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July highlights from our care homes

Posted on 31 July 2020

July was a busy time at our care homes, with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the sunshine, take part in activities and celebrate. Here are some of the key highlights from the last month: We are now COVID-WISE as visitors are welcomed back to homes: During the height of the pandemic, we closed our care…

Improving Rapid Assistance And Quality of Sleep For Our Residents

Posted on 14 July 2020

NHS Technology Grant Helps Charity Integrate Acoustic Monitors with Its Care Planning Software For Additional Safety.  We as a UK charity which runs care homes and support services for older people across England, are taking the innovative step to install Wireless Acoustic Monitors across its care homes as an additional safety measure for its residents.…

It’s The Little Things…That Matter

Posted on 25 June 2020

Friends of the Elderly Goes The Extra Mile For Its Residents, Their Families and Staff. Friends of the Elderly, the charity which runs care homes and services for older people throughout England, has continued to put the mental and physical health and well being of its residents and staff at the heart of all its…

Ricardo Portabella donates £50,000 to help us support older people

Posted on 24 June 2020

Spanish businessman and philanthropist, Ricardo Portabella, has made an outstandingly generous donation of £50,000. The money will help us continue to support older people who use our services. Mr Portabella is a world-renowned entrepreneur, the founder of many international companies and also a Director at the London-based real estate company, One 55 Fenchurch. He said:…

Charity President Princess Alexandra calls for Covid update

Posted on 19 June 2020

Our Charity President Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Oglivy, joined a phone call with Kerry Rubie, Chair of the Board and Steve Allen, our Chief Executive. She spoke to them at length to learn more about how we are managing our COVID-19 response. During the call Princess Alexandra, Kerry Rubie and Steve…