2023 July 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 2023 July highlights:

stock image of a couple embracing happily for 2023 July highlights story. The impact of our grants service for older people on low incomes

Poverty in later life is a reality for more than two million people. Vulnerable pensioners are struggling without the means to buy food, heat their homes, take a warm shower or wear clean clothing.

Our grant giving service helps older people who cannot afford these basic essentials.

Find out more about the impact of our grants service here.

Woking care home couple holding hands with balloons in background. Romantic Woking couple celebrate birthdays days apart

At Bernard Sunley care home, residents and loving couple Helen and Geoff Harrold, celebrated their June birthdays, making sure they had separate celebrations to extend the festivities.

Read how they celebrated here.

Scout group visiting RNNH care home. Cub Scouts bring a jamboree to RNNH care home

Residents at RNNH care home in Bournemouth, Dorset, spent a warm, fun-filled evening enjoying a mini Jamboree thanks to a visit from 30 Cub Scouts from the 21st Bournemouth Cub Scouts.

Read about the Cub Scout visit here.

Emma hugging Winnie the Pooch at Little Bramingham Farm care home. Puppy love for Luton respite resident Emma

Puppy Love is in the air at Little Bramingham Farm care home. Regular respite resident, Emma Cootes, has formed a strong bond with Winnie The Pooch, a loveable Blue Roan coated Cockapoo Pets As Therapy (PAT) dog who pays weekly visits to the care home residents.

Find out more about their special bond here.

The opening of The Redcot Arms. Official opening of The Redcot Arms

Despite the grey clouds and raindrops falling, at Redcot care home spirits were not dampened as The Redcot Arms was officially opened. The honour of cutting the red ribbon and serving the first drink went to The Mayor of Haslemere, Councillor Jerome Davidson and the internationally renowned, The Folding Lady, Sophie Liard.

Read about the opening of Redcot Arms here.

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