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The Old Vicarage in Oxfordshire recognised for its outstanding care

Posted on 9 November 2017

Our Oxfordshire care home dedicated to providing the best possible care for all of its residents, right up until the end of their lives, has been recognised with a ‘Good’ Care Quality Commission (CQC) report and a major national care award. The Old Vicarage in Moulsford near Wallingford has recently been inspected by the CQC…

The Retired Nurses National Home in Bournemouth welcomes new manager

Posted on 9 November 2017

Alan Johnston is the new manager at our Retired Nurses National Home in Bournemouth. The home, which specialises in residential and dementia care, was originally built for the benefit of the retired nursing community but today it welcomes people from all backgrounds and professions. It still maintains an archive of the nursing community as a…

“Having a laptop has given me a window to the world”

Posted on 7 November 2017

Australian born Bernie McDade, 68, moved to London twelve years ago for his job. Since retiring, three years ago, and experiencing some financial difficulties, Bernie has lived in sheltered accommodation alongside thirty others in the heart of Westminster. Last year Bernie underwent surgery on his hip and his foot, which led to him being house…

Moor House raises £21,745 for minibus

Posted on 1 November 2017

Our Moor House care home in Staines has reached its fundraising target of £21,745 to buy a minibus to take residents and older members of the Staines community out on day trips. The final push in fundraising was a charity dinner held at Bella Napoli at the end of October. The dinner, which was attended…

Sophie triumphs in Budapest to support isolated older people

Posted on 18 October 2017

Sophie Wright, 24, a Senior Marketing Executive from Surrey ran the Budapest Marathon on Sunday 15 October raising a huge £835 for charity Friends of the Elderly. Running the 26 mile route in a fantastic 4hr31mins, Sophie is thrilled and proud to finally be able to say ‘I’ve run a marathon.’ Sophie was inspired to…