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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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.


Special honour for Southampton resident Chris

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


Edna’s teddy bears prove a hit with the locals

Ridgway Court care home in Farnham, is home to 87-year-old Edna Jones, who has been creating some rather special gifts to brighten up the lives of children and adults alike in her local neighbourhood.


Peter & Marion’s 60 Years in Locks Heath

Peter, 91 and Marion, 83, are living happily together at Abbeyfield Court independent living apartments, in the town they’ve called home for most of their married life; Locks Heath.


Brian’s Story of National Service, Royalty and Rugby

Brian Jones, Abbeyfield Brecon Society’s newest resident, humbly shares his remarkable life story – from an esteemed service in the Royal Navy and encounters with royalty, to a love of languages and rugby.

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