capital has begun, as Parklands kick starts its biggest ever investment - a 58 bed care home and assisted living village.

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Parklands - where care comes from the heart 

This article features interviews with three Parklands employees - a carer, an activities coordinator and an area manager. Despite their very different roles, each shares the same passionate commitment to high quality care.

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Parklands Carer shortlisted for Highland Young Employee of the Year 

A carer at Urray House in Muir of Ord has been shortlisted for a prestigious award at this year's Highland Business Awards.

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Parklands joins national effort to help young people into work

Parklands Care Homes is backing a UK Government plan to support young people into employment, creating 18 new care assistant posts across the group.

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Parklands secures sustainable finance for expansion

Parklands has worked with Triodos Bank UK to secure £20 million of sustainable finance for its nine existing homes, as well as a new multi-million-pound care project in Inverness.

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Parklands launches incentives for new staff

Parklands is launching a new incentive programme to attract nurses and other care sector staff.  

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Care home staff endure early morning dook to raise funds

Plucky staff from a Buckie care home have raised a four-figure sum for residents after taking part in a wild swim event.

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Keith care home has luxury treatments nailed

Residents at a Keith care home have been enjoying a touch of luxury after a new nail bar opened its doors in the home.

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It's playtime at Buckie care home 

Local children can now play in the grounds of Parklands & Burnbank care home after staff created a dedicated play area for them.

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Parklands turns up the volume for new care radio network 

A new radio network for carers has launched today with support from north care provider Parklands Care Homes.

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Willie makes emotional return to Gordon Castle gardens

The former head gardener at Gordon Castle has made an emotional return to the gardens that were his home turf for almost 60 years.

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Care home residents host Tea in the Parklands festival

A care home in Tain has held its second music festival during the pandemic.

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Isma enjoys 100th birthday fit for a Queen

A care home resident in Tain enjoyed a birthday fit for a Queen as she celebrated her centenary in lavish style.

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Buckie residents on the move for charity

Residents at two Buckie care homes have taken to their feet to raise money for a charity that promotes physical activity in the care sector.

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Kay takes to the beach to celebrate 100th birthday

A resident at Innis Mhor care home in Tain celebrated her 100th birthday with a trip to the beach in an open top sports car.

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Parklands shortlisted for four national care home awards

Parklands Care Homes is in the running for four national Care Home Awards - the care sector's most prestigious awards.

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Eilean Dubh "raises the bar" on care home living

A new £5.5 million care home on the Black Isle will welcome its first residents next week, with operator Parklands Care Homes confident it will “raise the bar” with its mix of elegance and state of the art facilities.

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Covid - one year on

A year to the day since care homes first went into Covid lockdown, Parklands MD Ron Taylor reflects on a relentless, exhausting year and looks forward to brighter days ahead.

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Go ahead for Inverness later living village

Plans for a new later living village - part of a multi-million pound care hub for the Highland capital - have been approved, with work due to start this autumn.

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Eilean Dubh to open in weeks

A new care home for the Black Isle will open next month, Parklands has confirmed. 

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Keith FC U17s net new sponsorship deal

Parklands Care Homes has signed a new sponsorship deal with Keith FC Youth club’s under 17s squad.

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2020 in review

Parklands MD Ron Taylor reflects on a year that brought us closer together as a community, even while the virus kept us physically apart.

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Black Isle care home to be named ‘Eilean Dubh’

A new care home on the Black Isle is to be called Eilean Dubh, Parklands Care Homes has announced.

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There's gnome place like a care home

Residents at Speyside Care Home in Aberlour are giving Santa’s elves a run for their money.

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WW2 veteran Jimmy celebrates his 100th birthday

A resident at Urray House in Muir of Ord has received a card from Her Majesty The Queen as he celebrates his 100th birthday.

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Residents overcome Covid restrictions with their own general store

A new shop has opened on the High Street in Buckie, but this one has an exclusive clientele and was opened by a former shopkeeper well known to Parklands!

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Parklands named Best Smaller Care Home Group

Parklands Care Homes has been named Best Smaller Care Home Group in the national Care Home Awards. The group also won the Best for Communication award in the sector's most prestigious awards ceremony.

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Later living village earmarked for Highland capital

A new later living village is being proposed as part of a multi-million pound care hub earmarked for Inverness.

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Funding boost for preschool community garden

A charity run preschool on the Black Isle has received a funding boost for its campaign to build a more accessible play garden for local children.

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Avoch Rovers net £1,000 cash boost

A Black Isle children’s football club has received a cash boost from Parklands Care Homes as they start their new season.

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Buckie residents cheer on The Jags

Residents at three Buckie care homes have thanked local football team Buckie Thisle after 'The Jags' took part in a 24 hour fundraising effort.

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Relative's Blog: My lockdown story

Mel Fitzhugh gives a personal account of how her family has coped with Covid19 while her mum is in care at Lynemore Care Home.

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Care Home Day: celebrating our heroes

On Care Home Day, Managing Director Ron Taylor pays tribute to the Parklands team for giving "their absolute all" during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Work resumes on Fortrose Care Home

Construction of Parklands' latest care home has resumed. The Fortrose facility is now scheduled to open in the autumn.

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Key worker print to feature in Covid time capsule

A former Buckie care worker now studying in Glasgow has paid a pictorial tribute to her former colleagues at Netherha.

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Peggy has a right Royal time as she turns 100

A Moray care home resident has celebrated her 100th birthday with a virtual party with loved ones.

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A window on lockdown

A Moray photographer has been capturing poignant images of residents and staff at three Buckie care homes during lockdown.

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Lola's run of success

A Portessie schoolgirl has raised more than £4000 for vulnerable kids, with support from Parklands.

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Hats off to Muriel

Lynemore resident Muriel MacLennan has been using the lockdown to knit for newborn babies at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.

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Tain residents in 'good spirits' as new bar opens

Residents at Innis Mhor can now enjoy a pub meal in the comfort of their own home.

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COVID-19: 'Raise a cheer for our own key workers'

Parklands MD Ron Taylor pays tribute to care home and pharmacy key workers for the sacrifices they are making to support our vulnerable residents and the wider community.

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"Ray of sunshine" Hilda celebrates 100th birthday

A Buckie resident has celebrated her 100th birthday as over 100 friends and family - and Her Majesty The Queen - pay tribute to her.

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COVID-19: 'Now more than ever, our family and your family are one family'

Care home manager Ruth Smith with a message of thanks for residents, relatives and our key workers.

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COVID-19: A carer's perspective

What's it like working on the front line of the care sector in the midst of a global pandemic? We asked one of our care home managers to give her perspective.

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Statement from Parklands Care Homes: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In line with expert health advice, Parklands has suspended all non-essential visits to its care homes with immediate effect.

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A snap in time

Parklands has appointed keen amatuer photgrapher Duncan Rennie as its 'photographer in residence.'

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Blog: New Year, New Start

In his first blog of 2020, MD Ron Taylor looks forward to a year of growth for Parklands.

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting

As part of the new Gender Pay Gap Reporting Rules, we are required to post our policy.

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