Tag: Jewish Care

Planning permission secured to develop apartments for older people in Hendon

Planning permission secured to develop apartments for older people in Hendon

The London Borough of Barnet have granted planning permission for Jewish Care to redevelop a former care home in Hendon into 32 one and two bedroom independent living apartments for older people.   The six story 40 year care home, Ella and Ridley Jacobs House in Hendon, and the adjacent Sam Beckman dementia day care […]

9th May 2016 | By | Reply More
Surprise trip to sit in a box at the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Surprise trip to sit in a box at the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Cecil and Rene Landsman enjoyed a double celebration on their 70th wedding anniversary. Rene, has been a resident at Jewish Care’s Clore Manor home for 13 months and both have been supporters of Jewish Care for many years. Thanks to tickets regularly donated by a Jewish Care supporter, staff at the home were able to […]

16th March 2016 | By | Reply More
It was Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious at the Jewish Care Home

It was Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious at the Jewish Care Home

Lily Lowy, age 9 decided she wanted to go with her friends on a musical visit to Jewish Care’s Clore Manor home to sing to her Grandpa, Harry Helfgott, 90, a resident at the home in Hendon. Lily, who lives in Winchmore Hill, and her friend, Ora Hayes, 9, from New Barnet, came up with […]

23rd December 2015 | By | Reply More
Jewish Care ex-serviceman lays down wreath at Remembrance Sunday Service

Jewish Care ex-serviceman lays down wreath at Remembrance Sunday Service

Residents from six Jewish Care homes attended yesterday’s Remembrance Sunday service at the War Memorial in Edgware. Ex-serviceman, Morris Kaye, 94, a resident of Jewish Care’s Rosetrees home at The Betty and Asher Loftus Centre in Friern Barnet, laid a wreath on behalf of Jewish Care, in memory of the contribution of those who served […]

11th November 2015 | By | Reply More
Care home resident celebrates being 107!

Care home resident celebrates being 107!

Julia Gilbert celebrated her 107th birthday last month on Friday 25th September. She had a wonderful time marking this momentous occasion with the Mayor of Redbridge, Cllr Barbara White, family, friends, fellow residents, volunteers and staff at Jewish Care’s Vi & John Rubens House in Gants Hill, where she has lived since 2012 when she moved […]

9th October 2015 | By | Reply More
Jewish Care clients get into the groove

Jewish Care clients get into the groove

On Wednesday 10 September, the Deputy Mayor of the London Borough of Barnet, Councillor Alison Cornelius enjoyed a visit to Jewish Care’s Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus to see the culmination of a recent creative arts programme, creativity:revealed, run by arts charity Create for participants from Jewish Care’s Michael Sobell Community Centre in Golders Green […]

16th September 2015 | By | Reply More
Dream arts projects for meaningful social care

Dream arts projects for meaningful social care

Music and art has long been used as a tool to stimulate and engage care home residents, its impact is well documented. As the average age of care home residents continues to increase with higher levels of frailty and often with increasingly complex needs, social care providers are looking across the arts to develop participatory […]

10th September 2015 | By | Reply More
100th birthday celebrations for Rosetta!

100th birthday celebrations for Rosetta!

Rosetta Goodman recently celebrated her 100th birthday at Jewish Care’s Brenner Community Centre at Raine House in Stamford Hill. Rosetta’s friends from the community centre joined the centenarian for a tea party together with staff and volunteers and received her card from the Queen, together with a cake and flowers to mark the occasion. Born […]

21st August 2015 | By | Reply More
Princess Alexandra Home Family Fun Day for all is a success for Jewish Care

Princess Alexandra Home Family Fun Day for all is a success for Jewish Care

Over 1500 people from the local community enjoyed a fabulous day out in the sunshine on Sunday 21st June at The PAH Family Fun Day at Jewish Care’s Princess Alexandra Home in Stanmore. The day, organised by The Princess Alexandra Home Special Events Committee raised £20,000 this year to help buy vital equipment to enable […]

25th June 2015 | By | Reply More
HRH Duke of Cambridge praises Jewish Community for Caring

HRH Duke of Cambridge praises Jewish Community for Caring

The Duke of Cambridge praised the 1,500 guests at Jewish Care’s 25th anniversary annual campaign dinner for their role in supporting older and vulnerable members of the community commenting; “The results of your commitment to one another within the Jewish community are obvious – the real and loving care that thousands of elderly and vulnerable […]

16th June 2015 | By | Reply More
Selma celebrates her 100th birthday!

Selma celebrates her 100th birthday!

Selma Arwas celebrated her 100th birthday on 7th May with her family including her granddaughter and her two great grandchildren, Jake, who was born just 12 days before her 100th birthday celebration and Joshua, who is 5.  Selma was presented with a card from Her Majesty The Queen by The Mayor of Barnet, Hugh Rayner […]

3rd June 2015 | By | Reply More
Annie knits Forget-Me-Nots for Dementia Awareness Week

Annie knits Forget-Me-Nots for Dementia Awareness Week

Annie’s knitted forget-me-nots for Dementia Awareness Week Annie Lewis, 95, has knitted more than 450 Forget-Me-Nots, the symbolic flower for the Alzheimer’s Society to mark Dementia Awareness Week, 17th – 23rd May. The knitted flowers have been on sale at Jewish Care’s Southend & Westcliff Community Centre, raising more than £1000 so far which will […]

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Lesley Joseph visits Jewish Care’s Brenner Centre at Raine House in Stamford Hill

Lesley Joseph visits Jewish Care’s Brenner Centre at Raine House in Stamford Hill

Lesley Joseph visited Jewish Care’s Brenner Centre at Raine House in Stamford Hill today where she held 40 members of the day centre captivated with stories from her show biz acting career as Dorian in Birds of a Feather, with a new series coming to our screens soon. Lesley had tea, took part in a […]

2nd April 2015 | By | Reply More
It’s love in the air at Jewish Care

It’s love in the air at Jewish Care

When two members of staff found love at Jewish Care’s Princess Alexandra Home in Stanmore they knew they wanted to share their wedding celebrations with staff, volunteers and residents of the home. Bride, Celine Cohen nee Allen, 30, Social Coordinator at the home and her new husband, Elliot Cohen, 31, Kitchen Assistant, who live in […]

24th March 2015 | By | Reply More
Memory Matters as Jewish Care partners with local Synagogue to support people with memory loss

Memory Matters as Jewish Care partners with local Synagogue to support people with memory loss

Jewish Care has teamed up with Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue (NPLS) to launch Memory Matters, a new outreach club to support people experiencing memory loss who live in Northwood and Pinner and other surrounding areas. The club started in January and will run fortnightly offering local people in the community the opportunity to get […]

18th February 2015 | By | Reply More
Wolfson Hillel School Orchestra play for Jewish Care members

Wolfson Hillel School Orchestra play for Jewish Care members

Over 50 members of Jewish Care’s Connect@ group in Southgate were treated to an annual concert by the local Wolfson Hillel Primary School orchestra. Connect@ is a weekly group run by Jewish Care with the support of volunteers for active, independent older people. Connect@ Southgate activities include T’ai Chi, art classes, play readings, current affairs […]

6th November 2014 | By | Reply More
Jewish Care granted Gold Investors in People award

Jewish Care granted Gold Investors in People award

Jewish Care, the largest health and social care organisation for the UK’s Jewish community, has been awarded the Investors in People Gold standard, joining the top 7% of accredited organisations across the UK who believe in realising the potential of their people.   The organisation that employs 1,500 staff and has 3,000 volunteers was praised […]

27th October 2014 | By | Reply More
106 year old centurion celebrates her birthday

106 year old centurion celebrates her birthday

Julia Gilbert, who lives at Jewish Care’s Vi & John Rubens House Gants Hill, received a visit from the Mayor and Mayoress of Redbridge, Cllr Ashley Kissin and Hilary Kissin to celebrate her 106th birthday which was on Thursday 25th September. The Mayor presented her with the annual birthday card from the Queen which she […]

13th October 2014 | By | Reply More
200th Birthday Celebration at Jewish Care home

200th Birthday Celebration at Jewish Care home

Recently two residents from Jewish Care’s Clore Manor home in Hendon, Herman Katz and Maud Solskone celebrated their 100th birthdays. Both centenarians were joined by their children and grandchildren for birthday teas at the home where they were presented by Deputy Lieutenant of Barnet, Martin Russell with birthday cards from Her Majesty The Queen. Herman […]

29th August 2014 | By | Reply More
Jewish Care in the digital world

Jewish Care in the digital world

Jewish Care, the social care charity which provides support to 7000 older people and their families each week, has won the ‘Mind the Gap’ category and ‘Digital World’ category in a competition run by Age Action Alliance. The charity will receive a prize of £100 worth of Currys PC World vouchers as well as a […]

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