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Posted on 21 July 2021

The team at Bernard Sunley care home in Woking recently helped two of its residents celebrate their very special Sapphire 65th Wedding Anniversary. The couple have lived at Bernard Sunley for a combined total of nearly four years. They are a popular duo and have made firm friends with other residents and staff alike. The…

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How a care worker’s dual role is supporting residents in Hampshire

Posted on 15 July 2021

At our Alton-based care home The Lawn, Camilla Coulston’s dual role as both Activities Coordinator and Dementia Champion has helped her provide exceptional care for residents with a range of needs. Camilla had always wanted to work in care. Talking about her background, she said: “I come from a family of women who have, for…

June highlights from our care homes

Posted on 8 July 2021

From Father’s Day celebrations to a landmark 95th birthday, residents across our care homes and services have been busy over the last month. Find out what they got up to in June: The mother and daughter care team with 37 years between them At Friends of the Elderly, we are proud to have many family…

Respite stay to full-time resident at Redcot care home in Haslemere

Posted on 6 July 2021

At Redcot, our Haslemere-based residential care home, resident Zena Gay enjoyed her respite break so much, she didn’t want to leave – so she decided to make Redcot her permanent home. Back in 2018, Zena moved into Redcot for a respite care stay on the advice of her GP, as her eyesight was deteriorating. When…

Malvern resident celebrates 95th birthday with a visit from Twinkle the cat

Posted on 1 July 2021

At Davenham care home in Malvern, resident Muriel Castledine has had a wonderful day celebrating her milestone 95th birthday. Muriel’s special day started with a lovely one-to-one visit from her niece and nephew, with gifts and cards from family, friends and the care home team, and rounded off with Muriel’s favourite birthday tradition of a delicious summer…