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Report on charity’s vital work to improve the lives of poor families in Sri Lanka

Report on charity’s vital work to improve the lives of poor families in Sri Lanka

Kingsley Healthcare founders Daya and Sumi Thayan witnessed the devastation of the tsunami on Boxing Day 2004 while they were staying at the Sri Lankan resort of Bentota. Responding to…

 

Support worker Nicola Martin honoured for 10 years service

Support worker Nicola Martin honoured for 10 years service

Presenting her with a range of gifts, including flowers, and a 10 years’ service badge, manager Wendy Jack said: “Nicola has been an outstanding member of my team from the…

 

Friend flies in from New Zealand for 100th birthday

Friend flies in from New Zealand for 100th birthday

When her friend walked in, a stunned Mrs Fitzsimons exclaimed: “Oh my goodness!” Then noticing her grey hair, she said: “You had black hair last time I saw you!” Her…

 

Hugo makes a big impression at Downham Grange

Hugo makes a big impression at Downham Grange

For sharing the office of new home manager Sally-Jane Papworth is Hugo, her larger than life labradoodle.   Hugo is a qualified PAT (Pets as Therapy) dog and has already…

 

The alpacas visit Hadleigh Nursing Home

The alpacas visit Hadleigh Nursing Home

Now one Suffolk care home has discovered the astonishing therapeutic qualities of a much more exotic animal – the alpaca. Hadleigh Nursing Home, in Friars Road, Hadleigh, was chosen to…

 

Mayor volunteer for the day at Allonsfield House care home

Mayor volunteer for the day at Allonsfield House care home

But leading an exercise class with activities coordinator Lena Hoggarth was just one of the tasks set for him during his morning as a volunteer at Allonsfield House care home,…

 

The Depperhaugh nursing home is celebrating their good Care Quality Commission (CQC)

The Depperhaugh nursing home is celebrating their good Care Quality Commission (CQC)

The inspectors who visited the Kingsley Healthcare run home in October found the service to be good overall and good in every category, judging it to be caring, safe, effective,…

 

RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch

RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch

Residents at the Kingsley Healthcare run home enjoyed taking part in the charity’s annual event which monitors the UK bird population over a weekend in January. From a perfect vantage…

 

Downham Grange hosts exercise class using Zoom

Downham Grange care home invited local pensioners to shape up after the coronavirus lockdown with a virtual seated exercise and mobility class. Certified group fitness instructor Joe Hardy led the…

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