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Luton residents share bonfire night event with local firefighters

Posted on 22 November 2019

Bonfire Night celebrations at our Luton care home, Little Bramingham Farm, were made extra special thanks to a visit from local firefighters. Four firefighters from Luton Community Fire Station helped our team to set-up the firework display. Their expertise proved to be a great help to ensure the event was safely organised and delivered. Once…

Our 2018-19 Annual Review

Posted on 21 November 2019

Our 2018-19 annual review tells the story of change. Change that has put us in a stronger position to move forward with our vision of a society where older people have the opportunity to live fulfilled lives. We aim to achive this by providing high-quality services and activities that are both personalised to individual needs…

Two care homes show off their culinary skills!

Posted on 15 November 2019

Residents from two of our care homes recently came together to help prepare sweet treats for a fireworks display. The Lawn care home in Alton, Hampshire, was joined by six residents from our Redcot care home in Haslemere. After a short 30-minute journey, residents from the two care homes came together to bake sweet waffles…

New sensory garden at our dementia day care centre in Kidderminster

Posted on 25 October 2019

Our dementia day care service in Kidderminster has created a special sensory garden, with the help of a local charity. New wooden planters and fencing have been used to transform the services’ outdoor area. These additions will create stimulating spaces for people living with dementia who use the service. We enlisted the help of local…

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Annual Dementia conferences launched, as part of Dementia Education Programme

Posted on 4 October 2019

Friends of the Elderly launched the first of its annual Dementia Conferences yesterday. It is part of its flagship Dementia Education Programme aimed to embed person centred dementia care.  It also supports to facilitate a dementia friendly culture across Friends of the Elderly. Partnered with Worcester University’s highly regarded Association for Dementia Studies (ADS),the programme…