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A time to be positive and proudly play our part in the rebuilding process

A time to be positive and proudly play our part in the rebuilding process

When the World Health Organisation declared Covid-19 a pandemic one year ago, the shocking images from hospitals in Italy gave us all a sense of foreboding but the true impact…

 

Residents at Redwalls Nursing Home offer advice on International Women’s Day

Residents at Redwalls Nursing Home offer advice on International Women’s Day

They are women who collectively account for hundreds of years of wisdom and life experience. To celebrate their fascinating individual life journeys on International Women’s Day, Jodie Solaiman, wellbeing coordinator…

 

First day of hand-holding visits at The Willows nursing home in Bedford

First day of hand-holding visits at The Willows nursing home in Bedford

The beaming smiles said it all when hand-holding visits began at The Willows nursing home in Bedford today. Jeanette Warden, 66, had not seen her mother, Winifred Clothier, 92, for…

 

Care home pays International Women’s Day tribute to Dutch resident

Care home pays International Women’s Day tribute to Dutch resident

She experienced the horrors of Nazi occupation and the joy of meeting her future husband among the liberating Army.  Seventy-five years after she married the Royal Artillery despatch rider and…

 

Young poets brighten day for residents at Allonsfield House care home

Young poets brighten day for residents at Allonsfield House care home

Primary school pupils have brought joy to the residents of a Suffolk care home with their bright, rainbow-themed poems. More than 80 children from Eyke Primary School, near Woodridge, took…

 

Thoughtful teenager

Thoughtful teenager's gift to Hadleigh Nursing Home staff and residents

Staff and residents at Hadleigh Nursing Home were thrilled to receive hampers of sweets and chocolates from a local teenager. Maisie Button, 16, who has a craft enterprise, MaisieMakeshandmade, was…

 

Disappointment at planning refusal for Lavender House scheme

Disappointment at planning refusal for Lavender House scheme

Kingsley Healthcare’s head of public relations, Stephen Pullinger, expressed “surprise and disappointment” that councillors refused a £4m development at Lilac Lodge and Lavender Cottage care home against the recommendation of…

 

'Good' rating for care home

A care home which had been put into special measures has made a number of improvements, inspectors have found. Oaklands Care Home in Scole, near Diss, has been rated as…

 

Victoria welcomed as new manager at Colne House

Victoria started out as a support worker before progressing to senior and, more recently, deputy manager. She said: “I had done domiciliary care earlier in my career and enjoyed it…

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