Tag: The Fremantle Trust

Fremantle Trust shines the spotlight on skills development during Dementia Awareness Week

Fremantle Trust shines the spotlight on skills development during Dementia Awareness Week

Care provider and charity, The Fremantle Trust, is shining a light on Dementia Awareness Week by reflecting on the importance of investment in continuous skills development to meet the needs of residents living with dementia. According to Alzheimer’s Society, there are currently around 850,000 people in the UK with dementia. It mainly affects people over […]

15th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Buckinghamshire care homes ‘on song’ for NAPA Challenge

Buckinghamshire care homes ‘on song’ for NAPA Challenge

Buckinghamshire charity and care provider, The Fremantle Trust invited its residents and team members to warm up their vocal chords as part of the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA) Challenge 2017 to sing the same song at the same time across a number of its homes. Residents and employees across the Trust’s care homes in […]

29th March 2017 | By | Reply More
99 year old receives Liberation Award from the Netherlands

99 year old receives Liberation Award from the Netherlands

99-year-old Gilbert King, a resident at Cherry Garth care home in Holmer Green, has been honoured by the Netherlands government with a special medal for his part in the liberation of their country in World War Two. Lieutenant Colonel Keith Edlin, President of Amersham Royal British Legion, presented him with the Liberation Medal at a […]

26th January 2017 | By | Reply More
The Fremantle Trust appoints Regional Director for Older People’s Services

The Fremantle Trust appoints Regional Director for Older People’s Services

Charity and care provider, The Fremantle Trust, has announced the appointment of Jo Head as Regional Director of Older People’s Services. Jo’s career with The Fremantle Trust began 15 years ago when she took on the role of Assistant Manager at Holmer Green-based care home, Cherry Garth. She went on to manage a further four […]

13th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Supported Living team scoop Housing Solutions’ Best Kept Garden Award

Supported Living team scoop Housing Solutions’ Best Kept Garden Award

Tenants and members of the team at Weedon Road Supported Living in Aylesbury demonstrated their green-fingered talent by winning the Best Kept Garden Award in Housing Solutions’ debut Supported Housing gardening competition. Aylesbury Supported Living is run by local learning disability service and charity, The Fremantle Trust. With some keen gardeners among the tenants at […]

10th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home choristers in fine voice at NAPA Gala Awards

Care home choristers in fine voice at NAPA Gala Awards

Residents and members of the team at Bucks-based care home, Chesham Leys, ensured they were ‘on song’ for a special performance at the NAPA Gala Awards in Knightsbridge, with honorary guest Sharon Allen OBE, Chief Executive Officer, Skills for Care.   Members of the Chesham Leys Choir were invited to attend the prestigious event following […]

17th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Volunteers at care home receive special recognition for the role they play

Volunteers at care home receive special recognition for the role they play

Volunteers at Meadowside care home in North Finchley enjoyed a celebratory afternoon of tea and cake with chief executive of the The Fremantle Trust, Steve Flanagan, who recognised the valuable contribution they make to day-to-day life at the local charity and care provider.   The Barnet-based care home, which provides high quality, specialist support for […]

7th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Rio fever encourages care home residents to take up table tennis

Rio fever encourages care home residents to take up table tennis

Residents and members of the team at Cherry Garth care home at Holmer Green, High Wycombe, inspired by Rio fever, have taken up playing ping pong.   The care home, which is run by local charity, The Fremantle Trust, has introduced table tennis as a regular activity on the back of research which shows it […]

31st August 2016 | By | Reply More
Care provider honours green fingered talent

Care provider honours green fingered talent

Care provider and charity, The Fremantle Trust, showcased green-fingered talent across its care homes and learning disability services in the region, with the return of its Fremantle in Bloom initiative.   Set up to recognise the importance of the natural habitat, Fremantle in Bloom brings together residents, tenants, families and employees with a shared passion […]

18th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Care provider hosts second annual FreFest

Care provider hosts second annual FreFest

Hot on the heels of last year’s debut annual festival, local charity and care provider, The Fremantle Trust hosted FreFest 2016, ensuring a memorable day was enjoyed by all.   Held on Saturday 6th August at Aylesbury College, the festival was hosted in partnership with the local Santander bank and delivered a cracking line-up of […]

11th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Barnet charity invites local community to celebrate National Care Home Open Day

Barnet charity invites local community to celebrate National Care Home Open Day

Care provider and charity, The Fremantle Trust, embraced this year’s National Care Home Open Day with a series of celebrations at its Barnet care homes. Dell Field Court welcomed The Mayor of Barnet, Cllr David Longstaff who was accompanied by the Mayoress, Ms Gillian Griffiths to its 1940s themed extravaganza, which included a host of […]

8th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Buckinghamshire care home residents say thank you to carers during national awareness week

Buckinghamshire care home residents say thank you to carers during national awareness week

Residents at Wing-based care home, Carey Lodge, in Buckinghamshire surprised the support team with a thoughtful gesture during National Carers Week. More than 100 members of the team at the care home, run by local care provider and charity, The Fremantle Trust, received a hand-made card created by resident, Doreen Groves, which featured a poem […]

12th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Barnet-based Hilda celebrates for 100th birthday

Barnet-based Hilda celebrates for 100th birthday

Hilda Tyrrell, who lives at Barnet-based care home, Meadowside, celebrated turning 100 with family and friends this week with a special party.   Born in Highgate, Hilda is the youngest of six children, though has out-lived her siblings at the incredible age of 100, having lost two of her brothers during the Second World War. […]

26th February 2016 | By | Reply More
Carers rise through the ranks in social care roles and buck the national trend

Carers rise through the ranks in social care roles and buck the national trend

Against the backdrop of an ageing population that is seeing a shortfall in young people considering care as a career choice, Solomon Vanderpuye and Scott Brent, from charity and care provider, The Fremantle Trust, reiterate why they see it as a rewarding choice.   Both Scott and Solomon are incredibly passionate about care and would […]

28th January 2016 | By | Reply More
Mulberry Court care home celebrates triple success in National Dementia Care Awards

Mulberry Court care home celebrates triple success in National Dementia Care Awards

Mulberry Court, The Fremantle Trust’s 24-bed dementia specialist care home in rural Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, has won a trio of awards at a prestigious gala dinner in Birmingham. The sixth annual Dementia Care Awards celebrate innovation, architecture, people, products and services within dementia care across the UK. Mulberry Court picked up the accolade for […]

27th November 2015 | By | Reply More
Fremantle Court wins national Dementia Development accolade in Building Better Healthcare Awards

Fremantle Court wins national Dementia Development accolade in Building Better Healthcare Awards

A flagship 90-place nursing home, Fremantle Court, run by local care provider, The Fremantle Trust, developed by leading architects, Hunters, and built by Castleoak, was recognised for its excellence, winning the Dementia Development category in the UK Building Better Healthcare Awards. The annual awards celebrate innovation, architecture, people, products and services that are helping to […]

12th November 2015 | By | Reply More
Innovative dementia care home for The Fremantle Trust achieves Stirling Gold

Innovative dementia care home for The Fremantle Trust achieves Stirling Gold

A flagship care home developed by specialist construction partner to the care sector, Castleoak, for The Fremantle Trust, has achieved the University of Stirling Dementia Gold Standard and has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Building Better Care Home Awards 2015 to be announced in November. The 90 bed home, Fremantle Court in Stoke […]

26th October 2015 | By | Reply More
The Fremantle Trust launches specialist dementia awareness qualification

The Fremantle Trust launches specialist dementia awareness qualification

Care provider and registered charity, The Fremantle Trust, is supporting its employees to complete a BTEC Level 2 Award in Dementia Awareness, as a commitment to providing specialist, person-centred care. The Trust’s dementia lead, Jill Conroy, who has 40 years of experience working in care – predominantly with people living with dementia – redesigned the […]

16th October 2015 | By | Reply More
First ever charity FreFest lives up to highest expectations

First ever charity FreFest lives up to highest expectations

There was fun for all ages at the inaugural FreFest Summer Fete recently, a fundraising event held by The Fremantle Trust, a local charity and provider of care for older people and adults with learning disabilities.  Hosted at Aylesbury Rugby Football Club, Weston Turville, the event, which was opened by the Deputy Mayor of Aylesbury, […]

5th August 2015 | By | Reply More
Dementia Awareness Week – Q&A with an expert

Dementia Awareness Week – Q&A with an expert

As we mark another dementia awareness week, Jill Conroy, practice development lead for dementia at The Fremantle Trust, gives us her take on how the care of people with dementia has changed and led to improvements in the quality of life for people living with dementia. Firstly, how important are campaigns like Dementia Awareness Week? […]

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