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Hendra Farm visit Chollacott House

Hendra Farm brought an amazing selection of animals to visit staff and residents at Chollacott House in Tavistock. The residents absolutely loved the experience. I’m not sure I would have been quite so enthusiastic about having a snake on my lap! 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 →

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 →

Fireworks at Chollacott House

Staff and residents at Chollacott House 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.. read more →

Chollacott House raise over £300

Throwing open the doors to the newly decorated ‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed dining room, Chollacott House and guests raised £313.50 at the MacMillan Biggest Coffee Morning today. Well done Elaine and team! read more →

Macmillan’s Biggest Coffee Morning at Chollacott House

Why not pop along to Chollacott House in Tavistock on Friday 29th September between 11am and 1pm and be a part of Macmillan’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Enjoy coffee and cake, music entertainment, games and a raffle! It’s a great day every year for the residents. Everybody welcome! read more →

Blooming Garden at The Drake Unit, Tavistock

Chollacott House resident come garden designer, Louise, has transformed the garden at the Drake Unit. By carefully selecting plants, flowers, shrubs and trees, she has created a wonderful scented, colourful, and peaceful place for residents and their visitors to enjoy. Fruit trees, sunflowers, tomatoes, runner beans, courgettes, lilacs, lavender – are all thriving in this.. read more →