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Vera Lynn remembered in Hampshire care home’s musical tribute

Residents at Colten Care’s Outstanding-rated Woodpeckers in Brockenhurst wanted to mark what would have been the late singer’s 104th birthday.

Colten Care homes have been ‘Zooming’ in on creative companionship

Top of the list of pastimes they missed was going to the cinema, so the Woodlands team created a special cinema experience for the evening. This included hiring a big outdoor screen and constructing gazebos to sit under in case of bad weather.

Strictly Come Dancing pro joins residents dance session

Colten Care residents have enjoyed their very own dance session with former Strictly Come Dancing pro Robin Windsor.

Determined stroke survivor Molly, 84, ‘cycles 100 miles to London’ for charity

A Dorset care home resident who suffered a major stroke affecting her mobility has begun an ‘incredible‘ cycle challenge in aid of a hospice charity.

Opera star John’s joyous voice wows Dorset residents

John Hudson, who has sung for English, Scottish and Welsh National Operas, performed a selection of pieces at a Colten Care Home

Colten Care homes celebrated Valentine’s Day with romantic lunches for residents

Fifteen couples who live at Colten Care homes in the south celebrated Valentine’s Day with romantic lunches specially arranged as a surprise by their care teams, companions and chefs.

Care homes toast ‘Rabbie’ in Burns Night celebration

Hundreds of residents at 21 Colten Care homes across the south celebrated Burns Night in honour of the famous 18th century bard Robert Burns.

Downton Abbey inspires day of fun at Dorset care home

Residents and team members at Colten Care’s Bourne View in Poole dressed as characters from the popular TV drama series Downton Abbey, set on a country estate in the post-Edwardian era.

Care home lockdown constraints strengthen staff teams

In Home Care’s Chelmsford branch will be officially launched in January. The branch will provide hourly, overnight, and live-in care services for individuals with physical disabilities and learning difficulties. These services also include tailored dementia care and companionship, as well as elderly care.

Care home company ‘reindeers’ raise vital funds for disability charity

Sure-footed colleagues at a Ringwood-based care home company held a reindeer run to raise more than £350 for people with autism and learning disabilities.

Dorset care home residents enjoy festive trip to Lapland

Karen Johnson, Clinical Director and Chief Nurse at HC-One, has won a prestigious and inaugural Healthcare Hero Award from Knight Frank, in recognition of her commitment and dedication throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Daughter makes 860-mile round-trip to Dorset care home

A Dorset care home has received heartfelt thanks for hosting a Covid-safe, half-hour visit from a resident’s daughter who made an 860-mile round-trip to...

Chichester care home’s birthday trio reach 302 years between them

Three residents of a Chichester care home – including a distinguished Royal Navy veteran – have celebrated birthdays on the same day, achieving a...

Summer of fun as Colten Care residents celebrate how their gardens grow

From cute carrots to beautiful beans, and radiant roses to delightful daffs, a bumper crop of entries has energised a care home provider’s second...

Colten Care home residents overcome the challenges of Covid

An army of green-fingered care home residents have overcome the challenges of Covid restrictions to stage a forthcoming garden produce show.   All 21 Colten Care...

Dorset care home resident to share in family wedding joy

The Reverend Jim Cocke, the Church of England’s longest serving priest until his retirement in January, has thanked staff at his Dorset care home...

100th birthday prompts huge community response

A Winchester care home resident had an unexpected deluge of good wishes as she celebrated her 100th birthday. Team members at Colten Care’s St Catherines...

South coast care home provider adds six trainees to Nursing Associate programme

A south coast care home provider has opened the latest chapter in its investment in nursing. Six Colten Care team members are set to begin...

Covid-safe visits for Colte Care residents

Residents at Colten Care’s 21 care homes in the south have been reunited with their loved ones thanks to a new COVID-safe visiting approach. Perspex...

Team work, love and joy’: one-team Colten celebrates carers

Hundreds of team members at a care home provider in the south have overcome lockdown challenges to raise awareness of the vital role carers...

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