Tag: Holmewood Care Home

    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
    Dementia Standard Award for two Derbyshire care homes

    Dementia Standard Award for two Derbyshire care homes

    PREMIUM dementia care has been officially recognised at two Derbyshire care homes by the local authority. The Dementia Standard Award has been awarded to Chesterfield’s Holmewood Care Home and Springbank House Care Home by Derbyshire County Council.   The homes, both operated by the Hill Care Group, had to pass an intense inspection process and […]

    5th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    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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