About Us

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Choosing where and how you live when you're older is one of life's major decisions. This section gives you a better idea of Abbeyfield the organisation and what we think makes us the right choice. We'll tell you a little about our history, and you can read what some of our residents think about us

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    What we do

    We're a charitable organisation with one mission: to enhance the quality of life for older people.

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    The Abbeyfield story

    We've been improving the lives of older people with our unique brand of support and care since 1956. It's the remarkable success story built on the dream of one man. Find out more about who founded Abbeyfield and why.

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    It's all very well us telling you how great we are, but it's those we help and support whose opinions really matters. Here are some honest comments from our residents, their families and some of our wonderful volunteers.

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    The organisation

    All you need to know about how we're structured, managed and run. You can also find out more about our senior management team and our Board of Trustees.

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    What makes us different?

    We believe it's a combination of things, but most importantly it's our people. Not only our highly qualified staff, but also our army of 4,000 dedicated volunteers.

    Why we're different

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    Factsheets and Reports

    Find handy-sheets about the different services we offer, plus annual reports detailing our past performance, governance, structure, and how we manage more than 1,000 houses and care homes around the world.

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    Around the World

    Abbeyfield is a global organisation offering accommodation and services in 15 territories across 7 continents.

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