Author: Admin FotE

Our strategy 2018-2023: Building better outcomes for all

Posted on 6 December 2018

Our strategy for the next five years is summarised in this document. We have refreshed our vision, mission and values to reflect changes to the way people want care and support. Our plan for the future is to continue to provide high quality services and activities that are both personalised to individual needs and integrated…

Statement on verdict at Julie Sayles hearing at Hull Crown Court under the Proceeds of Crime Act

Posted on 5 September 2018

In June 2017 Julie Sayles was convicted of fraud by abuse of position against a vulnerable older person and received a nine year sentence. On 30 August 2018 she was ordered to pay back monies she had defrauded as a result of those offences under the Proceeds of Crime Act after a hearing at Hull…

Bournemouth care home is buzzing as it welcomes bee hive

Posted on 1 August 2018

Our Bournemouth care home, the Retired Nurses National Home run by charity Friends of the Elderly, has welcomed a hive of bees to the grounds of the home. The swarm, which contains approximately 1500 bees, is being cared for by staff at the home with support of the local beekeeping association. The residents are able to…

Safeguarding takes priority at Friends of the Elderly

Posted on 26 July 2018

Friends of the Elderly takes the safeguarding of clients and residents extremely seriously, the practice of safeguarding protects vulnerable adults against abuse and harm. In 2017, as part of the organisation’s dedication to safeguarding, a Safeguarding Adults Sub Committee (SASC) was started to monitor the charity’s safeguarding work and report to trustees. Once a quarter,…

Bournemouth care home celebrates successful summer fete

Posted on 25 July 2018

Our Bournemouth care home, Retired Nurses National Home, enjoyed its summer fete on Saturday. The day was a great success with the beautiful weather, lots of visitors and of course the residents, who had a wonderful day. The event raised £1,630 towards creating a sheltered area in the garden at the care home. Alan Johnston, Manager at…