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Double success for Thorp House nursing home in Griston, near Watton, at Kingsley Healthcare awards

Nursing home workers were jubilant after achieving a double success at their company’s awards. Kirsty Holden, at Thorp House in Griston, near Watton, won the flagship care home manager of the year award while Jade Smith took the activities coordinator of the year title.

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Magical effect of donkeys in care homes!

Magical effect of donkeys in care homes! When Sarah McPherson was supporting her mother Patricia Little through the later stages of dementia she discovered one thing that really brought a smile back to her face donkeys. She found that the donkeys she kept at her home in Hempnall, south of Norwich, had a magical effect better than any medicine.

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The outstanding work of care home staff was celebrated at a glitzy awards ceremony on Thursday at the Ivy House Country Hotel

The outstanding work of care home staff was celebrated at a glitzy awards ceremony on Thursday at the Ivy House Country Hotel, in Lowestoft. Nearly 200 employees from across the country were joined by VIP guests, including Waveney MP Peter Aldous, for the annual Kingsley Healthcare Care Awards, hosted by BBC Look East presenter David Whiteley and former tennis star Annabel Croft.

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The grand opening of Hadleigh Hall Nursing Home on September 26 will be celebrated with an exhibition by local artists

The grand opening of Hadleigh Hall Nursing Home on September 26 will be celebrated with an exhibition by local artists.
The display by members of Hadleigh Art Club will run for two weeks up to October 10 and the public is invited to view the work at the Friars Road home daily between 10am and 4pm.

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The boxing legend Frank Bruno MBE was our special guest at the official opening of Branksome Heights care home in Bournemouth

The boxing legend Frank Bruno MBE was our special guest at the official opening of Branksome Heights care home in Bournemouth. Residents were really excited to meet one of their favourite sporting stars at their home. Samantha Bumford, Miss Dorset for Miss England 2017, also attended this special occasion representing Woofability Assistance Dogs, a charity that uses trained dogs to help disabled children and elderly people.

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