This section of our website is dedicated to the latest news stories from The New Deanery residential care home in Braintree, Essex, including reports and photos about events we have organised for residents, how our care home in Braintree is performing, and more.

Our care home scoops three more prestigious awards

By 15th November 2017

The New Deanery care home has scooped three more awards, being judged Care Employer of the Year for the second year running. Read More

Dedicated care home staff shortlisted for more awards

By 31st October 2017

Staff at our Braintree care home are on a roll after being shortlisted for three awards at The Prosper Essex Care Sector Awards. Read More

The New Deanery care home staff’s medieval summer send-off

By 9th October 2017

Residents of The New Deanery and St Mary’s Court care homes and their families travelled back in time to enjoy a spectacular final outdoor event of the summer. Read More

Care homes shortlisted for 3 esteemed national awards

By 25th September 2017

The New Deanery and St Mary’s Court residential care homes in Braintree have been shortlisted for not one, not two, but three accolades at the National Care Awards. Read More

Prize-winning painting at home in The New Deanery

By 7th September 2017

One of the winning paintings from last month’s Braintree Open Art Exhibition has taken pride of place in The New Deanery. Artist Denise Coles lives opposite The New Deanery and her entry was inspired by the beautiful view of the home’s glorious grounds from her bedroom window. Read More

Dancing Grannies steal the show at The New Deanery Summer Fete

By 25th July 2017

A dance-off between the ‘Dancing Grannies’ and the ‘Honey G’s’ was the highlight of the Sonnet Care Homes Summer Fete in Bocking. Read More

Father’s Day football supports cancer charity

By 27th June 2017

A Father’s Day football match and BBQ helped raise funds for a prostate cancer charity. The event was organised at the New Deanery and St Mary’s Court residential care homes in Bocking to give residents’ and their families an enjoyable afternoon in the sun, with live entertainment from singer Gary Oliver. Read More

Teddy Bears’ Picnic at The New Deanery care home helps Braintree baby

By 14th June 2017

A Teddy Bears’ Picnic helped raise funds for a special Braintree baby with a rare chromosome disorder. The children’s day was organised at the New Deanery and St Mary’s Court residential care homes in Bocking to give residents’ grandchildren and families a fun day out with their loved ones. Read More

Much needed cash raised for Essex Dementia care charity

By 5th June 2017

More than £180 has been raised by residents of the award-winning The New Deanery and St Mary’s Court care homes in Braintree, and their families, at a fun quiz night.  The event, which was attended by over 40 people, was organised by the homes’ resident Activities Manager Jo Whitehouse and her team, and held during national Dementia Awareness Week. Read More

Skills for Care Approved Dementia Trainer Award

By 8th February 2017

Congratulations to our in-house Trainer, Mandi Randall-Cramp on achieving her Skills for Care Approved Dementia Trainer Award.

Well done Mandi! Read More

Bookings are now being taken for 23 newly refurbished bedrooms and suites. These beautifully appointed rooms have been finished to the highest standards complementing our stunning surroundings and historical buildings. Please contact us for further information or an informal chat about our all-inclusive packages. Bookings are now being taken for 23 newly refurbished bedrooms and suites. These beautifully appointed rooms have been finished to the highest standards complementing our stunning surroundings and historical buildings. Please contact us for further information or an informal chat about our all-inclusive packages. Bookings are now being taken for 23 newly refurbished bedrooms and suites. These beautifully appointed rooms have been finished to the highest standards complementing our stunning surroundings and historical buildings. Please contact us for further information or an informal chat about our all-inclusive packages. Bookings are now being taken for 23 newly refurbished bedrooms and suites. These beautifully appointed rooms have been finished to the highest standards complementing our stunning surroundings and historical buildings. Please contact us for further information or an informal chat about our all-inclusive packages.