Helen’s inspiring sponsored walk for dementia

At Applewood, we are continually inspired by the kindness and dedication of our residents and their families. Today, we are thrilled to share the heart-warming story of one of our residents’ family members, Helen, who recently demonstrated extraordinary commitment by participating in a sponsored walk to raise money for dementia. On May 11th, Helen embarked…

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An honourable day out!

As Milkwood House Care Home celebrate passing the Veterans Friendly Framework accreditation, what better way to celebrate then a day trip to the Daedalus D-Day show! It was an absolute honour to take our veterans and a huge thank you to Dennis for bringing his medals with us.

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Milkwood House Care Home Achieves Veteran Friendly Status

We’re delighted to announce that Milkwood House has been accredited as a Veteran Friendly Care Home (VFF), joining its sister home, Chatterwood, in achieving this recognition. This achievement reflects the passion, dedication, and commitment of the Milkwood staff towards creating a supportive environment for veterans in need of care. “We are thrilled to have achieved…

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Home Communion at Castleford

The wonderful Nicola Bullivant visited Castleford to provide home communion to meet our residents’ religious and spiritual needs.  Residents had a choice of receiving communion or a blessing, after we sang our choice of hymn: “All things bright and beautiful.”  We ended the service by coming together to read the Lords Prayer. Thank you Nicki…

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Welcoming Jayne to The Orchard

Our team is comprised of an incredible bunch of caring, professional, and dedicated human beings who work super hard to ensure our home feels like a true home to our residents. That’s why it’s so important to us that we welcome people who embrace our family-orientated ethos. And on that note… we’re delighted to welcome another…

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VE Day celebrations at Braeburn Lodge

Braeburn came alive with VE Day celebrations, as residents of all ages joined in the festivities, marked by shared stories, laughter, and of course, delicious cake. Amidst the commemoration, the vibrant colours of the garden provided a peaceful retreat, where residents took joy in potting sunflowers, sowing seeds of hope and renewal for the days…

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Happy 90th Birthday to Brian!

Brian’s extended family travelled from all over, even as far as France, to visit him and celebrate his 90th birthday. And what a party they threw for him, including a huge wall banner, a stunning cake, and plenty of celebratory beers to share around.  Happy birthday Brian! 

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Cheering on Pompey

 There are three things in life that our Les loves: sunshine; football; and a cup of tea.  That’s why we made it our mission to set off on a trip to the local recreation park to catch our Pompey players at practice.  Les was one happy chap and it felt so good to know that…

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Pick n’Mix

Our residents recently indulged in a yummy Pick ‘n’ Mix sweets session, bringing back fond memories and spreading smiles all around. The assortment of colourful sweets, provided a perfect opportunity for everyone to reminisce and share stories of their favourite sweets from the past. It was interesting to hear how many of us remember our…

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Community connections

Our Community Connections meetings are growing stronger with each month. We are so grateful to the Royal British Legion in Liss for hosting us. it’s the perfect place for us to gather together and create stronger bonds.  We also want to extend a huge thanks you to Shaun and Sue for their fabulous singing.

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