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“THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES”

Volunteers who run weekly sessions to bring back joyful memories for residents at a Durham care centre were treated to a heartfelt “thank you” by the home. The Durham and Darlington Hub of the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) has been supporting Bowburn Care Centre by...

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CELEBRATIONS WENT DOWN A STORM FOR WHIRLWIND DOROTHY, 102

Celebrations went down a storm for the 102nd birthday of great-grandmother Dorothy Newton who was a whirlwind of activity in her home village. A fine fun day was forecast to mark the marvellous milestone for Dorothy who was a stalwart of Saxilby, where she lived for...

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WATCHDOG PRAISES KIND AND SENSITIVE CARE AT THURNSCOE HOME

A home for the elderly in Thurnscoe has won praise for providing kind and sensitive care in safe and stimulating surroundings where residents are treated with dignity and respect. The Grove Care Centre in Thurnscoe Bridge Lane was today celebrating findings of an...

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ANIMAL MAGIC WITH ALPACA ENCOUNTER AT PEEBLESSHIRE HOME

It was a case of animal magic when a pair of alpaca brought a piece of Peru to a care home in Peeblesshire. The cute members of the camel family made a VIP visit to Whim Hall where residents were intrigued by their calm and charismatic qualities. Residents could...

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CARE HOME RESIDENTS PLAY HOST TO SCHOOLCHILDREN

Residents at a Durham care home had “huge grins” on their faces after passing on their green-fingered tips to youngsters from a local school. The children learned from their elderly hosts how to plant seeds in the courtyard garden at Bowburn Care Centre and had their...

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WEST MIDLANDS-BASED CARE GROUP IS “MOST OUTSTANDING IN UK

A/span> West Midlands-run care home group has clinched a prestigious award for being the “most outstanding” in the UK. St Philips Care, which administers its 28 care homes in Scotland and England from headquarters in High Street, Wednesfield, collected the accolade...

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