Tag: Braemar Lodge

Braving the shave for Salisbury care home’s ‘good sports’

Braving the shave for Salisbury care home’s ‘good sports’

Four Salisbury care home colleagues went a cut above to raise more than £1,300 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Losing their locks in a sponsored head shave at Colten Care’s Braemar Lodge in Stratford Road were laundry assistants Libby Durham and Carol Petty and domestic staff Martin Cannings and Debbie Pepper. Each surpassed their personal fundraising […]

8th August 2017 | By | Reply More
It wouldn’t be Easter without a few cracking chicks!

It wouldn’t be Easter without a few cracking chicks!

A SALISBURY care home hatched a plan to celebrate Easter by hosting the birth of ten chicks. Staff at Colten Care’s Braemar Lodge arranged for a heated incubator with 12 embryo eggs to take centre stage in the home’s garden lounge. Residents, relatives and visitors were transfixed as, one by one, the eggs hatched over […]

16th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Salisbury care home celebrates ‘Our Vera’s’ 100th birthday!

Salisbury care home celebrates ‘Our Vera’s’ 100th birthday!

A World War Two army corporal and singer called Vera has celebrated her 100th birthday at a Salisbury care home just ahead of namesake and former forces sweetheart Vera Lynn. Like the famous 1940s music icon, great grandmother Vera Gorringe was born in March 1917 and has had a life shaped, at least in part, […]

15th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Salisbury care home residents raise £2,000 for children’s hospice

Salisbury care home residents raise £2,000 for children’s hospice

A charity that helps children with life-threatening illnesses and their families has thanked a Salisbury care home for raising nearly £2,000 in precious funds.   Residents and staff at Colten Care’s Braemar Lodge nursing and residential home held a year-long campaign of events in aid of Naomi House and Jacksplace.   Among the highlights were […]

16th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Golden era continues for ‘truly stimulating’ care home garden

Golden era continues for ‘truly stimulating’ care home garden

Green-fingered residents and staff at a Salisbury care home are celebrating after they won a citywide gardening challenge for three years in a row.  Colten Care’s Braemar Lodge in Stratford Road has struck ‘gold’ once again in the annual Salisbury City Council Gardens Awards, seeing off competition from a strong field including householders, hotels, pubs, […]

11th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Alpacas prove a hit at Salisbury care home

Alpacas prove a hit at Salisbury care home

Alpaca brothers find trail to Salisbury care home   A pair of alpacas proved a hit with residents at a Salisbury nursing and residential care home.   Oliver, aged three, and one-year-old little brother Jimmy were special guests on a visit to Colten Care’s Braemar Lodge in Stratford Road.   Under the careful supervision of […]

29th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home’s festive spirit raises more than £500 for Age UK

Care home’s festive spirit raises more than £500 for Age UK

A Salisbury care home’s Christmas market raised more than £500 towards its residents’ nominated charity, Age UK.   The free-to-enter event at Braemar Lodge in Stratford Road featured traders’ stalls selling gift ideas plus decorations and other items handmade by residents.   Visitors were welcomed with roast chestnuts and marshmallows and enjoyed finger buffet food […]

7th December 2015 | By | Reply More
Garden gilt award reflects growing success of Salisbury care home

Garden gilt award reflects growing success of Salisbury care home

A Salisbury residential and nursing home is celebrating the latest in a series of accolades for the excellence of its garden.   Awarding their top, specially conceived ‘Gold Gilt’ prize, judges at the Salisbury City Council Garden Awards praised Braemar Lodge for “creating a personal and emotional space with the residents at the very heart […]

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