News and Blog

Posted on 28 May 2024

Hello and welcome to my spring blog! With the arrival of spring, we find ourselves basking in the promise of lighter evenings and warmer weather. It’s a time of renewal and hope, and here at Friends of the Elderly, we have much to share about the heartwarming moments and positive developments that have unfolded over…

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Redcot care home opens its doors for fun-filled Open Day

Posted on 28 May 2024

On Saturday 29 June, to celebrate and support this year’s Care Home Open Week, Redcot, our Haslemere-based residential care home, will be opening its doors to host a summer Open Day and BBQ. The Open Day will give visitors, prospective residents, respite guests and their families the opportunity to see and experience, first-hand, the wide…

Oxfordshire care home to host Woofies dog and agility show

Posted on 23 May 2024

At The Old Vicarage, our Wallingford-based residential and dementia care home, the care team and residents are getting their ‘dogs in a line’ preparing for the care home’s inaugural pooch parade dog show, affectionately named ‘The Woofies’. “We decided to arrange the Dog Show as the residents not only love animals, but frequently reminisce about…

Woking care home hosts open day to showcase new refurbishment

Posted on 22 May 2024

On Friday 21st June from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bernard Sunley, our Woking-based residential, nursing and dementia care home will be hosting an Open Day to showcase its newly refurbished facilities. The refurbishment has taken into account the needs of all its residents and includes areas tailored to support those living with dementia. “We…

Musical Bumps brings generations together at our Luton care home

Posted on 21 May 2024

At Little Bramingham Farm, our Luton-based residential care home, the care team has been celebrating this year’s Global Intergenerational Week with their fun and engaging fortnightly activity for their residents – Intergenerational Musical Bumps. The intergenerational sessions are run by Musical Bumps Central Bedfordshire, a small business providing music groups, singing and fun for babies,…