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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.

Peter gives his time come rain or shine

Peter gives his time come rain or shine

Peter Robinson, a resident at Abbeyfield Court in Locks Heath, has given 50 years to help UK charity fighting global poverty, Christian Aid.

12/08/2021
Abbeyfield’s finest lead the way in care home excellence

Abbeyfield’s finest lead the way in care home excellence

Cunningham House, a dementia-friendly residential care home in Epping, has been announced as the winner of the Care Home Team Award at the South East Regional Great British Care Awards (GBCA) 2020.

05/08/2021
High-flying Peta defies gravity for Great Ormand Street Hospital

High-flying Peta defies gravity for Great Ormand Street Hospital

Senior House Manager Peta Lambird talks about her valiant wing walks and day-to-day life at Abbeyfield.

28/07/2021
Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition winners revealed

Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition winners revealed

The Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition, which took place over Abbeyfield Week in June, attracted over 70 brilliant submissions from Abbeyfields around the world.

14/07/2021
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
Westall House named Community Champions

Westall House named Community Champions

MP of Mid Sussex, Mims Davies, asked residents across the county to nominate their COVID Heroes: those who have gone above and beyond to help others in the local community, among which Westall House were nominated.

25/06/2021
Abbeyfield Week 2021: Creating Conversations

Abbeyfield Week 2021: Creating Conversations

Abbeyfield Week, from 5th-13 June, provided the opportunity to reflect on what makes our houses and homes a special place to live.

24/06/2021
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
Reminiscing with Woodlands residents

Reminiscing with Woodlands residents

As part of our annual celebration, Abbeyfield Week, residents of Woodlands managed by The Dales Society, reminisced together, sharing old photos and fond memories.

16/06/2021

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