2022 May highlights from our care homes and services

Across our care homes and services, residents had a wonderful time enjoying a mixture of fun activities and celebrations last month. Here are our May highlights:

Mercia Mini Car Club visiting our Malvern Day Care - May highlightsMalvern Day Care centre hosts its own Italian Job

Mercia Minis Car Club recently descended on our Malvern Day Care Centre in a group of classic, pristine Minis, much to the delight of the day care clients. They have a long history of supporting Malvern Day Care and visited to present a cheque to Manager, Shirley Bradley.

Read about their visit and ongoing support of our Malvern Day Care here.

Friends of the Elderly employee holding a phone with the Unmind App open - May highlightsEncouraging our teams to ‘Unmind’ with new platform

At Friends of the Elderly, we have continued to build on our commitment to our employees by expanding upon our Wellbeing Pledge and introducing a new online workplace mental health platform.

Find out more about the ‘Unmind’ platform here.

Betty’s Birthday Celebrations at Bernard Sunley

Happy Birthday Betty! Bernard Sunley care home helped Betty celebrate her milestone 91st birthday with lots of cake, presents and a performance by her favourite singer Daniel Brewerton.

Read amazing stories from Betty’s life here.

A kind donation to our Bournemouth care home

Thank you so much to the Wardrobe Foundation who kindly donated clothes as part of their Golden Rail initiative.

Residents at RNNH care home had a fabulous time choosing new outfits whilst enjoying nibbles and drinks.

Find out more about our Bournemouth care home here.

What being a not-for-profit organisation means to us

Steve Allen, Chief Executive of Friends of the Elderly, writes a regular blog which gives insight into his role at the Charity.

Recently he shared a little bit more about our structure as a charity and what being a not-for-profit organisation means to us.

Read Steve Allen’s blog post here.

Ebay logoBuy or sell on eBay and raise money for older people

If you’re having a clear out, updating your wardrobe or have unwanted gifts lying around, why not sell them for a good cause?

Choose Friends of the Elderly as a ‘favourite’ charity on eBay, list your items, then donate anything from 1% to 100% of the sale. It’s quick and easy to set up, and you choose what percentage gets donated.

When you buy on eBay you can choose to add a donation too!

So please, select us as your ‘favourite’ charity and help us support more older people.


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