Tag: Hill Care Group

    Middlesbrough Football Club under-23s visit local care home

    Middlesbrough Football Club under-23s visit local care home

    THE BORO’s under-23s played Santa Claus when they delivered gifts to elderly care home residents in Middlesbrough. The Middlesbrough Football Club youngsters visited The Gables Care Home, on Highfield Road, as part of their annual Christmas community visits. Defenders Nathan Guru and Nathan Dale, goalkeeper Zach Hemming and striker Mitchell Curry called in at the […]

    9th January 2019 | By | Reply More
    Christmas cheer shared at Tyneside care home on Elf Day

    Christmas cheer shared at Tyneside care home on Elf Day

    ELVES were running around a Tyneside care home spreading Christmas cheer and raising funds for the fight against dementia.   Willowdene Care Home, in Hebburn, near Newcastle, took part in The Alzheimer’s Society’s annual Elf Day.   Staff and residents’ family members all dressed as Santa’s helpers for the day.   The residents enjoyed watching […]

    18th December 2018 | By | Reply More
    NCS students from Huddersfield Giants Community Trust have been paying regular visits to local care home

    NCS students from Huddersfield Giants Community Trust have been paying regular visits to local care home

    BINGO brought teenagers and elderly care home residents together in Huddersfield.   National Citizenship Service (NCS) students from the Huddersfield Giants Community Trust have been paying regular visits to Aden Court Care Home.   The 15-to-17-year-olds organised a bingo night with nibbles and drinks, as well as a games afternoon, quiz and arts and crafts […]

    12th December 2018 | By | Reply More
    Middlesbrough FC memorabilia help residents with dementia reminisce

    Middlesbrough FC memorabilia help residents with dementia reminisce

    THE BORO Foundation has been sending out memorabilia boxes to care homes to help residents with dementia reminisce.   The boxes containing old programmes, tickets and photos, among other items from past Middlesbrough FC games, have been the centre of activities run at the homes.   Mandale House Care Home, on Acklam Road, in Thornaby, […]

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    Royal British Legion visits Tyneside care home on Remembrance Day

    Royal British Legion visits Tyneside care home on Remembrance Day

    A SENIOR member of the Royal British Legion visited a Tyneside care home to talk with veterans on Remembrance Day.   Vice Chairman of the Hebburn branch of the Royal British Legion, John Waggott, visited Willowdene Care Home to talk with residents about their wartime experiences.   Among those was 95-year-old Jimmy Mahoney, a Second […]

    15th November 2018 | By | Reply More
    A trip down memory lane for Second World War Merchant Navy veteran

    A trip down memory lane for Second World War Merchant Navy veteran

    A SECOND World War Merchant Navy veteran took a walk down memory lane when he visited South Shields Museum and Art Gallery.   Jimmy Mahoney, 95, was visiting the museum with fellow residents from Willowdene Care Home, in Hebburn, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne.   After entering an exhibit of a kitchen and sleeping quarters for crewmen during […]

    5th November 2018 | By | Reply More
    Safe in Tees Valley National Citizenship Service engages with the elderly

    Safe in Tees Valley National Citizenship Service engages with the elderly

    A BELLY dancing display and inspirational messages were used by young volunteers to cheer up elderly care home residents.   Students from the Safe in Tees Valley National Citizenship Service (NCS) took part in activities at The Beeches Care Home, in Stockton-on-Tees.   As well as putting on entertainment, such as belly dancing, they also […]

    12th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Chester-le-Street care home staff raise over £200 for the Stroke Association

    Chester-le-Street care home staff raise over £200 for the Stroke Association

    CARE home workers have been helping Chester-le-Street supermarket shoppers to raise funds for charity.   Pelton Grange Care Home collected almost £200 in donations from generous shoppers after helping to pack their bags at the town’s Tesco store.   The money adds to the £55 raised at the home’s coffee morning for the Stroke Association […]

    20th August 2018 | By | Reply More
    Runcorn care staff undergo rigorous end of life care training

    Runcorn care staff undergo rigorous end of life care training

    TWO Runcorn care home workers have enhanced their end of life care skills and knowledge after passing a rigorous programme of training.   Carers Alexandra Groundwater and Alison Clifton, from Simonsfield Care Home, have completed the Six Steps to Success in End of Life Care programme.   Based on national frameworks, the programme was developed […]

    10th August 2018 | By | Reply More
    Thornaby care home’s dementia friendly singalong to raise awareness

    Thornaby care home’s dementia friendly singalong to raise awareness

    A DEMENTIA friendly singer entertained Thornaby care home residents as part of an event to raise awareness of the condition.   Mandale House Care Home marked Dementia Awareness Week with a singalong to the residents’ favourite classics.   Dementia Friends’ Trish McLean performed It’s a Long Way to Tipperary, Show Me The Way To Go […]

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    Care home MD shortlisted for Barclays Yorkshire Women in Business Awards 2018

    Care home MD shortlisted for Barclays Yorkshire Women in Business Awards 2018

    The managing director of the Hill Care Group joins other nominees who have made an outstanding contribution to business in the Yorkshire and Humber region.   Wendy has been the head of Hill Care, which has its headquarters in Chesterfield and homes across the North, since 2006.   She has overseen the company’s growth from […]

    18th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Alpacas Gloria and Gaynor visit North Yorkshire care home

    Alpacas Gloria and Gaynor visit North Yorkshire care home

    ALPACAS Gloria and Gaynor temporarily moved into a care home in North Yorkshire.   The metre-tall, 70kg animals were visiting residents at Hazelgrove Court Care Home, in Saltburn-by-the-Sea.   They immediately made themselves at home, settling in the lounge and sitting down – a sign they feel safe and unthreatened, according to keepers.   The […]

    14th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    92 year old volunteer finally hangs up her hat!

    92 year old volunteer finally hangs up her hat!

    A 92-YEAR-OLD volunteer has retired after 14 years’ service at a Teesside care home.   Marie Toombs started volunteering at The Gables Care Home, in Middlesbrough, after her aunt, a former resident, passed away.   Impressed with the end of life care her aunt received, Marie wanted to give something back to the home.   […]

    12th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Tyneside care home resident’s wish fulfilled

    Tyneside care home resident’s wish fulfilled

    Alex Dawson is one of many residents at Waverley Lodge Care Home, in Lemington, to add his name to the home’s wish list.   The staff are aiming to fulfil as many wishes as possible, with the latest being Alex’s trip to the coastal town.   He travelled on the bus to Newcastle and then […]

    24th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    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 […]

    11th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Easter bonnets and Easter ducklings in Blyth!

    Easter bonnets and Easter ducklings in Blyth!

    The Oaks Care Home, in Blyth, had been incubating the baby birds for several days before they began to break free of their shells.   Four new arrivals greeted the elderly residents with chirps before enjoying a dip in a specially provided paddling pool.   The residents were delighted to see the ducklings ahead of […]

    5th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    A 1950s party, memory boards, singing and pampering on Dignity Action Day

    A 1950s party, memory boards, singing and pampering on Dignity Action Day

    A DIGNITY tree, 1950s party, memory boards, singing and pampering have all helped Hill Care Group homes celebrate Dignity Action Day – Dignity in Care.   The activities took place at homes across the north, as residents were provided with a memorable day to mark the national event.   At Rotherham’s Broadacres Care Home, a […]

    23rd February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Curling care home residents have been getting into the Winter Olympics spirit

    Curling care home residents have been getting into the Winter Olympics spirit

    COMPETITIVE care home residents have been getting into the Winter Olympics spirit with a community centre curling match.   Curling athletes from around the world are set to compete at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, in South Korea, from 9th to 25th of February.   The upcoming international competition was preceded by residents of […]

    13th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Haggis, neeps and tatties for Burns Night celebrations

    Haggis, neeps and tatties for Burns Night celebrations

    SCOTTISH residents were among those celebrating Burns Night at a Stockton-on-Tees care home.   A traditional supper of haggis, neeps, tattie scones and shortbread was served for the occasion at The Beeches Care Home, on Green Lane, Newtown.   The home’s two resident scots, Jim Gibson and John Ritchie, were joined by their fellow residents […]

    13th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    National Storytelling Week brings back memories for Peterlee residents

    National Storytelling Week brings back memories for Peterlee residents

    A MONK, an army truck and a cruise were among the plotlines to elderly care home residents’ lives – shared for National Storytelling Week.   The residents at Bannatyne Lodge Care Home, in Peterlee, County Durham, shared stories from their pasts to mark the event.   They created short books for others to read, with […]

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