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Activities were held for veterans at Royal Star & Garter’s care homes on Friday 23rd April, to mark St George’s Day.

ROYAL STAR & GARTER VETERANS CELEBRATE ST GEORGE’S DAY

Activities were held for veterans at Royal Star & Garter’s care homes on Friday 23rd April, to mark St George’s Day.  Residents at Royal Star & Garter’s Homes in Solihull,...
Resident Shonda McMillan with one of the home’s chicks

CARE HOME HATCHES FLUFFY NEW RESIDENTS

Avonbridge care home in Hamilton has been exploring the joys of spring and has hatched eight chicks at the home. Residents received eight eggs from an ethical hatching company, Incredible Eggs,...
Chrystine and Michael Girvan celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary at Coppice Lodge care home in Arnold.

COUPLE SEPARATED BY COVID REUNITED FOR 65TH ANNIVERSARY

A couple separated during the COVID-19 pandemic were reunited with a surprise dinner date to mark their milestone Blue Sapphire anniversary. Chrystine and Michael Girvan celebrated their 65th...
Last week, Gracewell of Fareham buried a time capsule to mark the National Day of Reflection and remember everything they have overcome in the past year.

CARE HOME MARKS NATIONAL DAY OF REFLECTION WITH TIME CAPSULE

A care home in Fareham commemorated a year since the first national lockdown by burying a time capsule. Last week, Gracewell of Fareham buried a time capsule to mark the National Day of...
Isa Reynolds with George the Puffin, Catmoor House Care Home.

WILDLIFE CENTRE BRINGS MARINE LIFE TO CARE HOME

A care provider has teamed up with a wildlife centre to allow its residents to experience marine and wildlife environments, despite the current lockdown restrictions. HC-One has collaborated with...
Resident Sir Jack Shaw reading pen pal letter from America

PEN PAL PROJECT CONNECTS CARE HOMES THOUSANDS OF MILES APART

Residents at a Scottish care home have been putting pen to paper to connect with new pals in the USA, sharing stories of past memories and experiences of the pandemic. Edinburgh care home Cramond...
Derek Lennox, Lifestyle Coordinator at Grange Care Home and (right) Mary Tonner, resident at Grange Care Home.

LIVE MUSIC SESSIONS STREAMED TO CARE HOME RESIDENTS

The COVID-19 pandemic may have halted musicians entertaining the residents of Grange Care Home in Kilmarnock but, thanks to a music charity, residents are now enjoying live music virtually.  ...
Residents at Cavell House care home in Shoreham have been exploring Chinese culture and have learnt to speak and write in Mandarin.

SHOREHAM CARE HOME RESIDENTS LEARN MANDARIN

Residents at Cavell House care home in Shoreham have been exploring Chinese culture and have learnt to speak and write in Mandarin. During celebrations for Chinese New Year, Cavell House’s...
A care home in Powys held a special Valentine’s Ball for its residents, to celebrate the most romantic night of the year.

LOVE WAS IN THE AIR AT VALENTINE’S BALL

A care home in Powys held a special Valentine’s Ball for its residents, to celebrate the most romantic night of the year. Staff at The Oaks Care Home in Newtown worked hard to create a...
Sybil Downham, resident at The Chanters care home, celebrating Australia Day.

CARE HOME MARKS AUSTRALIA DAY WITH BUSHTUCKER TRIAL

The Chanters care home in Atherton, Greater Manchester, has celebrated Australia Day in true antipodean style with cork hats and inflatable native creatures. The home, based on Tyldesley Old...

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