22nd October 2018

Memory Walk Fundraising Success for Wetherby Manor Staff

Staff from luxury care home Wetherby Manor in Wetherby have raised a fantastic £1,500 for the Alzheimer's Society by taking part in three of the charity's Memory Walks.

The 11 walkers took part in 6km walks at York Racecourse, the National Trust's Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire and Temple Newsam in Leeds.

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12th October 2018

Four Football Legends Visit Oulton Manor

Leeds United legends Peter Lorimer, Eddie Gray, Frank Gray and Jimmy Lumsden joined residents at Oulton Manor for homemade afternoon tea on 10 October.

The event was one of a series of local Dementia Cafes for people living with dementia and their families and friends, hosted at different venues each time, organised by Peter Smith of Dementia Friendly Rothwell and supported by The Leeds United Foundation.

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1st October 2018

Mayor of Knaresborough Opens The Manor House Allotment

Residents at The Manor House Knaresborough are enjoying the benefits of vegetable gardening again at their newly developed allotment.

The allotment on Stockwell Road is part of KASHS – Knaresborough Allotments Self Help Scheme.

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17th September 2018

Wetherby Manor Scoops Fourth Gold Yorkshire in Bloom Award

Wetherby Manor has won a fourth consecutive gold in the Yorkshire in Bloom awards, announced at the awards ceremony at York Racecourse on 11 September.

The awards judge visited Wetherby Manor in July to make her assessment and commented on the way the garden was designed with residents in mind to create “a brilliant therapeutic environment”, the extensive use of annual bedding providing wow factor, and the many visiting birds attracted by the bird tables.

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5th September 2018

‘Postcards to Home’ Brings Back Holiday Memories

This summer Oulton Manor teamed up with local newsletter LS26 and Dementia Friendly Rothwell on a project to link the wider community with residents through holiday postcards, ‘Postcards to Home’.

LS26 asked people going on holiday to send a postcard to residents at Oulton Manor, including a few words on how their holiday was going.

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