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Volunteers who visit older people thanked by the Mayor of Woking

Posted on 25 June 2019

The Mayor of Woking was guest of honour at a BBQ hosted by our Visiting Friends befriending service. Cllr Beryl Hunwicks joined the celebration to say thank you to people from the local community who volunteer their time to visit older people living alone. The group of 32 volunteers visit more than 36 people in…

Luton care homes’ new tea room is a hit with the local community

Posted on 19 June 2019

The launch of a new tea room at Little Bramingham Farm care home recently drew in the crowds. Over 70 people turned up to enjoy tea, cake and music. Care home staff severed cream teas, delicious cakes, strawberries with cream and a selection of beverages. Additionally, Aimi P. wowed crowds with a set list of…

Battersea Schoolgirl Sells Her Favourite Books To Fundraise For FotE

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,…