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.
For the last 6 and a half years, residents at our Pratt House care home in Amersham have been benefitting from animal therapy, through regular visits from the adorable Doug The Therapy Pug!
Our new national project, which draws on arts and crafts to connect older people with nature, was recently launched at The Alnwick Garden!
Abbeyfield are partnering with Playlist For Life to train members of their staff as music detectives, who will put together playlists of personally meaningful music for residents who are living with dementia.
The new scheme comes as part of the wider development of the city’s Millbay area and will address the need for affordable housing for the community’s older people.
Riviera Travel has supported Abbeyfield across the half-decade with donations; each one being made when one of our supporters books a holiday, cruise or tour with them.
On Wednesday November 16, HRH The Prince of Wales was treated to a special rendition of Happy Birthday, lead by singer and television presenter Aled Jones, with more than 180 guests at a reception at St James’s Palace.
Abbeyfield The Dales have recently hosted visitors from Belgium at their Ilkley homes. A group of social workers and psychologists from a housing charity focused on ‘communal living’ were touring the UK and had great pleasure seeing and hearing about Abbeyfield and its good work.