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Chorley Second World War Royal Marine veteran attends a remembrance trip to Normandy

Chorley Second World War Royal Marine veteran attends a remembrance trip to Normandy

A local Chorley Second World War Royal Marine veteran has attended a remembrance trip to Normandy thanks to special funding. John Dowling, who celebrated turning 97 during the trip, went on the seven-day break with his daughter Maggie and grandson Ian. The break was organised through the Royal British Legion and paid for with LIBOR […]

14th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Willow captures hearts in Yeovil care home

Willow captures hearts in Yeovil care home

Rescue donkey Willow captured hearts when he dropped into meet residents at Acacia nursing home in Yeovil. Accompanied by his handlers, the former show donkey travelled to the Hendford Hill home run by care provider Camelot Care from the Donkey Sanctuary at Sidmouth.   Percy West was just one of Acacia’s residents who enjoyed a […]

13th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Great granny celebrates 104th birthday at Paisley care home

Great granny celebrates 104th birthday at Paisley care home

Jeanie Martin, who is the oldest resident at the care home, can often be found taking part in the varied activities and exercise classes at HC-One’s Kyle Court Care Home in Paisley.  Jeanie, who has recently celebrated her 104th birthday said: “Fitness classes and eating lots of salt are the key to a long life!” […]

6th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Liverpool care home reunites mother and son

Liverpool care home reunites mother and son

A mother and son from Wavertree have been reunited and are now living together once again, at a HC-One care home. Due to care and support needs, Tom Keating, 80, moved into Huyton based Moss View care home in 2016. Just over a year later Ada, aged 98, moved into the same home to help […]

26th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Spalding care home holds Memory Walk for Alzheimer’s Society

Spalding care home holds Memory Walk for Alzheimer’s Society

St John’s Care Home in Spalding held their very own Memory Walk in aid of Alzheimer’s Society on Sunday 8th October. Organised by Home Manager Juliet Peall, the Memory Walk is part of a nationwide campaign to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society. The Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walks saw thousands of people across the country […]

18th October 2017 | By | Reply More
99 year old World War Two veteran relives his naval career

99 year old World War Two veteran relives his naval career

Quantum Care has helped make a 99-year-old World War Two veteran’s dream come true by granting his wish to relive his illustrious naval career as the guest of honour in a visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Ernie Searling, a World War Two veteran who served in the Royal Marines, was given the chance to visit […]

16th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Poole care home welcomes youngsters in exciting new project

Poole care home welcomes youngsters in exciting new project

Residents at Ashley Court care home in Poole are benefitting from an exciting new project that brings generations together in a partnership with a local childcare group. The home has teamed up with Hedgehogs Childcare Ltd, also based in Poole, and welcomes their group of young children into the home every week.   Hedgehogs practitioner […]

13th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Family Portrait Fortnight launched by Hallmark Care Homes

Family Portrait Fortnight launched by Hallmark Care Homes

Award-winning care provider, Hallmark Care Homes have launched a new company-wide event for their 1000 residents and relatives called Family Portrait Fortnight!     The event which recently took place throughout all 16 Hallmark Care Homes was created to help build relationships between residents and their loved ones as well as residents, relatives and the […]

9th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Newcastle care home residents ‘Care to Dance’

Newcastle care home residents ‘Care to Dance’

A ‘WONDERFUL’ afternoon tea dance at Alnwick Gardens was held for elderly care home residents. Waverley Lodge Care Home, in Lemington, Newcastle, took a trip to the stunning Northumberland tourist attraction to attend the Care to Dance event.   Held in the Pavilion Room, overlooking the garden’s magnificent fountain cascade, the residents enjoyed bingo, a […]

5th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Westerham care home celebrates Dorothy’s 103rd birthday

Westerham care home celebrates Dorothy’s 103rd birthday

A popular Westerham care home resident is celebrating her 103rd birthday with family and friends at a special event held at Westerham Place, which is part of Wren Retirement Living. Dorothy Greenfield is the guest of honour at the party, which has been organised by staff at the Kent-based care home, and which will feature […]

4th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Peterborough care home residents make a special delivery to local hospital

Peterborough care home residents make a special delivery to local hospital

Residents at Lyncroft Care Home made a special delivery to the neonatal, intensive care unit at Peterborough City Hospital last week. Madaline Medler (90) and Vera Sooley (88) have been busy knitting tiny size hats as well as blankets to donate to the intensive care unit for premature and ill new born babies. “We love knitting” […]

3rd October 2017 | By | Reply More
Fundraising care home staff take part in a ‘Labyrinth challenge’

Fundraising care home staff take part in a ‘Labyrinth challenge’

Members of staff from Warmere Court care home in Yapton have taken part in the world’s longest inflatable obstacle course, raising an impressive £340 for the residents. The challenge, which was based at Fontwell Park Racecourse, involved a series of interactive and wacky obstacles spread across various unique themed zones, including a lava zone, jungle […]

2nd October 2017 | By | Reply More
Birmingham care home resident celebrates 105th birthday

Birmingham care home resident celebrates 105th birthday

A resident at a Birmingham based HC-One care home celebrated her 105th birthday surrounded by family and friends, and guest of honour Lord Mayor Cllr Anne Underwood. Minnie Ratheram, who has lived at The Orchards for nearly five years, enjoyed an afternoon party with close friends Jim and Anne, and all the homes residents and staff. […]

29th September 2017 | By | Reply More
War heroine celebrates her 100th birthday

War heroine celebrates her 100th birthday

A woman who contributed to solving the Enigma code has celebrated her 100th birthday. Ann Bayley who served as a Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF) Officer in WW2 spent her special day with her daughters, Tina and Nick sister, Helen great-grandchild, friends and Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex, Peter Field. Ann, who lives at […]

22nd September 2017 | By | Reply More
Walsall care home supports young football team

Walsall care home supports young football team

A new local football team called Walsall Wood Avengers Under 7s, got kitted out with the brand new football shirts thanks to the sponsorship from Pelsall Hall, a local care home in Pelsall, Walsall. The football team was formed this year by Manager Lee Stretton to encourage more youngsters into the sport.   One of […]

22nd September 2017 | By | Reply More
Royal Star & Garter Homes’ resident in Solihull celebrates 100th birthday

Royal Star & Garter Homes’ resident in Solihull celebrates 100th birthday

Residents, family, staff and volunteers at The Royal Star & Garter Home in Solihull joined together to celebrate resident Joan Taylor’s 100th birthday. The Home, which cares for disabled veterans and their spouses, made sure it was a birthday to remember with surprise performances, giant balloons, a spectacular cake and a party in her honour. […]

19th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Care group supports residents who wish to bring much loved pets into the care environment

Care group supports residents who wish to bring much loved pets into the care environment

The Healthcare Homes Group, which provides high quality residential and nursing care in homes across the South and East of England, is demonstrating its commitment to supporting residents who wish to bring much-loved pets into the care home environment, through its work with the Cinnamon Trust. Eight of the group’s homes are now registered with […]

18th September 2017 | By | Reply More
A joke, a wee dram and a keen mind-Longevity secrets from Anne

A joke, a wee dram and a keen mind-Longevity secrets from Anne

A Linlithgow woman has celebrated her 101st birthday – attributing her longevity to a keen mind, a healthy appetite, and a wee dram. Travel enthusiast Anne Cummings, a tenant at Bield’s West Port development, is an avowed foodie and isn’t afraid to tuck in. When asked her secret to long life, Anne said: “My secret […]

13th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Wrexham care home residents create weeping wall of 1,500 poppies

Wrexham care home residents create weeping wall of 1,500 poppies

Residents at a care home are creating their own weeping wall of poppies to honour the fallen. The 1,500 poppies will go on display at the Pendine Park organisation in Wrexham ahead of Armistice Day on November 11. The spectacular  tribute will be draped from one the upper windows of the Penybryn care home and […]

6th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Hallmark care home resident reunited with late husbands diary

Hallmark care home resident reunited with late husbands diary

A 92-year-old Hallmark care home resident was reunited with her late husband’s World War Two diary after winning an in-house, Christmas wish-granting competition. Alice Morgan who lives at Bryn Celyn Care Home in Maesteg, Wales made the emotional 350-mile trip to the RAF Museum in London to view the historical diary, which documents Ronald Morgan’s […]

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