Care Home News

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…

 

Family visits to care homes update

Family visits to care homes update

Kingsley Healthcare operations director Debbie McGovern said: “We know how important visits are for the wellbeing of residents and that is why we have done everything possible to keep visits…

 

Staff at Downham Grange organised a Valentine

Staff at Downham Grange organised a Valentine's Day surprise for their only couple

Activities coordinator Tracy Nicholls put together a display celebrating the love story of Ken and Betty English with family album shots, including old wedding photographs

 

Brothers help Thorp House wellbeing coordinator spread kindness in the community

Brothers help Thorp House wellbeing coordinator spread kindness in the community

Brothers Rupert, eight, and Oliver Drake, 12, helped Marcia Hughes, wellbeing coordinator at Thorp House nursing home, in Griston, spread a little kindness around the community by delivering gift bags…

 

A couple who met at local newspaper making the news 50 years

A couple who met at local newspaper making the news 50 years

A couple who met when they were working for a local newspaper were proud to be making the news themselves 50 years later. Downham Grange nursing home resident Marcus Peck…

 

Families are bringing the hum of happiness back into our homes

We are thrilled that changes to government guidelines mean we are returning to much more normal daily life in our homes. For the relatives of our residents and families inquiring…

Read more