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Leiston care home praised by industry inspector

A care home based in Aldringham near Leiston has been rated as ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), following an inspection into the quality of service it provides. Aldringham Court Care Home, which is part of the Healthcare Homes group, was inspected in June and has now received this […]

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 […]