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Battersea schoolgirl sells her favourite books to fundraise for older people

Posted on 17 June 2019

A Battersea schoolgirl has raised more than £450 for the older people we support by selling her favourite bedtime stories. Sophia Das has her own website where she reviews her favourite books. She decided that she wanted others to benefit from the stories once she had finished with them. With the help of her father…

A special thank you to volunteers from our Essex care home

Posted on 10 June 2019

Volunteers from the local community regularly support residents at New Copford Place care home in Essex.  Last week they were invited to the home to attend a special certificate giving ceremony. The event was held to mark Volunteers’ Week, which takes place every year between 1 – 7 June. The 27 residents at our Essex care…

Bournemouth residents take on pupils at school sports day games event

Posted on 6 June 2019

Children at St Walburga’s Catholic Primary School recently welcomed ‘veteran contenders’ from our Bournemouth care home. Together they enjoyed sports day games at the school. Six residents from the Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH), aged between 73 and 98 visited the school to join the reception class for their sports and games. During the event,…

Malvern care home and University of Worcester team up for new dementia approach

Posted on 31 May 2019

Bradbury Court care home in Malvern has teamed up with University of Worcester dementia experts. Together they have trialled a new way of providing care for those living with the dementia. A four month trial at our Malvern care home tested the ‘Namaste’ system of dementia care. The system uses a more holistic and person-centred…

New phone number for our Malvern Day Care service

Posted on 28 May 2019

Our Malvern Day Care service, which supports people living with dementia, has a brand new phone number! The day care centre, based at the Lodge, in Graham Road, has been supporting older people in the area for the last 18 years. Due to an upgrade of our telephone system, for the first time the service…