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Thorp House nursing home in national finals for three care awards

Thorp House nursing home in national finals for three care awards

Thorp House nursing home, in Griston, near Watton, is celebrating a hat-trick of nominations in two separate national care awards. Senior support worker Gemma Boldy, who has worked at the…

 

Free social events at Buckingham Lodge care home aim to lift spirits after pandemic

Free social events at Buckingham Lodge care home aim to lift spirits after pandemic

Buckingham Lodge nursing home welcomed older people from the wider Watton area on Wednesday to the first of its free monthly series of social events. The visitors joined residents for…

 

Caring Hikers and Bikers of Allonsfield House set off on charity road

Caring Hikers and Bikers of Allonsfield House set off on charity road

They are proud to be called the Caring Hikers and Bikers of Allonsfield House! Staff at the nursing home in Campsea Ashe, near Woodbridge, decided to form a fund-raising group…

 

Kingsley care homes team up to bring autumn cheer to carers and isolated older people

Kingsley care homes team up to bring autumn cheer to carers and isolated older people

Two Kingsley Healthcare-run care homes have teamed up to spread kindness to carers and isolated older people in Watton and surrounding communities. Marcia Hughes, activities coordinator at Thorp House, in…

 

Branksome Heights staff and residents bowled over by new game

Branksome Heights staff and residents bowled over by new game

The Just Bowl team is working with Kingsley homes across England, teaching staff how they can deliver an exciting new bowls game to residents. This week, Just Bowl director Ian…

 

Timperley Care Home manager

Timperley Care Home manager's marathon success

Being a care home manager can sometimes feel like a long-distance race, working long hours to keep residents well cared for and staff happy. However, alongside running busy Timperley Nursing…

 

Sharston House delighted to host visit by Bishop

Sharston House delighted to host visit by Bishop

Staff and residents at Sharston House nursing home, in #Knutsford, were delighted to welcome the Bishop of Stockport, the Rt Rev Sam Corley.

 

Queen Charlotte Care Home celebrates John and Carmel

Queen Charlotte Care Home celebrates John and Carmel's Diamond Wedding

John Dean first set eyes on his future wife when he was working on a trip boat, My Girl, out of Weymouth. The 17-year-old had arrived in Dorset from her…

 

Unique therapy farm opens at Suffolk care home

A therapy farm, believed to be the first of its kind attached to a care home, has opened near Woodbridge. The community therapy farm at Allonsfield House Nursing Home in…

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