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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 […]

20th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Warrington care homes celebrate Dignity Action Day

Warrington care homes celebrate Dignity Action Day

Two Warrington care homes run by Croftwood Care Cheshire, Holcroft Grange and Westy Hall, have thrown special events to celebrate Dignity Action Day, an annual awareness day for care workers and members of the public to celebrate and uphold the dignity of those who use care services.   Staff at Holcroft Grange invited local schoolchildren […]

13th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Care must be profitable says Savills Head of Healthcare

Care must be profitable says Savills Head of Healthcare

“The only way a service provided by the private sector can be sustainable is if it’s profitable over the long term.” That’s the firm opinion of Craig Woollam, Director and Head of Healthcare at Savills, a leading provider of property services around the globe. “It’s obvious” he adds. “You can’t expect a commercial service to […]

10th February 2017 | By | Reply More
A piper calls at Meadow House for Burns Night

A piper calls at Meadow House for Burns Night

Residents and staff at Meadow House – Norfolk’s only ‘outstanding’ rated nursing home – celebrated Burns night in style this year, with a visit from local traditional piper, Dave Harper.  Dave very kindly came to the home to play the bagpipes for the residents and wore a full piper’s uniform, including heavyweight kilt.  Music was […]

3rd February 2017 | By | Reply More
Kind hearted Glasgow pupils treat local care home residents

Kind hearted Glasgow pupils treat local care home residents

Kind-hearted pupils from a Glasgow high school treated local care home residents to a home-cooked festive feast, to help prevent loneliness among the elderly this Christmas.   St Andrew’s Roman Catholic Secondary School invited 10 residents from Bupa’s Eastbank Care Home to socialise with other elderly members of the community over a spread of hearty, […]

23rd December 2016 | By | Reply More
Starlight service celebrating loved ones at Christmas

Starlight service celebrating loved ones at Christmas

The disabled veterans who live at The Royal Star & Garter Home in Surbiton were joined by family, friends and supporters for the Starlight Service at St Matthew’s Church, Surbiton, on Sunday 4 December.   Reverend Helen Hancock led the special festive service, which celebrated loved ones, past and present, through music and readings. The […]

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