School children send picture postcards to older people in Malvern

Posted on 10 July 2018

Triangle Home Care Malvern, part of the charity Friends of the Elderly, has partnered with Northleigh School to deliver picture postcards to its clients. Children in years five and six at the school have created ‘picture postcards’ that will be delivered to clients by their home care workers to brighten their day and make them…

Triangle Day Care Malvern presented with £500 from Waitrose

Posted on 6 July 2018

Earlier this year, Triangle Day Care Malvern was selected as a charity to benefit from Waitrose Great Malvern’s Community Matters token scheme. Last week, Triangle Day Care Malvern’s manager Shirley Bradley and one their clients attended a special celebratory afternoon tea and cheque presentation at the store. Joe White, Waitrose Great Malvern’s Community Matters Branch…

Cath Kidston and Mary Berry break largest cream tea world record

Posted on 5 July 2018

On Sunday (1 July), at Alexandra Palace in London, Cath Kidston hosted a successful Guinness World Record attempt for the largest cream tea. The ticket sales from the cream tea raised an incredible £11,000 for Friends of the Elderly. The record breaking event, which welcomed Mary Berry as the special guest, saw 978 people enjoy…

Charlie celebrates his 100th birthday at The Lawn care home

Posted on 5 July 2018

The Lawn care home in Holybourne, run by charity Friends of the Elderly, celebrated the 100th birthday of one of its residents, Charlie Smith, last week. The team at The Lawn and Charlie’s family threw a cream tea party to celebrate. Charlie was born on the 27 June 1918 in a village called Meonstoke in…

Moor House residents enjoy first outing in new minibus

Posted on 2 July 2018

Residents at our Moor House care home in Staines recently enjoyed their first outing in their new minibus. The home raised an incredible £21,752 over the past year to fund a minibus to take residents out on more frequent day trips. The first outing saw five residents with staff and volunteers go to a local garden…