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    Lion-hearted Care UK adventurer hands over cheque to Colchester based Rob George Foundation

    Lion-hearted Care UK adventurer hands over cheque to Colchester based Rob George Foundation

    A Care UK regional facilities manager, praised by colleagues for his determination in ensuring residents’ wellbeing, presented money he raised – by racing in a 300 mile Arctic Ultra race in temperatures as low as minus 54 degrees – to a charity supporting young people.   The race, the Yukon Arctic Ultra, was a gruelling […]

    16th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    St Annes Carnival – Success for Lakeview

    St Annes Carnival – Success for Lakeview

    Residents and staff at Lakeview Rest Homes are thrilled to have received a double award at the St Annes Carnival.   With outstanding weather and fun activities, the Carnival offered fun for all. The festivities began with the ever popular parade and first to appear, in proud place near the front, was Lakeview’s beautiful 1937 […]

    14th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Woking care home nursery club encourages new friendships

    Woking care home nursery club encourages new friendships

    Bernard Sunley care home in Woking, run by charity Friends of the Elderly, has started running a bimonthly nursery club within the home, which is proving to be a fantastic success. A group of up to ten children aged between one and four attend twice a month with their childminders. They spend time in the […]

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    Quantum Care puts on a magical afternoon for their residents

    Quantum Care puts on a magical afternoon for their residents

    Quantum Care, a not-for-profit provider of specialist residential, dementia, and respite care, spread a little bit of magic on Tuesday by granting the wishes of over 100 residents, in one fun-filled, dream-making afternoon.   With over 200 residents brought together in the beautiful Spotlight theatre in Hoddesdon, and special guests including local county councillor, Cllr Tina Howard, residents were treated to a […]

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    CMG boosts budding entrepreneurs with a ‘Dragon’s Den’s style event

    CMG boosts budding entrepreneurs with a ‘Dragon’s Den’s style event

    CMG, the leading provider of residential care and supported living has hosted an innovative ‘Dragon’s Den’ style event, to encourage and support service users to pursue their entrepreneurial ambitions and enter the world of work. The entrepreneurial event called on all service users across CMG with a passion for business to step forward and present […]

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    Wilmslow care provider hosts cupcake stall for dementia charity

    Wilmslow care provider hosts cupcake stall for dementia charity

    Cupcake Day is an annual event in support of the UK’s leading dementia charity, Alzheimer’s Society, with communities across the country baking and selling cupcakes to raise as much ‘dough’ as possible. All funds raised go to helping fight dementia and last year over £1 million was raised nationally.   The team at local care […]

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    Sheffield care home launches new dementia care service

    Sheffield care home launches new dementia care service

    Pictures and memories of bygone Sheffield are set to provide a pivotal link with residents at the city’s newest dementia care service. Fulwood Lodge Care Home has hand-picked key landmarks from the city as a way to connect with the minds of residents set to fill 17 new beds. Roy Young, managing director of Sheffield-based […]

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    Belong care village hosts Crewe’s first ever Silver Pride event

    Belong care village hosts Crewe’s first ever Silver Pride event

    Crewe Mayor Brian Roberts was amongst special guests, members of the public and heads of local community organisations who attended Crewe’s first ever Silver Pride event in June – a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture, especially for older people. The event was organised and hosted by local state-of-the-art care village Belong Crewe. […]

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    YouTube sensation gives a warm musical Cwtch to care home residents

    YouTube sensation gives a warm musical Cwtch to care home residents

      A dozen singers including a vocalist whose version of a Welsh classic has had a million hits on YouTube gave one-to-one personal performances care home residents. The tuneful interlude at Pendine Park’s Bryn Seiont Newydd dementia centre in Caernarfon was masterminded by freelance community art practitioner Pauline Down. She recruited the singers to provide […]

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    HRH Princess Alexandra visits disabled veterans to celebrate Solihull Home’s 10th anniversary

    HRH Princess Alexandra visits disabled veterans to celebrate Solihull Home’s 10th anniversary

    Residents and staff were delighted to welcome Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra when she visited The Royal Star & Garter Home in Solihull. The visit was part of a day of celebrations to mark the Home’s 10th anniversary.   The Princess was received by the Charity’s Chairman, Major General Tim Tyler, The High Sheriff of […]

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    Alzheimer’s Society’s Cupcake Day a success for North Hykeham care home

    Alzheimer’s Society’s Cupcake Day a success for North Hykeham care home

    Neale Court Care Home in North Hykeham enjoyed a successful coffee morning in aid of Alzheimer’s Society’s cupcake day. The event was very well supported by families, staff and the local community of North Hykeham. “We’ve had local people knocking on the door and donating boxes of cakes, as well as lots of people who’ve […]

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    Cramond Primary School pupil wins top prize in Edinburgh care home competition

    Cramond Primary School pupil wins top prize in Edinburgh care home competition

    A budding young artist from Cramond Primary School has been crowned the winner of a local art competition run by Edinburgh’s newest care home, Cramond Residence.   Six year old Lauren White’s design was chosen as the top piece of artwork out of over 400 entries from pupils of all ages. A shortlist of 48 […]

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    Ain’t no mountain high enough for Belong Atherton fundraiser

    Ain’t no mountain high enough for Belong Atherton fundraiser

    Snowdon was no match for a team of fundraisers from Belong Atherton care village, who courageously battled to the top of the highest mountain in England and Wales to raise money for vital portable sensory equipment for those in full-time care.   The adventurers took the Pyg walking route to the 3560 ft summit, a […]

    28th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Roller coaster joy for Worthing’s Sam

    Roller coaster joy for Worthing’s Sam

    A young autistic man from West Sussex who has never been on holiday before because he experiences severe anxiety is celebrating making an overnight trip to Alton Towers.   Sam Motton, aged 25, made the 230-mile to journey alongside two members of staff from Coneyhurst Lodge residential service in Worthing where he lives.   ‘It […]

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    Thornaby care home’s dementia friendly singalong to raise awareness

    Thornaby care home’s dementia friendly singalong to raise awareness

    A DEMENTIA friendly singer entertained Thornaby care home residents as part of an event to raise awareness of the condition.   Mandale House Care Home marked Dementia Awareness Week with a singalong to the residents’ favourite classics.   Dementia Friends’ Trish McLean performed It’s a Long Way to Tipperary, Show Me The Way To Go […]

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    Derby care home manager goes back to the floor

    Derby care home manager goes back to the floor

    Dave Godrich, new manager at family-run, Kiwi House Care Home which provides award-winning affordable luxury, is showing his commitment to the highest quality care by ‘going back to the floor’.   Previously the manager at sister home, Douglas Court Care Home, Mr Godrich brings to Kiwi House a wealth of experience and knowledge of running […]

    26th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Marjorie has a rock and roll 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends

    Marjorie has a rock and roll 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends

    Congratulations to Anchor resident Marjorie Smith on reaching her 100th Birthday and what a memorable day she had.    Tee Tatum, registered manager of Anchor’s Mill View care home in Bradford where Marjorie has lived for the last year, pulled out all the stops when she found out it was Marjorie’s century.   Tee takes […]

    26th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Brewery tips in and it’s cheers all round as Richard, 103 enjoys a bitter

    Brewery tips in and it’s cheers all round as Richard, 103 enjoys a bitter

      One of Dorset’s oldest real ale fans has been sampling his favourite tipple again thanks to an innovative tie-up between his new care home and a nearby brewery. Former army officer Richard Earnshaw, 103, is enjoying the taste of best bitter at West Moors home Brook View where he moved to earlier this year. […]

    25th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    1-year charity partnership marked by Great Wall of China Trek

    1-year charity partnership marked by Great Wall of China Trek

    Nurseplus’ Managing Director has committed to the Great Wall of China Trek, marking a one-year partnership with disability charity Leonard Cheshire.   Pamela Bruce is training hard for the 6,000km, five-day hike, which will make its way across mountains, through valleys and along the impressive man-made structure.   The national healthcare organisation has pledged to […]

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    Romsey’s Young and Old Create an Anthology of Life Stories

    Romsey’s Young and Old Create an Anthology of Life Stories

    In celebration of Golden National Share a Story Month 2018, Abbotswood Court in Romsey is bringing generations together, uniting children and the elderly through story sharing sessions. National Share-A-Story Month is an annual celebration which promotes the power of story sharing, aimed at connecting children with stories. Yellow Dot nursery children will be visiting Abbotswood […]

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