Care HomeOut and about
April 19, 2018

Getting outdoors to tackle social isolation head on

This year, on the 21st April, Care Home Open Day will be held in thousands of homes across the country for the 6th year running. The theme of this year...
Care HomeOut and about
March 26, 2018

New Care adds Oomph! to its activities programmes

Fast growing care home operator, New Care, is adding extra ‘oomph’ to its already outstanding daily wellbeing and activities programmes. The forward thinking care provider has teamed up with us...
Community
March 22, 2018

Sports Governing Bodies Launch New Scheme To Beat Older Adult Inactivity And Loneliness With Fun And Games

Oomph! are partnering with professional bodies for volleyball, weightlifting, orienteering and boccia to bring healthy competition to over 55s. The national governing bodies for volleyball, weight lifting, orienteering and boccia...
Care HomeCommunityOut and about
March 21, 2018

Driving innovation in care

Hosted by the newly formed Department for Health and Social Care, Monday 19th March marked the final of the Care Innovation Challenge – a challenge created to bring young minds...
Community
February 22, 2018

Sport England Active Ageing Initiative gains traction as Oomph! and Places for People get active in the community

Oomph! are partnering with Places for People Living+, a leading specialist supported housing provider in the UK, to train staff, volunteers and customers. This is part of the Sport England...
Community
February 14, 2018

Loneliness… Not just on Valentine’s Day!

On a day when love is celebrated across the world, it seems apt to examine the other side of the coin: loneliness. The appointment of Tracey Crouch as the Minister...
Care Home
January 24, 2018

NorseCare’s £20,000 Comic Relief grant to assist in transforming wellbeing culture through Oomph!

We are excited to announce our new partnership with NorseCare, who have won a £20,000 grant from Comic Relief to develop the skills and confidence of staff in five of...
Care HomeCommunityOut and about
January 19, 2018

Oomph! supports the Care Innovation Challenge

The care sector currently faces a multitude of challenges, presenting problems which are only due to worsen with an ageing population. We want to find some answers. This is why...
Care Home
January 18, 2018

Everyone’s talking wellbeing in care… but how do you drive business success and truly differentiate?

Wellbeing’s become a bit of a buzzword in the care sector these days – but it’s not just great for residents to focus on wellbeing, it’s also good for your...
Care HomeOut and about
January 16, 2018

Balhousie puts some Oomph! into its care homes with innovative partnership

We are excited to be working with award-winning care home group Balhousie to put some Oomph! into the sector, making them the first organisation in Scotland to sign up to...
Out and about
October 12, 2017

Oomph! lands £1.5m to drive care home outings revolution

Barchester's Mike Parsons, Care and Wellbeing Fund and Nesta Impact Investments invest in Out and About service Barchester Healthcare Founder, Mike Parsons along with the Care and Wellbeing Fund and...
Care Home
October 12, 2017

Sam has got the Oomph! Factor

Congratulations to 88-year-old Belong Warrington resident, Sam Clark, who has been crowned winner of our Oomph! Factor competition! The Oomph! Factor competition is a nationwide competition that focuses on finding...

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