Abbeyfield recognised as one of the best large companies to work for in the UK in 2022

The Abbeyfield Society has once again achieved 'one to watch' status from Best Companies, recognising us as one of the best large companies to work for in the UK in 2022. Through Best Companies' b-Heard survey, which measures staff engagement, Abbeyfield surpassed its score from 2021.

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Special honour for Southampton resident Chris

The Chris Nicholl Trophy was named after resident of Speedwell Court, Chris, a former player and manager.


The benefits of music for older people

Music evokes memories, helps overcome symptoms of anxiety, depression and loneliness, regardless of age, but for older people, it has proven particularly beneficial.


Abbeyfield Lancashire residents receive a special donation

Residents of two Abbeyfield homes were gifted specialist hardback books and benches from house builder Miller Homes to help engage residents and facilitate meetings between them, and their friends and families safely.


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.


Facebook Portal Mini ensures care home residents stay connected

Residents of Speedwell Court, a dementia-friendly residential care home in Southampton, have had their spirits lifted by the recent donation of a Facebook Portal Mini.


Types of retirement living at Westall House

Westall House in Horsted Keynes offers many different services all under one roof, great for peace of mind if you or a loved one may require further support in the future.


Benefits of baking for older people

With National Baking Week in full swing, we're delving a little deeper into the benefits of baking for older people and sharing a few recipes for you to try at home.


Westall House dementia-friendly care wing officially opens

Westall House care home in Horsted Keynes has celebrated the opening of a new purpose-built extension to its premises, designed to support residents living with dementia.


Amazon Echo gives residents of Ivy House a new companion

Alisha Cordy, Housing Officer at Abbeyfield, treated residents of Ivy House to an Amazon Echo after seeing how much they loved to listen to music together in the communal lounge.