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We made the wish come true of resident Gill, from Thorp House Care Home, by arranging a visit to a local stables.

We made the wish come true of resident Gill, from Thorp House Care Home, by arranging a visit to a local stables.

At the beginning of the year, we made the wish come true of resident Gill, from Thorp House Care Home, by arranging a visit to a local stables. Her little girl’s…

 

Brooke House care home extension plans recommended for approval

Brooke House care home extension plans recommended for approval

Planning officers have recommended for approval a £4m scheme to upgrade facilities and provide 26 additional luxury bedrooms at Brooke House care home, in Brooke, near Norwich.  Their report to…

 

A campaign by Age UK & Cadbury UK to showcase the life stories of older people had immediate appeal for 92-year-old Kathleen Jablonska

A campaign by Age UK & Cadbury UK to showcase the life stories of older people had immediate appeal for 92-year-old Kathleen Jablonska

For the resident of Sharston House nursing home, in Knutsford, has sweet memories of her first job as a 14-year-old – working on a conveyor belt filling boxes of chocolates…

 

Nursing home resident becomes guest of honour at Remembrance service

Nursing home resident becomes guest of honour at Remembrance service

A resident of Redwalls Nursing Home was welcomed as a guest of honour at the Remembrance Day Service in Sandiway, near Northwich. Jim – “Jock” – Costigan, 95, who served…

 

£12m nursing home scheme announced for Holt, North Norfolk

£12m nursing home scheme announced for Holt, North Norfolk

Kingsley Healthcare is delighted to unveil plans for its next luxury care home, in Holt, north Norfolk. Construction work on the £12m project will begin in the summer of 2021…

 

Resident Doris from Highcliffe Nursing Home shares her incredible life story

Resident Doris from Highcliffe Nursing Home shares her incredible life story

It’s a life story that has seen all the drama and romance of a Hollywood film. Now aged 94, Doris Yeandle’s daughter has helped her piece it all together for…

 

“Before his 21st birthday, Jim – “Jock” – Costigan had been through more adventures and experiences than most people in a lifetime.

“Before his 21st birthday, Jim – “Jock” – Costigan had been through more adventures and experiences than most people in a lifetime.

At the age of 95, the Redwalls Nursing Home resident has shared his amazing life story for the #DonateYourWords campaign by Age UK and Cadbury. Jim, who was born in Glasgow,…

 

At 101, John Lister has a lifetime of vivid memories from arriving in Normandy hours after the first D Day landings to living in rural Norfo

At 101, John Lister has a lifetime of vivid memories from arriving in Normandy hours after the first D Day landings to living in rural Norfo

John was born in 1919, one of nine children, sisters Mary and Maureen and brothers Arthur, Joe, Richard, Robert, James and Edward. Robert and Edward are still alive with Robert living…

 

Nursing Home residents send letter of support to student nurse struggling in lockdown

Residents at Hadleigh Nursing Home have written a morale-boosting letter to a student nurse struggling with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. They were prompted by a Facebook plea from…

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