Tag: Macmillan Cancer Support

    Hanover Housing staff and residents raise £50K for Macmillan

    Hanover Housing staff and residents raise £50K for Macmillan

    Staff and residents at retirement housing estates managed by Hanover Housing Association were celebrating today after the organisation’s Chair, Dr Stuart Burgess, presented Macmillan Cancer Support with a cheque for £50,000 thanks to fundraising efforts from a number of their estates across the country.   This year residents from Hanover Court in Dorking were among […]

    9th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Hanover staff and residents raise over £13K

    Hanover staff and residents raise over £13K

    Staff and residents from 60 retirement housing estates owned by Hanover Housing Association were celebrating today after the housing group’s Chief Executive Dame Clare Tickell presented Michelle Muir from Macmillan Cancer Support a cheque for over £13,000.   Residents from Maple Court, Consett in County Durham were part of a regional estate based initiative where […]

    4th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Busy care workers took some time out of their day to help raise £200 for Macmillan

    Busy care workers took some time out of their day to help raise £200 for Macmillan

    Windsor home care provider, Caremark (Slough & South Bucks) held a busy and successful Macmillan Coffee Morning last week for the Macmillan cancer care charity. Busy care workers took some time out of their day to join the fun at Caremark’s office in Windsor and enjoy some social time with clients and other visitors. There […]

    8th November 2016 | By | Reply More
    Yorkshire based Czajka brews up funds for cancer charity

    Yorkshire based Czajka brews up funds for cancer charity

    More than £300 has been raised for Macmillan Cancer Support thanks to a team of carers and residents at Czajka Care Group’s Fairmount Nursing Home and Staveley Birk Leas Care Home. Residents, their families, staff, visitors and people from the local community all attended the world’s biggest coffee morning events, which were held at the […]

    25th October 2016 | By | Reply More
    No ruffled feathers at Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

    No ruffled feathers at Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

    Feathered friends help care home stage Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning   A Winchester care home welcomed a pair of high flyers for the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.   Flo, a Bengalese eagle owl, and barn owl Charlie swooped in for the annual charity fundraiser at Colten Care’s Abbotts Barton nursing and residential care […]

    5th October 2016 | By | Reply More
    Huntingdon care home to host Macmillian Coffee Morning

    Huntingdon care home to host Macmillian Coffee Morning

    On the 30th of September, Ferrars Hall Care Home will host a Macmillian Coffee Morning, and wish to invite all the local community along on the day. The nationwide event has one simple aim; they want people to get together with family, friends or colleagues over coffee and cake, to raise money for people affected […]

    15th September 2016 | By | Reply More
    Inadequate support from health services is damaging life chances of UK’s carers

    Inadequate support from health services is damaging life chances of UK’s carers

    The life chances of many of the 6.5 million people in the UK who care, unpaid, for a disabled, older or ill family member or friend, are being damaged by inadequate support from health services, according to new research launched today for Carers Week 2016 [1].   Carers are key partners in managing the care […]

    6th June 2016 | By | Reply More
    Care homes’ generosity wins praise from Macmillan

    Care homes’ generosity wins praise from Macmillan

    Macmillan fundraising managers have thanked residents and staff at Colten Care homes for raising nearly £2,700 to help the fight against cancer.   All 19 homes run by the family-owned provider – spanning residential, nursing and dementia care in Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire – took part in the recent Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.      […]

    12th November 2015 | By | Reply More
    Extra Care Scheme’s Tea Afternoon raises £280 for Macmillan

    Extra Care Scheme’s Tea Afternoon raises £280 for Macmillan

    Watling Court Extra Care Scheme in Gravesend hosted a charity tea afternoon for the local community, raising £280 for MacMillan Cancer Support.   Staff and supporters of the scheme were busy baking plenty of delicious treats ahead of the tea afternoon, which took place at the extra care scheme in Ifield Way on Friday 9th […]

    26th October 2015 | By | Reply More
    Charity raises £1000 for MacMillan Cancer Support

    Charity raises £1000 for MacMillan Cancer Support

    Colleagues of and people supported by the charity Community Integrated Care in the Hampshire community raised over £1000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Their services and offices took part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, whilst one member of its local management team dared to ‘Brave the Shave’, sheering her locks to fundraise for the charity. […]

    13th October 2015 | By | Reply More
    NobleCare welcomes Mayor of Evesham to charity coffee morning

    NobleCare welcomes Mayor of Evesham to charity coffee morning

    Resident’s and staff at Gloucester House welcomed the Mayor of Evesham, Fred Kalor to their Macmillan coffee morning on Friday 25th September. He took delight participating in the full range of activities offered – ranging from a raffle to a sponsored short back and sides haircut. Local businesses supported the event by donating cakes and prizes […]

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    Care home team get on their bikes for charity fundraiser

    Care home team get on their bikes for charity fundraiser

    Families and staff at a High Barnes Care Home geared up for a sponsored bike ride to raise money for Cancer charity and for the home’s residents. Twelve riders made up of staff at Barnes Court, their partners and family members of residents at the home formed the cycling squad who took part in the […]

    8th October 2015 | By | Reply More
    Colten Care cuppas raise £2,700 for Macmillan

    Colten Care cuppas raise £2,700 for Macmillan

    Family-owned Colten Care has raised £2,700 to help people living with the impact of a cancer diagnosis.   Relatives, friends and community contacts joined residents and staff at the south coast operator’s 19 homes for the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.      As well as cuppas and cakes, Colten Care marked the annual fundraiser […]

    5th October 2015 | By | Reply More
    CLS care home raises a cup for Macmillan

    CLS care home raises a cup for Macmillan

    Residents and staff at Holcroft Grange care home in Culcheth brewed up £220 in donations for the home’s activities fund and Macmillan Cancer Support this September when they took part in the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’.   Family, friends, volunteers and members of the local community joined residents at the CLS-run home as they took […]

    5th October 2015 | By | Reply More
    Charity event is piece of cake for Kenilworth care home

    Charity event is piece of cake for Kenilworth care home

    A Kenilworth care home is set to raise funds for a cancer charity by taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.   Residents and kitchen staff at Kenilworth Manor Nursing Home in Thickthorn Orchards will be baking cakes including their popular butterfly cakes for local residents and the families and friends between 10:30am and […]

    23rd September 2014 | By | Reply More
    Limited choice for people at the end of life about where they can be cared for

    Limited choice for people at the end of life about where they can be cared for

    Free social care needed  throughout the country so that everyone, no matter where they live, can achieve the death that they want. A new report out, How could free social care at the end of life work in practice?1, written by OPM and commissioned by Macmillan Cancer Support, the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association and […]

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