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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.

Benefits of a career in care – Molly's story

Benefits of a career in care – Molly's story

Having started as a Care Assistant, Molly has progressed into the role of Head of Dementia Care at Westall House. We spoke to Molly about her journey, and the many benefits of a career in care.

30/12/2020
Festive Decoration Challenge 2020 winners announced

Festive Decoration Challenge 2020 winners announced

Our Festive Decoration Challenge is always a highlight for staff and residents during Christmas. We had a huge number of entries this year, all of which were fantastic. Read on to find out who our winners were.

23/12/2020
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

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