July highlights from our care homes

July has been a busy month for residents across our care homes, as they celebrated milestone birthdays, a loving wedding anniversary and more! Here are some of the highlights from July:

Muriel with Twinkle the Cat smiling on her birthday in July.Twinkle the cat helps Malvern resident celebrate her 95th Birthday

Muriel Castledine recently celebrated her milestone 95th birthday at Davenham care home in Malvern, where she enjoyed a one-to-one visit from her niece and nephew, gifts, cards and a delicious treat of strawberries and cream. The icing on the cake was a visit from her special feline friend, Twinkle.

Read about Muriel’s life and her magical birthday celebrations here.

Camilla Coulston from The Lawn care home sat with a resident and both smiling. Care worker’s dual role supporting residents in Hampshire

At our Alton-based care home The Lawn, Camilla Coulston’s dual role as both Activities Coordinator and Dementia Champion has helped her provide exceptional care for residents with a range of needs.

Find out more about Camilla’s incredible work here.

Redcot resident Zena Gay smiling at the camera.Respite stay helps resident find a new permanent home

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.

Read more about Zena’s care journey here.

Bernard Sunley care home residents celebrating their wedding anniversary in July.

Lovebirds celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary

The team at Bernard Sunley care home in Woking helped two of its residents celebrate their very special Sapphire 65th Wedding Anniversary in July.

Alongside the happy celebrations, John and Pam also received a congratulatory card on their anniversary from Her Majesty The Queen, who is the Royal Patron of the charity.

How they met is incredibly romantic. Read about it here.

Staff and Grace holding cake and flowers and smiling at the camera.Surprise party for Bournemouth staff member who has been with care home since 1985

In July, staff and residents at RNNH care home planned a surprise 70th birthday party for their much-loved team member Grace.

She has been working at RNNH since 1985 in the kitchen, with cakes being her speciality, and has also been volunteering for three years helping with activities for residents. Happy Birthday Grace!

Find out more about our Bournemouth care home here.

Brian on his milestone birthday wearing his new Coventry FC shirt. A special surprise for long-time Coventry City Football Club fan

Staff at The Lawn care home love to go above and beyond to celebrate resident’s birthdays. For Brian’s milestone 90th birthday that took place in July, they surprised him with a gift of a 1970’s Coventry City FC shirt. As a long-time Coventry fan, Brian was delighted to say the least.

Find out more about our Alton care home here.