Tag: The Fremantle Trust

    Buckinghamshire care provider commits to making a difference to people’s lives

    Buckinghamshire care provider commits to making a difference to people’s lives

    Care provider and charity, The Fremantle Trust, supported Alzheimer’s Society in its  commitment to making a difference to people’s lives during Dementia Action Week. This year’s campaign not only served to raise awareness and educate people about living with dementia, but also demonstrated how small actions can have a big impact when it comes to […]

    18th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Supported Living Service run by The Fremantle Trust secures Outstanding rating

    Supported Living Service run by The Fremantle Trust secures Outstanding rating

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated The Fremantle Trust’s Milton Keynes Supported Living Service as Outstanding. The service enables 107 people with learning disabilities to live as independently as possible and was praised by the Regulator for its ‘empowering and empathetic attitude to support people’s personal development.’ Managed by Lorraine McGinley since 2008, when […]

    23rd May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Buckinghamshire College Group teams up with Fremantle Court during Student Volunteering Week

    Buckinghamshire College Group teams up with Fremantle Court during Student Volunteering Week

    12 young people studying Health and Social Care at The Buckinghamshire College Group visited Fremantle Court residential and nursing home in Stoke Mandeville to deepen their understanding about pursuing a career in the care sector. The event was organised by leisure and lifestyle manager at The Fremantle Trust, Sue Faulkner, and placement officer at the […]

    13th March 2018 | By | Reply More
    Former bookshop owner shares tales with tots during National Storytelling Week

    Former bookshop owner shares tales with tots during National Storytelling Week

    Helen Paiba, an 83 year old lady receiving respite care at Dell Field Court residential care home, drew on her experience of running a children’s bookshop to share stories with little ones from local childminding service, Smile and Shine, during National Storytelling Week. Children from Smile and Shine paid a special visit to Dell Field […]

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    Pat revisits her job twenty years after retirement

    Pat revisits her job twenty years after retirement

    Pat Langford, an 84 year old resident at Cherry Garth care home in Holmer Green, stepped back in time to revisit her career as a switchboard operator at the Holiday Inn London – Heathrow M4, Jct.4, 20 years after she retired.   A resident at Cherry Garth, which is run by local care provider and […]

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    Local Mayor celebrates Aylesbury care homes 10th anniversary

    Local Mayor celebrates Aylesbury care homes 10th anniversary

    The Mayor of Aylesbury, Cllr Tom Hunter-Watts, was guest of honour to mark the 10th anniversary of Lewin House nursing home, run by local care provider and charity, The Fremantle Trust. Originally opened in 2007 by Princess Alexandra, Lewin House is located in Aylesbury and provides specialist nursing care for 70 older people, including those […]

    7th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    25th anniversary celebrations for care provider and charity The Fremantle Trust

    25th anniversary celebrations for care provider and charity The Fremantle Trust

    This month, local care provider and charity, The Fremantle Trust, is officially marking 25 years of providing high quality, person-centred care. Since establishing in 1992, the Trust has grown and now runs services in 58 locations and employs more than 1,850 people.   Team members, residents, tenants and the wider community have participated in a […]

    24th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care provider to launch anthology on National Poetry Day

    Care provider to launch anthology on National Poetry Day

    Care provider and charity, The Fremantle Trust, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special collection of 25 poems created by older people across its North Bucks services.   ‘Reflections’ is an anthology that will launch on National Poetry Day (28th September), which was originally set up to inspire people across the UK to enjoy, […]

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    The Fremantle Trust gets into the festival spirit to mark its 25th anniversary

    The Fremantle Trust gets into the festival spirit to mark its 25th anniversary

    Due to popular demand, local charity event, FreFest returned to the calendar for the third year running with a special programme of activities to celebrate The Fremantle Trust’s 25th anniversary. The festival took place at Rivets Sports and Social Club in Aylesbury and was officially opened by the Town Mayor of Aylesbury, Cllr Tom Hunter-Watts. […]

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    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 […]

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