Author: Admin FotE

Advice and Resources

Posted on 22 June 2023

Avril’s journey: Stroke to Dementia to Care home.   Finding the Right Care home.   Lasting power of attorney   Respite care breaks   Supporting People Living with Dementia

Over £8650 raised by TCS London Marathon runners

Posted on 4 May 2023

Hello and welcome to my April blog. It’s a brief one this month, in which I would like to thank two amazing people, Zoe Butler and Sophie Liard, ‘The Folding Lady’, who took part in this year’s London Marathon on behalf of Friends of the Elderly. Zoe raised £650 for our New Copford Place care…

Tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Posted on 29 September 2022

Hello and welcome to my September Friends of the Elderly blog. This month’s blog is a bit different. I would like to pay tribute to our patron Her Majesty the Queen. 08 Sept 2022 wasn’t just an another day for us at Friends of the Elderly. We were deeply saddened  to learn of the death…

Careers in care and our wonderful team

Posted on 11 August 2022

Hello and welcome to my August Friends of the Elderly blog. Summer is well under way, and we have been enjoying the sunshine in our homes and services. You can find out more about all our lovely summer activities here. This month, I would like to talk to you about careers in care and the…

Tips to help care for an elderly person with dementia

Posted on 14 April 2022

At Friends of the Elderly, one of the things we pride ourselves on is the personalised care we provide to our residents and clients. Whether dropping in a couple of times a week to one of our day care centres, staying with us for a few weeks on a short respite break, or living with…