Tag: The Fremantle Trust

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? […]

22nd May 2015 | By | Reply More
Castleoak completes £40m Buckinghamshire care home reprovisioning programme on time and budget

Castleoak completes £40m Buckinghamshire care home reprovisioning programme on time and budget

Castleoak, the leading developer and construction partner to the care sector, has successfully completed a £40 million care home reprovisioning programme for Housing Solutions, working in partnership with care operator The Fremantle Trust and Buckinghamshire County Council. The programme, known as Project Care, was launched to improve the quality of accommodation for older people and […]

9th April 2015 | By | Reply More
Care provider receives national award for apprenticeship programme

Care provider receives national award for apprenticeship programme

The Fremantle Trust, a local charity and provider of care for older people and adults with a learning disability, won the ‘Best employer support for Apprenticeships’ award at the Skills for Care Accolades ceremony at the Park Plaza Victoria Hotel in London on the 12 March.   The awards, run by Skills for Care, aim […]

18th March 2015 | By | Reply More
Barnet care homes encourage residents to experience ‘butterfly moments’

Barnet care homes encourage residents to experience ‘butterfly moments’

Local care provider and charity, The Fremantle Trust, has launched The Butterfly Café, a new initiative designed to bring the ambience of a coffee shop to residents, across three sites in Barnet; Apthorp Care Centre, Meadowside and Dell Field Court.   With regular dates, the mobile café enables people to sample tasty treats, and comes […]

23rd December 2014 | By | Reply More
Festive shopping made easy with a true ‘store-to-door’ experience at nursing home

Festive shopping made easy with a true ‘store-to-door’ experience at nursing home

Choosing and buying Christmas presents for family and friends can often be difficult for older people living in care homes, so local nursing home, Lewin House, partnered with Tesco Extra Broadfields supermarket to bring the Christmas shopping experience to residents. Lewin House, run by leading care provider and local charity, The Fremantle Trust, has seventy […]

3rd December 2014 | By | Reply More
Care home residents switch on to the power of Skype

Care home residents switch on to the power of Skype

Residents and relatives at Burnham-based, Lent Rise House, a nursing home run by local charity, The Fremantle Trust, recently enjoyed a demonstration on the benefits of staying in touch via the internet. There was a demonstration on how simple it was to make a call via Skype from both a laptop and a tablet by […]

23rd October 2014 | By | Reply More
Paralympian footballer opens new garden for care home residents

Paralympian footballer opens new garden for care home residents

Paralympic footballer Alistair Patrick-Heselton cut the ribbon at the grand opening of a new garden for residents at The Heights nursing home in Downley, part of local charity, The Fremantle Trust.     The new garden, which includes beautiful flowers, garden ornaments and a bird bath, was created by a group of young volunteers from the […]

1st September 2014 | By | Reply More
The Fremantle Trust opens new £4.5m care home in Chesham

The Fremantle Trust opens new £4.5m care home in Chesham

One of the UK’s leading care providers and registered charity, The Fremantle Trust, in partnership with Buckinghamshire County Council and Housing Solutions, has developed a £4.5m nursing and dementia care home in Chesham.   The new nursing home, Chesham Leys, will provide exceptional care and support for 62 people who require nursing or nursing dementia […]

22nd August 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
The Fremantle trust announce new chief executive appointment

The Fremantle trust announce new chief executive appointment

Charity and care home provider, The Fremantle Trust, has announced the appointment of Steve Flanagan as chief executive and he will begin his post on Wednesday, 3 September 2014.   Before joining Fremantle, Steve has held senior positions at British Airways and BUPA across a variety of functions.   Commenting on the appointment, Paul Fletcher, Chair of Trustees […]

18th August 2014 | By | Reply More
Local charity celebrates National Care Home Open Day with an ‘Around the World’ challenge

Local charity celebrates National Care Home Open Day with an ‘Around the World’ challenge

Apthorp Care Centre in Barnet, run by local charity and care home provider, The Fremantle Trust, is celebrating National Care Home Open Day with an ‘Around the World’ challenge to encourage residents and staff to connect with people and places across the globe. The ‘Around the World’ challenge features a paper cut-out character called Stanley, […]

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