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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.

Westall House Dementia Friendly Care – opening soon!

Westall House Dementia Friendly Care – opening soon!

Westall's brand new, purpose-built, 9 bed dementia friendly extension will be opening soon. Find out what facilities are available, see photos of the rooms and more.

27/08/2020
Time together in the Sensory Room

Time together in the Sensory Room

The Sensory Room at Browns Field House provides a calm and stimulating place where in recent months, families and friends have come to visit their loved ones after some time apart in lockdown.

22/08/2020
David's digital art of Westbourne House

David's digital art of Westbourne House

Resident of Westbourne House, David, shares his long-term hobby of sketching on his iPad to create resonating portraits of his fellow residents and members of staff.

21/08/2020
Speedwell Court's Gig in the Garden

Speedwell Court's Gig in the Garden

Residents and staff at Speedwell Court appeared on BBC South News after being lucky enough to win an a 'Gig in your Garden' with Duo Guitar.

18/08/2020
Thank you for all of your generous donations

Thank you for all of your generous donations

How lucky are we?! Being so well supported from a wide range of companies and businesses during these difficult times we have been faced with recently. The generosity shown to Abbeyfield has been overwhelming and has led to many new and fun activities for the residents.

05/08/2020
Thrill-seeker Betty helps fundraise for a summer house

Thrill-seeker Betty helps fundraise for a summer house

In an effort to raise the funds needed to help build a new summer house at Abbeyfield Gloucestershire Society’s Cheltenham House – Betty proved the sky's the limit to what can be accomplished!

21/07/2020
Keeping calm for Camelford

Keeping calm for Camelford

Volunteer Leandra has been extremely busy helping with residents’ shopping, collecting their prescriptions and running activities so that residents can enjoy the sunshine in their garden.

04/07/2020
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

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