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New Manager at Chollacott & Drake

Chollacott House and the Drake Unit in Tavistock, have a new manager! Having comprehensively seen off some experienced external competition, we are really pleased to have appointed Barbara Kader to the position of Care Home Manager. Barbara has worked at Chollacott House for over 20 years. We all wish her the very best in her.. read more →

12 Mar 2018

Coffee Morning at Chollacott House

Wonderful to see so many people (and cakes!) at the Chollacott House coffee morning earlier today. Thank you Barbara and team for organising such a successful event. read more →

06 Mar 2018

A huge thank you to all our wonderful care teams!

Although lovely to see the snow in Devon (a rare thing!) it has presented challenges for many. Thank you to all of our care teams for going above and beyond, to keep our residents safe, warm and well-fed during the past few days. Many people were stranded at work, so kindly stayed to work shifts.. read more →

05 Mar 2018

Spring Coffee Morning at Chollacott House

Everyone is welcome to pop along to Chollacott House, 61 Whitchurch Road in Tavistock on Tuesday 6th March from 10am until midday, for coffee and cake. Bring with you a smile, a friend and a generous purse. All donations to charity. read more →

14 Feb 2018

Singing Chefs at the Dove Tree Christmas party

Dove Tree House in Exeter held a Christmas Party for residents, family, friends and staff on Friday afternoon. A huge raffle, where everyone won a prize(or two), fun party games, a wonderful spread of food and Christmas karaoke led by Keith and Jake, the home’s chefs! Over £150 was raised for the residents fund. Well.. read more →

19 Dec 2017

Bell Ringers at Chollacott House

Chollacott House in Tavistock are feeling fully festive after a visit from the Bellringers of Horrabridge Primary School in Yelverton. read more →

06 Dec 2017

The first tree to go up at St Petrocs in Bodmin…..

And it’s a beauty! Merry Christmas all at St Petrocs x read more →

28 Nov 2017

Heather’s wish to ride a horse, comes true!

The wishing tree at The Manor is a wonderful idea, encouraging residents to think about something they have always wanted to do, but never had the opportunity. Heather is 85 and has recently recovered from a hip operation following a fall. She has always wanted to ride a horse. And yesterday, thanks to the Acorns.. read more →

15 Nov 2017

Primrose House feature in the 2018 Luxury Care Home Guide

Stonehaven were invited to Coutts in London on Friday, to celebrate the inclusion of Primrose House in Knight Frank’s 2018 Luxury Care Home Guide. 100 of the most prestigious care homes across the county are featured in this beautifully presented guide, so it was a real honour to be there. Primrose House in Westward Ho!.. read more →

14 Nov 2017

Fireworks at Chollacott House

Staff and residents at Chollacott and Drake enjoyed a wonderful fireworks display last night, from the warmth and comfort of the conservatory, whilst listening to ‘The Phantom of the Opera.’ Butternut squash and Chili Soup was served, followed by Parkin, a cake inextricably linked to the Guy Fawkes celebration, with the ‘Parkin’ being representative of.. read more →

06 Nov 2017