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Care home staff and residents bake off to raise funds for Help for Heroes

Care home staff and residents bake off to raise funds for Help for Heroes

Staff, residents and friends of Holcroft Grange care home, in Culcheth, showed off their baking prowess and raised over £100 by holding a bake sale in support of Help For Heroes, which provides support to those living with injuries and illnesses sustained while serving in the British armed forces.   The bake sale was held […]

May 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Spring celebrations at Warrington care home

Spring celebrations at Warrington care home

Spring has finally sprung at Westy Hall, the Croftwood Care-run residential home in Warrington, where staff and residents welcomed the start of the new season with an afternoon tea party themed around one of its most familiar motifs – the daffodil.   Staff, residents, family and friends embraced the spirit of spring and attended the […]

April 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cheshire care home appointment strengthens management team

Cheshire care home appointment strengthens management team

Croftwood Care (Cheshire) has strengthened its already outstanding management team by appointing highly experience care professional, Jackie Walker, as Home Manager at New Milton House, in Alsager, Cheshire.   Jackie has worked in the social care sector for 28 years, and has vast experience in care home management and rolling out new initiatives. In her […]

April 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cracking news as Cheshire care home as residents raise newborn chicks!

Cracking news as Cheshire care home as residents raise newborn chicks!

With Easter on the horizon, residents and staff at The Elms, in Crewe, were egg-static to have the opportunity to take ten newborn chicks under their wings and rear them in their first week of life.   Ten eggs were delivered to the Croftwood Care-run home as part of the ‘Living Eggs’ initiative, which gives […]

April 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
A wild affair at Cheshire care home!

A wild affair at Cheshire care home!

It was a wild affair at Gleavewood care home, in Cheshire, as staff and residents welcomed a number of weird and wonderful creatures into their home as part of a visit from exotic animal handlers, Zoolab.   During the visit, residents at the Croftwood Care-run residential home in Weaverham showed some serious nerve when they […]

April 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cheshire care home takes time for Dementia UK’s ‘Time for a Cuppa’ campaign

Cheshire care home takes time for Dementia UK’s ‘Time for a Cuppa’ campaign

Astbury Lodge care home in Ellesmere Port joined the nation for a brew when it took part in this year’s ‘Time for a Cuppa’ campaign in support of Dementia UK.    Residents at the Croftwood Care-run home enjoyed an afternoon of high tea in the company of friends and family, complete with bone china tea […]

March 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Chester care home residents had a real a hoot during owl visit

Chester care home residents had a real a hoot during owl visit

Residents at Wealstone, the Croftwood Care-run residential home in Chester, had a real hoot recently when they were visited by two very special feathered friends: Twiggy the tawny owl and Spike the barn owl.   During the visit, residents were given the chance to hold and stroke Spike and Twiggy, both three years old, while […]

March 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cheshire care home runs exercise sessions to boost wellness

Cheshire care home runs exercise sessions to boost wellness

Residents at Leycester House in Mobberley, Cheshire, have put some oomph into their daily routines thanks to a special programme of exercise classes. The Croftwood Care-run home runs a tailored fitness programme for residents featuring Oomph! and Age Active exercise sessions, designed to boost wellness, sociability and quality of life.   Oomph!, which stands for […]

March 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Warrington care home residents have a Wales of a time on St David’s Day

Warrington care home residents have a Wales of a time on St David’s Day

The Welsh dragon was flying high at Holcroft Grange, the Croftwood Care-run residential home in Warrington, as residents marked St David’s Day with a day-long party celebrating the very best of Welsh culture.   To mark the special day, staff decorated the home in Welsh colours, hanging red, white and green bunting throughout the home […]

March 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Warrington care home celebrates bard’s birth with Burns Night party

Warrington care home celebrates bard’s birth with Burns Night party

Haggis, neeps and tatties were the order of the day at Holcroft Grange, the Croftwood Care-run residential care home in Warrington, as staff and residents at the home threw a Burns Night party to honour the famous Scottish poet, Robert Burns.   To mark the bard’s birthday, the home was decorated with tartan bunting and […]

February 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Baby in the corner at care home’s first film club meeting

Baby in the corner at care home’s first film club meeting

Residents at The Elms, the Croftwood Care-run residential care home in Cheshire, ‘had the time of their lives’ during the home’s very first film club screening and discussion. The inaugural movie was 80s’ classic, Dirty Dancing, as voted by the home’s resident film buffs.    Residents are able to vote for which film will be […]

January 31, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cheshire community raises over £420 for care home residents

Cheshire community raises over £420 for care home residents

The Elms, the Croftwood Care-run residential care home in Cheshire, raised over £420 for its residents thanks to the generosity of the local community. The money was raised as part of the care home’s annual bingo fundraiser, which attracted a great deal of interest after local businesses donated a range of wonderful prizes.   The […]

January 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Scouts visit brings festive cheer to Cheshire care home

Scouts visit brings festive cheer to Cheshire care home

Christmas came early for residents at Crossways, the Croftwood Care-run residential care home in Cheshire, as they enjoyed a festive-themed visit and carol concert from a local Scout group.   During their visit to the home, the Scouts sang a variety of Christmas carols before sitting down to have a chat with residents about their […]

December 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Cheshire care home residents toast £1000 donation to garden project

Cheshire care home residents toast £1000 donation to garden project

Residents and staff at Ingersley Court, the Croftwood Care-run residential care home in Cheshire, raised a glass to the fundraising efforts of the local community after receiving a £1000 donation from the Bollington Beer Festival.   In the spirit of the festival, Chairperson of the Bollington Beer Festival committee Roland Edwards presented the generous donation […]

December 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
CLS to rebrand as Belong to concentrate on care villages after sale of care home stock to Croftwood Care

CLS to rebrand as Belong to concentrate on care villages after sale of care home stock to Croftwood Care

CLS Care Services Limited is to rebrand as Belong Limited as it focuses future strategy on the expansion of its award-winning Belong villages operation. The announcement follows completion of the sale of its 18 CLS care homes to Croftwood Care (Cheshire) Limited.   Commenting on the sale, CLS Group Chief Executive, Nick Dykes said: “We […]

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