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Our Bournemouth care home receives generous PPE donation

Posted on 15 June 2020

Our Bournemouth care home, the Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH), was delighted to receive a donation of PPE. The generous surplus of protective equipment was provided by housing company Taylor Wimpey West London. Staff at RNNH received protective face masks, gloves, protective disposable aprons, uniform wash bags and 3D printed visors to add to their…

Wireless technology key to success in care during Covid-19 pandemic

Posted on 11 June 2020

In 2019, we invested in Ally Labs wireless acoustic monitoring devices to improve the night-time care of our residents. The device sits in each resident’s room and the Ally app is installed on mobile devices. The on-shift team are instantly alerted if a resident needs care. Following the outbreak of Covid-19 and realising the new…

‘Outstanding’ CQC inspection result for our Luton care home

Posted on 22 April 2020

Little Bramingham Farm care home in Luton, Bedfordshire has been recognised with an ‘Outstanding’ Care Quality Commission (CQC) report. It is the highest rating that a care home can receive, after the inspection found that residents “received exceptionally personalised care and support which met their needs”. The team at Little Bramingham Farm care home are…

Coronavirus Statement

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…

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…