Month: August 2021

Social Care Digital Pathfinders Programme, funded by NHS Digital at Friends of the Elderly
How new technology is helping us improve care in our homes

Posted on 27 August 2021

Hello, and welcome to the third episode of my Friends of the Elderly blog. This month, I’d like to talk to you about the new technology we have installed and rolled out throughout our care homes which is providing additional safety, security and reassurance for our residents, their families and loved ones – and our…

Respite stay to full-time resident at Bernard Sunley care home

Posted on 24 August 2021

Our Woking care home, Bernard Sunley, has come to the rescue by answering an urgent call for help from a family who were looking for an essential respite stay for their wife and mother, Brenda. Six months later, both Brenda and her family liked the care home so much, she’s now a full-time resident thanks…

Technology at Bradbury Court inspires residents living with dementia

Posted on 17 August 2021

Bradbury Court care home, which is one of our three Malvern care homes, focuses on caring for those living with dementia. Residents at the home have been benefiting from new, interactive technology thanks to the amazing fundraising efforts of the Care Home Manager, Elaine Banks. The team at the home invested in the interactive table…

Two kittens bring sense of calm for Surrey residents living with dementia

Posted on 13 August 2021

At Redcot care home in Haslemere, Surrey, residents have welcomed two new furry additions to the home family – Socks and Slippers, two adorable, playful and friendly kittens. Not only have Socks and Slippers warmed the hearts of staff and residents alike, but the two new additions have also had an incredible and positive impact…

July highlights from our care homes

Posted on 10 August 2021

July has been a busy month for residents across our care homes, as they celebrated milestone birthdays, a loving wedding anniversary and more! Here are some of the highlights from July: Twinkle the cat helps Malvern resident celebrate her 95th Birthday Muriel Castledine recently celebrated her milestone 95th birthday at Davenham care home in Malvern,…