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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.

The Abbeyfield Society Marketing Team adds some colour to brighten up Winnersh’s fences

The Abbeyfield Society Marketing Team adds some colour to brighten up Winnersh’s fences

With buckets of green paint and paintbrushes in hand, members of the Marketing team at The Abbeyfield Society had one goal in mind last week - to try and paint the long fences in the expanse garden at our care home, Winnersh, in preparation for their Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

07/06/2022
Paul Tennant, CEO, starts his journey with Abbeyfield

Paul Tennant, CEO, starts his journey with Abbeyfield

Our new CEO, Paul Tennant OBE, joined us in January at a critical point in Abbeyfield’s lifetime, when we are looking to continue our mission and strengthen our relationships with local communities.

03/02/2022
Liz celebrates 25 years of service at Friars Mead

Liz celebrates 25 years of service at Friars Mead

Residents and staff at Friars Mead care home have celebrated a special milestone for their Housekeeper, Liz Swindles, who has just passed a quarter of a century working there.

09/01/2022
Abbeyfield amazes with Gingerbread House creations

Abbeyfield amazes with Gingerbread House creations

Residents, staff and supporters have been busy with their preparations for Christmas, which included turning their hands to baking gingerbread houses, with some incredible results.

13/12/2021
From Housekeeper to Regional Director — Theresa's story

From Housekeeper to Regional Director — Theresa's story

Theresa started her journey with Abbeyfield back in 2012 as a Housekeeper. Dedicated and passionate about delivering the best customer service, she has since worked her way up to her current role – Regional Director of the North.

25/11/2021
Menopause at Work

Menopause at Work

The workforce in the UK is getting older; 8 in 10 menopausal women are in work. We believe in talking about menopause more openly in the workplace, and giving individuals the confidence and knowledge to seek or offer support.

18/10/2021
Introducing our new CEO, Paul Tennant

Introducing our new CEO, Paul Tennant

We are pleased to announce the appointment of our new Chief Executive Officer, Paul Tennant.

30/09/2021
Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition winners revealed

Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition winners revealed

The Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition, which took place over Abbeyfield Week in June, attracted over 70 brilliant submissions from Abbeyfields around the world.

14/07/2021
Abbeyfield Week 2021: Creating Conversations

Abbeyfield Week 2021: Creating Conversations

Abbeyfield Week, from 5th-13 June, provided the opportunity to reflect on what makes our houses and homes a special place to live.

24/06/2021

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