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Chesterfield’s elderly pay their respects to those who fell in both world wars

Chesterfield’s elderly pay their respects to those who fell in both world wars

CHESTERFIELD’s elderly paid their respects to those who fell in both world wars and later conflicts on Remembrance Sunday.   The residents of Barnfield Care Home all wore poppies with pride over the weekend commemorating the contribution of British and Commonwealth civilian and military service men and women.   The home, on Barnfield Close, took […]

16th November 2017 | By | Reply More
New artwork commemorates the Second World War fallen

New artwork commemorates the Second World War fallen

A six foot tall backdrop depicting a scene from the Second World War has become the centrepiece of a new display to help commemorate this year’s Armistice Day at a Hanover Housing Association estate in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.   The striking background scene – which has been inspired by images from during The Blitz – […]

12th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Hedon care home celebrates birthday of long serving staff member

Hedon care home celebrates birthday of long serving staff member

Staff and residents from a Hedon care home came together to celebrate the birthday of one of their longest serving staff members. Pat Thompson, who has worked for Albemarle Care Home as a carer and a chef for 22 years, was thrown a special surprise 70th birthday party by her colleagues and the residents of […]

27th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Oundle care home celebrations

Oundle care home celebrations

A care home in Oundle has celebrated 10 years of providing residential care. Abbott House, which is owned and operated by Shaw healthcare, marked the occasion with drinks, a buffet lunch and musical entertainment. The party included the Mayor of Oundle, Councillor Roy Sparks, as well as Shaw healthcare’s deputy CEO, Suzanne Hughes.   Children […]

17th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Care event discusses challenges facing Newcastle and Gateshead’s care homes

Care event discusses challenges facing Newcastle and Gateshead’s care homes

Region shines spotlight on care homes with event celebrating the success stories and discussing the challenges taking place across Newcastle and Gateshead’s care homes. Around 100 care professionals from across the region came together in Newcastle to celebrate the work taking place in care homes throughout Newcastle and Gateshead. The #CareHomesMatter event brought together clinicians, […]

16th 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
Gracewell of Kentford Heads To India For The Mega Polio Campaign 2018

Gracewell of Kentford Heads To India For The Mega Polio Campaign 2018

Gracewell of Kentford, on Jeddah Way, is calling friends, family and the local community to get behind two of their dedicated team members who are representing the home and the local Rotary Club at the Mega Polio Campaign in India next year. Peter Walton, Home Manager at Gracewell of Kentford and Christine Davies, Home Admissions […]

11th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Sunrise of Mobberley opens wellbeing garden in memory of former resident

Sunrise of Mobberley opens wellbeing garden in memory of former resident

Residents, family and local neighbours joined together at Sunrise of Mobberley, on Hall Lane, for the special opening of its Wellbeing Garden in memory of a former resident, Marjorie Dunkerley. The VIP Afternoon Summer Garden Tea Party was attended by many special guests, including the Mayor of Cheshire East, Arthur Moran and the Mayoress, Mrs […]

4th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Andover care home hosts fundraising summer fete

Andover care home hosts fundraising summer fete

An Andover care home has brought Texas to town with their barn dance themed summer fete. Mountwood Care Home, on Millway Road, enjoyed an afternoon of sunshine, stalls and barbecue, as friends and family joined staff and residents for their annual summer fete. The event raised £347 to pay for treats and activities for the […]

14th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Lakeview Rest Homes donate £2000 to a local Fylde charity

Lakeview Rest Homes donate £2000 to a local Fylde charity

Earlier this year resident and staff at the rest homes, which comprises The Moorings, Rosewood Lodge, Lake View and Newfield Lodge, voted for the local charities which they wish to support this year – namely Brian House Children’s Hospice and The Diana Award Anti-Bullying Ambassadors. They were delighted to make the first of these donations […]

31st July 2017 | By | Reply More
Brigg care home residents enjoy a Pamper and Prom Party!

Brigg care home residents enjoy a Pamper and Prom Party!

Earlier this month Orchard Court Care Home in Brigg held a Pamper and Prom Party, residents enjoyed getting their hair styled and nails manicured as part of the day. They were joined by the Managers daughter Ebony and her friend Chloe who chose to get ready for their prom at Orchard Court so that they could […]

24th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Care Home Open Day hailed a great success

Care Home Open Day hailed a great success

A double celebration to mark National Care Home Open Day has been hailed as the best event yet by a Yorkshire care company. Saint Cecilia’s Care Services held open day events at both Saint Cecilia’s Care Home on Stepney Road and Saint Cecilia’s Nursing Home on Filey Road, on Friday. VIP guests, entertainers, visitors, family […]

23rd June 2017 | By | Reply More
Ideal Carehomes prepare for Care Home Open Day

Ideal Carehomes prepare for Care Home Open Day

Residents and staff from each Ideal care home are getting ready to open their doors to the community for National Care Home Open Day on Friday 16th June.  The day is a UK wide initiative, with emphasis on the importance of connecting care home residents with local communities, developing lasting relationships and encouraging intergenerational rapport.  […]

8th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Nightingale Hammerson community event raises nearly £50,000

Nightingale Hammerson community event raises nearly £50,000

Nightingale Hammerson has raised almost £50,000 from its annual bridge tournament and golf day, both of which took place this week.   Eighteen teams participated in the 34th annual golf day at Coombe Hill Golf Club on Tuesday, where 72 players battled it out to be crowned the winners. The winning team on the day […]

18th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home residents transported back to 1940’s England to celebrate VE Day

Care home residents transported back to 1940’s England to celebrate VE Day

To commemorate Victory in Europe Day, one care home transported its residents back to the 1940’s England by providing themed entertainment, afternoon tea and sharing memories of times passed.   VE day was first celebrated on 8 May 1945 to mark the end of World War II in Europe, with this month marking 72 years […]

15th May 2017 | By | Reply More
The Clarriots Care ‘Glitz & Glam ball’ raises £2,500 for Parkinson’s UK

The Clarriots Care ‘Glitz & Glam ball’ raises £2,500 for Parkinson’s UK

Clarriots Care pulled out all the stops this weekend as they hosted a spectacular ‘Glitz & Glam’ ball to raise funds and awareness for a national charity and its local support groups.   Clarriots Care’s Lancashire South office hosted the ball in order to fundraise for Parkinson’s UK and its local support group in Chorley […]

18th April 2017 | By | Reply More
South Wales art exhibition shows care home residents masterpieces

South Wales art exhibition shows care home residents masterpieces

Elderly residents at five Hallmark Care Homes have displayed their best artwork to members of the local community at an exhibition held at the Penarth Pier Pavilion in South Wales.   The exhibition which opened in March, depicted memories of the artists working and growing up in Wales, and included 40 exhibits from individuals who […]

14th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home residents are all Oscar winners!

Care home residents are all Oscar winners!

With the 89th annual Oscars ceremony having taken place on February 26, a Nottingham care home has decided to host its own awards night to celebrate its residents and carers. Nottingham-based Hazelgrove Care Home, part of the Milford Care Group, awarded over twenty medals and certificates to its winning nominees on February 22. The 14 award categories, […]

9th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Camden care home residents open their own art gallery following art classes

Camden care home residents open their own art gallery following art classes

A group of residents at a Camden care home will display their handiwork from next Wednesday (8 March 2017) with the official opening of the Ash Court Art Gallery, following a series of art classes led by the home’s activities co-ordinator, Samantha Kalarus.   The residents’ love of painting was inspired by a single artists’ […]

3rd March 2017 | By | Reply More
Feathered friends visit Care UK’s homes

Feathered friends visit Care UK’s homes

Birds and wildlife of all shapes and sizes were spotted at 39 Care UK homes across the UK as residents took part in the annual RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch.   This is the third consecutive year that Care UK homes have taken part in the initiative which forms part of the organisation’s commitment to activity based care, whereby […]

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