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    Hampshire care homes get ready to celebrate Care Home Open Day

    Hampshire care homes get ready to celebrate Care Home Open Day

    Hartford Care’s Hampshire Care Homes will be celebrating Care Home Open Day on Saturday 21st April 2018 with the theme ‘connecting communities’. The exciting day of activities will allow us to open our doors to the Hampshire area to ensure care homes are considered to be an active part of the community.       […]

    19th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Animal therapy enjoyed by Tonbridge care home residents

    Animal therapy enjoyed by Tonbridge care home residents

    Residents at Barnes Lodge Residential Care Home in Tonbridge enjoyed a spring day out at the Rare Breeds Centre in Ashford.   With the weather slowly starting to warm up and spring well on its way, residents and staff of the Tudeley Lane residential care home headed to Ashford to visit the Rare Breeds Centre […]

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    Activities coordinator takes on daring zip wire challenge for veterans’ charity

    Activities coordinator takes on daring zip wire challenge for veterans’ charity

    Patcham care home in Brighton is supporting its activities co-ordinator, Paula Grout, who is taking on a daring zip wire challenge to raise money for the charity Blind Veterans UK. Paula will take part in the event, which will be held on 21 April, at the Blind Veterans Centre in Ovingdean. This is the third […]

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    South Petherton care home staff surprise avid biker

    South Petherton care home staff surprise avid biker

    Burnworthy House in South Petherton recently organise a special surprise for one of their residents, Bill Ambrose. Great grandfather and Founder Member of the Ilminster Lions, Bill is an avid biker and spent his younger years biking across Europe with his wife. After discovering a photograph album with images of Bill and his bikes, Claire Hickey, […]

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    60th wedding anniversary celebrations for St Neots couple

    60th wedding anniversary celebrations for St Neots couple

    The team from The Hillings residential home in Eaton Socon were delighted to celebrate the 60th wedding anniversary of resident, PJ Johnstone and his wife Sylvia, at the end of March.  The couple, who have always lived in St Neots, were delighted to mark their special day with a celebratory tea at the home.   […]

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    Rotherham community gets crafty with care home residents

    Rotherham community gets crafty with care home residents

    A COMMUNITY charity has been holding regular arts and crafts sessions at a Rotherham care home to boost elderly residents’ creativity.   RotherFed has been visiting Broadacres Care Home, in Parkgate, twice a month to run the sessions.   The latest was over Easter, when residents, relatives and children of the home’s staff all took […]

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    Making Space partners with Rotherham Council to deliver dementia carer support

    Making Space partners with Rotherham Council to deliver dementia carer support

    Making Space is partnering with Rotherham Council to deliver dementia carer support and dementia cafes across the borough. The three-year contract will see the health and social care charity take over the running of dementia cafes and one-to-one support. The contract was previously fulfilled by Alzheimer’s Society. In addition, a number of local services and […]

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    Promedica24 partners with The Silver Line to combat loneliness

    Promedica24 partners with The Silver Line to combat loneliness

    Live-in care provider, Promedica24, has announced its partnership with The Silver Line Helpline in a bid to help combat loneliness amongst older people in the community. The Silver Line is Promedica24’s Charity of the Year.   The new alliance will see Promedica24’s local partners promote and fundraise for the organisation, which relies entirely on voluntary […]

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    Doncaster homecare workers bring taste of Italy into community

    Doncaster homecare workers bring taste of Italy into community

    Two Doncaster homecare workers have bought a taste of Italy to some of the people they care for.   Alison Haigh and her colleague Emma Knot recently introduced the annual Virtual Food Cruise into the homes of service users.   The food cruise is an initiative in place across the Hull-based Hica Group care organisation, […]

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    Bristol nursing home residents team up with community charity

    Bristol nursing home residents team up with community charity

    Riversway Nursing Home will be ‘Making Pals’ in the community after teaming up with a charity. The home is working with the Alive organisation on its Making Pals project in Bristol to connect communities with care homes. Alive introduced the three-year project last year and works with ten, carefully selected, care homes across Greater Bristol. […]

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    Creativity:revealed for Older people in North London

    Creativity:revealed for Older people in North London

    Award-winning charity, Create, concluded its creativity:revealed creative arts project with older people at Jewish Care’s Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus in North London. creativity:revealed, carefully designed to meet the participants’ needs and interests, brought together residents of Otto Schiff care home and Rela Goldhill at Otto Schiff home for people with physical disabilities, tenants from […]

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    Mossley care home residents dance the afternoon away!

    Mossley care home residents dance the afternoon away!

    HC-One’s Sandon House in Mossley recently danced the afternoon away, when Glenn’s Girls came to sing their rock & roll hits.   They sang an array of songs in their rock and roll red spotted dresses, which the residents & staff sang along to.   During the show, the girls got 3 members of staff […]

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    Taunton care home residents have the need for speed at stock car racing day

    Taunton care home residents have the need for speed at stock car racing day

    Sherford Manor residents swapped tea and cakes for gears and brakes when they attended a stock car racing event at Smeatharpe Stadium. The Taunton home, based on Wyvern Road, arranged the day at the races for a group of residents who wanted to brave the cold to experience the action. Entertainment was provided by the […]

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    Derbyshire care home residents enjoy some foodie fun during Nutrition and Hydration Week

    Derbyshire care home residents enjoy some foodie fun during Nutrition and Hydration Week

    Residents at Derbyshire based Milford House Care Home, got fully on board with Nutrition and Hydration Week, by hosting an array of activities, which left them well and truly hungry for more!   On Tuesday, the residents experimented by baking with vegetables, with carrot and ginger cake, along with a courgette loaf being hailed as […]

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    Hats off to Tenants at Watling Court

    Hats off to Tenants at Watling Court

    The Easter Bunny dropped by to Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme last week and inspired the tenants to get creative and make some special Easter bonnets.   With the Easter weekend only a few days away, tenants at Watling Court got into the spirit of spring and spent a morning decorating their very own Easter […]

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    Care home resident’s passion for fashion reignited

    Care home resident’s passion for fashion reignited

    A chance friendship struck between a Steyning care home resident and a local tailor has resulted in an unexpected job offer. Val Lynch, 85, was first introduced to award-winning stylist, Igor Srzic-Cartledge, when she and her fellow residents at Croft Meadow care home were invited to his tailor shop, Dandylion Style, on Steyning’s High Street, […]

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    Easter bonnets and Easter ducklings in Blyth!

    Easter bonnets and Easter ducklings in Blyth!

    The Oaks Care Home, in Blyth, had been incubating the baby birds for several days before they began to break free of their shells.   Four new arrivals greeted the elderly residents with chirps before enjoying a dip in a specially provided paddling pool.   The residents were delighted to see the ducklings ahead of […]

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    Former ballerina gets VIP treatment at Swan Lake performance

    Former ballerina gets VIP treatment at Swan Lake performance

    Former dancer Margaret Higgins relived some of the high ‘pointes’ of her career on a visit to see Swan Lake at The Brewhouse in Taunton. The 89-year-old who has dementia was invited on stage after the performance to meet members of the Vienna Festival Ballet. She was accompanied by Richard Dempslake, activities co-ordinator at Camelot […]

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    Care home residents enjoy cracking Easter visit from local school

    Care home residents enjoy cracking Easter visit from local school

    Following the success of their recent visit to Barnes Lodge Residential Care Home, pupils of Bishop Chavasse Primary School dropped in again this week to create some Easter bonnets with the residents.   In celebration of Easter, residents of the Tudeley Lane residential care home got into the spirit of spring and spent an afternoon decorating […]

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    Young carer fulfils Grandad’s wishes of working in social care

    Young carer fulfils Grandad’s wishes of working in social care

    A former Gateshead College student with learning difficulties has spoken out about how his Grandad’s dying wish led him to a career in the care sector.   Twenty one -year-old Jack Parker, who participated in the college’s ‘Project Choice’ programme, has been working as an Activities Coordinator at HC-One’s Springfield House since August 2016 after […]

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