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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.

Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition winners revealed

Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition winners revealed

The Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition, which took place over Abbeyfield Week in June, attracted over 70 brilliant submissions from Abbeyfields around the world.

14/07/2021
Abbeyfield Week 2021: Creating Conversations

Abbeyfield Week 2021: Creating Conversations

Abbeyfield Week, from 5th-13 June, provided the opportunity to reflect on what makes our houses and homes a special place to live.

24/06/2021
Tamar House recognised by Plymouth City Council

Tamar House recognised by Plymouth City Council

Tamar House Residential Home, managed by the Abbeyfield Tamar Society, has been identified by Plymouth City Council as a leader by example over the last year, promoting good practice across the home.

26/03/2021
 Abbeyfield Winnersh receives virtual visit from Chief Nurse

Abbeyfield Winnersh receives virtual visit from Chief Nurse

Professor Deborah Sturdy OBE, Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care, has been making good on her pledge to get to know those working on the frontline by paying a virtual visit to Abbeyfield Winnersh.

25/03/2021
20 facts you didn't know about Abbeyfield founder Richard Carr-Gomm

20 facts you didn't know about Abbeyfield founder Richard Carr-Gomm

Recognised worldwide as a social reformer, Richard Carr-Gomm is well known for his mission of alleviating the loneliness that often comes with older age... but we’re sure you didn’t know he was a morning person.

18/02/2021
Remembering David McCullough

Remembering David McCullough

We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our CEO David on Monday 8th February 2021.

16/02/2021
Vicki's Valentines Day Crafts

Vicki's Valentines Day Crafts

At this time of year we think about loved ones. Our Community Engagement Manager (West Region) Vicki Gillow came up with three great activities for you to get creative with this Valentines day.

11/02/2021
Q&A with Abbeyfield Trustee Dean Botham

Q&A with Abbeyfield Trustee Dean Botham

Dean became a Trustee at Abbeyfield Gloucestershire at just 25 years old. We spoke to Dean to learn more about his life and what he get's up to as part of his role.

04/02/2021
Abbeyfield Chairman awarded OBE in New Year Honours list

Abbeyfield Chairman awarded OBE in New Year Honours list

Ian Plaistowe, Chairman of The Abbeyfield Society, has been recognised with an OBE in the 2021 New Year Honours list for his services to elderly care and education.

08/01/2021

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