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The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) has created a series of filmed concerts, specially designed for older people living in care settings, to enjoy from home anywhere in the UK.

BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BRINGS CONCERTS TO CARE SETTINGS

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) has created a series of filmed concerts, specially designed for older people living in care settings, to enjoy from home anywhere in the UK.  ...
Belong resident, Mindel Rose.

ARTIST TEAMS UP WITH CARE HOME TO LIFT SPIRITS

An artist has been working with residents at a care village in Didsbury on an innovative autumn-inspired art activity, designed to help keep spirits high as lockdown restrictions continue.  ...
Care Home 'Walk-Through' Event

CARE HOME HOLDS COVID-SAFE HALLOWEEN EVENT TO REUNITE FAMILIES

On 28th October, Sunrise of Sonning care home in Berkshire hosted a ‘walk-through’ Halloween visit for residents and their families. The event was specifically aimed at grandchildren...
Staff went all out for 80s day at Hambleton Grange care home in Thirsk.

CARE HOME TIME TRAVELS THROUGH FIVE DECADES

Care home residents have been transported through ‘five eras in five days’ thanks to an idea from the care team to reminisce with residents about ‘the good old days.’ ...
Staff and residents at Bowbridge Court care home in Newark have been delighted to unveil the traditional British railway station, featuring facilities such as a bench seating area, classic luggage with a porter’s trolley and even bespoke decorations and signs to really get the feel of being track-side on the platform.

RESIDENTS ARE ALL ABOARD CARE HOME RAILWAY STATION

A care home has opened its own replica train station for residents to enjoy. Staff and residents at Bowbridge Court care home in Newark have been delighted to unveil the traditional British...
Care UK Sponsors the Big Green Draw

CARE UK TO SPONSOR THE BIG DRAW FESTIVAL 2020

Care UK is the official health and social care sponsor of The Big Draw Festival 2020, which this year is themed: The Big Green Draw: A Climate of Change.  For the second year running, Care...
Care Home Worker Paintings

CARE HOME WORKER DEDICATES PAINTINGS TO RESIDENTS

A support worker has spent a year painting canvas pictures for the sensory gardens of the care home where she has worked for 20 years.  Debbie Dyer, 58, plays a vital role in taking care of...
Brinnington Hall Crazy Golf Course has been a hit with residents!

CARE HOME WINS GARDEN COMPETITION WITH MINIATURE GOLF COURSE CREATION

Greater Manchester care home Brinnington Hall has been crowned the North West Regional Winner of Ideal Carehomes’ annual ‘Gardens in Bloom’ competition, thanks to the creation of a...
Photo Credit: Royal Star & Garter

PIRATES RULE THE WAVES AT HIGH WYCOMBE CARE HOME

A motley crew of salty sea dogs paid residents a visit to Royal Star & Garter in High Wycombe as the care home enjoyed a Pirates’ Day. The all-day event was organised by staff at the Home...
THE NOT FORGOTTEN LAUNCHES UK CARE HOME CONCERT TOUR

CHARITY LAUNCHES UK CARE HOME CONCERT TOUR

The Not Forgotten, a British Armed Forces charity which supports serving and ex-service men and women has launched Those Not Forgotten Years, a nationwide outdoor concert tour of care homes. The...

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