Latest News at Herefordshire Care Homes

Fourth Home in the group rated as"Outstanding" by CQC

Residents and staff at Whitegates are delighted that their home has become the fourth Herefordshire Care Home to be recognised as "Outstanding" by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) 

"Ship Ahoy" for Highwell House

Some of the residents from Highwell House went boating along the Gloucester Sharpness Canal with the Willow Trust. It was a bit gloomy when we first set off but by lunchtime the sun had come out and it proved to be a glorious afternoon.

Highwell House Celebrate the Poppy Blessing in Bromyard

Back in the summer some of the residents made poppies

Poppy Blessing in Bromyard today These are the poppies we made back in the summer with the WI A fabulous day for Iris & Norma xx



Whitegates Residents are guests of honour at Bromyards Poppy Blessing Ceremony

On Saturday 15th September 4 of our service men were Invited to head up a parade at Bromayrd's Poppy Blessing ceremony held at The Rugby Club. Bob Badham and Stan Adams (101) were formally asked to be part of the presentation and blessings of the poppies and thanked personally over tanoy for their services during WW2. Each laid a poppy made by our craft group at the foot of the Cenotaph supported by The Mayor and Mr Clive Richards. After the ceremony the men alongside Dennis Mason (102) and Ian Gallaway were thanked for there contributions to the forces personally by Royal British Legion (RETd) JE Brodie Murphy and Sir Peter de la Billiere (KCB,KBE,DSO,MC,DL) and met with the local mayor and mayoress. Residents, Family and staff found this a very emotional and humbling day which honored the contribution these men have made alongside many others to ensure our country stands as it does freely today. Many local community groups leaders and individuals came and talked to the gentleman due to the presence Whitegates has in its local community and we caught up with many people who support the home. Some new friendships were also made and we look forward to visits from these people in the near future.

Highwell House Visit the Country Market in Bromyard

Margaret went to the country market in Bromyard today, this was were Margaret used to sell her vegetables all those years ago so fabulous that she was able to return today

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