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May highlights from our care homes

Posted on 11 June 2021

As ever, our residents have been busy across all of our care homes, enjoying activities and celebrations. Here’s a look back at some highlights from May. Celebrations at Alton care home for resident’s milestone 100th birthday At our Alton-based residential care home, The Lawn, resident Frederick Bowpitt (known as Bill) had a lovely day marking…

Lockdown pen pal friends Madge and Ella meet in person for the first time

Posted on 8 June 2021

We have a heart-warming update on a story we shared last September. Whilst the Covid-19 pandemic meant strict lockdown procedures for the country, a friendship between 94-year-old Madge, who is a resident at Little Bramingham Farm care home in Luton, and six-year-old Ella flourished as they became pen pal friends. Despite the 88-year age difference,…

Tips for caring for someone living with dementia

Posted on 27 May 2021

Our Woking Day Care service provides dementia care and activities and gives carers much needed extra support. At the heart of the service is Woking Day Care Manager Francesca Simpson. For Dementia Action Week, we asked Fran to share helpful tips around caring for someone living with dementia. Tip 1: Reminiscence tools Tip 2: Navigating restless…

April highlights from our care homes

Posted on 11 May 2021

Residents across our care homes enjoyed a fun-filled month, whether it was April showers or sun! Here’s a look back at some highlights from April. Kind donation helps Bernard Sunley care home residents get interactive At our Woking care home, Bernard Sunley, residents have been enjoying a new, interactive pastime thanks to the generous donations and fundraising efforts…

Celebrations at Alton care home for resident’s milestone 100th birthday

Posted on 6 May 2021

At our Alton-based residential care home, The Lawn, resident Frederick Bowpitt (known as Bill) had a lovely day marking his milestone 100th birthday. Celebrating his Centenarian Day, Bill enjoyed a packed day of celebrations. They started with him receiving his commemorative telegram from the charity’s Royal Patron, HRH The Queen and a COVID-safe visit from…