Abbeyfield recognised as one of the best large companies to work for in the UK in 2022

The Abbeyfield Society has once again achieved 'one to watch' status from Best Companies, recognising us as one of the best large companies to work for in the UK in 2022. Through Best Companies' b-Heard survey, which measures staff engagement, Abbeyfield surpassed its score from 2021.

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I stayed in a care home…

Sammy, daughter-in-law of former Speedwell Court resident, Margaret, uses her own words to describe her experience of staying in the home. It helps serve as a reminder of the importance of the work that our care staff do, and the difference it makes not only to our residents, but their families too.


Holloway House celebrates volunteer’s incredible 40-year milestone

Abbeyfield has a proud tradition of volunteering, with the services of around 2,500 volunteers employed by the organisation around the world. The party at Holloway House was in celebration of Mrs. Kate Hutchinson, who has recently passed the milestone of 40 years of volunteering for Abbeyfield.


Community Lunch Club attracts new residents to Northfield Court

A new enterprise, The Community Lunch Club, at Northfield Court in Taunton is proving a hit with the local neighbourhood, enabling older people to establish new friendships and community connections.


Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023

As we celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8th March 2023, and the theme #EmbraceEquity, it is important to consider what this means in a wider sense.


Abbeyfield to provide generous pay uplift and improved benefit and reward package for social care sector employees

The Abbeyfield Society has made a commitment to supporting its employees through the cost of living crisis and beyond by making some significant improvements to an already generous overall package of pay, benefits and reward initiatives.


Celebrating St David's Day

Celebrated on 1st March to commemorate St David, we've pulled together ways you can celebrate this feast day.


How to upcycle your garden furniture

It is nice to spend time in the garden in your favourite sunchair, but outdoor furniture can sometimes look a little worse for wear! Here we have some ideas for making your furniture look nearly new again.


Brecon residents to benefit from new boilers thanks to Wolfson Sustainability Fund

A £34,000 grant from the Wolfson Foundation has enabled the installation of two new boilers at Abbeyfield House, Brecon.


How to encourage bees into your garden

Bees play a vital role in pollinating plants, helping them to produce fruits, vegetables, and seeds. Without bees, our gardens and crops would struggle to survive, so it's important to encourage them into our gardens whenever possible.

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