Tuesday 20th August 2019
Mayor of Kirklees joins care home residents and staff at summer party
Residents from not one, but four Yorkshire care homes took a step back in time to the summer of 1940 for one day only this August, at Ideal Carehomes’ ‘roaring forties’ dance party.
The event at Lockwood Park’s Waterloo Suite brought together residents from four Ideal Carehomes – Lydgate Lodge in Batley, Dewsbury’s Ashworth Grange, Greenacres in Meltham and Castleford’s Newfield Lodge, on Thursday 1st August.
Thursday 15th August 2019
Urmston care home De Brook Lodge has been crowned the North West winner of Ideal Carehome’s annual ‘Gardens in Bloom’ competition.
The contest, which launched in May, encouraged both staff and residents across the operator’s 18 homes to work together to embrace their love of the great outdoors by devising and implementing an exciting revamp for their outdoor spaces.
Thursday 15th August 2019
Kind hearted barber treating gents to traditional Turkish hot towel grooming
Gentlemen at Arnold care home, Coppice Lodge, are feeling smarter than ever thanks to the barber services of local man, Wayne Page, who is giving complimentary Turkish-style hot wrap shaves to residents.
Wednesday 14th August 2019
A daring care worker from Thirsk has raised £130 for charity, after ‘braving the shave’ and cutting off all of her hair.
Night care assistant, Bee Cooney, who works at Ideal Carehomes’ Hambleton Grange chopped off her locks at the home’s annual Summer Fair on Saturday 3rd August.
The 29 year-old is raising funds for The Little Princess Trust, a charity operating throughout Europe that supplies and funds high quality wigs made of real hair to give to children who have hair loss as a result of cancer treatment or other illnesses.
Wednesday 7th August 2019
Coventry care home, Herald Lodge, is inviting the local community to join its residents and their friends and family for a music festival this Friday, 9th August.
The event will take place between 1.30pm and 4pm and will have live music and refreshments for all to enjoy. A local DJ will play the audience’s favourite songs, and singer Karl Morris, who has already proved a big hit with residents following a recent performance, will also entertain the crowds.
Thursday 1st August 2019
Bee to donate hair and money to children’s wigs charity
A daring care worker from Thirsk is set to ‘brave the shave’ this summer, by cutting off all of her hair for charity
Night care assistant, Bee Cooney, who works at Ideal Carehomes’ Hambleton Grange will be chopping off her locks in front of revellers at the home’s annual Summer Fair, which takes place this Saturday, 3rd August.