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Semi-Final Success for Activities Organiser at The Manor

Congratulations to Kayleigh Nowlam, our fantastic Activities Organiser at The Manor in Exminster, who is a semi-finalist at the ‘Outstanding Care Awards 2018.’ Kayleigh has been at The Manor for two years, and is loved by the residents and staff alike. She is always coming up with creative new ideas for entertainment, which contribute enormously.. read more →

The Lilacs garden gets a makeover

The Lilacs garden received a makeover last weekend, courtesy of one of the residents family’s church group. The wanted to do something for the community, so they fundraised, came in and tidied the garden and planted some lovely new plants. Click on the link to see them at work: MOV_3202.mp4 read more →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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

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 →