3rd August 2016

Oulton Manor Links With The Tea Cosy Memory Cafe

Oulton Manor care home, which provides residential and dementia care for elderly people, has linked up with the Tea Cosy Memory Cafe in Rothwell to share events.

The monthly cafe was set up by local volunteer dementia champions Peter and Liz Smith almost five years ago. They became interested in the care of people with dementia after taking care of Peter’s mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and then vascular dementia.

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2nd August 2016

Hadrian Healthcare Group Joins NACC

Head chefs at all Hadrian Healthcare Group’s care homes are now members of the National Association of Care Catering (NACC). This gives them access to specialist resources, guidance, events and training to share with their teams.

The luxury elderly care provider has previously carried out research with Northumbria University to optimise its homes’ seasonal menus for nutrition and hydration, and Hadrian Healthcare chefs have won the NACC Care Cook of the Year competition three times.

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14th July 2016

Threes Harmony At Oulton Manor

Residents, families and friends from the local community shared an afternoon of song at Oulton Manor care home with vocal trio Threes Harmony.

Everyone joined in with nostalgic songs from the Carpenters to Louis Armstrong and enjoyed homemade scones with cups of tea.

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1st July 2016

Sun Shines on The Manor House Gosforth Summer Fayre

The Manor House care home in Gosforth held their annual Summer Fayre on Saturday 16 June.

With a whole range of fun activities from ‘Splat the Rat’ to a penalty shoot out, stalls, tombolas, face painting and guessing games as well as a raffle, refreshments and Pimms Garden there was something for everyone, whatever their age, to enjoy.

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23rd June 2016

Double Celebration Day At The Manor House

The Manor House care home in Barnard Castle celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday and national Care Home Open Day together in style with guest of honour the Mayor of Barnard Castle Councillor John Blissett.

The event had a street party theme with bunting and homemade afternoon tea served on vintage china. Music was provided by violin and guitar duo Charlotte Kennedy and Harry Murrell. Activities included creative sessions with flower arranger Eunice Tate and artist Michael Horner and a fun pompom Oomph! exercise class led by care assistant Katie Richards.

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