Tag: Holmewood Care Home

Chesterfield farmer Eileen marks her 100th with care home party

Chesterfield farmer Eileen marks her 100th with care home party

LIFELONG Chesterfield resident Eileen Reed celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends at Holmewood Care Home. The centenarian was joined by her sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren for the day, as staff at the home hosted a party to mark the milestone.   Eileen moved to Holmewood Care Home, on Barnfield Close, in 2014, […]

11th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home residents celebrate 75 years of marriage

Care home residents celebrate 75 years of marriage

LOVE at first sight led to 75 years of happy marriage for Holmewood Care Home residents Jack and Muriel George.   The Chesterfield couple first met when Jack was visiting Muriel’s brother in 1936 and since then they have been inseparable.   Muriel, who was crowned Holmewood Carnival Queen in 1937, said: “The happiest day […]

25th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Chesterfield care home staff trained to help reduce the number of NHS admissions from the elderly

Chesterfield care home staff trained to help reduce the number of NHS admissions from the elderly

CHESTERFIELD care home staff are being trained to help reduce the number of hospital admissions from the elderly.   Holmewood Care Home, on Barnfield Close, has put three members of staff through acute kidney injury champion training.   The Derbyshire Community Health Service NHS Trust course ensures the staff are trained to spot the early […]

30th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Chesterfield care home charity walk for Alzheimer’s Society

Chesterfield care home charity walk for Alzheimer’s Society

A CHARITY sponsored walk through Chesterfield raised almost £300 for Alzheimer’s Society.   Staff and a relative from Holmewood Care Home, on Barnfield Close, trekked 8 miles to the city centre.   The walk ended at the home operator Hill Care’s head office on St. Mary’s Gate.   The group included care home staff Bradley […]

26th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Reptilian encounter for Chesterfield care home residents

Reptilian encounter for Chesterfield care home residents

HOLMEWOOD care home residents enjoyed a reptilian encounter during a visit from animal handling firm ZooLab.   Elderly residents at the home, on Barnfield Close, Chesterfield, got the opportunity to meet, handle and pet snakes, lizards and even a giant tarantula.   Kathleen Richardson, home manager at Holmewood, operated by Hill Care Group, said: “Seeing […]

24th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Derbyshire Dignity Award won by Chesterfield home

Derbyshire Dignity Award won by Chesterfield home

HOLMEWOOD Care Home has been awarded The Derbyshire Dignity Award for services provided to residents and their families. The Chesterfield home has 40 beds and provides tailored residential and day care to meet residents’ individual needs. The award, issued by Derbyshire County Council, recognises Holmewood’s person centered care and their dignity protection processes and procedures […]

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