Care Homes

4th April 2020

Solihull care home excited to begin new intergenerational pen pal initiative

Claridge Place, a care home in Warwick Road, Solihull, are keeping residents busy during the Coronavirus lock down, with one particular initiative that hopes to bring […]
17th February 2020

Care home residents reminisce on earliest radio memories

Residents in a Surrey care home have been reminiscing about their earliest memories of radio to mark World Radio Day – with a 95-year-old able to […]
15th January 2020

Surrey-based care home makes a dream come true for resident

While the number may be unlucky for some, the 13th January marked ‘Make Your Dreams Come True Day’ resulting in a very lucky experience for an […]
3rd December 2019

Colne care home bridges generation gap with weekly activity sessions

Residents at MHA Belvedere Manor care home in Colne, have been thoroughly enjoying weekly visits from local nursery group, Lynwood Nursery, allowing both young and old […]
3rd December 2019

Care home resident and army veteran raises over £2000

A care home resident and army veteran has raised over £2000 for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, which is this year celebrating 100 years since […]
3rd December 2019

Octogenarian ex-Wimbledon FC player returns to the club to fulfil bucket list dream 

A former player for the original Wimbledon FC fulfilled his long-held dream of returning to the football club thanks to a VIP visit arranged through his […]
25th November 2019

Gainsborough Specialist Bathrooms funds Opera North initiative for residents

Pictured above: residents at Headingley Hall practise their new singing skills gained at the Opera North workshops, funded by Westward Care’s chosen bath supplier Gainsborough Specialist […]
7th November 2019

Ipswich care home celebrates 40th anniversary

Historic home retains its charm after forty years MHA Norwood care home in Ipswich recently celebrated its 40th anniversary in style as staff, residents and volunteers […]
7th November 2019

85 years of elegance… back in front of the camera

Changing face of beauty: 85-year-old former model Lesley MacLennan gets back in front of the camera for high fashion photoshoot In the immortal words of Madonna, […]