Activities Coordinator, Natalie Smith and her son Olly (9) are attempting to climb Mount Snowdon on July 10th 2021, to raise funds for the resident’s social fund at The Old Vicarage Care Home, Clay Cross.
Natalie works as part of the designated activities teams and wants to enhance the already dynamic activities and social program, by raising money, her aim is to increase the number of tailored outings, activities, and entertainment which are purposefully designed to be meaningful to each individual resident already living with dementia at The Old Vicarage.
Read More “Local Care Home is ‘Climbing Mountains’ for Its Residents.”
With veganism becoming one of the UK’s fastest-growing lifestyle movements and with an estimated 7,000 vegetarians and vegans in residential and nursing care homes, Hospitality Manager, Rebecca Lambert decided to introduce residents to the plant-based diet by holding a vegan festival during the month of January, or better known as ‘Veganuary’.
Read More “Residents go vegan and discover there is far more to Veganuary than ‘meats’ the eye!”
Adept Care Homes continues to expand its team and is delighted to welcome Kenny Nelson as its newly appointed Business Director for its Midlands-based care homes.
Kenny brings with him a wealth of experience and extensive knowledge following 7 years working alongside Adept Care Homes as Relationship Director with RBS and later, as Senior Director, Health & Social Care with CYB (Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank).
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TAKING A JAB AT BEATING COVID-19
Residents and team at The Old Vicarage Care Home in Clay Cross were one of the first to receive the vaccine against Covid-19.
“This is brilliant and will save some lives and I am glad they came to the home, much better than going out in the cold” said Mona a resident at The Old Vicarage.
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Hairdresser at the family-run Old Vicarage Care Home, Paul Gordon was surprised to see a familiar face when he returned to the home to continue his services as the resident hair stylist.
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Clay Cross couple celebrate 70 years of marriage at The Old Vicarage
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94 year old resident Kathleen Dupury, a former headmistress at Park House Primary Chesterfield, has shared her secrets for preparing to go back to school in September!
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Residents at The Old Vicarage got into the swing of things in a series of events and activities to celebrate 4th July!
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We are exceptionally proud of our homes and the hard work that goes on to make them the vibrant, happy places they are to live and work.
Read More “The Old Vicarage Scoops Award for Team Commitment”
Adept Care Homes has taken action for Dementia Action Week with the appointment of a new Dementia Manager.
Read More “Adept Takes Action for Dementia Action Week Appointing Dementia Manager”