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Crewe care home played its part in Battle of Britain

Crewe care home played its part in Battle of Britain

When a carer at Elm House, the CLS-run care home in Nantwich, Crewe, decided to conduct a local history project with the residents, her research turned up much more than she’d expected. Not only was Elm House the site of a former stately home, a farmhouse, and dentist’s surgery, but its lawn also once hosted […]

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Chester local, Natalie, runs half marathon to raise £400 for mother¹s care home

Chester local, Natalie, runs half marathon to raise £400 for mother¹s care home

Local Chester resident, Natalie Harrison, has taken part in her first ever half-marathon to raise money for Florence Grogan care home, on Shelley Road, where staff provide specialist dementia care for her mother, Sheila Danby (76). Natalie completed the Chester Half Marathon in 2 hours 21 minutes, raising nearly £400 for the CLS-run home, in […]

3rd June 2015 | By | Reply More
Dignity in action at Parklands care home

Dignity in action at Parklands care home

Though free, the principles of dignity and respect do not generally grow on trees. Except at Parklands care home, in Cheshire, where residents have been cultivating their very own ‘Digni-Tree’ for Dignity Action Day 2015.   Staff at the CLS-run care home helped residents to discuss what dignity and respect means to them. Each resident […]

6th February 2015 | By | Reply More
CLS appoints Sheila Wood-Townend as Head of Service

CLS appoints Sheila Wood-Townend as Head of Service

Sheila Wood-Townend has been appointed Head of Service at CLS Homes, having worked as the care home provider’s Operations Manager for almost 12 years. Sheila began her new role on New Year’s Day, following the departure of long-standing MD; Robert Black.   As Head of Service, Sheila will oversee 18 CLS homes across the North […]

9th January 2015 | By | Reply More
A box-full-of-joy!

A box-full-of-joy!

Residents at The Cedars care home on Brookfield Drive are working some Christmas magic of their own this year by preparing little boxes of joy to send to children around the world.   Residents and staff at the CLS-run home have been decorating shoeboxes and filling them with toys, gifts and toiletries for children living […]

16th December 2014 | By | Reply More
Care home gets a visit from the Silkmen

Care home gets a visit from the Silkmen

Residents at Ingersley Court care home in Bollington were recently put through their paces by training staff from Macclesfield Town Football Club, also known as the Silkmen. Representatives from the club visited the CLS-run care home to get residents in the competitive spirit with games based on hand-eye co-ordination.   As an organisation committed to […]

14th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Facebook Birthday Surprise Goes Viral

Facebook Birthday Surprise Goes Viral

CLS resident and life-long greetings card lover, Betty Musker, may be about to experience a Hallmark moment of her own, as plans for a 104th birthday surprise have gone viral on Facebook around the world. After a message was posted online inviting people to send cards to Betty on her birthday, the home has already […]

12th September 2014 | By | Reply More
Inner Wheel donation to Nantwich care home

Inner Wheel donation to Nantwich care home

The Inner Wheel, the women’s only affiliate of the Rotary Club, has generously donated a brand new outdoor wheelchair to Elm House care home in Nantwich. The donation will mark the 90th anniversary year of Inner Wheel’s foundation.   The presentation of the new outdoor wheelchair, chosen by the Inner Wheel partly because of its […]

23rd July 2014 | By | Reply More
Crewe care home Second World War Normandy Landings

Crewe care home Second World War Normandy Landings

For many older people, the Normandy Landings (June 1944) were not so much an event in history, as a lived reality still remembered. To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the landmark Second World War operation, residents and staff at The Elms care home, in Crewe, held a wartime themed celebration; dressing up in 1940s’ style […]

26th June 2014 | By | Reply More
CLS Homes enjoy huge turnout for National Care Home Open Day campaign

CLS Homes enjoy huge turnout for National Care Home Open Day campaign

Over 20 CLS Care Homes across the North West took part in National Care Home Open Day on 20th June, drawing impressive crowds of guests from each home’s local community. For Leycester House in Mobberley, an extra special visitor in the form of George Osborne, Chancellor and MP for Tatton, helped make the event all […]

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