Construction starts on Bolton supported housing scheme

Mears has started work in Bolton to build a brand new supported housing scheme, offering 16 one-bedroom apartments and an 8-bed scheme, for people with learning disabilities who wish to live independently with personalised care provided on site 24/7. The … Read more

Housing with care in Northampton

Construction has started on an Extra Care Housing scheme in Northampton, which will offer an affordable positive lifestyle choice for older people. Balmoral Place will offer 80 one-bedroom self-contained apartments to rent to people over 55, who want to live … Read more

Mears brings music to dementia sufferers

Mears Care in Devon is trialling a method of using music to aid people with dementia remember simple tasks. Mears has worked very closely with the Purple Angel charity to promote dementia awareness, which included sessions in Torquay to understand … Read more

‘Outstanding’ CQC rating for Mears Bristol

Mears’ care service in Bristol has been rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Only 2% of all adult social care services in England have received this top rating since 2014 in 33,000 inspections. The service mainly provides … Read more

Mears rejects cut-price care contract

Mears Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of homecare for elderly and vulnerable people, is withdrawing its services to Essex County Council after 15 years over concerns for safety and pay conditions. Essex County Council’s new homecare contract proposes … Read more

Supporting Armed Forces Day

As part of our commitment to signing the Armed Forces Covenant, Mears is fully supporting Armed Forces Day on Saturday 24th June. Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up … Read more

Regarding Use of Dust Masks and Beards

There has been criticism today from Unite the Union about a letter sent to some operatives regarding the use of dust masks and beards. The full and official Mears response is as follows: Mark Elkington, Group Health and Safety Director of … Read more

Free workshop aims to inspire more women into the trades

On Friday 19th May 15 women from London attended a free ‘trade’ taster workshop focused on Repairs & Maintenance and organised by Mears Group, the leading provider of maintenance services to social housing, working in partnership with Construction Youth Trust. … Read more