MacMillan coffee afternoon success at Fairmile Grange

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On In aid of MacMillan Cancer Support, we recently hosted a MacMillan coffee afternoon and are delighted to have raised £175 through a variety of fundraising activities, including a raffle and bake sa...

Why a balanced diet is important for people with dementia

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Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth has a designated catering team that promotes the philosophy of using fresh, locally sourced ingredients in its nutrition-rich meals. The wellbeing of residents is a...

Special recognition for care home resident

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On Tuesday, September 18 Mickie Driver staged a performance at the Christchurch care home, with other professional entertainers from The Not Forgotten Association, to thank resident Roy King for the s...

Be an Effective Leader!

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  The staff from Hamble Heights, Great Oaks Bournemouth and Fairmile Grange delivered their end-of-programme presentations to the group, which included the Home Managers and Encore management. Th...

Great Oaks care home hits a high note with the local community

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The state-of-the-art specialist residential care put on a spectacular show of live entertainment throughout the day for its “Making a Song & Dance” Open Day.  Crazy Circus, a local dance group, wo...

Great Oaks care home appoints new wellbeing manager

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Jake has joined the team with a wealth of knowledge of the care industry, having achieved an NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership, a VRQ in Dementia Awareness and a VRQ in Awareness of Mental Health Pro...

Our top tips for healthy eating in older age

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Home Manager at Fairmile Grange, Mary Maughan-Otten, has outlined how to enjoy meal times in older years, whilst staying healthy. Mary’s top tips are as follows: 1. Vitamin D. Having an insufficient a...

Encore Care Homes puts down roots in Poole

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Oakdale is the brand new, purpose-built care home from Encore, under construction in Poole.  The 84-bed care home is the fourth in our established family of care homes in the South of England.  Akin t...

First anniversary celebrations for Great Oaks

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Throughout the day Great Oaks put on a variety of activities to ensure that residents, staff members and guests of all ages were entertained. The summer fete consisted of a barbecue, bouncy castle, fe...

Fairmile Grange blossoms from a generous donation

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All for Love, which has previously worked with Jimmy Choo, Harpers Bazar, and many other prestigious brands, set up its charity ‘Loved Again’ in 2017. Since then, the charity regularly donates flowers...