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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.

How we can support the older generation during COVID-19

How we can support the older generation during COVID-19

Wondering how you can help the older generation? Try our support cards and read about other ways you can show your support.

24/03/2020
Keep in touch | A guide to video calls

Keep in touch | A guide to video calls

Don’t lose touch with loved ones! Keep in touch with video calls – it's quick and easy to do. We've put the below guides together for those who are just starting to learn video calls.

21/03/2020
10 tips to stay productive when working from home

10 tips to stay productive when working from home

COVID-19 (coronavirus) has forced many of us into moving our desks into our own home where it can be hard to separate work and home life. Some may find it difficult to maintain the same productivity they have whilst at work, so we've listed 10 things you can do to try to work from home efficiently and maintain productivity.

19/03/2020
Words of Wisdom | Abbeyfield Poetry Competition

Words of Wisdom | Abbeyfield Poetry Competition

Words of Wisdom is a book filled with poems written by residents of The Abbeyfield Society as part of a competition we ran last year. The winners have now been announced and the book is available for all to enjoy.

05/03/2020
Tamar House offer a helping hand to families of those with Dementia

Tamar House offer a helping hand to families of those with Dementia

Family members of those who have received respite care are sharing their stories and experience of Tamar House’s service to raise awareness and so others in the local area can learn more about it.

02/03/2020
Dementia friendly care comes to Westall House

Dementia friendly care comes to Westall House

Coming soon – a brand new, purpose-built extension to Westall House providing dementia friendly care, in a well established residential care home in the heart of Horsted Keynes.

24/02/2020
Good boy Flash praised for making a real difference

Good boy Flash praised for making a real difference

Residents of Abbeyfield House in Alnwick, Northumberland, have been enjoying the company of Flash, a former racing greyhound, who has recently moved in.

20/02/2020
Westall House Recruitment Open Day

Westall House Recruitment Open Day

Westall House is growing. We are proud to introduce our brand new dementia friendly, purpose-built extension onto the current outstanding CQC rated home, coming in Spring 2020. We’re holding a recruitment open day on Tuesday 17th March where you can drop in between 10am – 8pm and find out more about the development and vacanc...

12/02/2020
Abbeyfield's annual carol service at St Albans Cathedral

Abbeyfield's annual carol service at St Albans Cathedral

They say good things come in threes... three wise men, three gifts, three course meal. Well this year Abbeyfield has hosted three brilliant carol services across the country with the last being held in St Albans Cathedral.

07/01/2020

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