Entries by Tom Newitt

Avonbridge Care About Physical Activity

Avonbridge Care Home is proud to be part of the CAPA (Care About Physical Activity) programme. Regular light bouts of physical activity can have many benefits for our residents, such as preserving physical function, mobility and independence.* We aim to make these sessions as fun as possible, and one of their favourite activities involves these […]

Avonbridge Care Home Takes To The Airwaves

Avonbridge Care Home is proud to be a part of the community in Hamilton and the surrounding areas. We love letting local people know about all of the fantastic work our staff do, the exciting fundraising events that happen, and above all the fun our residents have. This week we got the chance to do […]

Students Give Mundy House Care Home A Makeover

Last week we had some lovely student volunteers along to Mundy House Care Home in Basildon. As part of the local NCS scheme, the students raised over £400 to spend on giving our garden a makeover. As well as planting new plants and painting the fences, they created a stunning piece of wall art featuring […]

Great Horkesley Manor Head To The Festival

We love making dreams come true at Great Horkesley Manor Care Home. It had been a longstanding ambition of our resident Pam Morris to go to Nearly Festival at Colchester Recreational Ground. With a bit of assistance from the brilliant FaNs network, who help to keep the residents of Essex care homes connected to their […]

Sports Day Fun at Badgers Wood Care Home

The summer holidays are a fantastic opportunity to welcome local families to Badgers Wood Care Home for some fun activities. Our residents love spending time with children and families from Drayton and the surrounding area. What better way to have some fun in the sun, than with a good old sports day! Our Intergenerational Sports […]

Summer Fun At Cavell House

The sun was out in Shoreham-by-Sea this weekend, for the Cavell House Care Home annual summer fete. Residents, families and supporters were treated to a classic summer afternoon in the garden. With BBQ, cream teas and live music from some great local singers. As well as having a lovely time, nearly £400 was raised to […]

The Teddy Bears Have Their Picnic At Badgers Wood

Tuesdays at Badgers Wood Care Home are all about having fun across the generations. During the summer holidays we’re inviting resident’s families, supporters and families from Drayton and the surrounding areas to join us for some intergenerational activities. This week we held a Teddy Bear’s Picnic in our beautiful gardens. As the families arrived, the […]

The Briar House Day Spa

We’d all like to take a break and head to the spa every once in a while. At Briar House Care Home, residents can be pampered by the lovely staff from the Body Shop in King’s Lynn every month! Once a month they pop in to give relaxing hand massages for free. There is also […]

Eastwood Court’s Big TV Moment

On Tuesday night residents and staff at Eastwood Court Care Home gathered around the TV to watch their big appearance on the STV Evening News. The STV crew had spent the afternoon at Eastwood Court filming residents talking about their postcard appeal. The appeal started in the Eastwood Extra newspaper, asking the public to send […]

Lights, Camera, Action at Eastwood Court Care Home

The residents and staff at Eastwood Court Care Home are about to become stars of STV Glasgow and West’s nightly evening news! After hearing about Eastwood Court’s Postcard Appeal, STV Studios asked if they could share the heart-warming news with their viewers. The Eastwood Court team wanted to get residents to reminisce about the destinations […]