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Posted on 12 August 2022

At RNNH care home in Bournemouth, Dorset, residents have been having a ‘whale of a time’ talking and engaging with a wide range of unusual animals. This came about thanks to a visit from The Creature Teachers, a local animal encounters and experiences company which brings a variety of exotic and domestic animals into care…

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Careers in care and our wonderful team

Posted on 11 August 2022

Hello and welcome to my August Friends of the Elderly blog. Summer is well under way, and we have been enjoying the sunshine in our homes and services. You can find out more about all our lovely summer activities here. This month, I would like to talk to you about careers in care and the…

2022 July highlights from our care homes and services

Posted on 9 August 2022

Across our care homes and services, residents had a wonderful time enjoying a mixture of fun activities and celebrations last month. Here are our July highlights: Redcot residents bury poignant time capsule for the future At Redcot care home, residents have been commemorating the last few unprecedented years by filling and burying their very own…

Devoted sisters at Orford House care home celebrate International Day of Friendship

Posted on 5 August 2022

At Orford House care home in Coulsdon, sisters Marguerite and Adrienne Lawrance, have been celebrating this year’s International Day of Friendship by reminiscing and talking about their close bond, their long and happy lives together, strong friendship and love for each other. Marguerite, 91-years-old, and Adrienne, 89-years-old, moved to Orford House together in May 2021…

Redcot residents bury poignant time capsule for the future

Posted on 22 July 2022

At Redcot, our residential care home in Haslemere, Surrey, the residents have been marking not only the charity’s Royal Patron, HRH Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, but also commemorating the last few unprecedented years. They have done this by burying their very own time capsule for future generations to discover. After seeing so much…