Tag: The Gables Care Home

    92 year old volunteer finally hangs up her hat!

    92 year old volunteer finally hangs up her hat!

    A 92-YEAR-OLD volunteer has retired after 14 years’ service at a Teesside care home.   Marie Toombs started volunteering at The Gables Care Home, in Middlesbrough, after her aunt, a former resident, passed away.   Impressed with the end of life care her aunt received, Marie wanted to give something back to the home.   […]

    12th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Middlesbrough care home residents’ Memory Walk raises funds for charity

    Middlesbrough care home residents’ Memory Walk raises funds for charity

    ELDERLY care home residents have been raising funds for the fight against dementia with a sponsored walk.   The Gables Care Home, in Middlesbrough, held a memory walk in support of the Alzheimer’s Society, which has seen over 100,000 take part in similar walks around the country this year.   Six residents and their family […]

    29th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Eid celebrations shared with care home residents

    Eid celebrations shared with care home residents

    EID celebrations were shared with Middlesbrough care home residents at a Muslim community group lunch.   The Islamic Diversity Centre (ICD) North East invited the elderly residents from The Gables Care Home to share homemade curry and rice.   The third annual event was organised by the Muslim community in North Ormesby to encourage intercommunity […]

    10th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Islamic Diversity Centre visit Middlesbrough care home

    Islamic Diversity Centre visit Middlesbrough care home

    ELDERLY residents at a Middlesbrough care home were treated to games, hand massages and nail painting by a local community initiative.   A group from the Islamic Diversity Centre (IDC) North East visited The Gables Care Home, on Highfield Road, as part of their elderly care project.   Naaila Rehman, from the IDC, said: “I […]

    12th July 2016 | By | Reply More
    Middlesbrough care home volunteer treated to 90th birthday surprise

    Middlesbrough care home volunteer treated to 90th birthday surprise

    VOLUNTEER Marie Toombs was treated to a surprise 90th birthday party at The Gables Care Home in Middlesbrough.   Marie has been visiting the care home every week for the past 10 years to lend a hand and spend time with the residents.   Marie, who travels to The Gables from her home in Ormesby, […]

    14th May 2016 | By | Reply More
    Bramley Apple Week celebrated at Teesside care home

    Bramley Apple Week celebrated at Teesside care home

    BRAMLEY apple week is being celebrated at Middlesbrough care home The Gables.   Resident and keen gardener Harry Hutchinson, 88, planted a Bramley apple tree in the home’s garden to mark the occasion.   The national event, running from 8th to 14th February, has seen cooks, restaurants, care homes and schools around the country celebrating […]

    15th February 2016 | By | Reply More
    Middlesbrough FC volunteers entertain care home residents

    Middlesbrough FC volunteers entertain care home residents

    DOZENS of teenagers have volunteered their time to help elderly Teesside care home residents.   The Gables Care Home, on Highfield Road, welcomed over 30 volunteers from Middlesbrough FC Community Foundation.   The group – all aged between 16 and 18 – spent two days at the home renovating the garden furniture and socialising with […]

    18th August 2015 | By | Reply More
    Care homes celebrate My Two Left Feet Week

    Care homes celebrate My Two Left Feet Week

    TEESSIDE care home residents donned their dance shoes to celebrate My Two Left Feet Week.   The Gables Care Home, on Highfield Road in Middlesbrough, organised a coffee, cake and tea dance afternoon at Grove Hill Methodist Church Hall.   The Marton Road venue hosted dozens of elderly residents, care home staff, family and friends […]

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