Tag: National Citizen Service

Stafford care home residents enjoy youth initiative

Stafford care home residents enjoy youth initiative

Residents at HC-One’s Maple Lodge in Stafford welcomed in a group of young people for a fun two days of intergenerational activities. The local students, who are undertaking National Citizen Service to gain experience of working with older people, assisted in the running of activities, including board games, reminiscence sessions in the garden, one-to-one arts […]

12th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Winchester care home supported by NCS volunteers

Winchester care home supported by NCS volunteers

On 19th and 20th July, a group of young people from Hampshire volunteered their time at St Cross Grange care home in Winchester as part of their National Citizen Service (NCS). NCS is a voluntary personal and social development programme for 15-17 year olds in England and Northern Ireland. As part of the four week […]

25th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Wigan care worker wins national recognition for pioneering work on dementia education

Wigan care worker wins national recognition for pioneering work on dementia education

Marie Calderbank, a member of staff at specialist care village, Belong Wigan, has received national recognition for her community work in spreading awareness and understanding of dementia to the public, encouraging individuals to look past the condition and see the individual inside.   Marie, Experience Co-ordinator at Belong Wigan, was recognised in the form of […]

13th January 2016 | By | Reply More
National Citizen Service chooses Tegfield House in Winchester!

National Citizen Service chooses Tegfield House in Winchester!

Residents and staff at Tegfield House, residential care home in Winchester, were honoured to be approached and then chosen by two groups from The National Citizen Service, who kindly took part in fundraising events to purchase gifts that benefit the home and their residents. Tegfield House welcomed the first group from the NCS into their […]

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