Tag: Ingleby Care Home

    Care home cook set to retire after more than two decades caring for the elderly.

    Care home cook set to retire after more than two decades caring for the elderly.

      CARE home cook Judy Wilson is set to retire after more than two decades caring for elderly residents.   The 74-year-old has been working at Ingleby Care Home, in Ingleby Barwick, for 22 years – as a domestic worker, then care assistant and eventually cook.   She started at the home, on Lamb Lane, […]

    19th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Veteran gives Stockton pupils WW2 history lesson

    Veteran gives Stockton pupils WW2 history lesson

    SCHOOL pupils received a World War 2 history lesson from a medal winning veteran of the conflict living at a Stockton-on-Tees care home.   The youngsters from St Teresa’s RC Primary School, in Ingleby Barwick, visited residents at Ingleby Care Home dressed as children from the 1940s.   Among the residents is John Podsukites, 95, […]

    18th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Christmas panto Cinderella wows Ingleby Care Home residents

    Christmas panto Cinderella wows Ingleby Care Home residents

    PANTO season has arrived and Teesside care home residents have been flocking to the theatre to catch a show.     Ingleby Care Home, in Stockton on Tees, chose Cinderella at Billingham Forum for their annual pantomime.   Starring X Factor finalist Lola Saunders as Cinderella and Hollyoaks’ Ben-Ryan Davies as Prince Charming, the show […]

    5th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Slap-up Christmas celebration for care home residents

    Slap-up Christmas celebration for care home residents

    CHRISTMAS came early for Ingleby Barwick’s elderly as a community group took them for festive pub lunch.   The Ingleby Barwick Community Partnership paid for residents of Ingleby Care Home to enjoy a slap-up celebration at the Myton House Farm Pub.   Alongside lunch of turkey with all the trimmings, the residents were treated to […]

    11th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Middlesbrough footballers inspire nun with dementia to play organ from memory

    Middlesbrough footballers inspire nun with dementia to play organ from memory

    A SPECIAL visit from Middlesbrough FC players inspired a care home resident with vascular dementia to play the organ – despite having no memory of how to play. Former nun Sister Mary Major, 89, saw the electronic organ and instinctively sat down to entertain the VIPs in a miraculous feat of recall.   Believing she […]

    24th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    What could be more fun than Chocolate Week!

    What could be more fun than Chocolate Week!

    NATIONAL Chocolate Week has been celebrated at a Stockton on Tees care home with a special tasting session for residents. The UK’s largest celebration of the sweet treat saw elderly residents at Ingleby Care Home dipping strawberries and marshmallows into a fountain of chocolate.   Resident Olive Smith said: “I just wanted one strawberry dipped […]

    20th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    96-year-old Joyce enjoys a walk down memory lane

    96-year-old Joyce enjoys a walk down memory lane

    A FARM trip for elderly care home residents in Stockton on Tees brought back old memories for Joyce Marsay. The former farmer showed fellow residents how to milk a cow at visitor attraction Newham Grange Country Farm – the first time she has performed the task in over 60 years.   A new exhibition gives […]

    12th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Elderly care home residents have been taken on a trip down memory lane

    Elderly care home residents have been taken on a trip down memory lane

    ELDERLY care home residents have been taken on a trip down memory lane as part of a youth volunteering service project in Stockton-on-Tees. The Safe in Tees Valley National Citizenship Service (NCS) spent time at Ingleby Care Home creating memory boards of the residents’ life stories.   The project, named Close the Generation Gap, involved […]

    21st August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Elderly Vs Young in Teesside Tennis

    Elderly Vs Young in Teesside Tennis

    TEESSIDE primary school pupils and care home residents celebrated Wimbledon with a match of their own.   96-year-old Joyce Marsay served against an opponent almost nine decades her junior in one game.   The players used homemade rackets and yellow balloon balls to even the playing field.   Joyce, a resident of Ingleby Care Home, […]

    20th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees has officially opened a new garden café at local care home

    Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees has officially opened a new garden café at local care home

    MAYOR Maurice Perry and the Lady Mayoress officially opened the new garden café at Ingleby Care Home.   A special event was held at the home, on Lamb Lane, Ingleby Barwick, for the opening.   The Stockton-on-Tees Mayor cut the ribbon as residents, staff, family and friends of the home shared a hot drink and […]

    1st June 2017 | By | Reply More
    Charitable family create sensory garden in memory of grandmother Dot

    Charitable family create sensory garden in memory of grandmother Dot

    A CHARITABLE Middlesbrough family has raised over £1,500 to fund a care home sensory garden in memory of grandmother Dot.   The garden at Ingleby Care Home has been dedicated to Dot Robinson, who lived there while fighting Parkinson’s disease, before passing away in 2016.   The Boddy family, from Thornton Village, ran a number […]

    10th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    Ethel celebrates 100th birthday at Stockton-on-Tees care home

    Ethel celebrates 100th birthday at Stockton-on-Tees care home

    The former school cook was joined by family, friends, staff and pupils from St Therese Primary School, who presented her with homemade birthday cards.   Ingleby Barwick Town Mayor and Councillor Stefan Barnes also attended to wish Ethel a happy birthday on her centenary.   Carol Singleton, home manager at Ingleby Care Home, on Lamb […]

    7th April 2017 | By | Reply More
    Singing school pupil entertains care home residents

    Singing school pupil entertains care home residents

    YOUNG singer Kirsten Malley-Watts has been serenading Stockton care home residents.   The 12-year-old All Saints School pupil performed songs at Ingleby Care Home as part of an RE project to help the community.   Residents enjoyed Somewhere Over The Rainbow, We’ll Meet Again and White Cliffs of Dover, to name a few.   Kirsten’s […]

    22nd February 2017 | By | Reply More
    Teesside care home residents celebrate National Pizza Day

    Teesside care home residents celebrate National Pizza Day

    TEESSIDE care home residents enjoyed a slice of Italy as National Pizza Day rolled into town.   A pizza party at Frankie and Benny’s, at Stockton’s Teesside Park, saw elderly residents don their aprons to create their own Italian inventions.   The Ingleby Care Home residents rolled out the dough and chose toppings before their […]

    15th February 2017 | By | Reply More
    Stockton school choir entertains elderly residents with carols

    Stockton school choir entertains elderly residents with carols

    A STOCKTON school choir have been entertaining elderly residents with carols – heralding the start of Christmas.   The young singers from Ingleby Manor School performed classics such as “We wish you a merry Christmas” and “Silent Night” to the delight of residents at Ingleby Care Home.   They were accompanied by Deputy Head Teacher […]

    19th December 2016 | By | Reply More
    Christmas shoebox appeal has resulted in dozens of donations for Stockton’s elderly and vulnerable

    Christmas shoebox appeal has resulted in dozens of donations for Stockton’s elderly and vulnerable

    A CHRISTMAS shoebox appeal has resulted in donations of biscuits, chocolates and other festive gifts for Stockton’s elderly and vulnerable.   The goodies have been donated to Ingleby Care Home – one of three Hill Care homes organising the appeal – from generous residents.   One large donation came from Jean and Kevin Woods, who […]

    16th December 2016 | By | Reply More
    Stockton care home residents kick off Christmas!

    Stockton care home residents kick off Christmas!

    INGLEBY Care Home residents got into the Christmas spirit with festive celebrations at their local – The Myton House Farm.   The Ingleby Barwick Community Partnership, lead by Ted Strike, has been fundraising all year to pay for the residents’ Christmas lunch.   The festivities included WWII songs from Whinstone Primary School choir and entertainment […]

    14th December 2016 | By | Reply More
    Stockton World War II veteran recognised for his part in the “Arctic Convoys” in 1944

    Stockton World War II veteran recognised for his part in the “Arctic Convoys” in 1944

    RUSSIA has recognised a Teesside World War II veteran for services on the “Arctic Convoys” in 1944 – named the “worst journey in the world” by Winston Churchill.   93-year-old John Podzukites, who lives at Ingleby Care Home, Ingleby Barwick, has been awarded the Medal of Ushakov by the Russia Federation.   Born in South […]

    4th November 2016 | By | Reply More
    Creepy crawlies entertain care home residents

    Creepy crawlies entertain care home residents

    CREEPY crawlies and snakes were the latest admissions to Ingleby Care Home – as residents enjoyed a close encounter with creatures normally found at the zoo.   The elderly residents of the Lamb Lane home, in Ingleby Barwick, handled spiders, millipedes, turtles and snakes, among other cold-blooded creatures.   ZooLab, the UK’s leading animal handling […]

    20th September 2016 | By | Reply More
    Care home’s cycle marathon for British Heart Foundation

    Care home’s cycle marathon for British Heart Foundation

    A CYCLING marathon is taking place this week at a Stockton-on-Tees care home in support of the British Heart Foundation’s Wear it Beat it campaign.   Ingleby Care Home, on Lamb Lane, is keeping a stationary exercise bike running for 20 hours between Monday and Friday, 1st to 5th February.   The care home is […]

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