Author: RCH Care Homes

Liza’s Story – RCH Activity Co-Ordinator shares inspiring story of beating cancer and setting up Pamper Day for cancer nurses

23 May 2019

Liza Street, one of our great Activity Co-Ordinators based at Queens Court Nursing Home in Buckhurst Hill (Essex), sat down with us to share her remarkable account of beating breast cancer earlier this…

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Egg-travaganza tops 2500!

2 May 2019

Residents and teams across RCH’s ten care homes were celebrating this week after their Easter Egg-travaganza saw more than 2500 chocolate eggs donated to local good causes in the build up to…

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RCH partners with world-renowned research and education centre to further develop dementia care

25 Jan 2019

At RCH Care Homes, we are delighted to announce our new partnership with the Association for Dementia Studies (ADS) following the launch of our new dementia strategy, By Your Side.
The partnership was…

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When Christmas came twice

21 Dec 2018

Part of the care offered at our Withens Nursing Home in Gravesend, Kent, is palliative care – a phrase which is commonly misunderstood when treating serious illnesses with many confusing it with or considering…

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There But Not There

11 Dec 2018

Sunday 11th November 2018 marked the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War One. A war which was thought to be the war that would end all wars due to the staggering loss of an estimated 37.5 million…

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Flashback Friday – Maidstone Care Centre taking home the crown (and some other valuables) à la Oliver Twist

30 Nov 2018

It’s that time of year again when Care Home Idol is a hot topic at each of our care homes. Care Home Idol is an annual national competition run by which is designed to highlight the lighter…

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RCH residents rock out to Basildon Hospital Radio

28 Nov 2018

Our residents at Brentwood Care Centre, Essex, have formed a special relationship with the presenters of Basildon Hospital Radio, BHR 1287. On the last Wednesday of each month, residents pick their most-loved…

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RCH joins MacMillan in the fight against cancer

26 Nov 2018

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is MacMillan Cancer Support’s biggest fundraising event. Every year, people all over the world host their own Coffee Morning, and proceeds from the day are donated…

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Putting the I in Individual

20 Nov 2018

Romford Nursing Care Centre is a modern, purpose-built and beautifully decorated care home situated in an ideal location close to the centre of Romford, enjoying magnificent views of our beautiful gardens…

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RCH residents roll back the years for Silver Sunday

2 Nov 2018

Cherishing the elderly
From Friday 5th to Sunday 7th October, RCH Care Homes and our children’s nursery, Jelly Beans, joined the whole nation in commemorating Silver Sunday.

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