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‘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…

Woking care home resident celebrates National Read a Book Day

Posted on 10 September 2021

In honour of National Read a Book Day, Bernard Sunley care home resident and passionate reader Sheila Rickard has been reminiscing about her favourite books, authors and characters and sharing her memories, thoughts and insights with the home’s care team. National Read a Book Day highlights and promotes the joy of immersing yourself in a…

Respite stay to full-time resident at Bernard Sunley care home

Posted on 24 August 2021

Our Woking care home, Bernard Sunley, has come to the rescue by answering an urgent call for help from a family who were looking for an essential respite stay for their wife and mother, Brenda. Six months later, both Brenda and her family liked the care home so much, she’s now a full-time resident thanks…