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Posted on 16 March 2020

16 March 2020 – PRESS RELEASE FRIENDS OF THE ELDERLY CORONAVIRUS STATEMENT Following the recent Coronavirus outbreak, Friends of the Elderly are doing all that we can to protect against COVID-19 within our homes and services.Friends of the Elderly is experienced in reducing the spread of infections, such as seasonal flu and norovirus in our…

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Secret to happy marriage revealed as Bournemouth couple celebrate 64th Wedding Anniversary

Posted on 4 March 2020

Two residents at our Bournemouth care home recently celebrated an incredible milestone – their 64th Wedding Anniversary! Len and Delia Butler are residents at the Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH). They celebrated their anniversery during Valentine’s week and revealed the secret to a long and happy marriage is a ‘bit of give and take’. Speaking…

Woking Day Care’s wonder dog restores memories for older people with dementia

Posted on 20 February 2020

Our Woking Day Care service in Surrey added to its wide range of daily activities by introducing regular visits of the canine kind! Thomas is a rescue dog from Danyflor in Romania. After his rescue Fran Simpson, our Woking Day Care manager, fostered him. He soon joined her at the day care service and quickly…

Afternoon tea birthday treat for 87-year-old Eileen

Posted on 19 February 2020

A resident from Little Bramingham Farm care home in Luton recently celebrated her 87th birthday in style. Family and friends joined Eileen Gleasure to enjoy a top-notch afternoon tea treat at the home’s very own Tea Room. Eileen has been a resident at our care home in Luton, Bedfordshire for two years. The care home’s…

The wellbeing team in Alton consisting of a dog, two rabbits and a tank of fish!

Posted on 13 February 2020

There is a surprising thing that a dog named Tank, two rabbits and shoal of fish have in common – they all are improving the wellbeing of residents living at our Alton care home! Our Wellbeing Team at The Lawn care home in Alton, Hampshire, has been encouraging residents to care for and interact with…