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News and stories from Abbeyfield. Discover the latest on age and ageing – from what's hitting the headlines, to stories from our homes and residents.

Girton Green celebrates historic milestone

Girton Green celebrates historic milestone

Girton Green residents, staff and volunteers, and their families, former Trustees of the Abbeyfield Cambridge Society, and members of the Girton community celebrated the independent living scheme’s 10th anniversary on Saturday 21 May.

24/05/2022
Julie’s 41-mile ‘Run Around the Houses’ to support outdoor spaces for Abbeyfield & Wesley residents

Julie’s 41-mile ‘Run Around the Houses’ to support outdoor spaces for Abbeyfield & Wesley residents

The Abbeyfield and Wesley Society is calling on its residents' families, friends and the general public to support Julie, Finance Officer at the Society, as she embarks on her 41 mile run to support its outdoor initiative on Friday 13 May 2022.

10/05/2022
60 seconds with… Paul McLeod

60 seconds with… Paul McLeod

We chat to Head Chef at Westall House, Residential Care Home to find out more about his role and how cooking in care homes is a fulfilling job for any aspiring chef.

09/05/2022
Audrey’s royal memories

Audrey’s royal memories

Audrey Chalk, a resident of Bailey House in Alresford, Hampshire, recalls her memories of the Queen’s coronation, where she was a volunteer for the St John Ambulance service.

04/05/2022
Two Abbeyfield Societies in Scotland receive perfect scores from Care Inspectorate

Two Abbeyfield Societies in Scotland receive perfect scores from Care Inspectorate

The Care Inspectorate in Scotland has given perfect scores across the board to Campbell Snowdon House and Abbeyfield House, run by the Abbeyfield Strathgryffe Society and Abbeyfield Ballachulish Society respectively

03/05/2022
Nonsuch Abbeyfield holds official opening

Nonsuch Abbeyfield holds official opening

Nonsuch Abbeyfield, a new Independent Living with Extra Care scheme managed by the Abbeyfield Southern Oaks Society (ASOS), held its official opening on 8th April.

29/04/2022
Marriage and sewing machines remembered by Formby residents

Marriage and sewing machines remembered by Formby residents

As part of Abbeyfield’s Creating Conversations initiative, Abbeyfield have been taking Tea & Memories sessions out into the North-West community.

27/04/2022
Virtual becomes reality for Abbeyfield’s Falmouth residents

Virtual becomes reality for Abbeyfield’s Falmouth residents

Residents at Tresillian House, Falmouth, are enjoying the newest virtual reality (VR) technology, visiting new and familiar places and memories at a touch of a button without leaving their home.

08/04/2022
Easter chick knitting pattern

Easter chick knitting pattern

Bring some joy to your Easter celebrations with these charming knitted Easter chicks, designed to fit over a Creme Egg. Follow our pattern to create your own.

07/04/2022

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