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Children supported by inspiring work of The Lotus Foundation

Children supported by inspiring work of The Lotus Foundation

Kingsley founders Daya and Sumi Thayan were heartened to see the good work being done by their charity, The Lotus Foundation, on their trip to Sri Lanka. They launched the…

 

Hadleigh Nursing Home resident transported back to Paris in trial of virtual reality equipment

Hadleigh Nursing Home resident transported back to Paris in trial of virtual reality equipment

A resident at Hadleigh Nursing Home has been reliving her fond memories of France during a trial of cutting-edge virtual reality equipment. Toni Gales, 92, lived with her late husband…

 

Kingsley welcomes the easing of care home Covid restrictions

Kingsley welcomes the easing of care home Covid restrictions

Group Operations Director Debbie McGovern said she was delighted by the Government announcement that restrictions are to be eased from Monday, January 31. From that date, care home visitors will…

 

Retired ship engineer Ian rekindles his love of the sea during virtual reality project

Retired ship engineer Ian rekindles his love of the sea during virtual reality project

A retired merchant navy engineer with a lifelong passion for sailing has been able to rekindle his love of the sea during a trial of cutting-edge virtual reality equipment. Ian…

 

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Diane's "miracle" reunion with Jak at Redwalls Nursing Home

When Diane Darlington’s husband Roy passed away after 60 years of marriage she decided to move back to Cheshire to be close to most of her family. However, her heart…

 

Victoria welcomed as new manager at Colne House

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…

 

Daphne’s 100th birthday surprise left her All Shook Up (in a pleasant way!)

Daphne’s 100th birthday surprise left her All Shook Up (in a pleasant way!)

Daphne Easter has always had a soft spot for Elvis Presley so staff at Thorp House Nursing Home knew exactly what the perfect surprise would be on her 100th birthday.…

 

“Magic” activities table transforms leisure time at Sharston House, in Knutsford

“Magic” activities table transforms leisure time at Sharston House, in Knutsford

Leisure time at Sharston House Nursing Home, in Manor Park South, Knutsford has been transformed by a state-of-the-art “magic” activities table. Activities coordinator Sarah Jo Wild said the giant, portable…

 

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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