Tag: Adept Care homes

    Intergenerational social club connects former teacher with local school children

    Intergenerational social club connects former teacher with local school children

    Judy Pass, 73, a former school teacher has enjoyed meeting young people once again, thanks to an intergenerational social club with her care home and Birchensale Primary School. “I used to be a teacher in the local area and it was absolutely great to have the school children visit the home to entertain us. I […]

    17th January 2019 | By | Reply More
    Derby-based accountants invite local care home residents to Christmas party

    Derby-based accountants invite local care home residents to Christmas party

    Their working days may be over, but thanks to a local accountancy firm, care home residents enjoyed being part of a work’s Christmas party once again! “It was fantastic, everyone was very friendly. I didn’t expect to attend another work’s Christmas party, but how lovely of them all to invite us along to theirs,” said […]

    7th January 2019 | By | Reply More
    Choral Christmas Delight in Care Home Competition

    Choral Christmas Delight in Care Home Competition

    A care home group has today brought resident choirs together from 5 of it’s midlands-based care homes to perform in a singing competition.   Residents from Adept Care Home’s Moat House in Burbage, Kiwi House in Derby, Chetwynd House in Chilwell, Douglas Court in Derby and the Old Vicarage in Chesterfield performed to a packed […]

    13th December 2018 | By | Reply More
    Muriel, 84 cruises the world from the comfort of a Derbyshire care home

    Muriel, 84 cruises the world from the comfort of a Derbyshire care home

    From the Caribbean to European hotspots, the world is Muriel’s oyster once again as she and fellow residents at a local care home are being whisked around the world on a series of country-themed activity days.   “I’ve been on many cruises in my time, my favourite being when I visited Venice. These ‘day trips’ […]

    4th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Davina and Peter share tips for a happy home with new manager

    Davina and Peter share tips for a happy home with new manager

    “Remember to stop from time to time. You’ve got to stop and take time to think, talk and listen. It’s a busy job, that’s clear, but if a manager takes a bit of time to stop every now and then, they’ll get to see and learn more about each of us,” explained Peter Cafferty, Retired […]

    27th September 2018 | By | Reply More
    99 year old Harriet wins tallest sunflower competition

    99 year old Harriet wins tallest sunflower competition

    Harriet Squires, 99, has reaped the reward of her years of gardening know-how by winning a sunflower growing competition.   “I’ve been singing to it,” reveals Harriet when asked if she had any secret growing tips. “Come on darling, keep growing,’ sang Harriet each day of the competition which started at the beginning of summer. […]

    4th September 2018 | By | Reply More
    Nottingham’s Chetwynd House Care Home nominated for ‘Best New Care home’

    Nottingham’s Chetwynd House Care Home nominated for ‘Best New Care home’

    Family-run, Chetwynd House Care Home has been shortlisted in the 2018 national Pinders Healthcare Design Awards. Adept Care Homes, owners of Chetwynd House, are celebrating the home’s nomination in the “Best New Care Home” category with Chartered Surveyors, Edward Cooper Young, and care home builder, Wynbrook, who collaborated on the design and build. Open since […]

    17th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care home teams up with Coventry Culture ‘Bringing the Museum to the Care Home’ dementia initiative

    Care home teams up with Coventry Culture ‘Bringing the Museum to the Care Home’ dementia initiative

    PICTURES of everything from Coventry market in the 1980s to a visit from the Queen Mother and George VI are stimulating memories at a care home thanks to a collaboration with a city museum.   The Willows care home in Westminster Road, Earlsdon, linked up with Coventry Culture to reproduce a series of photographs on […]

    23rd August 2016 | By | Reply More
    Derby £7.8m care home on target for September opening

    Derby £7.8m care home on target for September opening

    Adept Care Homes based in Hinckley Leicestershire has been handed the keys to its latest project – a brand new £7.8m care home on Coleman Street in Derby. Kiwi House has the facilities of a luxury hotel. From whirlpool baths and easy access en-suite wet rooms to ‘Flicks’ cinema and a pub called the ‘Horse […]

    19th August 2016 | By | Reply More
    Derby’s new £7.8m care home welcomes first residents

    Derby’s new £7.8m care home welcomes first residents

    Derby’s new £7.8 million Kiwi House care home, which has everything from a cinema to a pub to ensure life in older age is full and engaging, has welcomed its first residents.   As well as Flicks cinema and the Horse and Hound pub, facilities at the home include an on-site corner shop, hair salon, […]

    8th August 2016 | By | Reply More
    Redditch care homes to become one under new ownership

    Redditch care homes to become one under new ownership

    Two Redditch care homes are set to become one under the new ownership of leading Midlands’ residential and dementia care provider Adept Care Homes.   Bowood Court and adjacent Bowood Mews in Hewell Road, Enfield, which were previously owned by Avery Healthcare are set to become Bowood Court & Mews as part of the family-run […]

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