Tag: CLS Care Homes

Cheshire care home residents deeply moved by mural of their memories

Cheshire care home residents deeply moved by mural of their memories

Residents at Turnpike Court care home in Cheshire were deeply moved when they were presented with a mural of their memories created by students from Sandbach School.   Before crafting the mural, students interviewed residents at Turnpike Court to learn more about their lives and memories of the local area. These memories served as inspiration […]

October 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Virtual cruise helps residents visit Mediterranean from comfort of care home

Virtual cruise helps residents visit Mediterranean from comfort of care home

Residents at Parklands residential care home in Macclesfield left behind the downpours of the Great British Summer and explored the delights of the Mediterranean on a ‘virtual cruise’, which enabled them to enjoy the history, food and culture of southern Europe from the comfort of the CLS-run home.   The virtual cruise, organised by staff […]

September 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Warrington care home surprises loyal volunteers on 50th wedding anniversary

Warrington care home surprises loyal volunteers on 50th wedding anniversary

A volunteer couple at Holcroft Grange, the CLS-run care home in Warrington, were deeply moved when residents and staff at the home threw a surprise party to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.   Ray and Verner Hopple, who have been volunteering at the residential care home for 11 years, arrived for what they thought would […]

September 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Uplifting boat trip is just the ticket for Nantwich care home residents

Uplifting boat trip is just the ticket for Nantwich care home residents

Four residents from Elm House, the CLS-run care home in Nantwich, Cheshire, took to the water to enjoy an educational trip to the Anderton Boat Lift in Northwich. Once aboard, residents were treated to a history of the boat lift and surrounding area, while voyaging between the River Weaver and the Trent & Mersey canal. […]

August 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mabel celebrates ‘healthy living, honesty and lots of laughter’ on 105th birthday

Mabel celebrates ‘healthy living, honesty and lots of laughter’ on 105th birthday

Mabel Glover, a resident of Ingersley Court care home in Macclesfield, celebrated her 105th birthday surrounded by well-wishers with a special party at the home.   With help from staff at the CLS-run home, Mabel celebrated her big day alongside her family and friends. Partygoers enjoyed birthday cake and a good sing-along with entertainment from […]

August 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Warrington care home’s Summer Fair raises over £500 for residents

Warrington care home’s Summer Fair raises over £500 for residents

Holcroft Grange, the CLS-run care home in Warrington, is set to spread some summer fun amongst its residents as it raised £545 at its annual Summer Fair. Proceeds from the fair will go directly to Holcroft Grange’s activity fund, which is used to pay for trips and days out for residents at the home.   […]

August 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Vale Royal care home holds summer fayre for national open day

Vale Royal care home holds summer fayre for national open day

Residents and staff at Crossways in Vale Royal welcomed members of the local community to a summer fayre held at the CLS-run care home in celebration of National Care Home Open Day – an event that invites the public to find out what life in a care home is really like.   Not letting torrential […]

June 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Carers celebrated with day of pampering at Warrington care home

Carers celebrated with day of pampering at Warrington care home

Carers at Holcroft Grange, the CLS-run care home in Warrington, were invited to enjoy a relaxing pamper day in recognition of the contributions they have made to the care home, the residents and their families.   Organised by and held at the care home, the pamper day was run by Warrington day spa, Spa Beautiful, […]

June 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
‘Queen Connie’ celebrates 100th birthday

‘Queen Connie’ celebrates 100th birthday

Constance ‘Connie’ Stubbs, a resident of Florence Grogan House care home in Chester, celebrated hitting a century with a birthday party organised by staff at the CLS-run home.   Crowned queen for the day with a special tiara, Connie celebrated her milestone surrounded by staff and residents at the home, where she was presented with […]

June 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Warrington care home residents enjoy horsing around during Donkey Week

Warrington care home residents enjoy horsing around during Donkey Week

Residents at Holcroft Grange, the CLS-run care home in Warrington, were delighted to receive a visit from a very special guest, Rusty the donkey!   Rusty was invited to the home from the Donkey Sanctuary in Manchester to celebrate Donkey Week 2016, which aims to raise awareness of the plight of working mules worldwide. During […]

May 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Warrington care home’s Punch and Judy party a hit with local school children

Warrington care home’s Punch and Judy party a hit with local school children

There may be a chill in the air this spring, but that didn’t stop residents at Holcroft Grange, the CLS-run care home in Culcheth, Warrington, from turning up the heat and hosting a beach party for local pupils from St Lewis Catholic Primary School.   Residents and schoolchildren came together to enjoy a Punch and […]

March 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Crewe care home resident celebrates a century!

Crewe care home resident celebrates a century!

Andrew Evans, a resident at CLS-run The Elms care home in Crewe, hit a century recently, celebrating his 100th birthday with family and friends at the home on Elm Drive in Coppenhall. Andrew was delighted to mark the occasion with some festivities at the home, particularly as he was surrounded by his family: daughter Yvonne, […]

March 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home residents knit for peace

Care home residents knit for peace

Residents at Holcroft Grange, the CLS-run care home in Warrington, have picked up their knitting needles and cast off for charity after a donation of knitting materials from wool shop and craft barn, Black Sheep Wools.   The donation of various wools and wooden knitting needles delighted staff and residents at Holcroft Grange. Buoyed by […]

February 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Events and activities that encourage reminiscing and mutual understanding are really important for dementia residents

Events and activities that encourage reminiscing and mutual understanding are really important for dementia residents

Residents at Astbury Lodge, the CLS-run care home in Great Sutton, have been getting in touch with their roots lately, with the help of a very special memory tree. Carers at the home created a “family tree” mural on the wall in one of the home’s communal areas. The tree will display images of the […]

December 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Make Christmas Magical campaign launched

Make Christmas Magical campaign launched

Launching its ‘Make Christmas Magical’ campaign, not-for-profit care services provider CLS is opening its doors this festive season and inviting older people to take advantage of its activity days and daycare services, or even just to drop by for a mince pie and a chat.   Statistics published by the charity Age UK reveal that […]

November 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Art exhibition has deeper meaning for Crewe care home resident

Art exhibition has deeper meaning for Crewe care home resident

A Nantwich care home resident has been delighted by the inclusion of her late husband’s artwork in a recent exhibition at the Nantwich Museum. Barbara Jones, who lives at Elm House, the CLS-run care home in Nantwich, was contacted by the museum when they found out that a number of paintings they were due to […]

November 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Nantwich care home residents take a trip down Coronation Street

Nantwich care home residents take a trip down Coronation Street

A group of residents from Elm House, the CLS-run care home in Nantwich, were recently taken on a trip down memory lane when they visited the old Coronation Street set on Quay Street, in central Manchester. Four residents from the home, accompanied by staff, were given a guided tour around iconic sets from the past, […]

October 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
Bollington care home celebrates resident Mabel’s 104th birthday

Bollington care home celebrates resident Mabel’s 104th birthday

Major celebrations took place at Bollington care home Ingersley Court to mark the 104th birthday of Mabel Glover. With help from staff at the CLS-run care home, Mabel enjoyed a party with a performance by local soprano soloist Helen England.   Mabel celebrated her big day along with her family, staff, and residents, who enjoyed […]

October 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Culcheth care home takes a walk on the wild side

Culcheth care home takes a walk on the wild side

Residents at Holcroft Grange, the CLS-run care home in Culcheth, took a trip into the lion’s den recently as staff organised a ‘safari’ visit to some furry and feathered friends at Knowsley Safari Park.   A party of 25 fearless Holcroft Grange residents and staff enjoyed a journey through the park, fascinated by an incredible […]

September 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Warrington Care Home Residents Adopt a Donkey

Warrington Care Home Residents Adopt a Donkey

When residents from Holcroft Grange, the CLS-run care home in Culcheth, Warrington, visited a donkey sanctuary, it quickly became clear that it was not a one-time trip. After much deliberating, the residents decided that Cocoa the donkey was in need of some extra help, and so they asked whether the home could adopt her. Cocoa […]

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