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VE Day Celebrations

We made the most of VE Day celebrations with resident's and staff.  The day started with a couple of minutes silence to remember the fallen. Ann Marie and Torrie arranged a lovely day for everyone. Our Chef Ana arranged a celebration lunch in keeping with the theme. Corned beef sandwiches, sausage rolls and amazing cakes were enjoyed by all.   We spent the rest of the afternoon dancing which followed with laughter and some tears too. We all sang along and talked through memories of the end of the war.  A lovely day enjoyed by all.   …

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Easter Egg Donation

The Easter Bunny arrived at Swarthmore!! Thanks to Ketki, Community Lead of Waitrose in Gerrards Cross, who kindly organised the donation of Quality Street Easter Eggs for our residents. Once again thank you for your generosity. We had lots of smiley residents as they received their eggs.   …

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Easter Egg Donation to Care Team

Thanks to the Manager at M&S in Gerrards Cross for donating Percy Pig Easter Eggs for all our care team. They are all doing a wonderful job during these difficult times, as we all know Chocolate is certain to uplift us all  . Happy Easter to everyone.…

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Instagram Story

As part of a national recruitment campaign, the Department of Health & Social Care were advertising for people between the ages of 16 -20 working in adult social care to come forward and share their experiences. Jess was fortunate to have been chosen and here’s her story: click here…

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ITV News – Warm wishes from around the World

Making the decision to restrict access to the home because of COVID-19 means that families, friends and any other visitors cannot enter the home.Lying in bed one evening unable to sleep and thinking how we can keep our residents' spirits high during these difficult times, I decided to place a post on Facebook asking people to email or write letters to our residents. As a result, we have been inundated with warm wishes from around the world! I was approached by ITV News and the story unfolds from here... see video.Claire Allsopp, Home Manager…

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Letters from Highcrest Academy

Students from Highcrest Academy in High Wycombe wrote letters of warm wishes during this period of isolation.  Once again the residents were overwhelmed.  Click here to see the article in the Bucks Free Press.…

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COVID-19 - Important Information

Please be advised we have restricted access to our home as a precaution. We ask you do not visit at this time but feel free to call us to speak to a staff member who will be happy to speak to you.…

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106th Birthday Celebrations

Kitty celebrated her 106th birthday with family, friends, staff and residents. Kitty has lived in Gerrards Cross since 1949. She has a large family consisting of a son, 2 daughters. 5 grand children, 11 great grand children and 3 great-great grandchildren. Quote from Kitty how to live to such a wonderful age – “live an ordinary life and don’t overdo it”.  Click here to see Kitty's birthday celebrated in the local newspaper.…

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VE Day Celebrations

We made the most of VE Day celebrations with resident's and staff.  The day started with a couple of minutes silence to remember the fallen. Ann Marie and Torrie arranged a lovely day for everyone. Our Chef Ana arranged a celebration lunch in keeping with the theme. Corned beef sandwiches, sausage rolls and amazing cakes were enjoyed by all.   We spent the rest of the afternoon dancing which followed with laughter and some tears too. We all sang along and talked through memories of the end of the war.  A lovely day enjoyed by all.   …

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Easter Egg Donation

The Easter Bunny arrived at Swarthmore!! Thanks to Ketki, Community Lead of Waitrose in Gerrards Cross, who kindly organised the donation of Quality Street Easter Eggs for our residents. Once again thank you for your generosity. We had lots of smiley residents as they received their eggs.   …

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Easter Egg Donation to Care Team

Thanks to the Manager at M&S in Gerrards Cross for donating Percy Pig Easter Eggs for all our care team. They are all doing a wonderful job during these difficult times, as we all know Chocolate is certain to uplift us all  . Happy Easter to everyone.…

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Instagram Story

As part of a national recruitment campaign, the Department of Health & Social Care were advertising for people between the ages of 16 -20 working in adult social care to come forward and share their experiences. Jess was fortunate to have been chosen and here’s her story: click here…

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ITV News – Warm wishes from around the World

Making the decision to restrict access to the home because of COVID-19 means that families, friends and any other visitors cannot enter the home.Lying in bed one evening unable to sleep and thinking how we can keep our residents' spirits high during these difficult times, I decided to place a post on Facebook asking people to email or write letters to our residents. As a result, we have been inundated with warm wishes from around the world! I was approached by ITV News and the story unfolds from here... see video.Claire Allsopp, Home Manager…

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Letters from Highcrest Academy

Students from Highcrest Academy in High Wycombe wrote letters of warm wishes during this period of isolation.  Once again the residents were overwhelmed.  Click here to see the article in the Bucks Free Press.…

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COVID-19 - Important Information

Please be advised we have restricted access to our home as a precaution. We ask you do not visit at this time but feel free to call us to speak to a staff member who will be happy to speak to you.…

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106th Birthday Celebrations

Kitty celebrated her 106th birthday with family, friends, staff and residents. Kitty has lived in Gerrards Cross since 1949. She has a large family consisting of a son, 2 daughters. 5 grand children, 11 great grand children and 3 great-great grandchildren. Quote from Kitty how to live to such a wonderful age – “live an ordinary life and don’t overdo it”.  Click here to see Kitty's birthday celebrated in the local newspaper.…

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VE Day Celebrations

We made the most of VE Day celebrations with resident's and staff.  The day started with a couple of minutes silence to remember the fallen. Ann Marie and Torrie arranged a lovely day for everyone. Our Chef Ana arranged a celebration lunch in keeping with the theme. Corned beef sandwiches, sausage rolls and amazing cakes were enjoyed by all.   We spent the rest of the afternoon dancing which followed with laughter and some tears too. We all sang along and talked through memories of the end of the war.  A lovely day enjoyed by all.   …

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Easter Egg Donation

The Easter Bunny arrived at Swarthmore!! Thanks to Ketki, Community Lead of Waitrose in Gerrards Cross, who kindly organised the donation of Quality Street Easter Eggs for our residents. Once again thank you for your generosity. We had lots of smiley residents as they received their eggs.   …

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Easter Egg Donation to Care Team

Thanks to the Manager at M&S in Gerrards Cross for donating Percy Pig Easter Eggs for all our care team. They are all doing a wonderful job during these difficult times, as we all know Chocolate is certain to uplift us all  . Happy Easter to everyone.…

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Instagram Story

As part of a national recruitment campaign, the Department of Health & Social Care were advertising for people between the ages of 16 -20 working in adult social care to come forward and share their experiences. Jess was fortunate to have been chosen and here’s her story: click here…

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ITV News – Warm wishes from around the World

Making the decision to restrict access to the home because of COVID-19 means that families, friends and any other visitors cannot enter the home.Lying in bed one evening unable to sleep and thinking how we can keep our residents' spirits high during these difficult times, I decided to place a post on Facebook asking people to email or write letters to our residents. As a result, we have been inundated with warm wishes from around the world! I was approached by ITV News and the story unfolds from here... see video.Claire Allsopp, Home Manager…

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Letters from Highcrest Academy

Students from Highcrest Academy in High Wycombe wrote letters of warm wishes during this period of isolation.  Once again the residents were overwhelmed.  Click here to see the article in the Bucks Free Press.…

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COVID-19 - Important Information

Please be advised we have restricted access to our home as a precaution. We ask you do not visit at this time but feel free to call us to speak to a staff member who will be happy to speak to you.…

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106th Birthday Celebrations

Kitty celebrated her 106th birthday with family, friends, staff and residents. Kitty has lived in Gerrards Cross since 1949. She has a large family consisting of a son, 2 daughters. 5 grand children, 11 great grand children and 3 great-great grandchildren. Quote from Kitty how to live to such a wonderful age – “live an ordinary life and don’t overdo it”.  Click here to see Kitty's birthday celebrated in the local newspaper.…