Tag: Sanctuary Care

    Nantwich school children swap their classroom for a care setting

    Nantwich school children swap their classroom for a care setting

    Children from a primary school in Nantwich swapped their classroom for a very different setting when they enjoyed an exclusive sneak preview of a new care home.   On Thursday (19 April) pupils from St Anne’s Catholic Primary School visited the site of Barony Lodge Residential Care Home in Barony Road, Nantwich, to get inspiration […]

    3rd May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care home celebrates Coventry’s eldest recorded citizen

    Care home celebrates Coventry’s eldest recorded citizen

    There was much to celebrate as the eldest recorded person in Coventry, marked her 109th birthday  at her Sanctuary Care home. Surrounded by family and friends, Edith Smith celebrated her milestone birthday at Lammas House Residential Care Home on Lammas Road, where she has lived since 2014, living independently until she was 104. Looking back […]

    19th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Pensby children create history at care home

    Pensby children create history at care home

    Imaginative youngsters have placed memory sticks filled with art representing both life today and the future in a time capsule at a beautiful new care home in Pensby.   Wearing high visibility vests, a group of 11-year-old pupils from Pensby Primary School visited the site of Ridgewood Court Residential Care Home in Ridgewood Drive, which […]

    22nd March 2018 | By | Reply More
    20 year anniversary celebrations for Sanctuary Care and Napa

    20 year anniversary celebrations for Sanctuary Care and Napa

    With fine china, vintage decorations and sweet treats galore, there was plenty to celebrate as Sanctuary Care and activities charity NAPA marked joint 20th year anniversaries. The leading care provider and the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA), held a celebratory tea party recently at Sanctuary Care’s Ashley House Residential Care Home in Bordon, Hampshire. Sanctuary […]

    16th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Sanctuary Care staff wow in this year’s Christmas Cake Competition

    Sanctuary Care staff wow in this year’s Christmas Cake Competition

    The culinary creativity of Sanctuary Care staff has once again wowed the judges in this year’s Christmas Cake Competition. Now in its 10th year, the contest tasks staff from Sanctuary Care’s homes across the country to make a traditional fruit Christmas cake, iced to their own unique design. The cakes are carefully transported to its […]

    14th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Student paramedics benefit from valuable work experience placements in Sanctuary Care’s homes

    Student paramedics benefit from valuable work experience placements in Sanctuary Care’s homes

    Student paramedics are benefiting from valuable work experience placements in Sanctuary Care’s homes across Worcestershire and the West Midlands.   A cohort of up to 50 BSc (Hons) first year students from the University of Worcester are getting ‘real life’ work experience, with a five-week placement in Sanctuary Care’s homes. The first half of the […]

    28th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Pensby youngsters talk about care in the future

    Pensby youngsters talk about care in the future

    Imaginative local school children have pictured how life will look in 60 years’ time when they visited the site of what will be a stunning new care home in the heart of Pensby. Donning hard hats and high visibility vests, a group of pupils from Pensby Primary School visited the location of the new Ridgewood […]

    27th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Live music, dancing, fabulous finery and an abundance of mouth-watering cakes on Silver Sunday

    Live music, dancing, fabulous finery and an abundance of mouth-watering cakes on Silver Sunday

    There was live music, dancing, fabulous finery and an abundance of mouth-watering cakes when Sanctuary Care homes across the country embraced Silver Sunday. On Sunday (1 October), Sanctuary Care hosted tea dances for its residents and visitors from their local communities in support of the national day, which celebrates older people and encourages groups and […]

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    Sanctuary Care home residents enjoy a summer of globe-trotting

    Sanctuary Care home residents enjoy a summer of globe-trotting

    Residents at Sanctuary Care homes across the country have been embarking on ‘virtual’ cruise trips during a summer-long globe-trotting expedition. Throughout August and September the teams at each of Sanctuary Care’s homes have re-created holiday hot spots from across the world right in the heart of their homes, inviting people from their local communities along […]

    18th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care home residents embark on virtual summer cruise

    Care home residents embark on virtual summer cruise

    Residents at a Sanctuary Care home in Stourport-on-Severn welcomed people from the local community to embark on their ‘virtual’ summer cruise. Last week residents at Ravenhurst Residential Care Home in Lickhill Road North are ‘globe-trotting’, as the team re-create holiday hot spots from across the world right in the heart of the home.   On […]

    22nd August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Yarnton Sanctuary Care chef enjoys another taste of success!

    Yarnton Sanctuary Care chef enjoys another taste of success!

    The culinary talents of a Sanctuary Care chef in Yarnton have secured her victory in the organisation’s prestigious annual cookery contest.   Competing against finalists from Sanctuary Care’s homes across the country Marcella Field, chef manager at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home in Rutten Lane has been crowned the organisation’s Chef of the Year 2017. […]

    11th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Shining star “overwhelmed” at national care award win

    Shining star “overwhelmed” at national care award win

    A shining star from Sanctuary Care who embodies true kindness has been awarded for the care and compassion she shows her residents and team.   Veronica McCleary, manager at The Manse Residential Care Home in South Norwood, London, was crowned overall winner of Sanctuary Group’s Employee of the Year awards this week after beating hundreds […]

    4th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Bromsgrove baking for The Queen

    Bromsgrove baking for The Queen

    The residents and the team at a Sanctuary Care home in Bromsgrove have baked up a storm to enjoy high-tea celebrations ahead of The Queen’s coronation. To celebrate 64 years since Her Majesty made her Coronation Oath (2 June 1953), the team and residents at Breme Care Home in Providence Road have thrown a high-tea […]

    6th June 2017 | By | Reply More
    Bridgwater care home wishes nursing staff a happy International Nurses Day

    Bridgwater care home wishes nursing staff a happy International Nurses Day

    A Sanctuary Care home in Bridgwater has wished a very happy International Nurses’ Day to all their fantastic nurses. Friday 12 May marked a day of celebrations across the globe, where people united to show their appreciation for the amazing contribution nurses make to our society, and The Rosary Nursing Home in Mayfield Drive did […]

    18th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    Happy World Penguin Day

    Happy World Penguin Day

    Sanctuary Care home residents in Chester and local nursery children came together to celebrate all things penguin last week.   Celebrating World Penguin Day, the team and residents at Upton Dene Residential and Nursing Home in Caldecott Close had a flipping good time at their penguin themed party with youngsters from Bright Horizons Countess of […]

    3rd May 2017 | By | Reply More
    91st celebrations for The Queen at Redditch care home

    91st celebrations for The Queen at Redditch care home

    A Sanctuary Care home in Redditch got out the fine bone china and enjoyed cupcakes galore as they celebrated Her Majesty’s 91st birthday.   On Friday 21 April – which was also National Tea Day 2017, residents and the team at Brambles Residential Care Home in Birchfield Road hosted a vintage high-tea party fit for […]

    28th April 2017 | By | Reply More
    ‘Forces Sweetheart’ Dame Vera Lynn writes heartfelt letter

    ‘Forces Sweetheart’ Dame Vera Lynn writes heartfelt letter

    The nation’s most iconic ‘forces sweetheart’ Dame Vera Lynn has personally written to the team and residents at a Sanctuary Care home in Stourport-on-Severn.   When the veteran singer celebrated her centenary recently, among the many gifts she received was a beautiful handmade card crafted by Ravenhurst Residential Care Home’s care assistant Nicki Bell and […]

    18th April 2017 | By | Reply More
    Sanctuary Care homes enjoyed taking Time for a Cuppa to support Dementia UK

    Sanctuary Care homes enjoyed taking Time for a Cuppa to support Dementia UK

    From a St David’s-themed afternoon tea to an Alice in Wonderland inspired party, the teams and residents at Sanctuary Care homes enjoyed taking Time for a Cuppa to support Dementia UK.   Wantage Nursing Home in Oxfordshire celebrated all things Welsh of the border with their St David’s Day tea party. The home, which has […]

    14th March 2017 | By | Reply More
    Redditch Sanctuary Care resident receives special recognition on International Women’s Day

    Redditch Sanctuary Care resident receives special recognition on International Women’s Day

    A Sanctuary Care resident in Redditch, who has dedicated many years of her life to serve in the Women’s Land Army (WLA), received a special recognition.   On International Women’s Day, the team and residents at Brambles Residential Care Home in Birchfield Road hosted a celebratory tea party for all their female residents to mark […]

    10th March 2017 | By | Reply More
    Worcester care home supports national wildlife conservation initiative

    Worcester care home supports national wildlife conservation initiative

    A Sanctuary Care home in St John’s, Worcester has supported a national wildlife conservation initiative today with the help from local schoolchildren.   The team and residents at Regent Residential Care Home in School Road welcomed pupils, aged 8 to 9, from St Clement’s Church of England Primary School to celebrate National Nest Box Week […]

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