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    Taunton care home links up with local charity

    Taunton care home links up with local charity

    Oake Meadows in Taunton is continuing its community support with a partnership of a local homeless charity. The care home has established a relationship with Taunton-based charity, Arc, formerly Taunton Association for the Homeless, and has a series of events planned for the coming months. As part of its fundraising activities, Oake Meadows’ Activities Co-ordinator, […]

    30th August 2018 | By | Reply More
    Burnley care home staff redecorates with dementia-friendly colour scheme

    Burnley care home staff redecorates with dementia-friendly colour scheme

    Staff at a care home in Burnley are redecorating the communal rooms in dementia-friendly colours to create a relaxed environment for its residents. The team at Wordsworth House, which is based on Wordsworth Street in Hapton, conducted research to identify the best colours to help residents living with dementia feel at ease. The staff from […]

    22nd June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Blairgowrie care home goes green with recycled benches

    Blairgowrie care home goes green with recycled benches

    A Blairgowrie care home has demonstrated its green credentials with an investment in four new benches, which are made from recycled milk cartons, in a bid to brighten up its garden in an eco-friendly way. Muirton House, which is based on Essendy Road, purchased the recycled benches, which are made from 4,492 four-litre milk cartons. […]

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    Andover care home resident celebrates 100th birthday

    Andover care home resident celebrates 100th birthday

    Mountwood care home in Andover celebrated the 100th birthday of one of its residents with a special event for her family and friends. Vicky Aldridge was joined by her daughter Gill McGarry, who made the trip from Cornwall to see her mother on the big day, and her younger sister Rene, 97. Vicky has two […]

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    Hamilton care home introduces ‘twiddle cushions’ to support residents with dementia

    Hamilton care home introduces ‘twiddle cushions’ to support residents with dementia

    Avonbridge care home in Hamilton has received a donation of 15 ‘twiddle cushions’ from the local Salvation Army, to help residents with dementia feel more at ease. The cushions, which have been made by members of the Salvation Army, include items that belonged to loved ones who have passed away. They contain different textures, and […]

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    Taunton care home residents have the need for speed at stock car racing day

    Taunton care home residents have the need for speed at stock car racing day

    Sherford Manor residents swapped tea and cakes for gears and brakes when they attended a stock car racing event at Smeatharpe Stadium. The Taunton home, based on Wyvern Road, arranged the day at the races for a group of residents who wanted to brave the cold to experience the action. Entertainment was provided by the […]

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    Big birthday celebrations at Colchester care home

    Big birthday celebrations at Colchester care home

    Great Horkesley Manor care home recently celebrated an important birthday for one of its residents with a special party. Phyllis Webber was joined by family and friends for an afternoon tea party, which was organised by staff and volunteers at the Colchester care home to commemorate her 100th birthday. Linda, Peter, Mark, Simon, Tim, Isabelle, […]

    27th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Andover care home supports Alzheimer’s Society skydive

    Andover care home supports Alzheimer’s Society skydive

    An Andover care home is supporting the son-in –law of one of its residents, who is going to take part in a tandem skydive at 10,000 feet to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. Kevin Bellis, who is 41, will be braving the jump on Sunday 27 May to raise sponsorship money for the Alzheimer’s Society, […]

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    Dignity Action Day celebrated at Gloucestershire care home

    Dignity Action Day celebrated at Gloucestershire care home

    Wickwar care home welcomes friends and family of residents to celebrate Dignity Action Day, with a tea party and dignity pledge event. The home, based at Castle House on Sodbury Road, opened its doors to celebrate the annual Dignity in Care event, as an opportunity to reaffirm its commitment to treat all residents and staff […]

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    Thirsk care home promotes experienced deputy to new manager

    Thirsk care home promotes experienced deputy to new manager

    Sowerby House has promoted its deputy manager to lead the team of staff and volunteers at the Thirsk-based care home. Katie Hodgson, who joined the staff of Sowerby House in 2016, has more than 16 years’ experience in the field. She started her care career with Sowerby House, where she worked with the Thirsk home, […]

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    Rose celebrates her 108th birthday with family and friends

    Rose celebrates her 108th birthday with family and friends

    A care home in Basildon is celebrating after one of its residents turned 108 years old, and was joined for a party by family and friends. Rose Avery, who has lived at Mundy House care home on Whitmore Way since 2002, celebrated with afternoon tea and cakes with her daughter Carol and granddaughter Deborah. Rose […]

    30th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Basildon care home staff member celebrates Unsung Hero Award

    Basildon care home staff member celebrates Unsung Hero Award

    A kitchen assistant from a Basildon care home is celebrating after being named the Unsung Hero in the Prosper Essex Care Awards, recognising the hard work she does in her role at Mundy House. Maxine Patterson joined the team at the home, which is based on Church Road, in 2013 and is known for going […]

    24th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Preston care home passes inspection with flying colours

    Preston care home passes inspection with flying colours

    Withy Grove House care home is celebrating after being awarded a ‘Good’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   The Preston-based home, on Poplar Grove, was deemed ‘Good’ in all categories by the independent regulator. The home has maintained this high standard, having been graded ‘good’ in all previous inspections. The CQC judges a […]

    19th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Reigate care home celebrates ‘Good’ CQC inspection

    Reigate care home celebrates ‘Good’ CQC inspection

    Dungate Manor care home is celebrating, after being awarded an overall ‘Good’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   The Reigate-based home, on Flanchford Road, has received a ‘Good’ rating in all five categories from the independent regulator. In August 2016, the home was inspected and received the grade of ‘Requires Improvement’ and the […]

    15th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care home hosts ‘come dine with us’ event to celebrate refurbished dining room

    Care home hosts ‘come dine with us’ event to celebrate refurbished dining room

    A care home in Liss, Hampshire played host to residents’ friends and families, with a special ‘Come Dine With Us’ event to celebrate the refurbishment of its dining room. Heathmount Care Home, which is based on London Road, ran the four-day event which brought people from the local community in to join residents for a […]

    11th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Blairgowrie care home bids fond farewell to long serving housekeeper

    Blairgowrie care home bids fond farewell to long serving housekeeper

    A care home in Blairgowrie is saying farewell to the housekeeper who has been part of the team for almost 30 years, as she takes a well-earned retirement. Helen Lovie, who was the housekeeper at Muirton House, on Essendy Road, has retired from the post after 28 years of service. Helen was initially employed as […]

    8th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Wickford care home plays host to some unusual visitors

    Wickford care home plays host to some unusual visitors

    A Wickford care home played host to some unusual visitors, when local business Pony Pals Club paid them a visit. Chaplin Lodge, on Nevendon Road, spent an afternoon of fun with the ponies, including one dressed up as a unicorn, and other pets including puppies. The residents were given the opportunity to spend time with […]

    9th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Larchwood Care is celebrating after raising more than £2200 for Macmillan

    Larchwood Care is celebrating after raising more than £2200 for Macmillan

    Larchwood Care is celebrating after raising more than £2200 for Macmillan as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning campaign. The homes held a number of events across the UK, including cake stalls, bake offs, entertainers and visitors from local community groups. Larchwood care has residential and day-care facilities across the UK, and provides specialist […]

    3rd November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Taunton care home celebrates grand ‘re-opening’ following refurbishment

    Taunton care home celebrates grand ‘re-opening’ following refurbishment

    A Taunton care home, which has been undergoing a series of improvements and refurbishments, is celebrating its ‘re-opening’ with a visit from the Mayor of Taunton Deane. Sherford Manor is constantly improving its service, recently hiring experienced new manager Katrina Ball, investing more than £300,000 in renovations, and the improvements the home has made were […]

    2nd October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Thirsk care home welcomes local cycling hero to celebrate fundraising success

    Thirsk care home welcomes local cycling hero to celebrate fundraising success

    Sowerby House is celebrating after raising £205 for Macmillan, and receiving a visit from fundraiser Jim Bumby and councillor Hazel Dalgliesh-Brown for afternoon tea. The Thirsk-based home, on Front Street, raised money for the charity in support of Jim, the nephew of one of Sowerby House’s residents, who cycled with his brother-in-law Simon from Land’s […]

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