Tag: Pendine Park

    Right royal knees up to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday

    Right royal knees up to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday

    Care home residents in Wrexham enjoyed a right royal knees up to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. Sandwiches, iced drinks and lashings of ice creams were on the menu for residents of Pendine Park’s Gwern Alyn and Hillbury House care homes for the special afternoon party. Professional entertainer Max Chard entertained residents with swing and […]

    10th June 2016 | By | Reply More
    Sound of the Aussie outback enchants care home residents

    Sound of the Aussie outback enchants care home residents

    The sound of the Australian outback reverberated around a care home while residents took a deep breath and relaxed. Didgeridoo player Chris Thorn, who is also a mental health nurse, enchanted his audience with a special performance with the traditional Aboriginal instrument at the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham. According to Anita Moran, an […]

    23rd March 2016 | By | Reply More
    Wales’ first ever care home artist in residence is celebrating two decades in the role.

    Wales’ first ever care home artist in residence is celebrating two decades in the role.

    Wales’ first ever care home artist in residence is celebrating two decades in the role. Sarah still drawn to care after 20 years Staff and residents at the Pendine Park care organisation threw a special celebration party in honour of the pioneering Sarah Edwards. She was engaged as a consultant by arts loving owners Mario […]

    16th December 2015 | By | Reply More
    Real apprenticeships will revolutionise social care

    Real apprenticeships will revolutionise social care

    A high-flying care organisation from Wales is launching a two-year apprenticeship scheme – with 100 places up for grabs every year. Pioneering Pendine Park has already invested more than £750,000 in developing the training programme that’s set to revolutionise staff development in the social care sector. The structure of the Pendine Pathway programme that will […]

    23rd November 2015 | By | Reply More
    Wrexham care home echoes with classical music

    Wrexham care home echoes with classical music

    A care home in Wrexham echoed to the sweet sound of a classically trained mezzo soprano and classical pianist thanks to a musical outreach programme. Live Music Now supports professional musicians to use their talents for the benefit of those that might otherwise be excluded from the joy of experiencing live musical performances. As part […]

    5th October 2015 | By | Reply More
    Woman who cared for grandmother with dementia to run £7 million care centre

    Woman who cared for grandmother with dementia to run £7 million care centre

    A manager has been appointed to run a new £7 million centre of excellence for people with dementia – and hundreds of others have applied for jobs there.. Experience care home manager Sandra Evans, 36, was inspired to apply for the position at Canolfan Bryn Seiont Newydd in Caernarfon in North Wales after caring for […]

    20th August 2015 | By | Reply More
    Promoter of excellent care and best practice awarded

    Promoter of excellent care and best practice awarded

    A woman who organises a major care awards ceremony that recognises inspirational care got to rub shoulders with The Queen.   According to Sue Thomas, from Wrexham, mingling at a party at Buckingham Palace was an unforgettable experience.   It was a reward for all her hard work with the prestigious Wales Care Awards which honour […]

    3rd August 2015 | By | Reply More
    Success at the double for arts-loving care company

    Success at the double for arts-loving care company

    A social care organisation is celebrating an awards double for its commitment to enriching people’s lives through the arts. Pioneering Pendine Park, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, was named Business of the Year at the prestigious Arts and Business Cymru Awards. The award was presented by acclaimed Welsh actress Sian Phillips during […]

    31st July 2015 | By | Reply More
    Determined Matthew qualifies as a Paralympic sport coach

    Determined Matthew qualifies as a Paralympic sport coach

    A man with cerebral palsy who works for a care organisation has overcome his condition to become a qualified coach in a Paralympic sport. Determined Matthew Palamarczuk, 29, teaches a sport called Boccia to the residents at the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham, North Wales, where he works as an admin assistant. Because of […]

    22nd April 2015 | By | Reply More
    Social care pioneer awarded Wales’s top honour

    Social care pioneer awarded Wales’s top honour

    A social care  pioneer has been awarded Wales’s top honour. Mario Kreft MBE, the proprietor of the award winning Pendine Park care organisation and chair of Care Forum Wales, won the enterprise category at the St David Awards. The award was presented by First Minister Carwyn Jones at a glittering ceremony at the Senedd in […]

    31st March 2015 | By | Reply More
    Care home residents pampered by beauty queen Kerie

    Care home residents pampered by beauty queen Kerie

    Care home residents in North Wales are going to be pampered by beauty queen. Miss Conwy and Denbighshire, Kerie Reveley, 22, from Prestatyn, will be running beauty sessions at Pendine Park care organisation, Wrexham. Kerie, a beautician at Bora Bora salon in Prestatyn, will be giving treatments from mini facials and facial threading, to manicures […]

    11th February 2015 | By | Reply More
    North Wales centre of excellence for dementia creates 100 new care jobs

    North Wales centre of excellence for dementia creates 100 new care jobs

    A care organisation has started recruiting staff for a new centre of excellence for dementia care in North Wales. Pendine Park is creating 100 jobs at the £7 million complex at the site of the former Bryn Seiont community hospital on the outskirts of Caernarfon. Construction work is on track and Canolfan Gofal Bryn Seiont […]

    21st January 2015 | By | Reply More
    Care home residents in tune with world class orchestra

    Care home residents in tune with world class orchestra

    A GROUP of talented residents from a leading care organisation from North Wales teamed up with a world class orchestra to perform at an international festival. The melodious group collaborated in two musical workshops with a trio from the renowned Halle during the opening day of the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod which sees singers and […]

    6th August 2014 | By | Reply More
    Care home joins baking revolution to raise money for MS Society

    Care home joins baking revolution to raise money for MS Society

    Staff and residents at a care home have joined the baking revolution and organised a cake sale as part of a fund-raising campaign in aid of Multiple Sclerosis charity. The merry crew at Highfield care home, which is part of the Pendine Park care organisation, in Wrexham, were inspired by the like of Paul Hollywood […]

    19th June 2014 | By | Reply More
    Care provider awarded prestigious Leadership in the Private Sector

    Care provider awarded prestigious Leadership in the Private Sector

    A social care pioneer from Wales has won a prestigious award for his leadership skills. Mario Kreft MBE, the owner of the award-winning Wrexham-based care organisation, Pendine Park, was honoured at the Leading Wales Awards. The awards, organised in association with Cardiff Metropolitan University, seek to recognise and celebrate the contribution of leaders and leadership […]

    10th June 2014 | By | Reply More
    Talented care home residents join up with world class orchestra

    Talented care home residents join up with world class orchestra

    A group of talented care home residents are teaming up with a world class orchestra to perform at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. The melodious group from Pendine Park care organisation, Wrexham, will be collaborating in a musical workshop with the renowned Hallé at the festival on Tuesday, July 8. The night before Pendine Park […]

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