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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.

Togetherness: Abbeyfield Week 2020

This year, inspired by our theme of togetherness, our residents, staff, volunteers and supporters came together and celebrated what makes Abbeyfield special.

29/06/2020
Taylor Wimpey volunteers get the garden party-ready

Taylor Wimpey volunteers get the garden party-ready

We are pleased to announce our new partnership with residential development firm Taylor Wimpey. Employees will be volunteering their time in Abbeyfield homes during the difficult times we are in and in future.

03/07/2020
Donaldson Lodge create a lasting dedication

Donaldson Lodge create a lasting dedication

The residents, staff and volunteers of Donaldson Lodge supported housing facility in Potters Bar, have created a permanent feature in their grounds to show their appreciation for the tireless work of the NHS staff and frontline workers.

02/07/2020
A tribute to Dame Vera Lynn

A tribute to Dame Vera Lynn

We are truly saddened to hear the news that our ambassador Dame Vera Lynn has passed.

30/06/2020
Tamar House rated ‘Outstanding’ in caring by CQC

Tamar House rated ‘Outstanding’ in caring by CQC

After a unannounced inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Tamar House was rated ‘Good’ overall and ‘Outstanding’ in caring.

30/04/2020
Thank you, Aled

Thank you, Aled

We want to share this lovely message from our ambassador, Aled Jones to all our Abbeyfield homes. We're wishing everyone well and hoping this message will bring a smile to your faces. Thank you, Aled!

23/04/2020
Staying at home | Our activity resources

Staying at home | Our activity resources

We've created some unique resources in order to help older people keep busy and engaged whilst staying at home.

30/03/2020
How we can support the older generation during COVID-19

How we can support the older generation during COVID-19

Wondering how you can help the older generation? Try our support cards and read about other ways you can show your support.

24/03/2020
Keep in touch | A guide to video calls

Keep in touch | A guide to video calls

Don’t lose touch with loved ones! Keep in touch with video calls – it's quick and easy to do. We've put the below guides together for those who are just starting to learn video calls.

21/03/2020
10 tips to stay productive when working from home

10 tips to stay productive when working from home

COVID-19 (coronavirus) has forced many of us into moving our desks into our own home where it can be hard to separate work and home life. Some may find it difficult to maintain the same productivity they have whilst at work, so we've listed 10 things you can do to try to work from home efficiently and maintain productivity.

19/03/2020

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