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Nina Andersen founder Community Senior Letters Initiative

TEENAGER SETS UP LETTER WRITING INITIATIVE

To combat loneliness amongst care home residents, a 16-year-old student has set up Community Senior Letters, an initiative to help over 35 primary schools write letters to elderly residents in their...
Brunelcare Celebrates Volunteers’ Week

Brunelcare Celebrates Volunteers’ Week

  Taking place from 31 May-6 June, Volunteers’ Week is an annual event that celebrates the millions of wonderful volunteers across the UK. Brunelcare is celebrating by creating an...
TALENT CONTEST LIFTS SPIRITS AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

TALENT CONTEST LIFTS SPIRITS AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Heathcotes Group, a specialist care provider, has been helping to keep its service users engaged during lockdown with a talent contest inviting their services to show off their creative abilities. ...
Image Credit: Kensington Palace

ROYAL APPOINTMENT FOR CAREGIVER

A caregiver from Home Instead Senior Care was given the opportunity of a lifetime to have a chat about her job with the future King of England. Senior caregiver, Suraya Alvi, from Home Instead...
Belong Care Villages Launch Digital Exercise Channel

EXERCISE GOES DIGITAL FOR CARE VILLAGES’ OLDER RESIDENTS

Fitness instructors at care provider Belong have launched a YouTube channel to keep their clients and the nation’s older community healthy during the coronavirus lockdown. The Belong Active...
PLADIS LAUNCHES ‘LOVE LETTER’ DRIVE ON NATIONAL BISCUIT DAY

PLADIS LAUNCHES ‘LOVE LETTER’ DRIVE ON NATIONAL BISCUIT DAY

pladis, parent company of McVitie’s and Jacob’s, is aiming to combat loneliness and bring some happiness to care homes on National Biscuit Day (29th May) by delivering lockdown love...
RIVERDALE COURT CELEBRATES VE DAY

RIVERDALE COURT CELEBRATES VE DAY

During the current lockdown, with all care homes in isolation from visitors to protect the residents and care staff, events and activities have required a different approach. One thing that is...
The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society Celebrate VE Day

MARITIME CARE HOME FLIES THE FLAG TO MARK VE DAY

Staff and residents at Surrey-based maritime charity and nursing care home, The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, commemorated a very special VE Day 75 from afar this year with the help of some...
Ruddington Manor's Anne Mirasol and Tracy Johnston

NEW MANAGEMENT AT RUDDINGTON MANOR

Tracy Johnston and Anne Mirasol have been appointed by New Care as Home Manager and Deputy Manager respectively at Ruddington Manor Care Centre, in Wilford.   The duo will work together,...
Married Care Home Couple Keep in Touch Via Video Call

MARRIED CARE HOME COUPLE KEEP IN TOUCH VIA VIDEO CALL

Joan and Max Fullbrook are both residents at Gracewell of Church Crookham, Fleet. Max lives in the Memory Care Neighbourhood, and Joan lives in the Assisted Living Neighbourhood. As they have...

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