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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 […]

21st February 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home making Greenwich a dementia friendly place

Care home making Greenwich a dementia friendly place

The team and residents at a Sanctuary Care home in Greenwich have set themselves a mission to make their local community as dementia friendly as possible. People are being invited to Riverlee Residential and Nursing Home, to learn about the small things they can do to make a big difference to the lives of people […]

13th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Hatfield care home hosts well known pantomime

Hatfield care home hosts well known pantomime

A Sanctuary Care home in Hatfield transformed itself into a scene of a well-known pantomime this Christmas time. Complete with beautiful bright costumes and props, the team at Hatfield Residential and Nursing Home in Tamblin Way dazzled the audience with their very own rendition of Little Red Riding Hood. Dressed as the Big Bad Wolf, […]

6th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Exceptionally talented Sanctuary Care staff have once again wowed Christmas Cake judges

Exceptionally talented Sanctuary Care staff have once again wowed Christmas Cake judges

Exceptionally talented Sanctuary Care staff have once again wowed the judges in the 2016 Christmas Cake Competition.   Now in its ninth year, the contest tasks staff from Sanctuary Care’s homes across the country to make a traditional fruit Christmas cake, which were iced to their own design and judged at Sanctuary’s Worcester offices.   […]

4th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home residents get to grips with iPads and the online world

Care home residents get to grips with iPads and the online world

A Sanctuary Care home in Weston-super-Mare has been bridging the digital gap as residents get to grips with iPads. Residents at Beach Lawns Residential and Nursing Home in Beach Road have been learning new skills throughout the year to help them to engage in the growing online world with the help of Bristol-based charity Alive! […]

14th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Iffley care home raises Breast Cancer Awareness

Iffley care home raises Breast Cancer Awareness

A Sanctuary Care home in Iffley was in the pink when they raised money for charity during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   The team and residents at Iffley Residential and Nursing Home in Anne Greenwood Close were a vision of pink when they hosted a themed fundraising day in exchange for donations to Breast Cancer […]

26th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home residents raise money for guide dogs

Care home residents raise money for guide dogs

A Sanctuary Care home resident in Plymstock has been busy rallying people together to raise money for local dogs in time for Guide Dogs Week (1-9 October).   With the help from the team and her fellow residents, Irene Smith, 70-year-old resident at Furzehatt Residential and Nursing Home in Furzehatt Road, has raised over £660 […]

8th October 2016 | By | Reply More
A little pet therapy for care home residents

A little pet therapy for care home residents

Traditional pets and other animal friends can help bring a smile to people’s faces and they’ve been doing just that at a Sanctuary Care home in Hatfield.   The team and residents at Hatfield Residential and Nursing Home have been enjoying the positive effects of fluffy four legged friends and animals from afar, over the […]

26th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Sanctuary Care homes across the country celebrate Care Home Open day

Sanctuary Care homes across the country celebrate Care Home Open day

Sanctuary Care homes across the country baked cakes to perfection and made beautiful crowns at their regal inspired celebrations for Care Home Open Day.   Friday 17 June was Care Home Open Day, where care homes across the UK invited the public along to events to create lasting links between their residents and the local […]

28th June 2016 | By | Reply More
New care unit to benefit older patients

New care unit to benefit older patients

A facility to improve care for older people and speed up hospital discharge times has been opened on the George Eliot Hospital site which serves North Warwickshire, South West Leicestershire and North Coventry. Arbury Lodge, run by Sanctuary Care, will support people who are able to leave hospital wards, but need on-going assessment of their […]

28th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Raising dementia awareness one cupcake at a time!

Raising dementia awareness one cupcake at a time!

A Sanctuary Care home in Harrow has been raising awareness of dementia one cupcake at a time.   Feeling the flour power, residents and the team at Rowanweald Residential and Nursing Home in Weald Lane have been icing their hearts out to support the Alzheimer’s Society national awareness Cupcake Day.   Nationally, the Alzheimer’s Society […]

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