Fairway get musical!

Fairway partnered with Victoria McCabe on the Sweethearts and Legends Tour in September to entertain the FullSizeRenderresidents of our residential and nursing home clients around Birmingham.

Victoria McCabe in her one woman show brings 50 minutes of all singing, all dancing, high energy, sparkling, friendly entertainment, bringing forward the skills she has gained to entertain those who are currently unable to attend the theatre.

Alex O’Neill – Operations Director at Fairway Homecare Ltd commented “It was fantastic to be involved with Victoria who was a pleasure to work with throughout the process. The Fairway team that were out and about with Victoria not only enjoyed the show but the fantastic impact it had on clients and residents alike. It was heart-warming to see residents engage, enjoy and join in. We will definitely look to do more projects in the future.” Continue reading

Macmillan Coffee Morning

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer.IMG_1517

The Fairway team held a Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 29th September, enjoying a cuppa with a slice of something delicious and managed to raise a brilliant £85!

One in three will face cancer, and the money raised will help make sure no one has to face it alone. Macmillan provide medical, emotional, practical and financial support, as well as campaigning for better cancer care.

Donate today to make a difference – click here

Fairway Training growing from strength to strength

Fairway Training (Healthcare) has been award the prestigious Matrix standard following a matrixrigorous two-day assessment.

The Matrix Standard is a unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.

The assessor looked at leadership and management, resources, service delivery and continuous quality improvement.

The sought-after accreditation places Fairway Training on a list of highly regarded training providers that also includes colleges and major universities.

The assessor, Carol Probyn, stated in her report;

‘The ‘USP’ of Fairway Training is one of its biggest strengths and that is the link with Fairway Group companies which provides the job opportunity element of MCP and also a network of employers to which learners can be signposted on completion of the programme.

This has resulted in a very impressive 89% progression into employment rate over the last 2 years.

The assessor was also very impressed by the Learner Mentors roles, stating that they;

‘proved to be a positive addition to the service and is becoming a real strength for Fairway Training. The Learning Mentors are experienced care sector workers who support potential learners and learners throughout the engagement and learning journey.’

This has capped a very successful quarter for Fairway Training, which saw the company being awarded a number of publicly funded training contracts and success in joining the prestigious Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers.

Alex O’Neill, Operations Director commented “The Matrix process was invaluable in making us reflect inward and outwardly in what we actually do and how we capture crucial information and measure ourselves. It brought the team together and created many positive situations where we discussed and reviews best practice. We engaged with learners and pulled a lot of information together which definitely provided a solid foundation for us to continue to grow and develop the entire service. The process was thought provoking as well as motivating and is a great motivational platform to continue to improve.”

For more information, or to discuss your training requirements in detail with one of our Matrix Accredited advisors, please call 0330 024 1370.

#CarersWeek2017

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise imageedit_1_9888484947the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.

The campaign is brought to life by thousands of individuals and organisations who come together to organise activities and events throughout the UK, drawing attention to just how important caring is.

This Carers Week we presented Farhia with a bouquet of flowers, shopping vouchers and the Employee of the Month award. Farhia is always keen to picks up shifts, will always offer cover on her days off and stays over at shifts to make sure that clients have suitable cover. She never has a problem with going the extra mile, always gets great feedback too and never complains. Farhia is an asset to the Fairway team.

We would like to thank all of our Fairway carers for their exceptional work and giving Fairway the excellent reputation that we hold.

New Walsall Branch

Fairway Homecare are delighted to announce the opening of their new branch in the bustling town centre of Walsall.IMG_7422 Opening in May 2017, the office sees further growth and expansion of the Fairway brand and is further evidence of
the continued growth and development of the business adding to the success of being awarded a place on the NHS framework earlier in the year. The move also sees Fairway prepare to further establish itself as a major supplier and employer in the Black Country.

Fairway provide a range of Care and Support services within the health and social care sector and are committed to staff development and training. Fairway are a CQC regulated care provider and are actively recruiting apprentices and experienced health and social care professionals at all levels offering full time security and total flexibility, reflecting the needs of 2017 work life balance.

Operations Director Alex O’Neill commented “Fairway are genuinely excited to expand its operation in the Black Country and the Walsall office provides huge logistical benefit to the organisation. Allowing us to have a local presence is crucial to our growth and our desire to forge strong local relationships with employees and clients alike is a key part of our strategy. We look forward to bringing real jobs and career opportunities to the Black Country over the coming months.”