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18 Jan 2016

A resident at Kingsmead Lodge Care Home in Bristol recently marked her 100th birthday with a party the team had arranged for her. Relatives and friends all joined at the home to share the special day filled full of joy and laughter.

Kate Hewers reached her 100th birthday on 8th January where she was flooded with gifts and best wishes at the home. Kate, originally from Bath, has lived near Bristol since she was a young girl where she met her husband Bill. The couple married and went on to have 2 children – she is now a Great-Great-Grandma. Kate is very musical and loves to play the piano and have a sing along – she is also quite handy when it comes to dress making.

Karolina Bialecka-Sokol, Home Manager, told us “We all had a fabulous day for a fabulous lady. Kate had a wonderful day celebrating her birthday with everyone here at the home. We had a cake made for her which she loved. Happy Birthday Kate!”

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15 Jan 2016

A member of the team at Willow Court Care Home in North Shields has recently been awarded for his care and kindness in our internal ROCK Awards scheme. After being nominated for the honour, the team arranged an awards ceremony at the home to celebrate with residents.

Michael Proctor, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, was nominated by a relative after describing him as ‘one in a million. The relative said “He goes more than the extra mile – he is so caring and dedicated, he never stops but will always have time to answer my many questions. He has been a tower of strength and support to us at this difficult time”. The team gathered together along with residents and family members whilst Michael was presented with this award and certificate.

A ROCK award is a nationwide honour that specifically highlights the impact a Four Season Health Care employee has made on the lives of people living in one of their care homes. Team members are nominated for an award by residents, their relatives or friends, who have witnessed or experienced team members demonstrating excellent standards of care and kindness in their role.

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14 Jan 2016

Cedar Court Care Home in Abbeywood have recently been awarded winners in their division for consistently delivering person centred care with dignity and kindness. The dementia team at Cedar Court received a gift voucher and certificate to congratulate them on all their hard work.

Ian Buckland, Regional Manager, and Aileen Nimmo, Business Development Manager, presented the dementia team with their award in a ceremony at the home. The awards are an internal award for the FSHC South East Region which runs monthly. Cedar Court have been chosen for constantly going the extra mile for residents and relatives.

Aileen told us “It’s lovely to award such special members of our team. They completely deserve the gift vouchers so they can treat themselves for a change. Congratulations Cedar Court!”

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13 Jan 2016

Ross Wyld Care Home in Walthamstow recently celebrated the dedication of the team by arranging long service awards. Members of the team that have worked at the home for 5, 10 and 15 years plus were awarded and praised for their outstanding contributions to the home.

Many team members at Ross Wyld were commended in a small ceremony at the home as way of thanking them for everything they do. Residents joined and were able to give their own thanks to each of them. They each received gift vouchers for their loyalty to FSHC.

Gabriele Jerome, Home Manager, told us “It’s lovely to celebrate these types of events – it’s outstanding to have these members of the team who have contributed so much to the home. They are extremely dedicated and I can’t thank them enough”.

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12 Jan 2016

Florence Hudspeth celebrated reaching the incredible milestone of her 103rd birthday in fine style with her fellow residents at Brandon Lodge Care Home in Brandon. She had a party in the home with entertainment provided by local singer Maggie Cooper.

The team arranged for relatives and friends to join Florence at the home to celebrate this special day. They decorated the home with banners and balloons, as well as providing a birthday cake for her. Florence said the secret to a long life is “keeping my mind active, I always read my daily paper and do the crossword”.

Joanne Robson Manager at Brandon Lodge care home, said: “It is wonderful to be able to celebrate these special moments with these residents. They love life and enjoy having fun, which is delightful to be a part of. Happy Birthday Florence!”

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