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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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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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Going viral at Thornbank!

Home: Thornbank   Date: 24th November 2016

Thornbank and Mannequin Challenge Thornbank have reached the digital age. Planking was all the rage, then the Ice Bucket Challenge was cool two years ago – excuse the pun. Now it’s the Mannequin Challenge, a new Internet trend which has gone viral. The Challenge is for people to remain frozen in action like mannequins while [...]

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Greensleeves Care achieves a training assurance kite mark

Home:    Date: 23rd November 2016

  We are delighted that all our staff training courses have been accredited by Advantage, an independent accreditation, certification and quality body. Greensleeves’ trainers benefit from this accreditation by receiving independent monitoring, feedback and course materials. Staff benefit from trainers who are constantly developing as professionals with training courses that have been assessed and meet the [...]

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