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    Belper care home transports residents back to the 1950’s

    Belper care home transports residents back to the 1950’s

    To celebrate National Care Home Open Day, Milford Care took residents at one of its homes on a trip down memory lane back to the 1950’s.   The doors were flung open at Spencer Grove care home in Belper, with a fun filled day of activities for the residents and staff.   On Friday staff […]

    18th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care homes across the UK are taking part in Care Home Open Day

    Care homes across the UK are taking part in Care Home Open Day

    Care homes across the UK are taking part in Care Home Open Day 2018 this Saturday. The idea behind the event is to encourage local people to visit care homes in their community and to work together to develop better relationships. Beginning with Dovehaven Care Homes who have continuously nurtured relationships within their community since the […]

    16th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    World Darts Champion guest of honour at Middlesbrough care home

    World Darts Champion guest of honour at Middlesbrough care home

    BDO World Darts Champion Glen Durrant has officially opened a new pub in a care home in Middlesbrough.   Glen, who was born in the town, was guest of honour at the ceremony Anchor’s Middlesbrough Grange in Fosdyke Green.   Residents had been looking forward to having their own pub – the Netherfield Arms, which […]

    16th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Pensby children create history at care home

    Pensby children create history at care home

    Imaginative youngsters have placed memory sticks filled with art representing both life today and the future in a time capsule at a beautiful new care home in Pensby.   Wearing high visibility vests, a group of 11-year-old pupils from Pensby Primary School visited the site of Ridgewood Court Residential Care Home in Ridgewood Drive, which […]

    22nd March 2018 | By | Reply More
    HRH Princess Alexandra visits veterans at The Royal Star & Garter Homes

    HRH Princess Alexandra visits veterans at The Royal Star & Garter Homes

    Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra visited the disabled veterans living at The Royal Star & Garter Homes, Surbiton, to mark the Charity’s 102nd anniversary. The Princess was received by the Charity’s Chairman, Major General Tim Tyler, Chief Executive, Andy Cole, Director of Care, Pauline Shaw, and Surbiton Home Manager, Barbara Carter.   Her Royal Highness […]

    8th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Hull City of Culture project inspires care home residents in photography competition

    Hull City of Culture project inspires care home residents in photography competition

    A group of care home residents from Hull have been announced as winners of a widespread photography competition inspired by the 2017 Hull City of Culture project. Betty Wiley, 87, from Overton House, Chris Capello, 65,  from Elm Tree Court and, Gavin Quinn, 50, from Horrox Court and Edith Jensen, 93,  from Raleigh Court were […]

    9th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Ashbourne Christmas fair raises funds for care home residents

    Ashbourne Christmas fair raises funds for care home residents

    Staff and residents at an Ashbourne care home, which used to be a hotel, have just celebrated their annual Christmas fair in style, raising an impressive £650. Residents and their relatives were treated to an afternoon of festive fun which included old time jazz band Hit and Miss, and 13 craft stalls owned by local […]

    18th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Santa’s elves raise money for dementia charity

    Santa’s elves raise money for dementia charity

    Donning the jolly green outfits of Santa’s little helpers, staff of residential care homes St Mary’s Court and The New Deanery put on a festive spectacle at Braintree Freeport.   The elves greeted Christmas shoppers throughout the afternoon and raised a total of £273.66 for the Alzheimer’s Society, in support of the charity’s fundraising Elf […]

    18th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care home nurses from across the South come together to celebrate clinical excellence

    Care home nurses from across the South come together to celebrate clinical excellence

    Care home nurses from across the South have come together for a team conference focused on learning and the pursuit of clinical excellence.   More than 60 registered general and mental health nurses employed by family-owned Colten Care discussed topics they themselves had put forward for the agenda. Represented were all 20 of the provider’s homes […]

    8th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    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 […]

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