Abbeyfield recognised as one of the best large companies to work for in the UK in 2022

The Abbeyfield Society has once again achieved 'one to watch' status from Best Companies, recognising us as one of the best large companies to work for in the UK in 2022. Through Best Companies' b-Heard survey, which measures staff engagement, Abbeyfield surpassed its score from 2021.

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Seed to feed project sprouts in Southampton

A new initiative is underway at Speedwell Court care home in Southampton to improve its green credentials and encourage residents to get more involved in the preparation of their meals.


Abbeyfield Wey Valley Trustee recognised in the 2023 Services to Farnham Awards

Paul Whitlock has been a Trustee of the Abbeyfield Wey Valley Society (AWVS) since 2006 and has recently been recognised in the 2023 Services to Farnham Awards.


Gabrielle Turner: The Power of Nature & Nutrition to Achieve Better Mental Wellbeing

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 (15-21 May) Abbeyfield’s Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, Gabrielle Turner, shares her story and some interesting facts about how life events, physical health and the environment you are in can affect your mental wellbeing.


Mental Health Action Day

Mental Health Action Day is on May 18th and this year marks the third annual event, and the theme is "What if everyone dedicated one hour to take action for their mental health". We've put together some ideas on how you can get involved.


Dementia Action Week 2023

This year Dementia Action Week runs between 15th -21st May and the theme is based on dementia diagnosis and has been designed to encourage individuals and their families to recognise symptoms for an early diagnosis.


Abbeyfield residents across the country commemorate King Charles' coronation

From 6th-14th May, royal celebrations were in full swing at Abbeyfield with residents from houses and homes across the country commemorating the new King's coronation in a whole host of ways.


Abbeyfield sheltered housing scheme for older people rejuvenates its garden for Coronation celebrations

Northfield Court celebrated the Coronation of King Charles III with the opening of a new section of their garden.


Kenton care home hold special Coronation party

Kenton House care home for older people held a special party last weekend to celebrate the Coronation. The home invited its eight residents and their families, staff, volunteers and neighbours from the area to celebrate in style.


Abbeyfield volunteers have royal seal of approval

For over 60 years, a culture of volunteering has run through The Abbeyfield Society, enabling us to provide excellent care and support for thousands of older people around the world. Abbeyfield's approach has drawn praise from HM The King, who is promoting volunteering as a theme for his Coronation weekend.