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Nostalgic performers evoke memories for Greensted residents
December 2014 | Nostalgic performers evoke memories for Greensted residents
Residents at Greensted residential home enjoyed a festive afternoon of nostalgia and reminiscence when musical entertainers, The Crooners visited. 
A festive atmosphere filled the Wateringbury residential home on Thursday 4th December, as the residents gathered around the Christmas trees, eager to hear what the musical entertainers would sing. 
The Crooners performed a number of varied nostalgic tunes, from the 40s 50s and 60s and even serenaded a few of the residents, whilst some couldn't wait to get up and dance. 
Whilst they soaked up the atmosphere and enjoyed the live music, residents chatted about their memories of their younger days spent dancing and what they were doing during all those years ago.
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Hopes are realised for care worker Charley
December 2014 | Hopes are realised for care worker Charley
THE hopes of a young jobseeker to start a career as a care worker have been realised thanks to a partnership between recruitment specialists Ingeus, which delivers the government's Work Programme in West Yorkshire, and Ilkley-based 247 Nursing. 
For 20-year-old Charley Smith from Leeds, this is her first permanent job since leaving school four years ago. She has had a long-term ambition to be a carer, looking after the everyday health and social needs of elderly people and others in the community. However, despite her passion and persistence, finding an employer willing to give her the chance she craved proved almost impossible. 
Charley Smith is pictured with 247 Nursing's Kate Barnett and Cassie Good from Ingeus.
Proud Sheila sees granddaughter's graduation day - 5,000 miles away
December 2014 | Proud Sheila sees granddaughter's graduation day - 5,000 miles away
A CARE home resident was able to watch her granddaughter's graduation over 4,623 miles away with help from tech savvy staff. 
Sheila Christie (pictured) desperately wanted to see Lara graduate from university in America so staff at Bield's Coxton Gardens in Glasgow made this possible with a live stream.  
Other tenants gathered to see Lara in her cap and gown at her graduation in Texas.  
Sheila's son Gary left Glasgow and moved to Texas with the rest of his family 14 years ago. Sheila has been out to visit her family in Texas four times, including on her 80th birthday.  
But when it became apparent his mother may miss on Lara's big day, Gary contacted staff at Coxton Gardens to see if anyone could help.  
Senior housing care assistant Josephine MacLennan saved the day by setting up a link to a live stream at the University of Texas. She then arranged the viewing in the communal area of the development.
December 2014 | Cornish care home sold to local operators
Residents celebrate arrival of new minibus with MP
December 2014 | Residents celebrate arrival of new minibus with MP
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Bondcare invests in North East care homes
December 2014 | Bondcare invests in North East care homes
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Residents and supporters celebrate the opening of new retirement development
December 2014 | Residents and supporters celebrate the opening of new retirement development
A NEW retirement living development has been officially opened in Market Harborough by Methodist Homes. 
Rev Alison Tomlin, who lives in the town, cut the ribbon of Welland Place, one of the newest services from MHA. 
Welland Place has 100 one and two bedroom apartments for people over 60, with individualised care and on site support available 24 hours a day and options for sale, rent or shared ownership. Facilities for residents include a gym, spa, swimming pool and landscaped gardens. 
Residents and local supporters were welcomed by MHA Board Member Norman Mann, followed by a thanksgiving service with contributions from residents and the local Methodist Church.  
Manager Richard Haddon said: "We offer privacy and independence with total peace of mind, the best of both worlds, in a community of like-minded friends and neighbours. Several people have already become firm friends and the new community is growing and evolving all the time." 
MHA also offers residential and dementia care at Aigburth care home in Oadby, Leicester.
December 2014 | Home approved despite residents' opposition
December 2014 | Karim adds Valley Lodge to his portfolio
HEALTHCARE operator Karim Rajan has completed the acquisition of Valley Lodge care home in Chandlers Ford thanks to loan facilities from The Royal Bank of Scotland 
He plans to increase the facilities at the 30-bed specialist dementia facility by extending the existing property as well as undertaking a full refurbishment which will provide a better living environment for its current residents.  
The work on the extension, which will take the registration up to 43, is expected to commence in September and will be carried out sensitively to ensure there is as little disruption as possible. 
Other homes in Karim's portfolio include Grasmere Nursing Home in Worthing, West Sussex and Shangria-la Care Home in Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire.