23rd June 2016

Double Celebration Day At The Manor House

The Manor House care home in Barnard Castle celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday and national Care Home Open Day together in style with guest of honour the Mayor of Barnard Castle Councillor John Blissett.

The event had a street party theme with bunting and homemade afternoon tea served on vintage china. Music was provided by violin and guitar duo Charlotte Kennedy and Harry Murrell. Activities included creative sessions with flower arranger Eunice Tate and artist Michael Horner and a fun pompom Oomph! exercise class led by care assistant Katie Richards.

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20th June 2016

MP Visits The Manor House Knaresborough On Care Home Open Day

Andrew Jones, member of parliament for Harrogate and Knaresborough, visited The Manor House care home in Knaresborough as part of the national Care Home Open Day celebrations on 17 June.

He met residents and their families and friends as well staff and other visitors from the local community.

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20th May 2016

Virtual Reality Wows Residents at The Manor House Gosforth

A taste of future technology has impressed residents at The Manor House care home in Gosforth.

Wearing lightweight virtual reality headsets they have ‘revisited’ favourite places and seen wildlife in close up with Newcastle-based company Reminiscience.


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9th May 2016

Football Legend Visits The Manor House Whickham

Football legend Peter Beardsley visited residents at The Manor House Whickham for homemade afternoon tea.

Newcastle born Peter trained at Wallsend Boys’ Club and played for Newcastle United twice. Peter appeared for England 59 times, once as Captain and was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2007.

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19th April 2016

Betty Celebrates 100th Birthday at The Manor House, Whickham

Betty Melrose celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends on 18 April at The Manor House care home in Whickham.

A special birthday gift had been organised by staff at The Manor House too.

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