Tag: Royal Alfred Seafarer’s Society

    Banstead care home wins technology grant

    Banstead care home wins technology grant

    The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has launched an innovative therapy programme at its Banstead home after winning a £5,000 grant to fund new technology. The Society will use the Santander Foundation Discovery Grant to purchase five new iPads to aid resident activities at the Society’s care home, Belvedere House. The iPads will be used for […]

    19th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Maritime charity humbled by unwavering support

    Maritime charity humbled by unwavering support

    A Home Manager from Sutton is celebrating 35 years’ service to a Banstead-based maritime charity, having dedicated her life to the care of former seafarers and mariners. Home Manager Anne Kasey from the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society first joined the Society as a nurse at the previous care home located in another area of Banstead […]

    5th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Big Christmas cheer with miniature therapy ponies

    Big Christmas cheer with miniature therapy ponies

    Staff and residents at Banstead-based maritime charity, The Royal Seafarers’ Society, have been getting into the festive spirit with a visit from therapy animals Dotty and Blossom.   The miniature ponies from Kingswood Shetland Ponies in Surrey, delivered an animal therapy session on 19 December. Blossom and Dotty toured seafaring residents of the charity’s care […]

    3rd January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Award Success for Banstead based Maritime Charity, Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society

    Award Success for Banstead based Maritime Charity, Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society

    The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has won Residential Care Home Provider of the Year – Small Organisation at the prestigious Laing Buisson Awards. The award recognises the top quality care facilities that the independent charity provides in its Surrey nursing care home for former seafarers and their dependents. At the awards ceremony in London on […]

    21st November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Banstead based maritime care home appoints Deputy Clinical Manager to its team

    Banstead based maritime care home appoints Deputy Clinical Manager to its team

    The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society’s Banstead-based nursing care home, Belvedere House, has welcomed a new Deputy Clinical Manager to its award-winning maritime care team. Alice Mitroi joined Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society nine months ago as a staff nurse, before being appointed as Deputy Clinical Manager earlier this month. As part of her new role, Alice […]

    10th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    New Activities Coordinator helps residents with a range of activities to boost well-being

    New Activities Coordinator helps residents with a range of activities to boost well-being

    Banstead-based maritime charity the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has appointed a new Activities Coordinator to help residents with a range of activities to boost their mental and physical development. Former volunteer Christine Farrell joins as The Society’s new Activities Coordinator at Belvedere House in Surrey, which has provided nursing care and accommodation to support elderly, […]

    1st September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Banstead-based maritime charity sails towards fundraising target

    Banstead-based maritime charity sails towards fundraising target

    Banstead-based maritime charity, the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, has raised nearly £4,000 in support of the charity Seafarers UK by completing the annual 24 Peaks Challenge. The team of caring and estates staff from the Society’s specialist maritime nursing home, Belvedere House, put in months of preparation and training to compete in one of the […]

    4th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society’s Banstead nursing care home reach big milestone

    Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society’s Banstead nursing care home reach big milestone

    Three members of staff at the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society’s Banstead nursing care home have been presented with 10 year, long service awards.   The Society, which provides care for retired seafarers from across the UK, prides itself on  low staff turnover which it attributes to good working conditions and making the home, Belvedere House, […]

    28th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Maritime care home celebrates good care week with special visit from Born Free founder

    Maritime care home celebrates good care week with special visit from Born Free founder

    National maritime charity the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society welcomed actress and Born Free founder, Virginia McKenna, to its Banstead-based nursing care home, Belvedere House, as part of its Carers Week celebrations. British stage and screen actress Virginia McKenna, who is best known for her role in ‘Born Free’ and her work as a big cat […]

    29th June 2017 | By | Reply More
    Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society marks 50 years long service for trustees at AGM

    Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society marks 50 years long service for trustees at AGM

    National maritime charity, the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, celebrated more than 50 years of service from two of its longest serving trustees at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in London. Mr David Gundry, Vice Chairman of the Society, and trustee, Captain Malcolm Lowle, who have now retired from the Society, served Royal Alfred for 27 […]

    8th June 2017 | By | Reply More
    Mother and daughter team celebrate Mother’s Day at Banstead care home

    Mother and daughter team celebrate Mother’s Day at Banstead care home

    A mother and daughter team at the Banstead-based care home of the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society are highlighting the benefits of families working together, as they celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday. Valerie Dunbar, a Kitchen Assistant at the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society’s nursing care home and a mother of four, has worked at Belvedere House […]

    22nd March 2017 | By | Reply More
    Surrey care home residents and staff to celebrate 400 years of happy marriage

    Surrey care home residents and staff to celebrate 400 years of happy marriage

    Award-winning care home, Belvedere House of the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society is marking the most romantic time of the year by celebrating over 400 years of happy marriage among its residents and staff. The specialist maritime care home in Banstead, Surrey, has 12 couples among its residents and staff and offers specialist facilities to allow […]

    10th February 2017 | By | Reply More
    Seafarers’ care home head celebrates 10 years at the helm

    Seafarers’ care home head celebrates 10 years at the helm

    Commander Brian Boxall-Hunt OBE is celebrating ten successful years as Chief Executive at the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society care home in Banstead, Surrey. The former Royal Navy officer has overseen a time of great change for the Society. The last decade has seen an ambitious raft of improvements to the home, including the installation of […]

    13th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Maritime charity sails to success at Surrey Care Association Awards ceremony

    Maritime charity sails to success at Surrey Care Association Awards ceremony

    Banstead-based care home, the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has sailed to success after taking home two awards at this year’s prestigious Surrey Care Association Awards for its work caring for former mariners and their dependants. The Society picked up ‘Care Provider of the Year’, as well as individual recognition for its Deputy Clinical Manager, Dorota […]

    7th December 2016 | By | Reply More
    Maritime care home celebrates residents on Older People’s Day

    Maritime care home celebrates residents on Older People’s Day

    A local maritime care home in Banstead, Surrey, celebrated the contributions and sacrifices its residents have made to the UK in their seafaring backgrounds to mark national Older People’s Day.   The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society has provided nursing care and accommodation to support elderly, sick or disabled seafarers, their widows and dependants, for more […]

    7th October 2016 | By | Reply More
    Seafarer celebrates 20 Years at Banstead care home

    Seafarer celebrates 20 Years at Banstead care home

    Ex Royal Navy submarine engineer Tony Simms is celebrating 20 years at the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society care home in Banstead. As a former Royal Navy submariner, Tony, 80, has been a resident at the home since 1996 and is now the Society’s longest serving resident. The team at the home marked the occasion for […]

    30th August 2016 | By | Reply More
    Maritime Care Home Receives a Special Christmas Visitor

    Maritime Care Home Receives a Special Christmas Visitor

    Residents at The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society in Banstead welcomed Christmas early with a very special Christmas visitor. Mr Kipling, a Mediterranean miniature donkey, visited residents and staff along with his owner Caroline Seignot from Pony Pals, a local team who specialise in pony petting days and therapy sessions for groups in the Surrey area. […]

    5th January 2016 | By | Reply More
    Care volunteer recognised for her dedication at Surrey Care Awards

    Care volunteer recognised for her dedication at Surrey Care Awards

    Pam Jarvie, a volunteer at the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society in Banstead, has been recognised for her dedication with an Unsung Hero award at the Surrey Care Awards this week. The run up to Christmas is a busy time for veteran volunteer and chief decorations supervisor Pam, who dedicates around four days a week of […]

    30th November 2015 | By | Reply More
    ROYAL ALFRED SEAFARERS’ SOCIETY SET TO TAKE ON 24 PEAKS CHALLENGE

    ROYAL ALFRED SEAFARERS’ SOCIETY SET TO TAKE ON 24 PEAKS CHALLENGE

    A team from The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society in Surrey has set out to raise £4,000 for Seafarers UK by participating in the charity’s 24 Peaks Challenge next month. The fundraisers are calling for support to raise money for seafarers in need, and their families. The team has begun training on Box Hill in preparation […]

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