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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.

Dementia friendly garden on display at Hampton Court

Dementia friendly garden on display at Hampton Court

The sensory garden aims to highlight the issue around people with dementia not going outside enough. According to research, just 1 in 10 people with dementia goes outside each month.

04/07/2016
Cunningham House wins award for their innovative hydration project

Cunningham House wins award for their innovative hydration project

The staff at Cunningham House in Epping were delighted to win prestigious awards in TWO categories for their work on hydration as part of the PROSPER project; Promoting Safer Provision of care for Elderly Residents.

23/06/2016
Art exhibition challenges the perceptions of people with dementia

Art exhibition challenges the perceptions of people with dementia

Our Golden Galleries art exhibition aims to challenge the perceptions of those who live with dementia and highlight just how therapeutic art can be for those with the condition.

14/06/2016
Full marks for Campbell Snowdon House, now amongst the top 2% of Care Homes in Scotland

Full marks for Campbell Snowdon House, now amongst the top 2% of Care Homes in Scotland

The Abbeyfield Strathgryffe Society, known locally as Campbell Snowdon House celebrated when they received an excellent Care Inspectorate report which placed them amongst the top 2% of Care Homes in Scotland.

01/05/2016
Abbeyfield receive Big Lottery funding!

Abbeyfield receive Big Lottery funding!

Abbeyfield has been successful in receiving £264,944 to deliver a Big Lottery funded Accelerating Ideas project called ‘The impact of volunteering on older old living in residential care settings’.

03/02/2016
Abbeyfield take a pioneering dementia simulator on the road

Abbeyfield take a pioneering dementia simulator on the road

We have pledged to revolutionise the care of people living with dementia by taking pioneering dementia simulator on the road.

19/01/2016

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