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Bournemouth care home raises £1,881 at summer fete thanks to generosity of local community

Posted on 2 August 2019

Our Bournemouth care home, the Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH), has raised an incredible £1,881 at their summer fete. The money will be used to improve the grounds of the home, including their unique ‘Forget-Me-Not’ garden for people living with dementia. Staff and residents were joined by over 250 friends, family and members of the…

Bournemouth care home resident, 87, flies high in bucket list glider challenge

Posted on 18 July 2019

A flying dream came true for 87-year-old Pat Tuffey recently. She took her first glider flight to raise money for a sensory garden at our Bournemouth care home. Staff at the Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH) arranged for Pat to fulfil her lifelong dream with help from the Dorset Gliding Club. The plane was released…

Residents and local communities enjoy Care Home Open Day celebrations

Posted on 12 July 2019

Residents and staff across our care homes recently welcomed the local community to celebrate Care Home Open Day 2019. Redcot care home turned back the clock for the open day celebrations. The home, based in Haslemere, hosted a World War 2 themed event and invited  visitors to journey back to the 1940s. Pupils from St…

84-year-old Bournemouth resident takes to the skies for dementia

Posted on 2 July 2019

A resident from our Bournemouth care home has her eyes set on the sky. Pat Tuffey will be gliding this week to raise money for a dementia garden. Pat, who lives at the Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH), will soar high above Dorset in a glider. It will be her first ever glider flight, with…

Volunteers who visit older people thanked by the Mayor of Woking

Posted on 25 June 2019

The Mayor of Woking was guest of honour at a BBQ hosted by our Visiting Friends befriending service. Cllr Beryl Hunwicks joined the celebration to say thank you to people from the local community who volunteer their time to visit older people living alone. The group of 32 volunteers visit more than 36 people in…