Month: September 2021

Marathon runner fundraising for Friends of the Elderly
Helping older people in need with our grants-giving service

Posted on 30 September 2021

In this blog post, I am very proud to highlight the amazing work of our grant-giving service. As a charity, we run care homes and services which support older people, but equally as important is our grants service, which supports older people who are in financial crisis and urgently need our help. Since the charity…

The three dedicated ladies managing our Malvern care homes

Posted on 28 September 2021

We are fortunate to have three dedicated ladies who are devoted to managing and running our three care homes in Malvern. All of which provide high quality tailored, bespoke care to meet each individual resident’s needs. Suzanne Park, is the Manager at Davenham, the Malvern residential care home. Rachel Knighton is the Manager at the…

‘Talking Dementia’ for World Alzheimer’s Day 2021

Posted on 21 September 2021

Today, in support of World Alzheimer’s Day, with nearly 50 million people now living with dementia worldwide and research showing there are more than 850,000 people in the UK living with dementia, we are ‘Talking Dementia’. One in 14 people over the age of 65 now have dementia and the condition affects one in six people…

Redcot resident shares his epic 50,000 mile Land Rover adventure

Posted on 16 September 2021

At Redcot care home in Haslemere, Surrey, resident Keith Donnison has been reminiscing and regaling the care team with tales of his epic adventures. In the 1960s he and a group of friends travelled 50,000 miles from the United Kingdom to Nepal in a 68-inch wheelbase Land Rover. Keith, who recently celebrated his 84th birthday,…

August highlights from our care homes

Posted on 10 September 2021

August was a busy month for residents across our care homes, including High Tea events, new technology supporting residents living with dementia and more! Here are some of the highlights from August: Two kittens bring sense of calm for Surrey residents living with dementia At Redcot care home in Haslemere, Surrey, residents have welcomed two…