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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Rona’s Fundraising Challenge for the MND Association

Resident Rona (right) is supporting husband Adrian after he received a Motor Neurone Disease diagnosis in April 2021. Read more about her fundraising challenge for the MND Association.


Celebrating 60 years of Freemasonry

Ted Longcroft, a resident at Westbourne House in Bournemouth, shares his story about being a Freemason for over 60 years, and the time and dedication he spent to become a Master.


From bedtime stories to bestseller

A collection of animal stories first told 40 years ago turned into a fundraising book with global sales by Abbeyfield resident, Gerry, in Westbury.


International resident Grace's story

Grace has been a resident at the Abbeyfield Society of South Africa for five and a half years. We find out all about the incredible talents she has, her volunteering position at Uyinene Mrwetyana and why she loves living at Abbeyfield.


International Day of Older Persons 2022

1st October is International Day of Older Persons which aims to challenge the misconceptions and stereotypes of older people and celebrate the important contributions that older people make to society. We've put together some of our incredible residents' stories.


Master craftsman Bernard is a model resident

Abbeyfield resident Bernard Clipsham talks to us about his hobby of model making, and how he came to create a whole miniature village at Bradbury House care home in Gosforth.


Audrey’s royal memories

Audrey Chalk, a resident of Bailey House in Alresford, Hampshire, recalls her memories of the Queen’s coronation, where she was a volunteer for the St John Ambulance service.


The Remarkable Life of John Flanner

Resident of Hampton House, John Flanner MBE is a man with a life-changing story that has the power to revolutionize your life, transform your work environment, and turn your view of diversity and equality on its head.


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.

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