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April highlights from our care homes

Posted on 9 May 2022

Across our care homes and services, residents had a wonderful time enjoying a mixture of fun activities and celebrations last month. Here are our April highlights: Our Essex care home helps Barbara celebrate landmark 101st birthday At New Copford Place care home in Colchester, Essex, the care team has been celebrating Barbara Purves’ milestone 101st Birthday. Cheeky…

Malvern Day Care centre hosts its own Italian Job

Posted on 6 May 2022

Back in March 2019, the Mercia Minis Car Club first visited our Malvern Day Care centre. They arrived to celebrate and announce that our day care centre was the Malvern car club’s chosen charity for the year, a support that would run until March 2020. However, before they could return, the COVID pandemic struck. Fast…

Tips to help care for an elderly person with dementia

Posted on 14 April 2022

At Friends of the Elderly, one of the things we pride ourselves on is the personalised care we provide to our residents and clients. Whether dropping in a couple of times a week to one of our day care centres, staying with us for a few weeks on a short respite break, or living with…

March highlights from our care homes

Posted on 13 April 2022

Across our care homes and services, residents had a wonderful time enjoying a mixture of fun activities and celebrations last month. Here are our March highlights: Bournemouth Knit and Natter group knit for Ukraine The Knit and Natter group is a popular activity and social session that residents love to take part in at RNNH…

RNNH care home resident celebrates 100th birthday with a surprise visit from down under

Posted on 6 April 2022

At RNNH Care Home in Bournemouth, Dorset, one of our residents, Rita Crumplin, has been celebrating her landmark 100th Birthday which was topped off with a wonderful surprise treat – a visit from her son, Paul, who flew all the way from Australia to share in his Mum’s special, centenary day. Rita, who has been…