Author: RCH Care Homes

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 carehome.co.uk 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.
Led…

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RCH Care Homes: where dreams come true

26 Oct 2018

Maidstone Care Centre resident Gerald Jones, 82, fondly known as ‘Gerry’, often reminisces about his previous pastimes, especially how much he used to love his motorbikes.
He fondly recalls…

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Silver Sunday Announcement

6 Sep 2018

Statement from Stephen Rees, Chief Operating Officer
I am delighted to announce that RCH Care has officially joined the Silver Sunday campaign.
Silver Sunday is an annual day of fun and…

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It’s Time For PRIDE!

3 Aug 2018

Romford Nursing Care Centre support first ever Romford Pride
On Saturday 28th July, the team at Romford Nursing Care Centre were pleased to join the local community in supporting Romford…

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