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Santa brings festive cheer to residents in Coulsdon

Posted on 23 December 2019

Residents from our Coulsdon care home were treated to a surprise visit from Santa last week! Orford House care home was filled with festive cheer when our Engagement Director, Mark Wilson, volunteered to go the extra mile. Putting on a hat, beard and blasting loud cries of ‘Ho Ho Ho’, he sat with residents and…

Big 100 birthday celebrated at Orford House Care Home

Posted on 13 December 2019

Happy Birthday Tina! A resident at our Coulsdon care home recently celebrated her landmark 100th birthday, complete with cake, presents and her centenary card from the Queen. Tina Osborn has been a resident of Orford House care home for seven years. For the special event, staff arranged for a beautiful cake and decorated her room,…

Happy Birthday Marjorie! Resident at our Essex care home celebrates landmark 100th

Posted on 26 November 2019

Marjorie Wood, a resident at New Copford Place care home, recently celebrated her landmark 100th birthday.  She was born in November 1919 and grew up in Tooting, South London. Marjorie has lived at our Essex care home for nearly six years and is a much loved member of the Friends of the Elderly family. She…

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…