Tag: The Fremantle Trust

    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 […]

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    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. […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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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