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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 […]

27th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Double celebrations for Minehead care home

Double celebrations for Minehead care home

Residents and the team at a Sanctuary Care home in Minehead had double the reason to celebrate following a ‘Good’ CQC rating.   Following an unannounced inspection, The Winsor Nursing Home in The Avenue received ‘Good’ ratings in all five areas of the Care Quality Commission’s report, including ‘caring’, ‘well-led’ and ‘effective’, giving an overall […]

27th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Sanctuary Chef tastes success

Sanctuary Chef tastes success

A talented Sanctuary Care chef got taste buds tingling at an annual Chef of the Year Competition.   Suzanne Pinney, chef manager at Hatfield Residential and Nursing Home in Hatfield, Hertfordshire went head-to-head with six colleagues from across the organisation in a 90-minute cook-off to win the final of Sanctuary Care’s Chef of the Year […]

24th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Geared up for National Bike Week

Geared up for National Bike Week

A 62-year-old man who is tackling a gruelling cycling challenge for Dementia UK dropped into a Sanctuary Care home in Stepney to speak with residents about his climb. Richard Burt is training to break cycling records for the national dementia charity by taking on Simon Warren’s ‘100 Greatest Cycling Climbs’ in just 12 days during […]

22nd June 2016 | By | Reply More
Activities assistant says goodbye to long locks in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

Activities assistant says goodbye to long locks in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

An inspirational lady has already raised over £700 for a national charity by taking part in the Brave the Shave fundraising drive for Macmillan Cancer Support.   Ruth Joynes, who is an activities assistant at Sanctuary Care’s Hastings Residential Care Home in Malvern and an adult education tutor, said goodbye to her long locks on […]

2nd September 2015 | By | Reply More
Sanctuary Chef tastes success

Sanctuary Chef tastes success

A talented Sanctuary Care chef got taste buds tingling at an annual Chef of the Year Competition.   Marcella Field, chef manager at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home in Yarnton, Oxfordshire, went head to head with seven colleagues from across the organisation in a 90-minute cook-off to win the final of Sanctuary Care’s Chef of […]

25th June 2015 | By | Reply More
Imaginations run wild as school children visit new care home development

Imaginations run wild as school children visit new care home development

Local school children donned hard hats and high visibility vests to visit the site of a new care home in Hersden, Canterbury.   Youngsters from Hersden Village Primary School let their imaginations run wild when they visited the site of Meadow View Residential and Nursing Home, off Blackthorn Road, to get inspiration for artwork to […]

7th April 2015 | By | Reply More
Youngsters make history at Sanctuary Care home

Youngsters make history at Sanctuary Care home

Artistic youngsters from a Worcester primary school have created pieces of work representing life in the year 2075 to place in a time capsule on the site of a new flagship care home.   Children from St Clement’s C of E Primary School let their imaginations run wild to draw their futuristic creations, placing them […]

26th March 2015 | By | Reply More
Hard hats and thinking caps at new Sanctuary Care and nursing home

Hard hats and thinking caps at new Sanctuary Care and nursing home

Local school children donned hard hats and high visibility vests to visit the site of a new flagship care home in St John’s, Worcester. Last week youngsters from St Clement’s C of E Primary School let their imaginations run wild when they visited the site of Juniper House Residential and Nursing Home, off Bromyard Road, […]

24th December 2014 | By | Reply More
Sanctuary Care launches mission statement

Sanctuary Care launches mission statement

A Sanctuary Care resident and her care assistant are thrilled to be the face of the organisation’s new mission statement. Frances Quartermaine, 86, a resident at Sanctuary Care’s Beach Lawns Residential and Nursing Home in Weston-super-Mare and Chris Coombes, Frances’ care assistant at the home, have been announced as the face of Sanctuary Care and […]

13th November 2014 | By | Reply More
Taste of success for Sanctuary care home chef

Taste of success for Sanctuary care home chef

Talented Sanctuary Care chefs got taste buds tingling in their annual Chef of the Year Competition.   Joe Fower, head chef at Watlington & District Nursing Home in Oxfordshire, went head to head with seven colleagues from across the organisation in a 90-minute cook-off to win the final of Sanctuary Care’s Chef of the Year […]

26th June 2014 | By | Reply More
£6 million Canterbury care home underway

£6 million Canterbury care home underway

Work has begun on a new state-of-the art care home in Canterbury.   Sanctuary Group is developing the 60-bedroom care home in Hersden, on empty land at the junction of Blackthorn Road and Island Road, in a £6 million project due for completion in the summer of 2015.   The new Sanctuary Care home will […]

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