Tag: Deangate Care Home

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 […]

25th October 2017 | By | Reply More
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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