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  • A ray of sunshine on a dull day

    A ray of sunshine on a dull day

    Nicola, our Marketing Manager, brought a little bit of sunshine to our Residents at St Catherine’s Nursing Home as they celebrated International Flower Day. Many of our residents are keen gardeners, we thought this would be perfect to watch grow, we are sure when bloomed they will look beautiful. Symbolising …Read More »
  • Love that is true never grows old

    Love that is true never grows old

    Did you know our nursing homes can also accommodate couples? Even though our carers offer to push Millie, John, being the gentleman that he is, always insists on pushing his wife. After all their years together, John is proud to look after his wife. It’s clear to see the love …Read More »
  • Hay! Look what we’ve found

    Hay! Look what we’ve found

    We’ve had a look in our archives for Throwback Thursday and thought it would be nice to trot out this lovely photo again, taken at our Holy Cross nursing home. Miniature pony, Glory, was a massive hit with our residents when she visited, leaving everyone feeling great and riding high …Read More »
  • Our vaccine roll out begins

    Our vaccine roll out begins

    Today at 3pm, 90-year-old Bill Fennelly was delighted to make St Cuthbert’s Care history by becoming our first resident to receive the COVID -19 vaccine. Receiving the vaccine, Bill, who lives in our St Catherine’s nursing home in Newcastle, said: “I’ve had many vaccinations in my life but none as …Read More »
  • Residents give their verdict on virtual gaming

    Residents give their verdict on virtual gaming

    Residents living in our St Catherine’s nursing home in Newcastle set aside their traditional games to try their hand at some virtual gaming. Being past masters of skittles, bowling, quoits and even the humble yoyo, it was time to expand their talents and, with the help of activities’ co-ordinator, Zaeley, …Read More »
  • Festive show beamed live to our residents

    Festive show beamed live to our residents

    Residents at our Holy Cross nursing home in Sunderland have enjoyed a Christmas performance by one of their favourite entertainers, thanks to a live link direct to their home. Entertainer, Michaela, has performed for our residents many times and her Christmas shows are always a massive hit with everyone. So, …Read More »
  • Singing students bring Christmas joy

    Singing students bring Christmas joy

    Christmas at our St Catherine’s nursing home is never complete without a visit from a school choir and, even in this difficult year, we found a way to keep to the tradition. A total of 55 Santa-hat-wearing students from English Martyrs’ Primary School lined our home’s kitchen garden to entertain …Read More »
  • Fun and laughter with balloon pong

    Fun and laughter with balloon pong

    Our St Catherine’s nursing home activities co-ordinator, Zaeley, is always prepared when it comes to creating something fun and new for our residents. With the help of a simple balloon and a basket, a new game of ‘balloon pong’ was quickly invented to spread smiles and laughter on a wintry …Read More »
  • Student letters spread Christmas joy

    Student letters spread Christmas joy

    Residents at our Holy Cross nursing home in Sunderland would like to thank the girls from St Anthony’s Catholic Academy for sending them lots of Christmas joy. Visits from the girls were always a highlight at our home so, to let our residents know they were still very much in …Read More »
  • Throwback Thursday – visitors come carolling

    Throwback Thursday – visitors come carolling

    We aren’t able to invite visitors into our nursing homes just yet, so we thought it would be lovely to look back at the time we had some very special visitors last year. Residents at our St Catherine’s nursing home are lucky enough to have some great friends in the …Read More »