A Merrie Noyse, a group that are going to be attending the dementia music workshop on 21 November

More dementia music workshops in Wychavon

The latest of Wychavon District Council’s musical performances for people living with dementia is just a few days away. Meraki will be performing their gorgeous acapella three and four part harmony singing. There will be soaring melodies from the Appalachian tradition, feel-good folk and beautiful spirituals. Songs new and old […]

Longmoor Nursery Visit

Nursery’s £1,000 win shared with care home

Nursery children who won £1,000 in a reading and writing competition have shared their prize with elderly care home residents. Brookhill House Day Nursery, in Stapleford, won the money after entering the Nottinghamshire Poem 2018 competition. Part of their entry included photos of the children reading with residents at Longmoor […]

Holmewood resident Sally making burgers

100-year-old celebrates Burger Day at care home

A centenarian chef has been making burgers for fellow care home residents to celebrate National Burger Day. Nancy Sallis, who lives at Holmewood Care Home, in Chesterfield, donned her apron and chef’s hat to turn mince beef into delicious patties. The 100-year-old joined fellow residents Hazel White, Thelma Scarborough and […]

Alice Hoad with one of her tomato plants

Green-fingered Alice wows friends at care home

A woman with learning difficulties is wowing house-mates and staff at the residential service where she lives in Kent, with her previously unsuspected horticultural skills. Twenty-five-year-old Alice Hoad never misses a chance to visit the newly-renovated vegetable patch of Rhyme House in Sittingbourne to inspect the fruit and vegetables she […]

teenage volunteers help care home renovate their gardens

Giants’ volunteers revamp care home garden

Generous teenage volunteers raised funds and carried out garden renovation work at a Huddersfield care home. Members of the Huddersfield Giants Community Trust National Citizenship Service (NCS) spent time at Aden View Care Home carrying out the work. They organised fundraising activities to buy plants, ornaments and solar lights to […]