Tag: The Abbeyfield Kent Society

    Gravesend tenants’ enjoyed a variety of festivities

    Gravesend tenants’ enjoyed a variety of festivities

    Tenants of Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme spent a day at Ruxley Manor Garden Centre, browsing the festive displays and finishing their Christmas shopping.   The group of tenants got into the Christmas spirit with a trip to the garden centre in Sidcup, which had been transformed into a real-life grotto, with lots of […]

    5th January 2018 | By | Reply More
    Residents at Canterbury care home sing the blues

    Residents at Canterbury care home sing the blues

    Residents at Connors House Residential Care Home got into the festive spirit and enjoyed an afternoon of singing and dancing!   Whilst the weather outside was frightful, the residents enjoyed a fun filled afternoon of live music that they could all sing along to! There was a variety of music from the band with their […]

    21st December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Introducing Rapport Housing & Care- New Name, Old Ethos

    Introducing Rapport Housing & Care- New Name, Old Ethos

    The Abbeyfield Society and The Abbeyfield Kent Society confirm that Abbeyfield Kent will operate under the new name Rapport Housing and Care from January 2018 and will continue to provide much-needed care and support across the region as an independent organisation.   Abbeyfield Kent are recognised as experienced providers of care and housing for older […]

    20th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Christmas cheer is in the air at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme

    Christmas cheer is in the air at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme

    Christmas cheer was in the air at Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme last week, when tenants got together to put their Christmas decorations up.   Tenants of the Ifield Way housing scheme gathered together in the dining room to enjoy their annual festive activity of putting up the scheme’s many trees and decorations.   […]

    13th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Northfleet care home residents enjoy a nostalgic and memory boosting activity

    Northfleet care home residents enjoy a nostalgic and memory boosting activity

    Residents of Dene Holm Residential Care Home spent a morning painting and decorating their own memory boxes.   Residents of Dene Holm Residential Care Home began the wonderful journey of storing their memories by decorating and painting their own memory box. Residents were given a choice of what box they would like and were encouraged […]

    29th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Christmas spirit comes early to Connors House Residential Care Home

    Christmas spirit comes early to Connors House Residential Care Home

    Kitchen staff at Connors House Residential Care Home in Canterbury got into the spirit of Christmas by baking an array of festive delicacies, to raise money for the residents of the home.   Despite Christmas being six weeks away, Connors House Residential Care Home was feeling suitable festive on Tuesday, with the smell of festive fruit […]

    24th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Residents swap fish and chips for a vintage afternoon tea party

    Residents swap fish and chips for a vintage afternoon tea party

    Residents at Drewery Drive, the Society’s supported home in Wigmore, enjoyed a vintage afternoon tea party on Friday afternoon. Instead of their usual Friday fish and chips, residents of the supported home were treated to a very special afternoon on 10th November, courtesy of housekeeper, Carol Driver and Julie Berry, the niece of a new […]

    21st November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Topping out takes place at extra care housing in Larkfield

    Topping out takes place at extra care housing in Larkfield

    Lawson House, The Abbeyfield Kent Society’s extra care housing scheme in Martin Square, Larkfield, reached a key milestone in the development last week, as the final roof tiles were fitted.   As its spring 2018 completion date approaches, the charity’s new Martin Square extra care housing scheme reached a key milestone in the development last week, […]

    13th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Residents make the most of the final few days of summer with a trip to Broadview Gardens

    Residents make the most of the final few days of summer with a trip to Broadview Gardens

    As the summer ends, residents of Barnes Lodge Residential Care Home made the most of the final warm days by taking a trip to the nearby Broadview Gardens. On a sunny morning, the group of residents made their way to visit the unique garden, which is originally designed and maintained as a teaching resource for […]

    7th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Canterbury Cathedral service celebrates The Abbeyfield Kent Society 50th anniversary

    Canterbury Cathedral service celebrates The Abbeyfield Kent Society 50th anniversary

    From humble beginnings in Kingswood Road, Gillingham, The Abbeyfield Kent Society has grown to become the biggest independent Abbeyfield in the world. On 10th October, it celebrated its 50th anniversary with a Canterbury Cathedral service and a performance by the prestigious Invictus Games choir. The Abbeyfield Kent Society, a registered charity providing care and housing […]

    31st October 2017 | By | Reply More
    25th anniversary celebrations for Gillingham care home

    25th anniversary celebrations for Gillingham care home

    Rogers House Residential Care Home in Wigmore, Gillingham, celebrated its 25th anniversary this week, with a party alongside family and friends. Opening its doors in 1992 as the first care home in the county to provide 24-hour care, compassion and companionship, The Abbeyfield Kent Society’s Wigmore care home celebrated the significant milestone with a party […]

    26th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Herne Bay Air Show enjoyed by care home residents

    Herne Bay Air Show enjoyed by care home residents

    Residents of Dene Holm Residential Care Home took their annual trip to Herne Bay to watch the eagerly anticipated airshow. Accompanied by staff and joined by thousands of other excited spectators, residents of the Dene Holm Road care home made their way to Herne Bay last week to watch the town’s annual celebrated air show. […]

    5th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Summer House in Resident’s Memory Officially Opens at Gravesend Care Home

    Summer House in Resident’s Memory Officially Opens at Gravesend Care Home

    Staff and residents at Edward Moore House Residential Care Home recently celebrated the opening of their lovely new summer house, which was kindly donated by former resident, Raymond Simmons.   Beautifully refurbished and repainted by staff of the Trinity Road care home, the summer house now sits proudly in the garden, ready for use by […]

    25th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Kemsing care home residents were joined by local school children for an afternoon of fun and games

    Kemsing care home residents were joined by local school children for an afternoon of fun and games

    Residents of The Dynes Residential Care Home in Kemsing were joined by a group of local primary school children for an afternoon of fun and games. Surrounded by Jenga, Scrabble and Snakes and Ladders, the Nightingale Road residents spent a rainy afternoon laughing, joking and playing board games with pupils of the local primary school. […]

    24th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Gravesend care home residents enjoy a bit of pampering

    Gravesend care home residents enjoy a bit of pampering

    As the Great British Summer paused for a spot of torrential rain, residents of Dene Holm Residential Home were treated to an indulgent afternoon of pampering. Is there a better way to spend a rainy summer afternoon than relaxing in your slippers, sipping tea and being pampered by those around you? Residents of the Dene […]

    9th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Residents at Canterbury care home pulled on their gardening gloves for an alfresco afternoon

    Residents at Canterbury care home pulled on their gardening gloves for an alfresco afternoon

    Residents of Connors House Residential Care Home pulled on their gardening gloves for an alfresco afternoon sprucing up the outside areas. Accompanied by the Craddock Road residential care home’s activity coordinator, residents dug out their shovels and threw on their sun hats, ready for an afternoon in the garden.   The residents tidied up the […]

    8th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Kemsing care home residents enjoy River Medway cruise

    Kemsing care home residents enjoy River Medway cruise

    Residents of The Dynes Residential Care Home in Kemsing enjoyed an afternoon river cruise along the winding River Medway, courtesy of the Rotary Club. With the sun shining and our British summer in full swing, the keen sailors headed out from the Nightingale Road residential care home, ready for a day sailing down the River […]

    27th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Relaxing in the summer sun for Maidstone care home residents

    Relaxing in the summer sun for Maidstone care home residents

    With the weather cooling ever so slightly, residents of Dene Holm Residential Care Home enjoyed a summer day out at Mote Park in Maidstone.   Accompanied by activity staff and carers of the home, residents of the Dene Holm Road residential care home spent a sunny day meandering around the picturesque award-winning park, soaking up […]

    3rd July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Extra Care residents spruce up garden for summer

    Extra Care residents spruce up garden for summer

    With the Great British Summer seemingly in full bloom, tenants of Watling Court Extra Care Housing Scheme spent an afternoon preparing their garden for the warmer months ahead.   Armed with a variety of plants and flowers and hanging baskets aplenty, tenants of the Ifield Way housing scheme dug out their aprons and pulled on […]

    21st June 2017 | By | Reply More
    Tonbridge care home’s Cupcake day raises cash for Alzheimer’s Society

    Tonbridge care home’s Cupcake day raises cash for Alzheimer’s Society

    Staff at Barnes Lodge Residential Care Home baked their way to raising £50 for the Alzheimer’s Society, by getting involved with National Cupcake Day.   Residents and visitors to the new Tudeley Lane residential care home were invited to enjoy a cuppa and cupcake, whilst raising funds for the Alzheimer’s Society.   Keen to get […]

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