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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...
Sunrise of Banstead residents enjoy nostalgic concert from the Not Forgotten

CARE HOME RESIDENTS SING DOWN MEMORY LANE

Residents of local care home, Sunrise of Banstead were treated to a nostalgic afternoon of entertainment as part of a special concert series organised by The Not Forgotten this week. The Not...
VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE FOR TAUNTON CARE HOME RESIDENTS

VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE FOR TAUNTON CARE HOME RESIDENTS

  Elderly residents at Oake Meadows Care Home have been treated to a virtual reality extravaganza, taking turns to experience the latest high-tech gadgets. Residents Michael Rourke, 87,...
Social Distancing Serenades

MUSICIANS SERENADE CARE HOME RESIDENTS IN ISOLATION

Staff at Amherst Court care home in Chatham have not let the current pandemic stand in the way of residents’ day-to-day life at the home, and have come up with some fantastic ideas that work...

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