Organisational News

Widnes Vikings supporters asked to donate memorabilia
Supporters of Widnes Vikings are being asked to donate their spare memorabilia to help fans who live with dementia re-connect with their treasured memories of the club. This unique campaign will see the objects collected be used to create special Vikings memory boxes, which will help local dementia...
Monthly Activities for People with Dementia Get into Full Swing with 50's Party
People supported at our pioneering dementia specialist care home, EachStep Blackburn, stepped back in time for a lively 1950's tea party on Friday 26th August.The event kick-started the care home’s innovative new programme of themed events, all aimed at improving the lives of the people we support l...
Football Fans Unite To Support Thorney Croft
Thorney Croft care home will be enjoying a new indoor seating area to promote the relaxation and activity for the people we support, thanks to the generosity of Stranraer Football Club’s fans.Six staff members from Thorney Croft were invited to host a fundraising collection at the club’s recent game...
Carer Takes To The Boxing Ring To Knockout Cancer
Laura Muratu, a carer at the Winchester apartments in Hampshire, will sacrifice her birthday celebrations to step inside the boxing ring to raise money for Cancer Research UK.She will be taking part in a bout organised by Ultra White Collar Boxing, who are aiming to raise £5million for Cancer Resear...
Relative Praises St Luke's on BBC Radio 4
John Timms, the 75-year-old granddad from Runcorn, who recently completed a 100-mile trek in memory of his late wife to raise money for St Luke’s, praised the home for their excellent dementia care on BBC Radio 4.John’s wife Marian was cared for by St Luke’s and the money he raised will fund a new s...
Community Integrated Care Pioneers Employee Engagement
This month Community Integrated Care will launch GameChangers, an innovative new Employee Forum programme designed to promote the voice of our 6000 strong workforce, following a sector-leading review of Employee Engagement within our charity.The introduction of GameChangers follows the largest piece...
Widnes Vikings Star Leaves Pitch For Garden Party
John Timms, a 75-year-old Grandad from Runcorn, who recently completed a 100-mile trek in memory of his late wife, presented a cheque for over £3000 to St Luke’s Care Home, in Widnes, on Friday 12 August. Vikings star player, Gil Dudson, left the pitch to visit our specialist dementia care home to g...
Rydal Mount Praised by Family Members
Family members of Mike Calvert, who was supported at Rydal Mount in Cumbria, praised staff for their fantastic care, in a touching tribute in their local newspaper, the News and Star.Mike, 49, had been cared for by his mother up until two years ago, when his dementia worsened and she decided he need...
Chemics Café Is a Hit With People Affected by Dementia
The people we support living with dementia had a fantastic time at our Widnes Vikings Chemics Café, as they enjoyed a tour of the Select Security Stadium, met star player Gil Dudson, and received excellent nutritional advice.The Chemics Café, is a unique free monthly event, which aims to help the pe...
Runcorn Grandad Presents £3000 Cheque to St Luke’s This Friday
A 75-year-old granddad from Runcorn, who recently completed a 100-mile trek in memory of his late wife, will present a cheque for £3000 to St Luke’s Care Home on Friday 12 August. This money will fund a new sensory garden and a greater range activities for the people we support at the specialist dem...

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