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Resident enjoying the fete
Moor House summer fete a great success

Posted on 10 August 2017

Moor House care home in Staines hosted a summer fete for residents, their family and friends and the local community on Sunday 6 August. The weather was on our side with the fete able to take place in the grounds of the care home throughout the afternoon – the event was a great success. There were…

Kay Hurley with her birthday cake
Bernard Sunley resident celebrates 108th birthday

Posted on 10 August 2017

Bernard Sunley care home in Woking celebrated the 108th birthday of one of its residents, Kay Hurley, on 6 August. The team at Bernard Sunley threw a party for Kay to celebrate with cake, sherry and music from an entertainer singing Frank Sinatra classics. Born in County Kildare in Ireland and christened Catherine, Kay moved…

Two men having a beer in the pub
Charity Pub Quiz at the Bramingham pub: Friday 25 August and Sunday 27 August 2017

Posted on 10 August 2017

Karen and Stephen Carrick from Luton are hosting two pub quiz nights over the August bank holiday weekend to raise money for Little Bramingham Farm care home in Luton. Where: Bramingham pub, 1 Quantock Rise, Luton, LU3 4AB When: Friday 25 August at 8pm and Sunday 27 August at 7pm Teams of up to six people are…

An older man with younger care singing
Supporting People with dementia: Triangle Home Care Bournemouth and Alzheimer’s Society’s Singing for the Brain

Posted on 8 August 2017

  An estimated one million people in the UK will be living with dementia by 2025, so ensuring that they can live fulfilled lives is central to our vision and mission. Here, Tracy King, manager at Triangle Home Care Bournemouth (part of Friends of the Elderly’s sister organisation, Triangle Community Services) describes why she has…

Community gathers for summer fete

Posted on 26 July 2017

On Saturday, 22 July, staff, residents and volunteers welcomed members of the community to our Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH) in Bournemouth for an afternoon of family-friendly fun.  There were opportunities to be shown around the care home, plus stalls providing information about working or volunteering at RNNH. Jan Broughton, 70, worked in catering at…