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Welcome to the Greensleeves Care news section. Below you can find the most up to date news, plus information about our organisation and also our care homes.

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Harleston House care home in a talent show

Home: Harleston House   Date: 17th March 2017

On March the 12th, Harleston House care home in Lowestoft, held a “Harleston House has got talent” event at the Trinity Methodist Church in Lowestoft. Gareth Harding, Activities Co-ordinator at Harleston House, hosted the show for the afternoon. The performers included residents, staff and friends of the care home. One resident performed in a duo [...]

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Retail Charity Bond raises £33 million for Greensleeves Care

Home:    Date: 16th March 2017

First retail bond to be issued for the care sector. A Retail Charity Bond for Greensleeves Care has closed after less than a week, having raised £33 million. The Bond, which pays an interest rate of 4.25% a year for a term of 9 years, saw strong demand from a wide range of institutional, ethical [...]

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Greensleeves Care celebrates 20th Anniversary

Home: De Lucy House   Date: 3rd February 2017

The Trust was established in Feb 1997 as a result of the Women’s Royal Voluntary Service withdrawing from the provision of residential care for elderly members. All of their existing care homes were transferred to the newly formed charity, Greensleeves Homes Trust. The name came from the distinctive arm bands (or sleeves) worn by their [...]

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Chinese New Year at Mount Ephraim House

Home: Mount Ephraim House   Date: 26th January 2017

Creative Minds  artist Jenny C, visited Mount Ephraim House for some fun creative art. As a result with the residents they decided to make a big sculpture in celebration of Chinese New Year. After a discussion with the residents a Chinese dragon idea proved to be the favourite! The residents made the dragon over several sessions. They all [...]

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Resident at St Cross Grange celebrates 100th Birthday

Home: St Cross Grange   Date: 12th January 2017

St Cross Grange resident 1oo years milestone Ron Stacey, celebrated his 100th Birthday party at St Cross Grange attended by family, friends, staff and the Mayor of Winchester. The party was held on 6 January. Ron enjoyed a sip of brandy and cut a cake which was made especially for him. Ron had been a Brother at the Hospital [...]

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Norfolk gets its first Eden Alternative accredited care home

Home: De Lucy House   Date: 5th December 2016

Eden Alternative Accreditation for De Lucy House De Lucy House in Diss is the first Eden Alternative home in Norfolk. The Eden Alternative introduces a set of principles which provide a framework to transform traditional approaches to care. We try to create of communities where life is worth living and where older people can thrive. We achieves [...]

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