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Bake off competition is a sweet challenge for care homes

Bake off competition is a sweet challenge for care homes

A care home company mixed things up as residents and staff competed in a bake-off style challenge. Milford Care, which has five care homes in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, held the competition in line with National Baking Week. A team from each of its homes – Milford House, Spencer Grove in Belper, The Meadows in Alfreton, Hazelgrove […]

25th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Hard work is recipe for award success at Hucknall Care Home

Hard work is recipe for award success at Hucknall Care Home

Staff at Hazelgrove Care Home in Hucknall have won awards for their hard work and dedication. Milford Care, which owns five care homes in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, invited staff, visiting professionals, residents and their families to vote in the Milford Care Awards.   An impressive 430 entries were received across eight categories. At Hazelgrove there […]

9th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Two friends who work in care raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society

Two friends who work in care raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society

Two friends, who work in care, took part in a charity walk to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society after seeing the effects of the disease first hand.   Rachael Parker, 36, and Jane Skelton- Webb, 43, both care assistants at Milford House Care Home, owned by Milford Care, raised £240 by taking part in the […]

9th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Party time for Ashbourne based care home celebrating three years!

Party time for Ashbourne based care home celebrating three years!

Staff and residents at an Ashbourne based care home, which used to be a hotel celebrated its third birthday in spectacular style on Friday. The residents of Milford Care owned Ashbourne Lodge, were treated to a special celebratory street party, including a carefully planned authentic meal, which was served on long tables offering an array of […]

11th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Knitting fan Florence helps raise funds for Alfreton care home residents 

Knitting fan Florence helps raise funds for Alfreton care home residents 

A great grandmother who has been knitting for most of her life has helped to raise money for residents at an Alfreton care home by selling her creations. Florence Screen, 93, a resident at The Meadows Care Home, owned by Milford Care, spends all of her free time knitting and says she only stops to […]

31st August 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home residents wear it red to kick start a month of fundraising

Care home residents wear it red to kick start a month of fundraising

Staff and residents at a care home in Belper donned red to raise awareness of heart disease. The event, on Friday, raised funds for the British Heart Foundation and marked a month of fundraising at Spencer Grove for three charities. Residents at the Milford Care owned home will be taking part in cupcake day on […]

14th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Freda has Easter all sewn up with ‘Eggcellent’ idea

Freda has Easter all sewn up with ‘Eggcellent’ idea

An 89 year old grandmother has been busy knitting Easter themed egg cosies in order to raise money for the residents fund at her care home. Freda Walter, who has been a resident of the Derby-based Milford House for nine years, has knitted a mix of around 30 Easter chicks and egg cosy bobble hats, […]

24th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home residents are all Oscar winners!

Care home residents are all Oscar winners!

With the 89th annual Oscars ceremony having taken place on February 26, a Nottingham care home has decided to host its own awards night to celebrate its residents and carers. Nottingham-based Hazelgrove Care Home, part of the Milford Care Group, awarded over twenty medals and certificates to its winning nominees on February 22. The 14 award categories, […]

9th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home residents set to remember wartime Derby

Care home residents set to remember wartime Derby

A group of care home residents were today transported back to 1940’s Derby in celebration of National Care Home Open Day, where afternoon tea and memories of times once passed became the order of the day. The event organised by Milford Care, took place on June 17th between 2pm-6pm, at The Meadows Care Home in Alfreton, and saw 60 residents, […]

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Exceptional care contracts exceptional care home furniture

Exceptional care contracts exceptional care home furniture

Award Winning Care Group, Milford Care chose Shackletons to transform a former hotel interior into a comprehensive care home interior for the Group’s newest Care Home, Ashbourne Lodge in Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Shackletons were contracted to work on the refurbishment project to develop a tired and unused hotel into that of an elegant and homely care […]

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