Melvin's Surprise

Staff at Willow Court in Harpenden surprised and delighted 75 year old resident, Melvin Armstrong, with the help of the National Police Air Service.
Mr Armstrong, a former designer for car manufacturer Vauxhall, and a mechanical engineering enthusiast, was granted his wish to visit Lippitts Hill Base in Loughton and see the police helicopters.

Rose at Paradise Wildlife Park

Local Councillor Francis Button made a resident’s dream come true when she stepped up to help staff at The Fairway grant 82 year old Rose O’Conner’s greatest wish.
Rose, originally from St Albans, was asked by care home staff to name the one thing she wished for most as part of our Silver Wishes campaign. As a keen animal lover, who fondly remembers keeping several pets as a child including her favourite white guinea pig Minnie, Rose’s answer was that she would like to spend a day with the animals at the zoo.

Ernest with his Award

Today Hertsmere MP Oliver Dowden CBE came to Heath House in Bushey to present Ernest Searling with his medal in recognition of being appointed to the rank of Chevalier in the French Ordre national de la Legion d’honneur. This honour was awarded by the President of France in recognition of Ernie’s service as a Royal Marine during the second world war.

Well Done England

Courtland Lodge had a wonderful time enjoying watching England getting to the Semi-finals. Although we didn’t get through the residents at Courtland Lodge remained in high spirits and enjoyed every minute! #westillloveyouengland #courtlandlodge

Shelly Bakery at Mayfair Lodge

Mayfair Lodge have launched and opened ‘Shelly Bakery’! Our lovely residents and the careers bake cakes, for other residents and our planning to sell their products for fundraising. The residents loved making cakes and eating them…Well done Andrea, Shelley and our ‘Young Bakers’.
#greatbritishbakeoff #shelleybakery #mayfairlodge

Strawberries and Cream

In preparation for our Wimbledon morning, the activity team at Jubilee Court took a few of our residents over to Graveley to pick some Strawberries. It was a lovely morning finished off with refreshments at the cafe. #freshproduce #strawbeeriesandcream #wimbledon

Dukeminster will give you the Oomph!

Taking a whole-home approach to activities, staff in Dukeminster Court care home have been trained in Oomph!’s Wellbeing Leadership programme. This will ensure that they are equipped with everything they need to create and sustain a person-centred plan of varied exercise and activities that residents love. The training is tailored to each home, and focuses on meeting and exceeding regulatory requirements. #oomph #exercise #beingactivemakesyouhappy

Quantum Care are now rated 2nd Residential Care Home Provider in England

Quantum Care Chief Executive Maria Ball has expressed how thrilled she is that Quantum Care are now rated 2nd Residential Care Home Provider in England for the quality of care being delivered to older people including those living with dementia. Quantum Care are ranked 2nd among all residential care providers in the Country. Maria Ball recently expressed her thanks to all staff for their invaluable contribution in making this happen. Source: Healthcare Research and Intelligence Specialists Laing & Buisson.

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