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£16,078 has been raised through our Winter Appeal

Posted on 30 March 2022

A huge thank you to everyone who kindly donated. The money raised will offer vital support for some of the poorest older people in our communities who have nowhere else to turn. This winter, we have helped 11 older people afford their heating bills, replaced 19 broken refrigeration appliances, and helped to pay for 27…

February highlights from our care homes

Posted on 9 March 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 February highlights: Bournemouth couple celebrate landmark wedding anniversary “As soon as I met Delia, I knew she was the one.” At RNNH care home, the care team had a love-filled Valentine’s…

Anniversary celebrations in Bournemouth as secret to endless love is revealed

Posted on 24 February 2022

At RNNH care home in Bournemouth, the care team had a love-filled Valentine’s week, helping two of their residents – Len and Delia Butler – celebrate their milestone 66th Wedding Anniversary. Len and Delia first met at a bus stop back in 1956 and, as they say, the rest is history. Len said: “As soon…

Ballroom dancing Blanche celebrates landmark 101st Birthday in Luton

Posted on 21 January 2022

At Little Bramingham Farm care home in Luton, Bedfordshire, the care team has been celebrating Blanche Fromenton’s milestone 101st Birthday with gifts, balloons, cards and a special birthday afternoon tea treat in the home’s beautiful tea room with her family and care home friends. Blanche, who has been a resident at Little Bramingham Farm for…

Our Patron Kerry Rubie awarded MBE in the New Year Honours List

Posted on 18 January 2022

We are delighted to congratulate our former Chair of the Board of Trustees, Kerry Rubie, on being awarded an MBE for Services to Innovation, Leadership and Governance in Adult Social Care in this year’s New Years Honours List. Kerry, who is now one of our Patrons, has worked on Friends of the Elderly’s Board of…