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”.
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.
Thorpe Wood Care Home
February 2019: Thorpe Wood Care Home opens.
Thorpe Wood Care Home, the latest new development by local family run care home business Peterborough Care, opens for residents. Thorpe Wood is a new 50 bed care home specialising in dementia care.
The unique design of the home is based around four small households sharing common facilities such as the Cinema, Cafe and Gardens. Each household has its own lounges, dining area, kitchenette and services. With between 10 and 15 residents in a household it provides a more relaxed environment especially suitable for people with dementia.