2022 October 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 October highlights:

October highlights. Joyce on her birthday. 101st birthday is full of joy for Joyce

At The Lawn care home in Alton, Hampshire, the care team has been celebrating with resident, Joyce Colley, as she enjoyed her landmark 101st Birthday and shared fascinating details about her life.

Find out more about Joyce’s life and how she celebrated here.

October highlights. The scouts with a resident.Scouts do their gardening duty at RNNH care home

At RNNH care home, residents spent a lovely day with the 21st Bournemouth Scout Group.

The Pack visited to work in the care home’s beautiful gardens as part of their Cubs Gardener Activity Badge.

Find out how they got on in RNNH’s gardens here.

Cedric on his birthday.Centenarian Cedric celebrates landmark 100th birthday

Happy 100th Birthday Cedric!

At Bernard Sunley care home, the team made sure Centenarian Cedric’s landmark Birthday celebrations were ‘just the ticket’ for the British Rail veteran.

Read how he celebrated his special day here.

A smiling resident holding a drink. Recognising resilience and contributions of older women

To celebrate and honour the theme of this year’s United Nations International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP) – ‘The Resilience and Contributions of Older Women,’ we have spoken to some residents across our care homes about their life experiences and what resilience means to them.

Find out what our residents said about resilience here.

An older man smiling. Charitable Services Update 2021-22

Check out our short publication that shows the charitable work we undertook in 2021-22 to support older people in our society.

It is thanks to our generous supporters that we are able to make a huge difference to older people who are living in poverty.

Read the full publication here.


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