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Bernard Sunley residents get up close with animals thanks to Wild Science

Posted on 31 August 2017

   Residents at Bernard Sunley care home in Woking were lucky enough enjoy a visit from Wild Science this week – specialists in animal education and therapy workshops. The group of residents really enjoyed the activity and got involved with asking questions about the various animals and held them. One resident was even brave enough…

Zena - Any Old Irons Football Friends participant
Getting together for football and friendship

Posted on 30 August 2017

Our Football Friends programme is run in partnership with football clubs and their charitable foundations, with the support of the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA). It connects individuals aged 65 or over through their shared love of football. We currently run five-week programmes with the West Ham Foundation called Any Old Irons. Zena took part earlier…

Friends of the Elderly at shopping centre
Will we be at a location near you?

Posted on 24 August 2017

During  October teams from the Friends of the Elderly group will have pop up stands in a number of locations local to our care homes and services. If we are at a location near to you then please do pop along and say ‘hello’ to find out about working for us, volunteering opportunities and the care services…

Triangle Home Care Thurrock at Southend
Triangle Home Care Thurrock takes a trip to the seaside

Posted on 24 August 2017

The team from Triangle Home Care Thurrock took a group of service users for a day trip to Southend earlier this month. The group had a fantastic day – they went on a train to the end of the pier for a cup of tea then had fish and chips outside enjoying the sea air.…

Mick Chalcroft in the New Forest
Visiting Friends trip to the New Forest

Posted on 24 August 2017

On Monday 21 August the team from our Visiting Friends service in Surrey, along with volunteers, organised a trip for some beneficiaries to the New Forest. The group had a wonderful time exploring the beautiful countryside of the forest, seeing the ponies roam free and enjoyed a tipple in a local pub. Mick Chalcroft, a…