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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.

A day in the life of an Abbeyfield Secretary at Christmas

A day in the life of an Abbeyfield Secretary at Christmas

Meet Susanne, Admin Secretary at Abbeyfield Knutsford Society. Susanne works hard to welcome new residents to the house. We spoke to her about life at Abbeyfield Knutsford during the festive season.

21/12/2020
A day in the life of an Abbeyfield Trustee at Christmas

A day in the life of an Abbeyfield Trustee at Christmas

Today’s Christmas Q&A brings us Ron, a trustee of 15 years at Johnson House. Before joining the house as a volunteer Ron worked in the nuclear industry as an electrical engineer for 40 years.

10/12/2020
A day in the life of a care home activities coordinator at Christmas

A day in the life of a care home activities coordinator at Christmas

Meet Charlii, an enthusiastic Activities Coordinator at Pratt House dementia-friendly residential care home. We spoke to Charlii about what it's like to work at Pratt House during Christmas.

08/12/2020
A day in the life of a Housing Officer at Christmas

A day in the life of a Housing Officer at Christmas

Meet Alisha Cordy, one of our dedicated Housing Officer's at sheltered housing facility, Ivy House in Wellington. Alisha tells us all about what it's like to work at Ivy House during Christmas.

02/12/2020
Chairman of Abbeyfield Ribble Valley Society Retires

Chairman of Abbeyfield Ribble Valley Society Retires

Dave Morris, who has been a part of Abbeyfield for over fifteen years, now heads into retirement after 7 years as Chairman for Abbeyfield Ribble Valley Society.

28/11/2020
Grace Muriel House celebrates it's diamond anniversary

Grace Muriel House celebrates it's diamond anniversary

The Abbeyfield St Albans Society recently celebrated 60 years of outstanding care with a delicious buffet and array of refreshments at their socially distanced cocktail party.

27/11/2020
Abbeyfield's finest nominated for the Great British Care Awards 2020

Abbeyfield's finest nominated for the Great British Care Awards 2020

We have been nominated! The Firs Nursing Home in Nottingham has been shortlisted for four awards in the Great British Care Awards, with The Abbeyfield Hertfordshire Residential Care Society also nominated.

18/11/2020
A tribute to Richard Carr-Gomm

A tribute to Richard Carr-Gomm

Neil Adam Mackay is a multidisciplinary artist and former friend of our founder, Richard Carr-Gomm. As a tribute to Richard and his vision, Neil painted an almost life-size portrait of Richard.

30/10/2020
Abbeyfield House in Radcliffe welcomes extra home comforts

Abbeyfield House in Radcliffe welcomes extra home comforts

Residents of Abbeyfield House, sheltered housing facility in Radcliffe can ‘revel’ in their extra home comforts after linking up with Revilo, an expanding development firm.

16/10/2020

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