2022 November 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 November highlights:

November highlights: Wendy on her 100th birthday. Wendy celebrates milestone 100th birthday

At New Copford Place residential care home in Colchester, Essex, our care team has been celebrating resident, Wendy Binns’ milestone 100th Birthday with a day full of surprises and all her favourite things.

Read about how she celebrated here.

November highlights: Winnie visiting residents at Little Bramingham FarmWinnie The Pooch becomes a regular visitor in Luton

Little Bramingham Farm care home has a new furry, four-legged friend who regularly visits the residents for mornings of fun, games and cuddles.

Winnie – affectionately called ‘Winnie The Pooch’ – a Blue Roan coated Cockapoo, is a qualified Therapy Dog.

Find out how her visits benefit residents here.

Fruit and vegetablesDietitians’ tips on Nutrition for Older people

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

This month he welcomed dietitians Vittoria Romano (chair of British Dietetic Association (BDA) Older People Specialist Group (OPSG)) and Alison Smith (committee member of the BDA OPSG), who wrote an informative guest blog for the Charity about nutrition and hydration for older people.

Read their tips for nutrition and hydration here.

Alpacas visiting a resident. Alpacas delight in Oxfordshire

Residents at The Old Vicarage care home were delighted to meet cute alpacas who visited the home.

These adorable alpacas were met with gasps, cheers, laughter and, of course, lots of cuddles.

Find out more about our Oxfordshire care home here.


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