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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.

Abbeyfield Taunton residents host virtual story time for Nursery children

Abbeyfield Taunton residents host virtual story time for Nursery children

The children of Taunton School Nursery have been connecting with residents at Abbeyfield Residential Home in Heron Drive, Taunton through virtual story times.

24/02/2021
Ivybridge's new visitor pod delights residents

Ivybridge's new visitor pod delights residents

Students and staff of City College Plymouth built and painted a brand new visitor pod for residents of Abbeyfield House supported housing in Ivybridge to safely enjoy visits from their loved ones.

05/02/2021
Q&A with Abbeyfield Trustee Dean Botham

Q&A with Abbeyfield Trustee Dean Botham

Dean became a Trustee at Abbeyfield Gloucestershire at just 25 years old. We spoke to Dean to learn more about his life and what he get's up to as part of his role.

04/02/2021
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
Gloucestershire Society supports CCP's Hamper Scamper appeal

Gloucestershire Society supports CCP's Hamper Scamper appeal

The Abbeyfield Gloucestershire Society supported the Caring for Communities and People (CCP) Hamper Scamper appeal, helping to bring the spirit of Christmas and give hope to vulnerable people in their local community.

10/01/2021
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
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
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

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