Celebrating life at Barchester

Whilst the world outside is in uncertain times, safe inside our Barchester homes our residents are carrying on with fun activities and we are joining forces with our local communities to share some cheer. Take a look at what we've been up to...

Clapping for Carers

Clapping for Carers

Staff, residents, loved ones and members of the community, including the local police, cheered on NHS staff and other key workers at Fordmill, who are helping to keep the country running during the coronavirus pandemic.
A 'Thank You' from the Police

A 'Thank You' from the Police

We were delighted when some of Carlisle Section 4 officers did some socially distanced community engagement in various locations around Carlisle, handing out balloons to children, the elderly, and people who are experiencing lonely periods of self-isolation.
A Kind Donation

A Kind Donation

Meadow Park recently presented local community group, Bedlington Network with an array of food parcels to benefit members of the community. 
Community Thanks

Community Thanks

Residents of Bradshaw Manor have sent messages of support and encouragement during these challenging times to key workers and emergency services in the area, along with the Post Office and local supermarket, who are playing their roles in keeping communities together with their service.
Moments Full of Emotion

Moments Full of Emotion

The Oxfordshire Fire Brigade visited the home on 30th April to show their support for all essential workers. These were moments full of emotions!
A Double Celebration

A Double Celebration

To celebrate the Queen’s birthday and National Tea Day, the Queen came to visit us at Cepen Lodge and enjoyed a cup of tea with our residents in their rooms. Of course, she had to wear the correct PPE, which she did not mind; she already had her gloves on prepared!
Contact with our Community

Contact with our Community

Thank you to West Bengal, who donated an emergency food parcel to members of the home's staff team. On behalf of Dovedale colleagues, they would like to pass on their gratitude for being considered at this time of uncertainty, and hope everyone stays safe and well.
Dunelm Donation

Dunelm Donation

The Dunelm store in Telford have kindly donated wash bags to staff and residents. It’s lovely that businesses are offering their support, especially as they too have been hit hard by the lockdown. It truly is a challenging time for all. We are humbled by their kindness.
Sports Day

Sports Day

A sports day and BBQ was enjoyed by staff and residents at Challoner, with all social distancing measures in place.
Home Celebrates Resident's Return

Home Celebrates Resident's Return

Scarborough Hall care home has welcomed home a resident, 84 year old Muriel Tipper, 84 years young. Muriel has recently spent a period of time in Scarborough Hospital, whilst in hospital Muriel tested positive to Covid-19.
Jean Kellman Turning 100

Jean Kellman Turning 100

Jean Kelman is adjusting to the virtual world so she can video call her family and friends on her big day on Easter Monday (April 13). Jean, who lives at the Manor Care Home, in Bishop's Hull, said: "I feel like the Queen.
Rainbow Arts & Crafts

Rainbow Arts & Crafts

Here at Hunters, the residents are keeping up their spirits with arts and crafts sessions. The art work will be displayed on our smile board, which is designed to keep everyone cheerful and show all of the positive messages and thoughts that are being sent to Hunters.
Kindness from the Community

Kindness from the Community

We have been overwhelmed with gifts and items being donated to our home; we cannot believe how many people are thinking about us all at this time.