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Dementia Awareness Week – 16-21 May

This week, 16-21 May, is Dementia Awareness week and we have plenty of great activities planned. The aim of Dementia Awareness week is to encourage people who are worried about dementia to seek help so that they can get the support and advice they need. There are lots of materials available from the Alzheimer’s Society…

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May Activities

What’s happening in May – Activities

May will be a busy month at Foxburrow Grange, with our special highlight being Dementia Awareness Week (15th – 21st). We have lots of very exciting events happening during this week.  The Flower Choir will be here on Monday 16th and our rummage boxes will be very active throughout the week. Also, don’t miss Penny Griffiths…

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Colchester United thank loyal fan for decades of support

What a treat it was for Doug recently when Joe Edwards, from Colchester United Football Club, came along to Foxburrow Grange to thank him for his dedication to the club. Doug has supported Colchester United for 69 years and has barely missed a game in all that time – those missed were for weddings or funerals….

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Complimentary Financial Surgery – book your space

Do you have any questions about care costs? Penny Griffiths from Eldercare will be coming to Foxburrow Grange on Thursday 19th May between 10am and 2pm as part of Dementia Awareness Week to talk about finances in our Complimentary Financial Surgery. Around 140,000 people go into care each year with 43% faced with paying for their own…

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Animal Assisted Therapy – Charlie the Care Dog

Many people are aware of the power of animal assisted therapy and the pure joy these interactions bring is clear to see. We were really happy to welcome Charlie (and his handler Hazel!) to Foxburrow Grange recently and he was a real hit with residents who loved spending time with him. People with dementia enjoy hands on…

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