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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.

Special honour for Southampton resident Chris

Special honour for Southampton resident Chris

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

09/07/2021
The benefits of music for older people

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.

06/07/2021
Abbeyfield Lancashire residents receive a special donation

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.

21/06/2021
 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
Facebook Portal Mini ensures care home residents stay connected

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.

19/01/2021
Types of retirement living at Westall House

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.

28/12/2020
Benefits of baking for older people

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.

14/10/2020
Westall House dementia-friendly care wing officially opens

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.

09/10/2020
Amazon Echo gives residents of Ivy House a new companion

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.

05/10/2020

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