How is Christmas celebrated at Abbeyfield?

Christmas is a time where people come together to share the Christmas cheer over a glass of sherry and a mince pie or a full cooked roast with all the trimmings. We all have our own traditions when it comes to Christmas Day, so we thought it would be nice to share a few stories from some of our Abbeyfield homes about how they...


Abbeyfield York celebrates diamond anniversary with new extension

The Abbeyfield York Society celebrated its 60th anniversary with an event to lay the foundation stone of its new development, adjacent to their existing sheltered housing scheme, Abbeyfield House, on Regency Mews in Dringhouses.


International volunteers recognised for their hard work

To celebrate International Volunteers Day, we're showcasing some of our wonderful volunteers from across the globe who have been recognised for the hard work, time and commitment they have dedicated to Abbeyfield.


Get hooked by this knitted Christmas bauble

Bring some joy to your Christmas tree with this wonderful knitted bauble. Follow our pattern to create your own.


Winter Warmer Recipes

We are in the midst of Autumn with Winter fast approaching. It is the perfect time to get out the slow cooker or your favourite casserole dish and make some hearty meals to warm your cockles!


Abbeyfield House are no plonkers as scarecrow picks up double win

Residents and staff at Abbeyfield House sheltered housing scheme in Wendover have shown they are creative pearly kings and queens after their Only Fools and Horses-inspired scarecrows triumphed in two competitions.


Abbeyfield South Downs bury time capsules to mark opening of new independent living scheme Holdenhurst

Abbeyfield South Downs has marked the official opening of its affordable rental development, Holdenhurst, by burying two time capsules. They invited schools, community groups, businesses and residents of the town to contribute content for the capsules and will be dug back up in 50 years' time.


Connections: Reflections on the essence of Abbeyfield - Respect

Canon Edward Pogmore writes about his reflections on the essence of Abbeyfield and the value of respect.


Remembering our founder

Richard Carr-Gomm, passed away on this date in 2008. In the year when he would have celebrated his 100th birthday, we remember him and how Abbeyfield began over 65 years ago; exploring how his original vision persists and sustains the organisation in continuing to provide a vital service for older people in modern-day society.

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