News & events

“It’s not just a cup of tea. It’s about being with people, and not sitting here on my own all day.”

Posted on 1 October 2018

When Bernie was younger, he didn’t think about the impact of loneliness in later years. He had dedicated most of his life to caring for his parents whom he adored. When they passed away, Bernie was able to move out for the first time, at the age of 65. But what was supposed to be…

Football Friends programme shortlisted at the Third Sector Awards

Posted on 27 September 2018

Our Football Friends programme called Any Old Irons, which is run in partnership with West Ham United Football Foundation, was shortlisted for Partnership of the Year at the Third Sector Awards last week. Any Old Irons was launched in 2015 to provide an opportunity, originally for local older men, to come together through their shared…

Woking garden party enjoyed by all

Posted on 10 September 2018

It is important to the people who live in our care homes that they remain to be part of the local community. That’s why our wonderful staff work with residents to build a programme of activities and events suited to their interests. Residents at our Bernard Sunley care home in Woking, Surrey, recently enjoyed a…

Statement on verdict at Julie Sayles hearing at Hull Crown Court under the Proceeds of Crime Act

Posted on 5 September 2018

In June 2017 Julie Sayles was convicted of fraud by abuse of position against a vulnerable older person and received a nine year sentence. On 30 August 2018 she was ordered to pay back monies she had defrauded as a result of those offences under the Proceeds of Crime Act after a hearing at Hull…

Introducing our new manager at Redcot care home

Posted on 5 September 2018

Sharon Fields is the new manager at our Redcot care home in Haslemere, Surrey. Residents tell us that it is a pleasure living at Redcot because of the relaxed atmosphere and excellent staff. The home is also set in beautiful gardens and surrounded by countryside, much of which is owned by the National Trust. Sharon…