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What’s Happening in July – Activities

Following a very busy June, July seems set to be just as exciting with the below activities and events to look forward to! On 1 July we will be remembering the Battle of the Somme and holding a 2 minutes’ silence.  ‘Double Trouble’ will be coming along to sing in the afternoon. A favourite with our…

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Relative’s Heartfelt Poem of Thanks

How lovely it was to receive this poem from the wife of one of our residents, following the recent Male Voice Choir visit to her husband.  We were privileged to help make their wish come true:   June 11th 2016   Foxburrow Grange I was invited one evening to go along To a local church to hear a sing song…

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National Care Home Open Day

It was National Care Home Open Day on Friday 17 June and despite the weather we had a lovely day welcoming the local community to Foxburrow Grange to take a tour of the home and to see how we can meet their care needs. Care Home Open Day is a UK wide initiative where care homes invite…

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Celebrating the Queen’s 90th Birthday

Residents, their families and staff came together to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday in royal fashion with a street party on Sunday 12th June. Staff spent the week leading up to the celebration organising a party fit for a queen, making posters and paper chains to go along with the many flags, balloons and banners. Throughout…

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Making Dreams Come True

On Saturday 11th June, one of our residents was moved to tears by a surprise visit from The Braintree Male Voice Choir who came to Foxburrow Grange to sing to him following a request from his wife. It was Vera Hughes’s dream that the choir could sing for her husband Emrys, after she heard them sing at a local…

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National Care Home Open Day – 17 June

It is National Care Home Open Day on 17 June and Foxburrow Grange will be opening its doors to the local community for people to meet our fantastic staff and take a tour of our lovely home. Care Home Open Day is a UK wide initiative where care homes invite their local community to come and see what…

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What’s happening in June – Activities

With Summer hopefully on its way, June looks set to be one of our busiest months so far this year and we have plenty of activities in store! It’s Volunteers’ Week from 1-12 June and our Chief Executive, Piotr Rejek and Director of Operations, Anne Cooper served lunch to our fantastic volunteers on Wednesday 1…

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