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Safeguarding takes priority at Friends of the Elderly

Posted on 26 July 2018

Friends of the Elderly takes the safeguarding of clients and residents extremely seriously, the practice of safeguarding protects vulnerable adults against abuse and harm. In 2017, as part of the organisation’s dedication to safeguarding, a Safeguarding Adults Sub Committee (SASC) was started to monitor the charity’s safeguarding work and report to trustees. Once a quarter,…

Bournemouth care home celebrates successful summer fete

Posted on 25 July 2018

Our Bournemouth care home, Retired Nurses National Home, enjoyed its summer fete on Saturday. The day was a great success with the beautiful weather, lots of visitors and of course the residents, who had a wonderful day. The event raised £1,630 towards creating a sheltered area in the garden at the care home. Alan Johnston, Manager at…

School children send picture postcards to older people in Malvern

Posted on 10 July 2018

Triangle Home Care Malvern, part of the charity Friends of the Elderly, has partnered with Northleigh School to deliver picture postcards to its clients. Children in years five and six at the school have created ‘picture postcards’ that will be delivered to clients by their home care workers to brighten their day and make them…

Triangle Day Care Malvern presented with £500 from Waitrose

Posted on 6 July 2018

Earlier this year, Triangle Day Care Malvern was selected as a charity to benefit from Waitrose Great Malvern’s Community Matters token scheme. Last week, Triangle Day Care Malvern’s manager Shirley Bradley and one their clients attended a special celebratory afternoon tea and cheque presentation at the store. Joe White, Waitrose Great Malvern’s Community Matters Branch…

Cath Kidston and Mary Berry break largest cream tea world record

Posted on 5 July 2018

On Sunday (1 July), at Alexandra Palace in London, Cath Kidston hosted a successful Guinness World Record attempt for the largest cream tea. The ticket sales from the cream tea raised an incredible £11,000 for Friends of the Elderly. The record breaking event, which welcomed Mary Berry as the special guest, saw 978 people enjoy…