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Going above and beyond – RNNH Care Home’s Activities Coordinator nominated for award

Posted on 12 January 2022

At RNNH care home in Bournemouth, much-loved Activities Coordinator Robert Paton goes above and beyond to provide fun and engaging activities for residents to help keep them active and positive. Di Rann, whose mother and mother-in-law have both been residents at the home, was so appreciative of Rob’s efforts, she nominated him for a local…

2022 December highlights from our care homes

Posted on 9 January 2022

Christmas is always a magical time across our care homes and services, as our care teams work hard to plan festive activities to treat residents and service users. Here are some of the highlights from December: Alan Titchmarsh says thank you to all at The Lawn care home At The Lawn, our Alton-based residential care…

What being a not-for-profit organisation means to us

Posted on 5 January 2022

Hello and welcome to my January Friends of the Elderly blog. This month I’d like to share with you a little bit more about the structure of Friends of the Elderly and how we work Our charity is a not-for-profit organisation, regulated by The Charity Commission, and dedicated to supporting the older people we care…

Lady Diana Farnham
Lady Diana Farnham, DVCO

Posted on 4 January 2022

Friends of the Elderly would like to express our deep sadness at the death of the Charity’s long-term Patron, Lady Diana Farnham. Lady Farnham was not only one of Friends of the Elderly’s Patrons, but a long standing, dedicated supporter of the Charity and its work to support and care for older people. Lady Farnham…

It’s behind you… care home residents enjoy festive covid-safe pantomimes

Posted on 30 December 2021

In the run up to Christmas, residents at our care homes got into the Christmas spirit and enjoyed a wonderful Christmas tradition – festive COVID-safe pantomime performances. Thanks to specialised screens installed, residents were able to enjoy the performance safely. At Bernard Sunley care home in Woking, residents were treated to a production of the…