Our care news
4 Oct 2016
Joyce and George Gillman, residents at Summerdale Court Care Home in Newham, were delighted to finally meet their 2 week old Grandchild, Isabella.
Bursting with pride, they met Isabella for the first time as she just turned 2 weeks old. They were filled with joy and happiness as they sat with her for the afternoon. All the residents and staff were cooing and enjoying the visit just as much as Joyce and George.
Kulvinder Kaur, Home Manager, told us: "It was so lovely seeing Joyce and George meet Isabella for the first time - you could tell how happy and proud they were the moment they laid eyes on her. All the team were queuing up for a cuddle - she is adorable!"
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4 Oct 2016
Residents at Hesslewood House Care Home in Hessle were delighted when the team suggested a trip to their local pub for a spot of lunch.
The since nicknamed 'Lunch Club Gang' all tucked into some tasty pub classics with a tipple to wash it down with and all sat nattering the afternoon away.
Michelle Pepworth, Home Manager, told us: "We had a lovely afternoon down at Home Farm enjoying some homely pub grub! The residents had a great time and we've since named them the Lunch Club Gang as they never miss the chance of a lunch trip. We're looking forward to visiting again soon."
4 Oct 2016
Flower Park Care Home in Doncaster are now the proud sponsors of the under 7's team at Denaby Main Junior Football Club.
Flower Park will be sponsoring the team for 2 years and are already planning on how they can work together. The team will visit the home regularly to show off their ball skills to the residents, and hopefully teach them some new tricks.
Amanda Searle, Home Manager explained: "It's great to be sponsoring such a great team - they are all wonderful and we can't wait to invite them into the home to meet all of the residents. We will be supporting them all the way and hopefully be able to get along to some of their matches with the residents. Exciting times ahead for us!"
3 Oct 2016
World Alzheimer's Day takes place 21st September each year to help raise awareness about the disease which effects so many of us in one way or another. They set up a health promotion stand in the home throughout the day to help build awareness but also educate visitors, family members and residents about alzheimers and dementia.
Katy Jenks, Home Manager, told us: "I would like to say a big thank you to Alzheimer Scotland for coming in to share the day with us on World Alzheimer's Day. We all had a great day and the stand was very popular. Thank you again!"
3 Oct 2016
Bon Accord Care Home in Hove has launched its “Employee of the Month” award which recognises the outstanding performance of each team member.
Michael Go, Home Manager, said: “The employee of the month is committed to quality, shows a positive attitude towards work, exercise leadership and serves as a role model to others. Colleagues can nominate each other for this accolade which is helping to build morale in the home.
"This month was a difficult decision for us and we couldn't decide between two very worthy candidates"
September's recipients are Nora Haines and Russell Mant.