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Little Blackie visits our Westward Ho! homes

‘Little Blackie’ belongs to one of our carers, Tracy, and was a huge hit with the residents at Donnington & Primrose. One of our residents, Shaun,  use to be a jockey and absolutely loved meeting the horse and reminiscing about the days when he use to ride and work in the stables. For another resident,.. read more →

Cardboard Boat Race!

Over the summer, our Westward Ho! homes, Donnington and Primrose, took part in the Cardboard Boat Race as part of the Bideford Regatte. The boat did amazingly well, completing over two-thirds of the course before it began to sink! Terry did a fantastic job with the design and the construction of the boat. We came.. read more →

Intergenerational Learning at St Petrocs

Many of our residents love spending time with young people – drawing, colouring, playing dominoes, etc . We can really see the benefits of intergenerational learning at work –  learning with each other and from one another. You are never too old to enjoy colouring in! At St Petrocs, our home in Bodmin, one of.. read more →

Musicians entertain at St Petrocs

A Group of very talented 14-18 year olds from Music Works, a Chamber Music Group were touring Cornwall and offered St Petrocs a free concert.  The quartets performed various repertoire of classical music, which was enjoyed by the Residents, they loved it! I am not sure how they stumbled across St Petrocs, it was a.. read more →

St Petrocs Summer Fayre

The St Petrocs Summer Fayre was a great family afternoon, with cakes aplenty, and raised £220.74 for charity. read more →

‘I wish I’d come sooner!’

Always lovely to get feedback from our residents like this from Dot at Dove Tree House: ‘If I’d known how nice it was, I would have come sooner!’ Here she is playing the bones. read more →

Kent House going the extra mile

The lovely care team at Kent House went the extra mile last Monday, to raise money for The Care Worker Charity. Just by popping on their trainers and walking a mile, they have so far raised £120, with more still to come. Well done, Kent House! read more →

Care Worker Charity host drinks evening for Supporters

Wendy and Carole from the Stonehaven Support Office had a lovely evening with The Care Worker Charity in London last Friday. The evening was an update of the charity’s progress and an exclusive screening of their Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge. Stonehaven hope to be a part of their 2019 challenge! read more →

Going the extra mile for The Care Workers Charity

Today, the Stonehaven Support team walked a mile at lunchtime to raise money for The Care Workers Charity, a fantastic charity dedicated to helping current, former and retired care workers. Help is offered in the form of hardship grants and online information and advice. Despite the rain, we got out there and thoroughly enjoyed the.. read more →

An uplifting afternoon with the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance

As a supporter of the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance, Stonehaven were lucky enough to be invited along to to Stephens Scown Solicitors in Southernay, Exeter for an afternoon of creative networking. We were treated to a play by Brian Daniels ‘Don’t Leave me Now’ about the impact of dementia on two families. The cast of.. read more →