Tuesday 26th November 2019
A Nottingham care home resident’s dream of revisiting the primary school where she worked for 16 years has come true.
Janet Marden, who lives at Coppice Lodge in Arnold, last set foot at her former place of work, Abbey Road Primary School in West Bridgford, in 1988. She joined the team in 1972 and taught five-year-olds for five years before moving on to teach 10-year-olds in 1977 until she retired. It’s thought she taught almost 500 of Nottingham’s children in total.
Monday 25th November 2019
Flixton school, Wellacre, and local care home, De Brook Lodge, have partnered on a special community project, Teen Mates.
Teen Mates has linked the neighbouring school and care home to provide an opportunity for Wellacre students to make a difference in their local community and to help improve the day-to-day lives of the residents by making weekly social visits.
Friday 22nd November 2019
CQC report hails Greenacres staff as ‘kind, caring and compassionate’
Staff and residents at a Meltham care home are celebrating after receiving an overall rating of ‘good’ from regulatory body, the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Greenacres on Huddersfield Road was praised by inspectors for its service after the inspections in October this year.
Tuesday 19th November 2019
A ballroom dance group from a Nottingham care home has hit the dance floor with Strictly Come Dancing’s Flavia Cacace, to perfect its moves.
Residents from Fairway View in Bulwell have been dancing together for six months. Formed by carer, Judy Sherwood, the group took to the dance floor to perform at the opening of Ideal Carehomes’ latest home, Woodthorpe Lodge, in Loughborough.
Monday 18th November 2019
Larkhill Hall knitting club raises funds for The Royal British Legion
Residents at a West Derby care home have raised over £150 for The Royal British Legion, after grabbing their knitting needles and stitching away for charity this November.
Thursday 14th November 2019
Sandbach’s latest luxury care home development, Elworth Grange, welcomed the town’s Mayor in a ceremonial ‘topping out’ this week as the build moves forward ahead of the grand opening early next year.Read more