Stephanie (manager) celebrated her 21 years of working at The Mountains nursing home in July. She worked as an RMN before becoming a manager. Staff celebrated by bringing in a cake and buying Stephanie gifts. We toasted her 21 years and really embarrassed her!

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It is with some sadness that we report the demise of our quarterly newsletter “The MilkyWay”. The first edition came out back in 2001, and was cut and pasted by hand, in those days before our lap-tops could do it all for us. It started as a newsletter for Milkwood House, the first home in…

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Simone has been presented with a NEXT voucher for going that extra mile. Her quick thinking allowed a resident to have hospital treatment and come back to us well and safe.  

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Ken and Carolyn, with many years of cake-consuming experience, were the judges of each member of staff’s cake making abilities. The competition ran over 5 weeks, starting on August 10th and was judged on a Wednesday afternoon. The competition rules were that each member of staff backed a cake of their choice. All staff and…

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In the summer budget, Chancellor George Osborne announced the introduction of a new National Living Wage. This will replace the Minimum Wage and is set to become law in April 2016. The wage will be for all workers over 25 years old and will be set at £7.60 in 2016. The wage will rise annually…

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A very kind relative gave our staff a huge hamper of goodies to share.   We decided to raffle the hamper as a prize to raise funds for a local charity called Leanne’s Gift. This charity provides vital help and support to bereaved parents.   The raffle raised a total of £213 and Milkwood Care…

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