2024 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 2024 May highlights:

2024 May Highlights - Lady Davenham at the Well Dressing competition Lady Davenham wins silver in Malvern care home’s stunning display

At Friends of the Elderly Malvern, the care teams got creative for The Malvern Waters and Well Dressing Festival, creating and debuting Lady Davenham, to win silver in the competition.

Read about the concept behind Lady Davenham here.

Kara after the race. Kara smashes her Battersea Half Marathon challenge!

This month Kara ran the half marathon for Friends of the Elderly as she wanted to “raise awareness around the issues facing older people that are often swept under the carpet.”

If you would like to donate, please see her fundraising page here.

2024 May highlights - Ester smiling. Ester shares her nursing journey

At Bernard Sunley, our Woking-based residential, nursing and dementia care home, the care home’s Deputy Manager and Clinical Lead has been honouring this month’s International Nurses Day by sharing her own Nursing journey.

Find out about Ester’s nursing journey here.

Last year's dog show. Oxfordshire care home to host Woofies dog show

At The Old Vicarage, our Wallingford-based residential and dementia care home, the care team and residents are getting their ‘dogs in a line’ preparing for the care home’s inaugural pooch parade dog show, affectionately named ‘The Woofies’.

Find out more about The Woofies here.

A musical bumps session at Little Bramingham Farm care home.Musical Bumps brings generations together in Luton

At Little Bramingham Farm care home, the team has been celebrating this year’s Global Intergenerational Week with their fun and engaging fortnightly activity for their residents – Intergenerational Musical Bumps.

Read about how the intergenerational visits help here

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