Tag: Jewish Care

    Pearly kings and queens visit Jewish Care residents for a right royal knees up

    Pearly kings and queens visit Jewish Care residents for a right royal knees up

    Residents from eight Jewish Care homes from Barnet, Redbridge and Camden enjoyed some royal entertainment from Pearly Kings and Queens last week at a tea party held at Jewish Care’s Betty and Asher Loftus Centre in Friern Barnet. Four Pearly entertainers joined the residents for the afternoon to have a sing along and a knees […]

    9th February 2017 | By | Reply More
    That’s Life for Salo Gardner when Dame Esther Rantzen visits Jewish Care’s Holocaust Survivors’ Centre

    That’s Life for Salo Gardner when Dame Esther Rantzen visits Jewish Care’s Holocaust Survivors’ Centre

    Jewish Care’s Holocaust Survivors’ Centre was full last Wednesday when members came to hear Dame Esther Rantzen DBE speak at the Centre, which offers social and therapeutic support to Holocaust survivors and refugees and is the only one of its kind in the UK. The TV presenter and journalist entertained members with stories from her […]

    10th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Vulnerable older people explore individual and community identity through creative arts

    Vulnerable older people explore individual and community identity through creative arts

    Since November and through to March next year award-winning charity Create is delivering a multi-artform project with older people at Jewish Care’s Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus in North London. Create’s creativity:revealed programme, carefully designed to meet the participants’ needs, is bringing together residents of Otto Schiff and Rela Goldhill home, Selig Court independent living […]

    22nd December 2016 | By | Reply More
    Care home residents enjoy cruise to Belgium

    Care home residents enjoy cruise to Belgium

    Six residents from Jewish Care’s Rela Goldhill at Otto Schiff together with three residents from Jewish Care’s Otto Schiff home recently enjoyed a cruise to see the sights of Brussels.   The holiday was funded by money raised at Jewish Care’s Pro Am Golf Day 2015 as well as by donations from The Shoresh Charitable […]

    20th October 2016 | By | Reply More
    Well wishers celebrate cumulative birthdays of 212 years

    Well wishers celebrate cumulative birthdays of 212 years

    On Sunday 25 September, two residents of Jewish Care’s Vi & John Ruben’s House in Redbridge, celebrated a cumulative 212 years. 108 year old Julia Gilbert, the oldest woman in the borough* and 104 year old Ian Rodin one of the oldest men in the borough, were surrounded by well wishers. The Mayor of Redbridge, […]

    7th October 2016 | By | Reply More
    Wonderful observations from children after school visit to care home

    Wonderful observations from children after school visit to care home

    “When you get talking to people you know so much more about them than just the person you see.” Wise words, especially from a 9 year old. That was Noah’s comment after spending a morning playing the role of Mahatma Ghandi on his recent school visit to the meet residents at Jewish Care’s Betty and […]

    26th July 2016 | By | Reply More
    Wingwalker for Jewish Care

    Wingwalker for Jewish Care

    Vanessa Kushner, who lives in Edgware stepped outside her comfort zone this month and onto the wings of a plane, to raise funds for the Jewish Care home where her late father was a resident. Vanessa raised over £1600 when she completed her most terrifying challenge by standing on the wings of a plane whilst […]

    6th July 2016 | By | Reply More
    Ayesha Community School students visit Jewish Care home

    Ayesha Community School students visit Jewish Care home

    Six students from Ayesha Community School in Hendon came with their teacher to visit residents of Jewish Care’s Kun Mor and George Kiss Home in Friern Barnet. They met with Jewish Care’s Living Well team manager, Ffion Roberts who arranged for them to run a bingo session for the residents, gave them small gifts and […]

    21st June 2016 | By | Reply More
    Flourishing in Brighton

    Flourishing in Brighton

    The Flourish Festival took place at the Yellow Wave Café on the sea front in Brighton alongside the Brighton Festival on Friday 20th May, as part of the creative arts projects which are helping residents of the local Jewish Care Hyman Fine House to age positively, living meaningful and creative lives. There was music and […]

    3rd June 2016 | By | Reply More
    Ruben’s House resident turns 100

    Ruben’s House resident turns 100

    Hetty Tauber who has lived at Jewish Care’s Vi & John Ruben’s House in Redbridge for the past 14 years, and attended Jewish Care’s Redbridge Community Centre for many years prior to moving into the home has celebrated her centenary at the home with friends and family. Commenting on the celebrations to mark her 100th birthday, […]

    19th May 2016 | By | Reply More
    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 […]

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