27th April 2018

Wetherby Manor Dedicates a Brick at St Gemma’s Hospice

Residents, staff and relatives at Wetherby Manor care home in Wetherby have raised £500 to support St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds by sponsoring a glass brick in the hospice’s Walls of Light.

A party of 20 people including the Mayor of Wetherby Councillor Norma Harrington, relatives of former residents and Wetherby Manor staff visited St Gemma’s to dedicate the brick on Friday 20 April.

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23rd April 2018

‘Keep in Touch’ Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s UK

The Manor House care home in Barnard Castle, St Mary’s Parish Church and Barnard Castle School have been working together on a music and art event to raise funds for dementia research charity Alzheimer’s UK.

It includes an exhibition of artwork at St Mary’s Church on Newgate, Barnard Castle, created by residents at The Manor House and students from Barnard Castle School inspired by communication from the 1940s to the present day. The exhibition runs until Thursday 3

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5th April 2018

Easter Bonnet Parade at Wetherby Manor

Residents at Wetherby Manor enjoyed the Easter weekend with families and friends and a host of fun activities, from Easter Egg Treasure Hunts to an Easter Bonnet Parade accompanied by delicious homemade Easter cupcakes and coffee.

The stunning array of bonnets, created during craft activity sessions, featured all things Easter from rabbits, chicks and lambs to flowers and eggs plus ladybirds and butterflies.

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19th March 2018

‘Three Wishes’ Takes Off at The Manor House Gosforth

Each resident at The Manor House Gosforth is taking part in some very special activities thanks to the home’s Three Wishes programme.

“If there’s anything our residents have always wished they could do, we’re trying our best to make sure they can,” explained Richard Dobinson, lifestyle coordinator at The Manor House.

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1st February 2018

Putting Favourite Foods Back on the Menu - Catering for Dysphagia

Hadrian Healthcare Group executive chef Oliver Smith leads the catering teams based at each of the group's care homes. Oliver is also head chef at the group's Wetherby Manor care home and meets residents every day. Here he talks about Hadrian Healthcare's approach to preparing nutritious, tasty and attractive food for residents with dysphagia, a condition of the swallowing system.

At Hadrian Healthcare we believe that all residents, no matter what their capacity or condition, should have the right to eat tasty and beautiful food. The old fashioned image of care catering as bowls of pureed dinners, thrown together and blended, has cursed our industry and given both the public and chefs the wrong idea about the skill, knowledge and creativity required to produce great food for all care home residents.

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