Caregiver’s role proves so rewarding

A WOKING-BASED care company is holding a recruitment day for anyone interested in joining the team. Visiting Angels will run a “meet the team” day at the St Andrew’s Church coffee lounge... Read more »

New care home creates 60 jobs

A WEST BYFLEET care home, set to create 60 new jobs, has welcomed on board the first of its new staff team – all keen to play a part in the local... Read more »

Christmas Day at work? Chef loves it

THE head chef of a Horsell care home is looking forward to celebrating her 23rd Christmas Day with residents and says she “wouldn’t want to spend it anywhere else”. Since joining Kettlewell... Read more »

Care agency says helping people in their own homes makes huge difference

A CHANGE in careers has led a West Byfleet woman to run one of the largest home care providers in the area. Sarah Daly bought the Guildford and Woking franchise of Home... Read more »

National award for local project linking care homes and schools through music

A WOKING-BASED project that links care homes and schools through music and other forms of art has won a national award for an initiative it ran at the start of the pandemic.... Read more »

Care home residents celebrate jabs with a party

VACCINATION jabs for residents and staff at a Woking care home were celebrated with an impromptu party. Having received 24 hours’ notice that the NHS vaccination team were on their way, the... Read more »

£100,000 grant to link young and old through music

A WOKING-BASED project to link every care home and school in Britain through music has been given a £100,000 grant. Together with Music received the money from the UnLtd foundation for social... Read more »

Project to link generations through music goes national

EVERY care home and school in Britain could be linked through music through a campaign launched by a Woking-based project. Together with Music is a partnership between Care England and Intergenerational Music... Read more »

Tea party theme brings fun to care home

THE garden of a Chertsey care home was recently decorated in the theme of a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Residents and staff from Signature at Parklands Manor enjoyed a wonderful afternoon in... Read more »

Bringing generations together through music, stories and art

A PROJECT that brings together children and elderly people in care homes and hospitals through the arts has been continuing its work during the coronavirus lockdown. Intergenerational Music Making (IMM) was set... Read more »