Charity Begins at… Kiwi House Care Home as Residents Volunteer at Charity Shop.

Residents from Kiwi House Care Home in Alvaston Volunteer at Head Ways Charity Shop.

Residents, Terry (81) and Colin (86) from Kiwi House Care Home took their community spirit to new heights by volunteering at the Head Ways Charity Shop in Allenton. Head Ways is a charity dedicated to supporting individuals after brain injuries, providing vital resources and assistance to those in need.

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The Old Vicarage Care Home Opens A New Chapter as Residents Partner with Tesco for Book Donation Drive

The residents of The Old Vicarage Clay Cross have embarked on a heart-warming initiative to foster community engagement and support their social fund. Over the past months, they have been diligently collecting donations of unwanted books, and now, in partnership with the local Tesco store and its Community Group, they are ready to share the joy of reading with the wider community.

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Transforming Care: Adept Care Homes’ ‘Carer for a Day’ Initiative Redefines Resident Experience

Adept Care Homes breaks new ground with its transformative project, ‘Carer for a Day,’ designed to enrich resident care by immersing directors and support team members in frontline roles. This innovative approach not only strengthens operational collaboration but also nurtures a deeper connection with residents, ensuring their needs are met with unparalleled dedication.

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Harrier House Care Home ‘Shoots and Scores’ with One Residents Wish to See Notts Forrest Live!

In a heart-warming display of community spirit and fulfilment, Paul Richardson, a cherished resident at Harrier House Care Home in Hucknall, had his long-cherished wish fulfilled through the home’s Make a Wish program. On Saturday, February 17th, 2024, Paul experienced the thrill of attending a live football match, watching his beloved Nottingham Forest face off against West Ham United.

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Chetwynd House Care Home’s Make A Wish Program is ‘Taking Off’ with Resident’s Trip To Her Beloved European Destination.

Kathleen Bradley (80), affectionately known as Pat, has long dreamed of returning to Salou in Spain, a place filled with cherished memories shared with her late husband, Ken.

As part of Chetwynd House Care Home’s Make a Wish initiative, which encourages over 500 residents to share their wishes, no matter how big or small, Pat wrote her wish down and placed it in the homes Magic Wishing Well with everyone else’s, not thinking it would ever become a reality. Every month at least one resident is picked at random to see their wish come true.

Pat and Ken in Salou, Spain 1988        
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Harrier House Care Home’s Make A Wish Program is ‘Kicking Off’ the year with One Residents Wish to See Notts Forest Live!

Paul Richardson (83) who currently resides at Harrier House Care Home in Hucknall made a wish he never thought would come true.

As part of Harrier House Care Home’s Make a Wish initiative, which encourages over 500 residents to share their wishes, no matter how big or small, Paul, who spent many years as a reporter for the Notts Evening Post and a devoted Notts Forest supporter, expressed his desire to attend one last live football match accompanied by his sons and to introduce his granddaughter Izzy to her first ever live game. With the dedicated support of Toni, the Activity & Wellbeing Lead at Harrier House, Paul’s wish is about to become a reality.

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A Heartwarming Holiday Tale: Christmas Wish Fulfilled for Harrier House Care Home Resident

Local Care Home ensures Christmas Wishes really do come true as one resident’s lifelong dream became a reality.

Harrier House Care Home has sorn to new heights over the last year with its successful and heart-warming Make a Wish program. One resident whose Christmas wish was granted through the program is Margaret ‘Rosaline’ O’Brian (96) who relished in the magic of Christmas as her lifelong dream and a heart-warming Christmas wish came true. An audience with Sir Tom Jones.

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Magical Christmas Wishes Do Come True at The Old Vicarage with Christmas Visit

The Old Vicarage Care Home in Clay Cross has been granting residents’ wishes all year long, soaring to new heights with helicopter rides and childhood seaside adventures. With the heartwarming success of its Make A Wish program, two residents, Ann and Janice, saw their festive dreams come to life with an enchanting visit to the famous Chatsworth House at Christmas.

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Chetwynd House Care Home Hosts Epic Resident Ready, Steady, Cook Style Showdown

The culinary spirit was alive and thriving at Chetwynd House Care Home in Beeston as residents and team members came together for an exhilarating Ready, Steady, Cook style competition. The event showcased the talents of two dynamic teams: the “Red Tomatoes” and the “Green Peppers.”

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A Magical Christmas Wish Granted for Betty at Kiwi House Care Home

Kiwi House Care Home in Alvaston, Derby has sorn to new heights this year with its successful and heartwarming Make a Wish program. One resident whose Christmas wish was granted through the Make A Wish program. Betty, with her simple yet heartfelt wish to lay her eyes on a real reindeer at Christmas, experienced a magical day filled with wonder and joy.

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