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Eurovision winner joins Dorset care home’s companionship team

Music fans among the residents at a Dorset care home have begun enjoying regular live performances in their lounge from a Eurovision Song Contest winner. Colten Care has appointed Nicky Stevens from pop group Brotherhood of Man as a Companionship Team Member at its Ferndown home, Amberwood House.

Wellbeing charity receives funding boost thanks to care staff

A wellbeing charity that enables people with a disability or additional need to go out and cycle in the New Forest has received a funding boost...

Colten Care launches Tea & Togetherness gatherings

People across the South who may be feeling lonely this winter are invited to join free monthly get-togethers featuring gentle company and conversation. Twenty-one Colten...

Dementia care home buzzes with the sounds of children and laughter

  A dedicated dementia care home in Poole buzzed with the sounds of children and laughter as it hosted an *award-winning intergenerational project. Colten Care’s The...

Distant memories of Halloween warm the heart!

Old and young came together to celebrate Halloween at a Chichester care home. Youngsters from the nearby Co-operative Childcare in Chichester were invited to enjoy...

Art deco-themed Dorset care home celebrates double global success

Colten Care’s interior design team is celebrating a double helping of international recognition for its newly opened Dorset care home, Bourne View. The art deco-themed...

Family fun day organised by two Winchester care homes raises more than £800 for charity

A family fun day organised by two Winchester care homes attracted hundreds of visitors and raised more than £800 for charity.   Abbotts Barton and St...

Dorset dog show raises £500 for para-cyclist’s cancer quest

The Dorset care home where GB para-cyclist Liz Clarke-Saul’s grandparents once lived, hosted a dog show to support her cancer fundraising. Liz’s grandparents Gordon and...

Care home staff share perspectives on ‘Dementia Utopia’

Enabling residents to live well with dementia was the key theme of a conference involving five dedicated care homes including two rated Outstanding by...

Former Ladies Captain at the Royal Winchester Golf Club tees-up for a perfect day out

Staff at a Winchester care home ‘teed-up’ a perfect day out for one of their residents recently. Former Ladies Captain at the Royal Winchester Golf...

Winchester care home resident whisked-off for a spin

A 96-year-old resident of a Winchester care home had her wish come true when she was whisked-off for a spin with a biker. Joyce Ward’s...

Dorchester home hosts Cider and Sausage Festival

A sizzling time was had by all at a Dorchester care home’s first Cider and Sausage Festival. Residents, their friends, family and local people enjoyed...

Poole residents pay nostalgic trip to bowling club

Two residents at a Poole care home had a nostalgic – and emotional – visit to a bowls club which had played a large...

Shake rattle and roll at Chichester care home

Residents of a Chichester care home were taken back to the 50s and 60s during a recent barbeque.     Hit tunes from the era played as...

Poole care home residents keep dancing at vintage tea dance

Residents and visitors at a Poole care home enjoyed dancing and companionship with a free ‘open house’ vintage tea dance.   The get-together at Colten Care’s...

Residents go quackers over feathered friends!

Elderly residents at a Salisbury care home have gone quackers over their new found feathered friends. Four delightful Indian Runner ducks with individual, distinctive markings...

Ferndown care home joins 5th in group to become ‘Outstanding’

A Dorset care home has become the fifth Colten Care home to be officially declared Outstanding by regulator the Care Quality Commission. Amberwood House in...

Disabled children in Poole benefit from garden volunteers and decorators

A ‘hit squad’ of volunteer gardeners and decorators has helped to spruce up the garden of a respite home for disabled children in Poole.   The...

Family-owned Poundbury care home opens its gardens for a community afternoon

A family-owned Poundbury care home opened its gardens for a community afternoon, raising cash to fight cancer and help young children with special educational...

Clinical Manager scoops top Royal College of Nursing Award

A Clinical Manager with responsibilities for more than 1,000 residents at 21 south coast care homes has been awarded one of nursing’s top professional...

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