October highlights from our care homes and services

October was a busy month across our care homes and services, including a special Australian birthday surprise for a WW2 veteran, farm visits and more! Here are our October highlights:

A portrait of the three Malvern Managers. The three dedicated ladies managing our Malvern care homes

With 89 years of caring experience between them, we are fortunate to have three dedicated ladies who are devoted to managing and running our three Malvern care homes.

Suzanne Park is the Manager at Davenham, our Malvern residential care home. Rachel Knighton is the Manager at the nursing home, Perrins House and Elaine Banks is the Manager at Bradbury Court, a care home specifically for residents living with dementia.

Find out more about our three incredible Malvern Managers here.

Moyra Webber on her milestone birthday with the birthday cake.Birthday surprise from Australia for Woking WW2 Veteran

At Bernard Sunley care home in Woking, Surrey, the care team has been celebrating Moyra Webber’s milestone 101st Birthday.

Moyra’s special day was made even more perfect with a magical surprise visit all the way from Australia.

Read about who visited and Moyra’s incredible life here.

A care home resident and a member of staff using an interactive table.Celebrating International Day of Older Persons 2021

To celebrate the theme of this year’s United Nations International Day of Older Persons – ‘Digital Equity for All Ages’, we shared how we engage our residents and service users with new technology to enjoy meaningful interactions in the digital world.

Find out more about the technology we use here.

An RNNH care home resident cuddling a rabbit and smiling. Smiles all-round thanks to llamas, pigs, goats and rabbits

Residents at The Lawn care home in Alton had a baa-rilliant time meeting a whole host of special visitors.

Llamas, pigs, rabbits, chicks and goats visited thanks to Mill Cottage Farm Experience. Residents had a wonderful time meeting the furry troupe gathered on the home’s beautiful and vast lawn.

Find out more about The Lawn care home here.

October Highlights: An historic illustration of Emmanuel Hospital in Westminster. Historic charity helps older Londoners hit by pandemic

Funding from a charity founded by an Elizabethan benefactor over 400 years ago is being used to help modern day older Londoners impacted by the pandemic.

The Emanuel Hospital Charitable Trust has generously donated over £117,000 for our grants service, as well as a grant of £325,000 towards a variety of services run by Age UK.

Read how the grant will support older people here.