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.
Jemma has worked at Westall House for almost 20 years, staring as an Assistant and making her way up to Operations Manager. We spoke to Jemma about her Abbeyfield story and the exciting developments going on at the House.
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.
Jackie Woollett, House Manager at Abbeyfield Chichester Society, single-handedly cared for residents during lockdown. As a result, she was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to care home residents.
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.
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.
Residents experienced ‘Westall in Space’ this summer as the house was decorated in a space theme with a variety of space-related activities held.
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.
Residents of Speedwell Court take part in this year's Motitech Road Worlds for Seniors — a unique championship that allows older people and people with dementia to take part in a global sporting event from anywhere.
A partnership between Abbeyfield's Poplar Lodge and Somerset Care’s Inver House is ensuring older residents on the Isle of Wight have the opportunity to meet each other and build new friendships.
Abbeyfield has complied with the government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19 and is COVID-secure. Please click to find out more about our response to the pandemic.