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Respite stay to full-time resident at Redcot care home in Haslemere

Posted on 6 July 2021

At Redcot, our Haslemere-based residential care home, resident Zena Gay enjoyed her respite break so much, she didn’t want to leave – so she decided to make Redcot her permanent home. Back in 2018, Zena moved into Redcot for a respite care stay on the advice of her GP, as her eyesight was deteriorating. When…

Malvern resident celebrates 95th birthday with a visit from Twinkle the cat

Posted on 1 July 2021

At Davenham care home in Malvern, resident Muriel Castledine has had a wonderful day celebrating her milestone 95th birthday. Muriel’s special day started with a lovely one-to-one visit from her niece and nephew, with gifts and cards from family, friends and the care home team, and rounded off with Muriel’s favourite birthday tradition of a delicious summer…

Mother and Daughter care team has 37 years between them

Posted on 24 June 2021

At Friends of the Elderly, we are proud to have many family members who are part of our caring and management teams. Many have worked within different care homes and services for a number of years. Mother and daughter – Ann Essam and Cheryl Rothschild – have, between them, worked for Friends of the Elderly…

Woking Day Care centre reopens and welcomes back its clients

Posted on 17 June 2021

Following the UK Government’s easing of the COVID-19 lockdown guidelines and protocols, our Woking Day Care Centre in Surrey has been celebrating reopening their doors. The team, who are trained to support older people living with dementia, have been busy ensuring stringent infection control procedures are in place to enable them to welcome back their…