Easter Preparation Starts in Hanham

15th February 2018

Residents at our Hanham house have been enjoying the craft table on these cold, Winter days. Easter decorations have warmed us up and got us in a mood for Spring sunshine! 

Bryan’s Flying Scotsman

13th February 2018

Wow! Congratulations to Hanham resident, Bryan, after successfully completing this 3D puzzle of the Flying Scotsman. As you can tell he’s pretty pleased with himself, and rightly so! At our house in Hanham, we have a permanent puzzle table in one of the communal areas that all the residents can enjoy. 

Eileen is Resident in the Spotlight

25th January 2018

They say your biggest advocates are your own customers, so we’ve asked our residents if they’d like to help us spread the word about what we do here in the Bristol area. Thank you to Eileen, for volunteering to be our first “Resident in the Spotlight” this month. Eileen has lived at our gorgeous house […]

Feel Good Appointments

17th January 2018

Lovely hair stylist, Julie, comes every Thursday to our house in Easter Compton. Here she is making Margaretta look even more beautiful today. All our 5 houses offer hairdressing and chiropody visits, making it easy to keep those feel-good appointments.

Surprise Snow Brings New Resident!

27th December 2017

Hope you all had a fantastic Christmas. We are loving our surprise snow in Bristol today. Team members at our house on Redland Road couldn’t resist building a new resident this morning! 

Christmas Message from Keynsham Manager

22nd December 2017

Christmas lunch was a creative affair at our house in Keynsham. Wow, we’ve got some talented team members!!! Here’s a message from Charlene Fleck, manager of our Keynsham house. “We had a wonderful Christmas lunch and the residents loved it. Our fabulous team did a brilliant job from the lovely homemade wreaths & table decorations […]

Brass Band Goes Down a Storm

21st December 2017

Oh we’re going to miss this party season in our Abbeyfield houses, although we can’t deny we’re almost ready for a rest! We’ve had an absolute blast. At our house in Hanham we had a wonderful Christmas party for the residents and their family. It was a huge success with a massive turn out! There […]

Redland Invitation for Families and Friends

20th December 2017

It’s wonderful when we all get together and we really did have a fantastic time at our Christmas party at Abbeyfield House on Redland Road this week. Residents were joined by team members, families and our volunteer Friends committee to enjoy fantastic food and great company. Thanks to Kirsty for these great photos. Everyone clearly […]

Christmas Dancing in Easter Compton

20th December 2017

Lovely photos here of our wonderful Christmas party at Abbeyfield House in Easter Compton. As you can see, residents, families and team members had a wonderful time. Professional Singer, Naomi Willmott, sang familiar songs and had us all up dancing. And, amazingly, our raffle table helped to raise over £160 towards our amenity fund. Whoo hoo! Happy […]

Resident Christine is our Strictly Winner!

18th December 2017

Congratulations to our very own Strictly winner, resident Christine at our house in Hanham. Everyone loves Strictly Come Dancing and at Kift Lodge, team members put all the celebrities’ names into a hat and residents pulled them out when the season started. Lucky Christine had Joe McFadden’s name and here she is with the fabulous […]

Homemade Brownie Treats for Brownies

14th December 2017

When the Brownies came to visit us at our house in Keynsham, we thought we’d give them some brownie treats of our own. Sue, the cook, make chocolate brownies and in return, the brownies gave each of our residents a handmade Christmas card. But they went one more with a lovely song and even told […]

Beautiful Christmas Tables in Hanham

10th December 2017

Thank you SO MUCH to resident, Beryl’s daughter who spent the afternoon at our house in Hanham, helping us to make table decorations and bauble wreaths. As you can see the residents go together to make an absolutely beautiful collection, which will take pride of place on the tables during our Christmas lunch next Tuesday. […]

Christmas Comes to Easter Compton

4th December 2017

Ho Ho Ho! Christmas has well and truly arrived at our house in Easter Compton … and what a team effort! Here Is manager Pauline, putting up the external decorations with our handyman, Rob. And indoors, resident Barbara was decorating the tree while other residents helped to make it all look Christmassy too. We’re delighted […]

Keynsham Bloom Award Presentation

30th November 2017

It was great to see Denise, the Chair from Keynsham in Bloom at our house in Keynsham this week, to present us with our 3rd place award for the bike we brought back to life as part of the Great Bike Trail. Denise also presented us with a box of flower seeds and delicious chocolates. We feel so […]

Henleaze Open Day Success

25th November 2017

Thank you to everyone who came along to support our open afternoon at our wonderful retirement house in Henleaze today. Cooks Mandy and Lynn had made the most fantastic array of cakes, and all the team members had worked tirelessly this week to get everything ready. We were delighted to welcome so many visitors who […]

Keeping Busy Through Winter Weeks

24th November 2017

It’s been a fabulously busy this week at our house in Hanham. We enjoyed a  talk from a district nurse, who spoke to us about frequent ailments amongst elderly people and advised us what to do. We welcomed Mr David McCullough, the Chief Executive of The Abbeyfield Society, who wanted to pay us a visit. And, despite […]

We Celebrate One Year back in Keynsham

16th November 2017

Residents, supporters and team members came together this week to celebrate the first birthday of our newly refurbished GORGEOUS Abbeyfield House in #Keynsham. 365 days of laughter, great conversations, delicious food, gardening, new friends and togetherness. Aaaaaarrrr 

Making Christmas Cards

8th November 2017

Look away now if you recognise anyone in this photo! You might see your Christmas card!! We had a lovely morning today at our sunny house in Hanham, with a great spread of material to use for Christmas craft. A lovely way to enjoy a catch up over a cup of tea, while doing something […]

Come Along to Open Afternoon

8th November 2017

Please join us at our open afternoon at our fabulous house in Henleaze on Saturday 25 November from 2pm. There’ll be live music, home made refreshments, and team members and residents will be on hand to chat and give you a guided tour!  Everyone is welcome so do just turn up on the day OR […]

Christmas Craft Afternoon

6th November 2017

Following our triple win at the Keynsham in Bloom horticultural awards, we’re bringing our creativity indoors this Winter, with craft afternoons for residents. Here we are in our Keynsham house this afternoon, enjoying some Christmas craft over a cup of tea. Family and friends – don’t look! Some of these things might be turning up […]