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    Huddersfield care home pulls out the stops to celebrate the royal wedding

    Huddersfield care home pulls out the stops to celebrate the royal wedding

    Across the country care homes have celebrated the royal wedding with various events. Huddersfield care home residents at, The Oakes enjoyed an afternoon with Lindley Brass Band. The afternoon was so warm that residents were able to enjoy the music outside along with afternoon tea. ‘It was a ‘right royal send-off’ said Lisa Bailey the […]

    20th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care Home residents wowed by Flashdance The Musical

    Care Home residents wowed by Flashdance The Musical

    There was plenty of singing, clapping and foot tapping as people living at Stocks Hall Care Home, St Helens enjoyed a trip to the Palace Theatre in Manchester to watch the feel-good extravaganza, Flashdance The Musical. The ladies and gentlemen who attended the show, were transported back to the 1980’s, for this high energy, high […]

    7th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Jersey care home residents thank pop-up ice rink for skating fun

    Jersey care home residents thank pop-up ice rink for skating fun

    Residents from L’Hermitage care home enjoyed several sessions out on the ice rink in their wheelchairs thanks to Ice Skate Jersey at Fort Regent. The pop-up ice rink welcomed hundreds of islanders over the Christmas and New Year period and found time to invite residents from the care home for four sessions of wheelchair ice […]

    17th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Chester-le-Street care home residents have The X Factor

    Chester-le-Street care home residents have The X Factor

    AN X FACTOR style talent show came to a Chester-le-Street care home – with ABBA, Spice Girls and Beyonce tributes.   Pelton Grange Care Home’s manager, Les Burnett, even got involved as ‘Pelton’ John, with the judges telling him: “Don’t give up your day job.”   The judging panel consisted of resident Doris Theobald, a […]

    11th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Salford group Old Stagers entertain the elderly

    Salford group Old Stagers entertain the elderly

    SALFORD performance group Old Stagers has been entertaining the elderly with classic songs.   The entertainment, organised and paid for by Bridgewater Funeral Home, took place at Alderwood Care Home, in Worsley.   The residents enjoyed renditions of Vera Lynn, ABBA and Frank Sinatra songs, joining in for the choruses.   The Old Stagers also […]

    10th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    New combined care homes choir wins Comic Relief funding

    New combined care homes choir wins Comic Relief funding

    A group of four care homes in Woodbridge, Suffolk, has been successful in winning funding from Comic Relief to set up a new choir for residents, relatives and staff members.   Comic Relief launched the second round of funding to support people living in care homes in July with the aim of promoting access to […]

    4th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care home residents enjoy a professional ballet performance

    Care home residents enjoy a professional ballet performance

    Residents at Chirk Court care home were treated to a professional ballet performance recently thanks to visit from ‘The Ballet Pod.’ Mandi Southern, Activities Coordinator at the care home, which is managed by Clwyd Alyn Housing Association, said: “The performers, made up of dancers Clare and Ann Wall, along with pianist and dancer Michael Wall, […]

    11th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Frome care home throws Hollywood extravaganza

    Frome care home throws Hollywood extravaganza

    A Frome care home recently opened its doors for a Hollywood themed extravaganza. Rowden House, which is located on Vallis Road, invited other care homes from Somerset Care to attend their event last week. Critchill Court, Field House, Southlawns and Fletcher House were delighted with the invitation and arranged transport to ensure the residents could […]

    12th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Surbiton care home welcomes RAF service personnel for a day of entertainment

    Surbiton care home welcomes RAF service personnel for a day of entertainment

    Residents at The Royal Star & Garter Homes recently welcomed RAF servicemen and women when they recently visited the Surbiton Home. Residents were delighted to welcome the Training Staff, Aircraftmen and Women currently stationed at RAF Halton to share an afternoon participating in various activities. After a tour of the Home, they joined in with […]

    13th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Hatfield care home hosts well known pantomime

    Hatfield care home hosts well known pantomime

    A Sanctuary Care home in Hatfield transformed itself into a scene of a well-known pantomime this Christmas time. Complete with beautiful bright costumes and props, the team at Hatfield Residential and Nursing Home in Tamblin Way dazzled the audience with their very own rendition of Little Red Riding Hood. Dressed as the Big Bad Wolf, […]

    6th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Belper care home residents have a ball at Cinderella Pantomime

    Belper care home residents have a ball at Cinderella Pantomime

    A group of care home staff have performed a pantomime for their residents in spirit of the festive season, with everything from the script to the costumes being created by the carers.   Spencer Grove, part of the Milford Care Group, hosted Cinderella’s Christmas Pantomime on December 14. The pantomime had two separate showings, one on […]

    5th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Oxfordshire care home transformed into a Disney wonderland

    Oxfordshire care home transformed into a Disney wonderland

    Rosebank Care Home celebrated the birthday of Mickey Mouse in true Disney style as they opened their magical doors to family, friends and the community.   Guests, staff and residents donned their favourite Disney costumes and enjoyed a fairytale inspired tea party, with a castle cake centerpiece, in the surroundings of the beautifully transformed care […]

    22nd November 2016 | By | Reply More
    Bonfire fireworks and bubbly for care home residents!

    Bonfire fireworks and bubbly for care home residents!

    Residents and staff at a Lytham St Annes rest home enjoyed an early start to the Halloween and Bonfire Night Celebrations. The event which took place at The Moorings was aimed at bringing together family members and friends. It was a huge success. Director Pete Wood explained, “Many of our residents have grandchildren and even great […]

    3rd November 2016 | By | Reply More
    Dementia care services enriched by ‘Activity Lifestyle Facilitators’

    Dementia care services enriched by ‘Activity Lifestyle Facilitators’

    By Gillian Hesketh MA of Happy Days Dementia Workshop & Nostalgic Design comments: There was an atmosphere in the room. Not the grey murmur of voices prior to a training day packed with power point presentations, overhead projectors, flip charts and text heavy handouts. No, the atmosphere was bright and lively, busy with chatter and […]

    3rd November 2016 | By | Reply More
    Great British Bake Off inspires residents at Canterbury care home

    Great British Bake Off inspires residents at Canterbury care home

    The smell of freshly baked treats filled the corridors of the Canterbury care home, as the residents turned their hand to making a delicious batch of pasties.   Guests at the Craddock Road care home were welcomed with the scent of freshly baked pasties last week, when residents decided to bake a batch of tasty […]

    26th October 2016 | By | Reply More
    Whitley Bay school children and care home residents team up for knitting group

    Whitley Bay school children and care home residents team up for knitting group

    A Whitley Bay-based primary school and care home have teamed up for a knit and natter group to encourage bonding and skill sharing between the different generations. Children from South Wellfield School have been taking weekly trips to nearby Earsdon Grange, a residential care home for the elderly which also provides specialist care for people […]

    12th August 2016 | By | Reply More
    Choppington care home launches cafe to battle loneliness.

    Choppington care home launches cafe to battle loneliness.

    A Choppington care home has launched a unique dining experience for its residents, in a bid to combat loneliness and encourage social interaction.    Bridge View care home, on Ashington Drive, which is operated by care home provider Akari Care, has opened a ‘Listening Post Café’. The home has also welcomed Rita Clark as its […]

    29th July 2016 | By | Reply More
    Right royal knees up to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday

    Right royal knees up to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday

    Care home residents in Wrexham enjoyed a right royal knees up to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. Sandwiches, iced drinks and lashings of ice creams were on the menu for residents of Pendine Park’s Gwern Alyn and Hillbury House care homes for the special afternoon party. Professional entertainer Max Chard entertained residents with swing and […]

    10th June 2016 | By | Reply More
    Theatre brought to specialist nursing home to engage those living with dementia

    Theatre brought to specialist nursing home to engage those living with dementia

    A one-woman musical comedy act has been entertaining and engaging those with dementia at one of Gwalia Care and Support’s nursing homes in Carmarthenshire.   The Frantic Theatre’s New Time Music Hall took residents at Gwalia Mynydd Mawr, run by Gwalia Care and Support, part of the Pobl Group, on a trip down memory lane. […]

    26th May 2016 | By | Reply More
    Music and magic as local care home opens its doors to local community

    Music and magic as local care home opens its doors to local community

    Buxton Lodge Care Home in Caterham on the Hill, opened its doors to the local community last weekend, inviting friends, family and neighbours to join them at their open day.   Guests were given the opportunity to meet members of the Buxton Lodge team and treated to a scrumptious buffet lunch, whilst having a look […]

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