Supporting those who need it most



Kirk House Care Home and Ulster University’s Northern Ireland Connected Health Innovation Centre (NI-CHIC) have been working together to explore Age Friendly Innovation as part of an Invest NI funded research project. The project seeks to improve care for residents using innovative technology in a care setting.

Congratulations to the whole team at Kirk House who won the Independent Health Care Team Award and to Andrea, Kirk House Manager who came 2nd in Leadership Award. 

Independent Health and Care Providers (ihcp) is a non-profit making organisation representing private, voluntary, charitable and church affiliated providers of health and social care. 

Dementia is one of the leading conditions in the elderly, affecting one in six people in the UK who are over the age of 80. Thankfully research has found that people with dementia can slow down and even reverse some symptoms of dementia by doing a few simple activities. 

BCM Supported Housing Project in Magherafelt celebrated it's 1st Anniversary on Wednesday 20 September. We would like to say thank you to the guests who attended the event, including Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland Housing Executive, local partners from Magherafelt Foodbank and our service users.

Photo by Investors in People

We are pleased to announce that at a prestigious awards Ceremony on the 20th September 2017 at Belfast Castle, BCM received it’s “Investors In People Award” following a successful accreditation audit. Pictured with Northern Ireland IIP Board Advisor Mark Huddleston is Catherine Glenn, Project Manager for Housing Support for Older People (Belfast) who accepted the IIP Award on behalf of BCM.