The Peterborough Dementia Friendly Community Group (PDFC) held a Dementia Community Day on Thursday 17th October 2019 at Serpentine Green Shopping Centre.
Peterborough Care had a stand promoting our dementia care services. In the picture, Alex (Lavender House Activities Co-ordinator), Fiona (Enquiries & Assessments), Sue (Thorpe Wood Activities Co-ordinator).
There were a variety of stands hosted by local businesses and organisations and the opportunity for visitors to find out more about the services available for people and families living with Dementia.
The Mayor and Deputy Mayor attended at 11am in support of the good work that is going on.
Karon Walton Chair of the PDFC said “I am delighted that we are able to put on an event such as this and have such goodwill from the organisations participating. Events such as this show that Dementia is a priority for us in Peterborough and wish to promote the services available for people and their families living with Dementia”.
July 2019: Lavender House Care Home latest CQC inspection receives a rating of Outstanding.
From the report:
LABC regional winner Best Inclusive Building
More than 240 guests attended the LABC East Anglia Building Excellence Awards in Norwich on Friday 5 July 2019.
The Local Authority Building Control awards saw 13 winners. Thorpe Wood Care Home wins the Best Inclusive Building category.
His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester visited Thorpe Wood Care Home on 25 June 2019 to officially open the latest care home of Peterborough Care.
Pictured with The Duke as he cut the ribbon are David Marjara and Amar Marjara from Peterborough Care.
Thorpe Wood Care Home is a 50 bed care home providing residential and dementia care.
The Duke was given a tour of the home. He met residents and families, and spoke with members of staff.
May 2019: Park Vista Care Home latest CQC inspection receives a rating of Good in all five inspection areas.
From the report:
Ajay - Claire - Shammy - Amar
April 2018: Claire, one of the nurses at Broadleigh Care Home, retired after working at Peterborough Care for 32 years.
At a presentation Ajay Marjara, a director at Peterborough Care, spoke about the contribution of Claire to the care provision at Broadleigh.
“ Today is the end of an era as it marks the last day of the longest serving member of staff within our organisation.
On behalf of the directors, David, Shammy, Amar and I, and on behalf of all of the staff and residents within the organisation we would like to say thank you.
The thanks are not just for your years of dedication, commitment, service and loyalty to the home.
But also for helping shape an ethos and culture that has ensured that generations of older people have been cared for in a dignified, compassionate and respectful manner.
Claire we wish you all the best for what life has in store for you and hope that retirement brings you all the joy that you deserve and have earned. ”