Tag: Deangate Care Home

    Barnsley FC legend John McCann meets first team players ahead of final match of the season

    Barnsley FC legend John McCann meets first team players ahead of final match of the season

    BARNSLEY FC legend John McCann received a surprise visit from two of the clubs top players ahead of their Championship survival match.   Striker Kieffer Moore and defender Adam Jackson dropped into Deangate Care Home to meet John just days before their fixture with Derby County.   John made 118 appearances for The Reds between […]

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    Barnsley care home bridges the generation gap

    Barnsley care home bridges the generation gap

    THE GENERATION gap has been bridged in Barnsley as young and old become pen pals.   More than 20 letters have been flying back and forth between the residents of Deangate Care Home and pupils of Darton Primary School.   The Year 3 pupils have been introducing themselves, including details of their favourite foods, colours […]

    13th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Local football teens brighten elderly residents’ lives in Barnsley

    Local football teens brighten elderly residents’ lives in Barnsley

    BARNSLEY FC volunteers have been brightening the lives of elderly residents at Deangate Care Home.   The teenage helpers from the club’s National Citizenship Service (NCS) spent three days in the home, in Mapplewell.   During their visits, they created a colourful activities cart to store the residents’ games, baked cakes, offered hand massages and […]

    23rd November 2017 | By | Reply More
    RAF veteran appointed manager of Barnsley care home

    RAF veteran appointed manager of Barnsley care home

    A FORMER Royal Air Force logistics controller has taken over management of a Barnsley care home. Julia Chambers is the new home manager at Deangate Care Home, on Towngate, Mapplewell.   Following a ten-year career in the RAF, Julia switched to social care, joining a Rotherham care home as a care assistant.   She began […]

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    Barnsley care home celebrates good rating

    Barnsley care home celebrates good rating

    DEANGATE care home is celebrating after being awarded a “Good” rating by regulator the Care Quality Commission.   The home, in Mapplewell, Barnsley, was awarded the second highest rating after carrying out an action plan of improvements following the last inspection.   Inspectors spoke with residents and family members who “told us they felt safe […]

    8th February 2017 | By | Reply More
    Twins knit Christmas gifts for Barnsley care home residents

    Twins knit Christmas gifts for Barnsley care home residents

    CHRISTMAS came early at Deangate Care Home after twins Sophia and Olivia Bentley knitted slippers and nap blankets for the residents.   The Wellgate Primary School pupils, both aged nine, wrapped the gifts for Christmas day and delivered them to the home, in Mapplewell, Barnsley.   The twins are part of Mapplewell Library’s Knit and […]

    3rd January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Pupils knit nap blankets for elderly at Barnsley care home

    Pupils knit nap blankets for elderly at Barnsley care home

    DARTON Primary School pupils and Mapplewell Library teamed up to knit nap blankets for elderly residents at Deangate Care Home.   The young knitters – who call themselves the Big Friendly Knitters – spent their summer holidays creating three patchwork woolen blankets.   Sophie Miller, 11, and twins Sophie and Olivia Bentley, 8, took part […]

    4th October 2016 | By | Reply More
    Young volunteers enjoy a week at South Yorkshire care home

    Young volunteers enjoy a week at South Yorkshire care home

    TEENAGE volunteers from Barnsley FC’s National Citizenship Service (NCS) spent a week helping the elderly at Deangate Care Home.   The group of nine 16 and 17 year olds gave up their time to treat residents to a pamper day, arts and crafts, bingo, gardening activities and more.   They also raised over £360 through […]

    11th August 2016 | By | Reply More
    Barnsley care home resident treated to autobiography reading by pupils

    Barnsley care home resident treated to autobiography reading by pupils

    A BARNSLEY care home resident has been treated to a reading of his autobiography by primary school pupils during National Storytelling Week.   84-year-old Ron Lindsey was surprised by the pupils, who visited Deangate Care Home, in Mapplewell, to recite their favorite stories.   Ron enjoyed a career in the army and as a professional […]

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