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They made it – after four hours 30 minutes and 28,205 steps!

Three members of staff at Downham Grange nursing home walked from Downham Market to King’s Lynn station on Saturday to raise funds for a residents’ outing to the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange’s seasonal pantomime Cinderella.

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Kingsley Healthcare targets youth recruitment

Young people, aged 16 to 18, are being invited to interview for a one year course under the scheme. Kingsley CEO Daya Thayan (pictured) said: “We want young people to see care as a worthwhile career, not simply a job. The care industry is as big as any other vibrant industry, like the oil industry, but a constraint until now has been a lack of training facilities and opportunities for youngsters.”

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Nursing home staff put best feet forward to fund a festive treat

Staff at a nursing home are going that extra mile to make sure residents enjoy a Christmas treat. Downham Grange maintenance man Adam Titcombe, 30, head chef Natalie Morton, 38, and senior carer Mandy Munden, 35, will be completing a 13-mile walk on Saturday, October 29 to raise funds for a residents’ outing to the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange’s seasonal pantomime Cinderella. 

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Memorial fund scores with young people at learning disability home

A memorial fund launched after the tragic death of a teenager has given a boost to the football ambitions of young people at a learning disability home. Gary and Elaine High of Lowestoft started fundraising in memory of son Taylor, 19, who was killed in a car crash in 2011.

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Table magic is used to keep residents happy

The sight could not be more different to what you would typically see in the lounge of a nursing home after lunch when residents take an afternoon nap in their chair. Instead, residents at The Depperhaugh in Hoxne, near Diss, can be seen sitting around a hi-tech table eagerly playing games that have been specially developed to entertain people living with dementia.

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